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Optimism Is Associated With Longer Life

Optimism Is Associated With Longer Life

A new study significantly found that optimism is associated with a longer life. Indeed, optimism is an independent protective factor against chronic diseases and translates into an 11 to 15% longer lifespan in both women and men. The data is based on two cohorts, 69,744 women from the
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Skipping Breakfast And Heart Disease

Skipping Breakfast And Heart Disease

A new study showed that skipping breakfast and heart disease are related. The study involved 6550 adults in the US, aged 40 to 75. Over a period of 18.8 years 2,318 deaths occurred. Of these 619 deaths were due to cardiovascular disease. Questionnaires determined that 5.1% never had b
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Men With Testosterone Deficiency Are At Risk For Multiple Diseases

Men With Testosterone Deficiency Are At Risk For Multiple Diseases

A new testosterone study in American men found that certainly men with testosterone deficiency are at risk for multiple diseases. Mark Peterson, PhD, MS conducted this clinical trial. He said that previous studies of men were not reflective of the current male population in the US. Th
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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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Apple Cider Vinegar, Science Or Fiction?

Apple Cider Vinegar, Science Or Fiction?

Apple cider vinegar is a popular home remedy, hence the question: apple cider vinegar, science or fiction? A recent article has attempted to answer this question. There are several claims that are made about the effectiveness of apple cider vinegar. Here are some of the answers. 1. Di
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Magnesium Helps Diabetics

Magnesium Helps Diabetics

Magnesium helps diabetics and those who are at risk of getting diabetes to lower their blood sugars. This is what a European meta-analysis revealed. European study showing that magnesium helps diabetics The researchers of this publication in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
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What happens when you cut out sugar?

What happens when you cut out sugar?

Sugar causes obesity and heart disease, so you may ask yourself what happens when you cut out sugar? Recently a CNN review article described the sugar addiction. Research has determined which part of the brain is involved with sugar addiction. It also has sorted out the biochemical ef
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Good Fats Reduce Mortality

Good Fats Reduce Mortality

A new Harvard study showed that good fats reduce mortality. This study consisted of 126,000 men and women over a 32-year period from 1980 to 2012. First of all, the researchers checked with every participant of the study every 2 to 4 years what amounts and what types of fat they were
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Lycopene Lowers Kidney Cancer Risk

Lycopene Lowers Kidney Cancer Risk

Lycopene is found in watermelon or tomatoes and has been associated with prevention of colon cancer. Now a study in Cancer showed that lycopene also helps to suppress the development of kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma). Cathryn Bock, PhD. MPM and associates took the data from the
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Nuts Protect You From Heart Disease

Nuts Protect You From Heart Disease

A new study published May 2015 in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine states that nuts protect you from heart disease lowering death rates from heart disease and other causes to the tune of 20%. The research data was based on three large cohort studies, which involved low-incom
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