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Early Graying And Baldness Predict Heart Disease

Early Graying And Baldness Predict Heart Disease

Recently a cardiology team from India found that early graying and baldness predict heart disease. These two risk factors are on top of the conventional risk factors. The ones that are known already are high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, high blood pressure and physical inactivity. C
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The Importance Of Fiber

The Importance Of Fiber

We all heard about the importance of fiber. Fiber prevents colon cancer and lowers LDL cholesterol in the blood, which prevents heart attacks. But what is the evidence that fiber really is beneficial to our health? The following publication is reviewing what health benefits fiber has
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Concerns About Stevia?

Concerns About Stevia?

Are there concerns about stevia? This is the question as the food industry shows more interest in using this natural sweetener. An article in “Medical News Today” pointed out several potential concerns with stevia. I will review this here and add other evidence I found in the literatu
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New Study Redefined Longevity

New Study Redefined Longevity

The new study A new study redefined longevity. Up to now researchers thought that a variant of the FOXO3 gene on chromosome 6 was responsible for longevity. But due to new findings there is a change. These new studies showed that there were rare variants in chromosomes 4 and 7 in cent
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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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Kidney Disease Risk in Diabetic Patients

Kidney Disease Risk in Diabetic Patients

A study with 15,362 diabetic patients defined kidney disease risk in diabetic patients. It is general knowledge for a long time that diabetic patients are at risk to develop diabetic nephropathy. Kidney disease risk in diabetic patients, study design In this study researchers followed
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Gut Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Gut Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

New research from Finland shows that gut bacteria may prevent type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Globally, type 2 diabetes was 4.7% in 1980 and 8.5% in 2014. In the US 29 million people have confirmed type 2 diabetes and 86 million have prediabetes.
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Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Dr. Mitchell Fleisher explained that good nutrition can manage chronic inflammation. He presented his talk at the 24th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (Dec. 9-11, 2016) in Las Vegas that I attended. It was entitled “Effective Anti-Aging Nutritional Management of Chronic I
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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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Inflammatory Diet Causes High Mortality

Inflammatory Diet Causes High Mortality

A landmark study from Paris, France came to the conclusion that an inflammatory diet causes high mortality. The initial trial occurred between 1994 and 2002. This checked whether low dose antioxidants were helpful in improving survival. This trial involved 8089 participants with an av
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