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Increased Stroke Risk In Vegetarians

Increased Stroke Risk In Vegetarians

Vegetarians usually are healthier than meat eaters, but a new study showed an increased stroke risk in vegetarians. The study came from the UK where researchers followed 48,000 people for 18 years. They classified people into meat eaters, pescetarians (fish eaters) and vegetarians, in
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Metformin Reduced Cancer Risk

Metformin Reduced Cancer Risk

A clinical trial on patients in Korea showed that metformin reduced cancer risk in type 2 diabetics. Previous research found that patients with diabetes are more prone to develop various cancers. Researchers thought that this was due to insulin resistance, insulin-like growth factors
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Calorie Restriction Is Beneficial

Calorie Restriction Is Beneficial

1. The JAMA Network Journals reported about a study that showed that calorie restriction is beneficial. This study was published May 2, 2016 and involved 218 subjects, 30% men and 70% women. The body mass index of all participants was in the range of 22 to 28. The caloric intake was r
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Testosterone Helps Erectile Dysfunction In Diabetes Patients

Testosterone Helps Erectile Dysfunction In Diabetes Patients

In the British Journal of Urological Surgeons (BJU) a study appeared showing that testosterone helps erectile dysfunction in diabetes patients. There were a total of 189 men with low testosterone levels and symptoms of hypogonadism. They were stratified into a placebo group (no treatm
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Exercise Reduces Mortality

Exercise Reduces Mortality

What, if I told you that exercise reduces mortality? Would you believe me? Well, you may be somewhat doubtful. But I assure you that at end of this blog you will know why exercise reduces mortality. I am going to explain it using data from the EPIC study. This was a large European stu
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Lack Of B Vitamins In Children Predicts Obesity

Lack Of B Vitamins In Children Predicts Obesity

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition in October 2014 found a lack of B vitamins in children predicts obesity. The study was conducted in children aged 8 to 15.  The researchers came from the University of Queensland, but the study was done on Mexican-American children who par
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