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Components of Mediterranean Diet Linked With Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk

Friday, June 30th, 2017

The Mediterranean diet is believed to be good for health in more ways than one. In a recent study, the researchers looked at different elements of this diet that can help lower colorectal cancer risk. Earlier research has shown that the risk of colorectal cancer is lower in people who follow the Mediterranean diet. However, […]

Extra Virgin Oil Offers Protection against Alzheimers Disease

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Mediterranean diet is linked with many health benefits, including lower risk of dementia. Researchers have now identified a particular component which offers protection against cognitive decline, and that’s extra virgin oil. Latest research shows extra virgin oil intake helps protect memory and learning ability, besides reducing neurofibrillary tangles and amyloid plaque formation in the brain. […]

Asthma History Increases Risk of Heart Failure Risk Factor

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Asthma is a fairly common condition, with almost 25 million individuals living with it in the U.S. What’s worse is that the number of cases is rising. Some previous studies had linked this respiratory condition with greater risk of heart conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, and heart attack. The latest study adds one more […]

Human Enzyme Might Help Unravel Alzheimer Disease

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Abnormal protein buildups are the main characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease and many other neurological conditions. Latest research analyzed a particular enzyme which can unravel these harmful protein buildups. Millions of people in the U.S. are living with a neurodegenerative condition. With average life span today being more than before, the number of people will only […]

Arthritis Drug has Minimal to Zero Placental Transfer

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

There’s some good news for pregnant women who have inflammatory disease. Latest research has found that certolizumab pegol doesn’t cross placenta. Majority of anti-TNF agents are known to have substantial placental transfer. That’s why their use is usually prohibited during pregnancy. However, in the latest study, the researchers noticed that certolizumab pegol showed zero to […]

Vegetable Protein Intake Linked to Lower Risk of Early Menopause

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Eating enough protein alone is not enough; its source matter too, at least as early menopause risk is concerned. According to a new study, women who consume 3-4 portions of vegetable protein daily are less likely to have an early menopause than women who eat primarily animal protein. Foods that are good source of vegetable […]

Regular Fish Consumption Alleviate RA Symptoms

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, you might want to increase the intake of fish. According to a study, regular intake of fish helps provide relief from symptoms of this condition. Researchers noted lower disease activity in those rheumatoid arthritis patients who ate two or more servings of fish every week in comparison to those […]

Breast Implants Impedes ECG readings

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Heart attack and some other conditions are diagnosed through electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings. However, a new study suggests that this test might not be the most effective one in case of women who have had breast implants. In the study, the researchers found that in case of these patients the test can throw up false abnormalities. […]

Breastfeeding Reduces Stroke, Heart Disease Risk in Women

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Breastfeeding is good for not only the child. According to a recent study, mothers who breastfeed are less likely to develop heart disease or suffer a stroke. And this is not all. Every additional six months of breastfeeding further reduces the risk of developing stroke and heart disease in mothers. Heart disease causes more number […]

Brain Inflammation Causes OCD, New Research Says

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Obsessive compulsive disorder (or OCD for short) is often not easy to treat. One major reason for this is that we don’t know much about its causes. However, according to recent research, brain inflammation might cause OCD. OCD patients experiences uncontrollable obsessions, as well as compulsions. They might experience intrusive thoughts which triggers anxiety or […]

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