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Researchers have found that children with mild asthma can effectively manage the condition by using their two inhalers — one a steroid and the other a bronchodilator — when symptoms occur. The steroid inhaler lowers inflammation and the bronchodilator, also known as a rescue inhaler, relaxes the airway during an...
Don’t blame the butter for what the bread did. Yes, it is not always the fat that contributes to your weight gain. Carbs have been proven to be a barrier in effective weight loss. Probably that is why something like ‘keto diet meal’ has come into the picture. This...
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have discovered this new sensory organ in the skin that is sensitive to hazardous environmental irritation. It is comprised of glia cells with multiple long protrusions and which collectively go to make up a mesh-like organ within the skin. According to the study published in the...
A new Australian study presents strong evidence that people living in areas with a high number of fast-food outlets are more likely to suffer heart attacks than people elsewhere. The findings were presented at the just-concluded 67th annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). According...
20 Subtle Signs Your Food is Killing You It’s a staggering statistic. Nearly half of all American adults have at least one preventable chronic disease such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Most of these preventable diseases—which, by the way, are the leading causes of death in the United States—are...
Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you've likely heard about marathoners carb-loading the night before a long run or race. But pasta isn't the only food that can help you run well, and it's not just endurance athletes who benefit from proper fueling. What you eat...
Think again. This important macronutrient does a lot more than just fuel your muscles — it's essential for many aspects of your health. A number of different functions in our body need protein, said Rosilene Ribeiro, a dietitian at the University of Sydney. We do use it for building and maintaining...
The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior among America’s youth. But research on the subject is conflicting. One study published this spring, for example, found that social media use likely...
Losing weight is a battle: And like any good fight, you don’t always come out on top. At first, you were dominating, dropping weight every time you stepped on the scale. Then, the numbers began to slow, and now they’re completely stagnant. You’ve hit the dreaded weight loss plateau. It’s a...
With veganism on the rise – a survey released last year found that around 3.5 million Britons have adopted a plant-based diet – many people are turning to meat substitutes to bulk out their meals and ensure they’re consuming enough protein. While meat-free protein sources including beans, lentils, chickpeas, soya,...

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