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Well, diabetes is a disease that doesn’t need an introduction as it affects at least 1 in a household. As we already know, mindful eating of a well-regulated diet is the cornerstone of successful diabetes treatment. The food choice of a diabetic is quite restricted and it has many...
Unless you've never experienced the horror that is hormonal acne or fits of rage around that time of the month, you know that, as a woman, hormones can take quite a toll on you—and that rings especially true once you hit menopause. While, yes, menopause isn't bad (hi, no more...
A new study finds some doctors may be missing signs of prediabetes in their patients. The survey of nearly 300 physicians found, on average, they only chose 10 out of the 15 correct risk factors for prediabetes. Prediabetes occurs when blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not enough...
This diet regimen activates a subset of T cells in the lungs not previously associated with the immune system’s response to influenza, enhancing mucus production from airway cells that can effectively trap the virus, said the study published in the journal Science Immunology. “This was a totally unexpected finding,” said...
For people with heart disease, it’s been thought that inserting a stent was the best way to treat sudden chest pain during exercise. But a landmark study suggests that this invasive procedure might not be necessary, and instead, medication and lifestyle changes are enough. The findings, presented Saturday at the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health experts on Thursday recommended broader use of a prescription-strength fish oil drug to help many more patients at risk for heart attack, stroke and related health problems. Currently the drug, Vascepa, is approved for a relatively narrow group of patients with extremely high levels of...
People with type 2 diabetes are more likely than others to develop spinal fractures that sometimes have no obvious symptoms but are tied to increased risk of future broken bones, a research review suggests. The analysis focused on so-called vertebral fractures, also known as compression fractures, that happen when bones...
Weight loss, getting fit and into a perfect shape, these have become a basic requirement for almost everyone these days. People spend money to get a diet from a professional, get themselves a gym membership, expensive workout gear and everything that’s required to make them look and feel fit....
The secret to living past 100 could lie in your immune system, suggests a new study. In a study recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), scientists found that supercentenarians — those who are 110 years of age or older — have an overabundance of a...
A high intensity workout will not only help you manage your weight but also bring down your stress. This is a common complaint of many people today. Causes of stress may range from the death of a loved one to increased financial obligations. But exercise is a great way...

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