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Your Diabetes Risk Increases with Just 6 hours of Sleep Deprivation

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Sleep is important for many reasons. Lack of it can impact our health adversely, as shown by a new research that states the risk of diabetes increases when you’re deprived of sleep for just a single night. Sleep is crucial for memory consolidation. During sleep, our brains remove toxins collected during the waking hours. Sleep […]

Having Gum Disease and Low Vitamin D Levels Might Mean Increased Diabetes Risk

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

It seems vitamin D might be effective in keeping gum disease at bay, a condition which in turn can raise the risk of developing diabetes. How these three conditions are connected is something that the researchers aren’t clear, though. Getting enough exercise, eating healthy, limiting the intake of processed foods and alcohol, not smoking, and […]

Mediterranean Diet Increases Longevity in Seniors

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

New research shows a Mediterranean Diet improves mortality of older adults. This is not the first study to investigate how a Mediterranean diet impacts longevity and health. But hardly any study has concentrated on elderly. This recent research was done by Italian researchers, who studied almost 12,000 older adults in total. The research was done […]

Dairy and Unprocessed Meat May Improve Heart Health

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

According to new research, dietary guidelines in place should be amended to include and reflect the dietary habits of the populations of different countries. The research states diary and unprocessed red meat might be good for heart health and so should be an integral part of ‘good-for-heart’ diets More than one study has claimed that […]

New Research Declares Low-Carb Diets Not Good For Health

Monday, August 27th, 2018

According to a new study, eating low amounts of carbohydrates increases the risk of premature death, as well as of death from several diseases. The researchers suggest dieters should stay away from low-carbohydrate diets. Obesity is a huge public health concern in many countries, including the U.S. It is estimated every year no fewer than […]

Losing 5-10 Percent of Excess Weight Considerably Improves Cardiometabolic Health Outcomes

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Losing weight if you are overweight or obese leads to substantially improved cardiometabolic health outcomes, a new study reveals. In this study, the researchers studied data of over 7,600 adults. The researchers found that participants who were able to shed 5 to 10 percent of their weight saw their risk of developing metabolic syndrome slashed […]

Vitamin B-3 Might Be Useful in Treating and Preventing Acute Kidney Injury

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

According to new research, administering vitamin B-3 orally might help treat acute kidney injury. The researchers are also hopeful that it might help prevent this health problem. The kidneys abruptly stop functioning in this condition. This problem is seen more in people who’re hospitalized. Complications during their medical treatment can lead to acute kidney injury. […]

Mushrooms Might Improve Glucose Control

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

In a recent study, the researchers studied how consumption of white button mushrooms can influence glucose regulation. The scientists believe that the findings of their study might help manage diabetes and obesity better. The researchers wanted to test whether white button mushrooms are prebiotic or not. Substances which helps facilitate the growth of healthy bacteria […]

Exercise boosts Mental Health But Not When You Overdo It

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

While growing up, you might have heard these words several times: too much of everything else is bad. New research confirms this is true even for exercise. Latest research confirms the findings of previous studies that exercise boosts mental health, but it also cautioned that too much of exercise can have a negative impact on […]

Risk of Developing Heart Problems Increase with Low Levels of Air Pollution

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Air pollution is a serious health hazard. Many studies have shown that high levels of air pollution increase the risk of several health diseases. Now a new study suggests that even low levels of air pollution can cause severe heart problems. A previous study, published a couple of years ago, had claimed that air pollution […]

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