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Plant-Based Mediterranean Diet Might Treat Reflux Better Than Medication

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

If you have acid reflux symptoms, you might want to follow a plant-based diet than any other diet, according to new research. Not only this, the research shows that plant-based Mediterranean diet fared better than acid reflux medication in controlling acid reflux symptoms and providing relief. Acid reflux is a fairly common health condition. There […]

Cocoa Compounds Might Help Delay Development of Diabetes Type 2

Friday, September 29th, 2017

According to new research, certain compounds found naturally in cocoa help increase the production of insulin and improve the body’s ability to process blood glucose. Insulin, as you might know, is the hormone which does the key function of managing glucose, too much of which leads to diabetes. The compound in question is epicatechin monomers. […]

Babies with Low Birth Weight Benefit from Early Iron Intervention

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Babies with low birth weight (less than 2,500 gm) carry a greater risk of deficiency of iron, which in turn is associated with neurological impairments. According to a new study, giving iron supplements to these babies for long-term can help prevent behavioral problems in them. The researchers focused on 285 babies whose birth weight was […]

5 Ways to Help Keep Kidney Stones at Bay

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Kidney stones are small, hard deposits which form inside the kidneys and usually cause pain when passed. Typically, the fluid in our urine doesn’t allow waste products to stick together. Kidney stones form when the amount of crystal-forming substances in the urine is more than what fluid present in the urine can dilute. Kidney stones […]

Coffee is Super-Beneficial for Patients with HIV, Hepatitis C

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Health benefits of coffee are well documented, but for people having HIV as well as hepatitis C, the benefits are even greater. According to a new study, the all-cause mortality risk in this population reduces by 50 percent with drinking of 3 or more cups of coffee. The study authors also noted that quitting smoking […]

Terminating Low-Dose Aspirin Treatment Linked to Increases the Risk of Cardiovascular Event by One-Third

Monday, September 25th, 2017

According to latest research, interrupting aspirin treatment might increase the risk of suffering a heart attack or second stroke. Experts recommend individuals at a greater risk of heart attack to take aspirin in low-dose for long-term as doing so helps prevent heart attack. Long-term usage of aspirin in low-dose is also recommended to people who […]

FDA Gives Approval to Aliqopa

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

The FDA gave accelerated approval to Aliqopa (copanlisib) a few days ago. The drug is approved for treating adults having relapsed follicular lymphoma and who have undergone at minimum two treatments earlier, called systemic therapies. According to researchers, in case of relapsed follicular lymphoma patients, the cancer usually returns even after completing several treatments. These […]

Excess Manganese Might Increase Your Risk to Dangerous Heart Infection

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Consuming manganese, an essential mineral, can increase the risk of heart infection, according to a new study. Manganese is found in plenty in spinach and other leafy vegetables. Other foods that are rich in this mineral include nuts, pineapple, and tea. Manganese is also included in many dietary supplements. However, too much of it is […]

Statins Use Linked With Reduced Risk of Heart Disease

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

According to researchers, high cholesterol significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular problems and statins effectively lower cholesterol levels. In this study, the longest one of its kind, the researchers enrolled over 5,500 men with no prior history of heart disease at the beginning of this study. The age of the participants varied between 45 and […]

Recent Studies Claim E-cigs Use Can Cause Serious Health Issues

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

If you’ve switched to e-cigs, thinking they might help you quit smoking and not damage your health, there’s some seriously discouraging news for you. According to researchers, e-cigs can cause severe health issues and don’t help quitting smoking tobacco. Many people believe e-cigs are healthier compared to regular cigarettes. The latest research challenges and refutes […]

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