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Brain Changes Even With Moderate Alcohol Consumption

Brain Changes Even With Moderate Alcohol Consumption

New research has shown that there are brain changes even with moderate alcohol consumption. This article is based on a new study dated June 2017 from England. It has shown that there are brain changes even with moderate alcohol consumption. Specifically, it is the hippocampus that atr
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Increased Breast Cancer Risk From Alcohol Consumption

Increased Breast Cancer Risk From Alcohol Consumption

It is an older observation that there is an increased breast cancer risk from alcohol consumption for women. But in the meantime  a new study has concentrated on the effects of having just one drink per day. This is the recommended dose to prevent cardiovascular disease. When a premen
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Air Pollution Lowers Good Cholesterol

Air Pollution Lowers Good Cholesterol

A study revealed that air pollution lowers good cholesterol (HDL cholesterol). Physicians  were already concerned in the past  that air pollution could  cause heart attacks and strokes. But as Medical News Today reported, now the link between heart attacks and air pollution has been f
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Metformin Lowers Mortality Of Diabetics

Metformin Lowers Mortality Of Diabetics

A large meta-analysis was published in June 2016 showing that metformin lowers mortality of diabetics. The review included data from 204 studies, namely 179 trials and 25 observational studies. There was a total lover 1.4 million subjects enrolled. Mortality from cardiovascular diseas
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Low Selenium And Heart Attacks Associated

Low Selenium And Heart Attacks Associated

1. A Swedish study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition in June 2015 showed that a decreased selenium level when observed over a timespan of 6.8 years was associated with a greater risk of mortality. 449 men and women were enrolled in the study, and selenium levels
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Vitamin E Necessary For Anti-Aging

Vitamin E Necessary For Anti-Aging

Vitamin E has been known to help prevent heart attacks in the past. But now a new publication has shown that in two human cell lines vitamin E prevented senescence to occur. This was proven by the fact that the human cell lines that included vitamin E continued to divide versus contro
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Fiber Is Good For You

Fiber Is Good For You

Fiber is good for you as it has been proven to be beneficial for prevention of cardiovascular diseases and various cancers in the past; now it has been studied again in a much larger study population as was reported recently in the media. This news report was based on this medical stu
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Vitamin D3 Saves Lives

Vitamin D3 Saves Lives

In 2014 several studies were released involving rather large numbers of subjects. A study in the British Medical Journal from April 2014 involved 849,412 men and women and had a follow-up observation of nearly 30 years (Reference below). Rajiv Chowdhury and colleagues selected 73 obse
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