Posts Tagged Conditions and Diseases

Why Are More Young People Having Heart Attacks?…

…According to a new study, heart attack rates are increasing in what may seem like an unlikely group: adults in their 20s and 30s… Read about this at LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/64945-heart-attacks-young-people.html Advertisements

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Why getting enough sleep reduces cardiovascular disease risk…

Summary: Getting enough sleep is key to good health, and studies have shown that insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including cardiovascular disease. Now investigators have discovered one way that sleep protects against the development of atherosclerosis… Read the full article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190213132317.htm

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From abuse to abortion laws: the world’s 12 hot topics in 2018…

I came across the following article from theguardian.com whilst randomly perusing some world news websites, and since the year is still rather new why not take a look back at some of the top newsmakers for 2018: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/dec/31/from-abuse-to-abortion-laws-the-worlds-12-hot-topics-in-2018

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Try these natural cures to ease migraines and headache pain…

(Natural News) Migraines can often be debilitating. More severe than common headaches, migraines are characterized by frequent, throbbing head pain, as well as nausea, chills, and a sensitivity to light and sound. People prone to or suffering from migraines should be careful with the food they eat. Certain foods might trigger onset, while others may be useful in […]

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Can stimulating the brain treat chronic pain?…

Some interesting medical research from Science Daily… Summary:  For the first time, researchers have shown they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly decrease symptoms associated with chronic lower back pain… Read all about the ready here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181108130546.htm

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Dark chocolate is good for your heart…

(from an article at NaturalNews.com) Chocolates are a guilty pleasure for many people around the world, but there’s nothing to feel bad about if you’re eating the right kind. Milk chocolate is the type that most people eat, but it is dark chocolate that is better for your health… Read the full article here: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-09-dark-chocolate-is-good-for-your-heart.html

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What Is Blood Sugar?…

Intro from LiveScience.com: Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main sugar found in blood. The body gets glucose from the food we eat. This sugar is an important source of energy and provides nutrients to the body’s organs, muscles and nervous system… Read all about blood sugar here: https://www.livescience.com/62673-what-is-blood-sugar.html

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Balanced Plant-Based Diets Improve Our Health and the Health of the Planet…

(Intro from enn.com) Well-balanced and predominantly plant-based diets can lead to improved nutrient levels, reduce premature deaths from chronic diseases by more than 20%, and lower greenhouse gas emissions, fertilizer application, and cropland and freshwater use, globally and in most regions, a new study reports… Read the full article here: https://www.enn.com/articles/55747-balanced-plant-based-diets-improve-our-health-and-the-health-of-the-planet

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Acetaminophen: Dosage, Side Effects & Overdose…

Acetaminophen, a component of some of the most popular over-the-counter pain relievers, has been used by just about everyone at some point in their lifetime. This is found in common brands like Tylenol, Excedrin and Panadol… The following article on LiveScience.com presents some facts about this drug… Read it here: https://www.livescience.com/42785-acetaminophen.html

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Spirulina: Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits…

(Intro from LiveScience.com) Spirulina is a microalgae that has been consumed for centuries due to its high nutritional value and supposed health benefits. Today, popular lifestyle personalities endorse Spirulina as a secret, potent “superfood,” and a “miracle from the sea.”… Read a thorough overview of Spirulina here: https://www.livescience.com/48853-spirulina-supplement-facts.html

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

Space, health, dinosaurs, and mathematics are just a few of the topics covered in this week’s interesting science news articles from LiveScience.com… Read the articles here: https://www.livescience.com/50718-weekend-reading.html

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Physical activity necessary to maintain heart-healthy lifestyle…

Summary from sciencedaily.com:  Exercise and physical activity are of vast global importance to prevent and control the increasing problem of heart disease and stroke, according to a review article… Read the full article here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180924144042.htm

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Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Help the Healthy…

Summary:  In a clinical trial to determine the effects of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia or physical disability… Read all about this trial at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180916152706.htm

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Eating in 10-hour window can override disease-causing genetic defects, nurture health…

Summary:   Scientists found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could still be protected against obesity and metabolic diseases by having their daily access to food restricted to a 10-hour window… Read all about this study by the Salk Institute here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180831130131.htm

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Why Polluted Air May Be a Threat to Your Kidneys…

Of the many well-documented risks of dirty air, one potential danger is lesser known: chronic kidney disease… Read about this recently conducted study at enn.com:  https://www.enn.com/articles/55233-why-polluted-air-may-be-a-threat-to-your-kidneys

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Air pollution reduces global life expectancy by more than one year…

Summary:  Air pollution shortens human lives by more than a year, according to a new study from a team of leading environmental engineers and public health researchers. Better air quality could lead to a significant extension of lifespans around the world… Read about this research here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180822112406.htm

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Probiotic use is a link between brain fogginess, severe bloating…

Summary:  Probiotic use can result in a significant accumulation of bacteria in the small intestine that can result in disorienting brain fogginess as well as rapid, significant belly bloating, investigators report… Read this article at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180806095213.htm

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These Two Supplements Are Your New Secret For GI Distress…

A bit of gut health news from mind body green: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/probiotics-glutamine-for-diarrhea

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