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How Sugar Might Cause Headache

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Rapid shifts in the level of blood sugar can at times lead to headaches. People who suffer from frequent headaches stand to benefit a lot by learning the causes that trigger headaches in the first place. For some migraine sufferers, the contributing factor might be sugar. When you consume a lot of sugar at once […]

Foods Recommended For People with Hiatal Hernia

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

In hiatal hernia, the stomach bulges into the chest through the muscular opening that separates the chest and the abdomen (This opening is called the Hiatus.). The condition, in most cases, doesn’t produce detectable symptoms. Why hiatal hernia occurs is a question that has puzzled experts for long; however there’s no definite answer on the […]

How Exercise Helps Parkinson Disease Patients

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Exercise helps everyone stay fit. However, for patients of Parkinson’s, exercise does a lot more than that. Research shows that right kind of exercises help improve balance, grip strength, tremors, and coordination in people with Parkinson’s disease. According to one study, the decline in mobility as well as quality of life was slower in case […]

Acid Reflux Linked to Higher Risk of Head & Neck Cancers in Elderly

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

In a new study, the researchers examined if there’s a link between acid reflux and increased risk of head and neck cancer in older people. It is estimated that nearly 800,000 people are diagnosed with upper aerodigestive tract cancers, which includes malignancies of sinuses, tonsils, and larynx, among others. Moreover, these cancers account for over […]

Restless Leg Syndrome Linked With Higher Risk of Heart-Related Death

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

According to a recent study, restless leg syndrome (or RLS for short) might increase the risk of cardiovascular disease related death, especially among women above 60 years. RLS is a fairly common condition. It is estimated that up to 15 percent of American population has this condition. At present, there’s no cure for RLS. While […]

Walking Helps Improve Brain Function in Adults

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Aging can lead to memory problems. In many cases, these are just a part of normal aging process. However, in cases of some adults, memory problems might indicate mild cognitive impairment, which might lead to dementia. In a new study, the researchers have found that adults can keep memory problems at bay by walking daily. […]

Tomato Reduces Lung Function Decline in Current and Ex Smokers

Monday, December 25th, 2017

A tomato and fruit rich diet reduces the risk of developing skin cancer by 50 percent and also strengthens the immune system. Many other health benefits are also attached to such a diet. Now, researchers have added one more to the list. According to a new study, these foods might help restore lung function in […]

Exercise for 10 mins to Enjoy Better Mental Performance

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

Did you know that just a 10-minute workout can improve cognitive performance? Well, that’s exactly what a new study has found. In last many years, several studies have probed how physical activity affects cognitive performance. Nearly all of them state that there’s a definite positive link. For example, in one study the researchers found that […]

Existing Arthritis Drug Might Help Treat Melanoma

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Melanoma affects fewer people than any other type of skin cancer. However, it is responsible for a high percentage of deaths from skin cancer, far greater than its incidence rate. A new research might provide fresh hope to melanoma patients. In this new study, the researchers found that a combination of an arthritis drug and […]

Five Servings of Nuts a Week Reduces Heart Disease Risk Significantly

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

New research shows that nuts are great for heart health. The researchers found the risk of heart and stroke was lower in people who regularly eat tree nuts, walnuts, and peanuts. The higher the intake of nuts, the greater the benefit. If you want to reduce your heart attack and stroke risk, eat a handful […]

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