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High Fiber Diet is Important to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

High Fiber Diet is Important to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

A 25-year long study was published in March 2022, which showed that a high fiber diet is important to reduce cardiovascular disease. Overall, 4125 subjects participated in 1989 to 1990 who were 65 or older at the time of enrollment. In particular, patients were given intermittent food
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Alcohol Overlooked as Cancer Cause

Alcohol is Overlooked as Cancer Cause

The World Heart Federation announced that alcohol is overlooked as cancer cause. This is based on new research where alcohol industry sponsors of previous research were omitted. But the American Heart Association (AHA) finds this conclusion too one-sided. The AHA points out that there
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Red and Processed Meat Consumption Cause Diseases

Red and Processed Meat Consumption Cause Diseases

A new study in the British Medical Journal found that red and processed meat consumption cause diseases. To point out, the authors compared the global trade of red meat and processed meat on time frames more than 20 years apart. Specifically, the baseline time frame was between 1993 a
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A Chemical that Kills

A Chemical that Kills

Hundreds of consumer products contain a chemical that kills. Notably, these chemicals have the name phthalates. Certainly, researchers know that phthalates are hormone disruptors. Another hormone disruptor is bisphenol A or BPA. This chemical became famous as BPA was part of baby bott
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Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Introduction A new study pointed out how foods can extend or shorten life. The authors described a health nutritional index, which tells whether a food item prolongs life or shortens it. A hot dog for example can take 36 minutes off your life expectancy. On the other hand, a helping o
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Sexual Assault Leads to Health Consequences

Sexual Assault Leads to Health Consequences

Notably, a new study showed that sexual assault leads to health consequences. It concentrated on a group of women who were sexually assaulted in their teenage years. Specifically, several decades later brain studies showed that they were now developing white matter hyperintensities in
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A Lack of Sleep can Lead to Alzheimer’s Faster

A Lack of Sleep can Lead to Alzheimer’s Faster

A study published in July 2021 showed that a lack of sleep can lead to Alzheimer’s faster. Essentially this was a study of 4425 cognitively unimpaired participants. It showed that people who sleep shorter than 6 hours develop increased β-amyloid in the brain. This was tested with the
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Red Meat Can Give You Heart Attacks

Red Meat Can Give You Heart Attacks

A recent study from Oxford University showed that red meat can give you heart attacks. Specifically, the researchers conducted a metaanalysis of 1.4 million people and followed them for over 30 years. They found that 50 Grams (1.75 ounces) of unprocessed red meat including beef, pork
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The Benefits of Having a Nap

The Benefits of Having a Nap

A recent CNN article described the benefits of having a nap. When you had poor sleep in the previous night, a noonday nap is a great way to recharge your energies. But many people chronically get less than 7 or 8 hours of sleep at night, so they are always sleep-deprived. They, too ca
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Extracellular Vehicles Can Revive Tissues after a Heart Attack

Extracellular Vesicles Can Revive Tissues after a Heart Attack

Surely, a new approach to investigating organ damage has shown that extracellular vesicles can revive tissues after a heart attack. Specifically, researcher from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences used a unique tool to investigate this. It is import
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