Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Mon, June 30, 2014 00:00
Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of stroke worldwide, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 20 studies published over the last 19 years to assess the effects of fruit and vegetable consumption on risk of stroke globally. The combined studies involved 760,629 men and women who had 16,981 strokes. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Fri, June 27, 2014 00:00
CHICAGO -- A diet low in foods with certain sugars known as FODMAPs appears to reduce symptoms in children diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), researchers said here. Children had fewer daily abdominal pain episodes during the low-FODMAPs period -- 2.2 episodes -- compared with 2.6 episodes on high-FODMAPs (P<0.01), said Bruno Chumpitazi, MD, of the Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Thu, June 26, 2014 00:00
Scientists from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden analysed ten previous studies involving 17 000 women with breast cancer and found this was the case if the women had the vitamin as part of their diet or in the form of a supplement. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Wed, June 25, 2014 00:00
Lose extra weight by taking probiotics! Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Tue, June 24, 2014 00:00
The latest in a long line of longevity brews that prolong the lives of laboratory animals was described today in Nature: a natural molecule that extends life spans longer than any previous such agent, in some cases by as much as 70 percent. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Mon, June 23, 2014 00:00
"Whether or not the relationship between the herbal tea and decreased risk of cancer is a "real" effect needs to be confirmed in other studies," Curtin University Professor Lin Fritschi stated according to Medical Xpress. "One of the reasons people who drink herbal tea may have a reduced risk is that overall, they have a healthier diet than those who don't. The tea might just be a marker for that, not the actual protective factor." Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Fri, June 20, 2014 00:00
A 49-year-old US woman with advanced bone marrow cancer called multiple myeloma is effectively cancer-free after receiving an experimental trial that injected her a single dose of an engineered measles vaccine, a study said. The patient, with tumors all over her body, including a three-cm-diametre one on her forehead, experienced complete remission of myeloma and has been clear of the disease for over six months, Xinhua reported citing the study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Thu, June 19, 2014 00:00
Richard Semba, the lead researcher and ophthalmologist from John Hopkins University School of Medicine conducted the research in two villages in Tuscany over nine years. The urine metabolite levels were used to measure Resveratrol consumption but the findings did not suggest there were any health benefits and some other ingredient may be helping them. It was earlier said that Resveratrol in wine, chocolate and peanuts was good in reducing inflammation that is harmful for the heart but now it seems that it may be some other ingredient common to the three that is beneficial to human health. Read more in the news about this issue.
It is funny that we as humans like to name one particular substance as a cure all, but in actual fact the Mediterranean diet, found in Greece, Italy and France, that is rich in WHOLE FOODS such as complex carbohydrates, fish, healthy fats, legumes and lean meats is what is beneficial. Plus these countries do not genetically modify their foods and walk more and do more physical activity. This may be the key!
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Wed, June 18, 2014 00:00
Certain chemicals that are common in everyday life have been shown to cause breast cancer in lab rats and are likely to do the same in women, US researchers said on Monday. The paper in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives lists 17 chemicals to avoid and offers women advice on how to minimize their exposure. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Tue, June 17, 2014 00:00
Women's rates of heart disease are increasing over the past few years. Many women are taking up smoking, drinking and have more stress with their many responsibilities. Interesting new research found that many women over the age of 30 are inactive and this increases heart disease and stroke. read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Mon, June 16, 2014 00:00
Research has found that vitamin D could help relieve pain for patients suffering with hives. Chronic hives, also known as Urticaria, are raised red or white itchy patches of various sizes that appear and disappear over the space of several weeks.
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Fri, June 13, 2014 00:00
It's never too late to lose weight because doing so improves the health of your heart – no matter how old you are. Researchers found weight loss at any age in adulthood is worthwhile because it gives long-term heart and vascular benefits. In contrast, the longer an individual is overweight, the more likely they are to have cardiovascular problems in later life, including high blood pressure and greater risk of diabetes.
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Thu, June 12, 2014 00:00
An interesting study on the risks of diabetes found that there was a greater risk for becoming diabetic when someone is obese as compared to those who have a genetic tendency to diabetes through heredity.
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Wed, June 11, 2014 00:00
Fructose is a naturally-occurring simple sugar found in fruit, vegetables and honey. When used commercially, fructose is usually derived from sugar cane, sugar beets and maize. Most people appear to be able to tolerate fructose reasonably well, however, the sugar is now always completely absorbed from the digestive tract, and when this happens, it tends to ferment and produce gases such as hydrogen.
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Tue, June 10, 2014 00:00
TUESDAY, May 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Diet and lifestyle can play a role in lowering a man's risk of prostate cancer, according to a trio of new studies. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Mon, June 09, 2014 00:00
African American and Caribbean men have the highest rate of prostate cancer worldwide and the reason may be partly due to a Vitamin D deficiency, according to Northwestern University researchers. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Fri, June 06, 2014 00:00
Cocoa shown to have role in colorectal cancer reduction: Review
By Nicola Cottam, 22-May-2014
Cocoa polyphenols can suppress oxidative stress that provokes the proliferation of cancerous cells in the colon, according to a study published in the book Cancer: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants.
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Thu, June 05, 2014 00:00
New research suggests that what a man puts in his stomach may ultimately affect his risk for prostate cancer. The connection between dietary and lifestyle-related factors and prostate cancer is the subject of no fewer than 3 new studies. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Wed, June 04, 2014 00:00
n this Danish study of more than 5 million adults, presented at the Heart Failure Congress 2014, researchers analyzed data and followed up with more than 23,000 IBD patients. They found that overall, patients with IBD have a 37% increased risk of heart failure hospitalization compared to the healthy population. But when there’s a flare-up—or an active period of symptoms—the risk increases 2.5 times. Read on
Posted by Heather Caruso, This article was posted in News/Research at Tue, June 03, 2014 00:00
Uncertainty about the effects of gluten on people who don't have , a serious autoimmune disease, but who identify as "gluten sensitive" or "gluten intolerant" is rampant among doctors, too. As more and more patients experiment on their own with a gluten-free diet, researchers are struggling to keep up with just how and why cutting out the gluten may be helping or hurting them. Read on
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