Intermittent Fasting, Can it Help You Lose Weight?

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Intermittent fasting is the latest diet fad on the diet scene. This new approach alternates periods of unrestricted eating with periods where you sharply limit calories according to the ratio of your choosing. For example, if you choose a 16/8 schedule, you’ll fast for 16 hours, then eat all your daily calories in an eight-hour window.…

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Red Meat Eaten Daily Triples Your Risk For Heart Disease

Red meat eaten daily triples your risk for heart disease, a recent study reports. Previous research showed that  tri-methyl-amine N-oxide (TMAO) is a dietary byproduct that is formed by gut bacteria during digestion. This chemical comes from nutrients that are at very high levels in red meat. High saturated fat levels have long been known…

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A New Drug Cocktail May Be Long Awaited Diabetes Cure

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A new drug cocktail just may be the long awaited cure for diabetes.   Results from a recent study conducted at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York showed that a new drug cocktail can make adult human beta cells replicate at a rate of 5–8 percent per day. This is fast enough to work successfully…

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Exercise Can Be As Effective As Drugs In Controlling High Blood Pressure

Exercise can be as effective as drugs in controlling high blood pressure, a recent study shows. People with high blood pressure typically follow a drug-treatment protocol which includes special medication. But, at the same time, doctors advise also making life-style changes to control their blood pressure.  And, exercise is a very good way to do that According…

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Prostate Cancer Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

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Prostate cancer  is the most common cancer in men aged 75 and older. The prostate gland is a small, walnut-shaped organ that sits between the bladder and rectum. In many cases, prostate cancer grows very slowly; that many men do not know that they have the disease. In other men, however, the disease metastasizes (spreads)…

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New High-Tech Epilepsy Device Detects Seizures 85% Accuracy

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Epilepsy is a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbances, loss of consciousness, and convulsions. There is also abnormal electrical activity in the brain.   Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder and affects people of all ages Seizures are recurrent and unprovoked It is a spectrum condition with a wide…

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Lyrica Prices Keep Going Up, Senate Wants To Know Why?

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Lyrica is a medication manufactured by Pfizer and is used to treat pain caused by nerve damage due to diabetes, shingles (herpes zoster) infection, or spinal cord injury. It is also prescribed to treat pain in people with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a condition involving widespread pain in muscles and connective tissue. There also is a…

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Obesity Epidemic Could Be Reversed With This Powerful Implant

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Obesity is currently a world-wide epidemic. Indeed, according to the Centers For Disease Control (CDC), well over 33% of people in the United States are obese. And the obesity rates continue to soar. It seems that just about everyday a new diet plan is hawked by an author, claiming high success rates. Unfortunately, with a few…

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Diabetics Fighting To Reduce Skyrocketing Insulin Prices

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Diabetics are fighting hard to get drug companies to reduce their skyrocketing insulin prices.  These diabetics suffer from Type-1 diabetes. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Both types of diabetes are chronic diseases that affect the way your body regulates blood sugar, or glucose. Glucose is the fuel that…

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Healthy Eating, Alzheimer’s Patients, And The Holidays

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Eating healthy during this Holiday season is difficult for all of us. All that delicious food, all of the parties, and in a flash, we can easily have put on 5 to 15 pounds. Wow!   Now just try to imagine what a difficult time an Alzheimer’s patient, who needs a familiar routine and a…

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