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Reduced Dopamine Levels Might Point to Early Alzheimers Disease

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

In a new study, the researchers have found that when cells that produce dopamine don’t produce enough of it, the brain is not able to form new memories properly. More importantly, the researchers believe these findings might help Alzheimer’s disease early. Alzheimer’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. It is more common than other types of […]

Three or More cups of Coffee Daily Reduces Atherosclerosis Risk

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Many of us can’t go through a day without coffee—and that’s good for us. A new study finds people who drink 3 or more cups of coffee everyday are less likely to have atherosclerosis, a condition that increases the risk of heart disease significantly. This is not the first study to herald coffee as beneficial. […]

Pecan Nuts Might Help Protect Heart Health

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Do you consume pecan nuts regularly? If so, it’s good for you. Besides being delicious, pecan nuts, according to a new study, might help lower the risk of heart disease. More and more people today are suffering from diet-related conditions, such as diabetes. Obesity, too, is on the rise. Both obesity and diabetes are a […]

Eat Less to Live Longer & Reduce Your Risk to Age-Related Diseases

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

According to new research, calorie-restricted diets helps slow down aging process, besides increasing longevity. This new research was conducted on humans. Eat less to age healthily and live longer is not a new mantra. Scientists and health experts have known this for years. However, most of the studies on this subject were done on animals. […]

Diabetes Drug Might Help Obese People Shed Weight

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Obesity is a major public health concern, as is diabetes type 2. Ozempic is a diabetes drug and is approved for treating diabetes type 2. However, a new study shows that this drug can suppress appetite, besides regulating insulin. In this study, the researchers found that Ozempic (generic name: semaglutide) might help people battling with […]

Can Ibuprofen Really Stop Alzheimers Disease

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Ibuprofen is a common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to alleviate pain. However, a new study suggests that this drug might be able to do more than just relieve pain. According to this study, daily ibuprofen usage might help us to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s, as you might already know, is a progressive neurodegenerative condition. It […]

Regular Eating Patterns, Not Dieting, is Key to Losing Weight

Sunday, March 25th, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk over the years about which diet is most effective for losing weight. Some say this diet is better than the rest while some others swear that diet is better. However, now a new study has turned this topic on its head. According to it, if you want to lose […]

Long-term use of Antibiotics in Women Linked to Increased Risk of Death

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

A new study finds that women who took antibiotics for two months or more during their late adulthood have a greater risk of all-cause death. Doctors have been prescribing antibiotics for past 70 years. Thanks to these drugs, now fewer people die from infectious diseases than before. However, antibiotics also cause certain side effects. For […]

Freezing Hunger Nerve Might Help Obese People Lose Weight

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Is it possible to shut off appetite? Well, it seems doctors have indeed found a way to do this. According to a recent report, doctors were able to freeze the ‘hunger nerve’. This is the nerve send signals to the brain that we are hungry and need to eat. When the doctors froze this nerve, […]

Midlife Tooth Loss Might Increase Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Midlife tooth loss might be linked to a greater cardiovascular disease risk (or CVD for short) and this risk is independent of regular risk factors like hypertension, diabetes, poor diet, and smoking. Other studies in the past, too, have focused on the association between oral health and CVD. However, unlike previous studies, this study focuses […]

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