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U.S. Alzheimer’s death rates have risen by 54 percent

U.S. Alzheimer’s death rates have risen by 54 percent

U.S. Alzheimer’s death rates have risen by 54 percent, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report shows that deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose by over 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue rising. Also, a greater […]

by May 29, 2017
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Could probiotics be the answer to fighting depression symptoms?

In February, we learned that diet plays a major role in treating depression. Could probiotics be the answer to fighting depression symptoms?  Probiotics are microorganisms, often called ‘good bacteria.’ They are found in various fresh and fermented foods and you can also take as supplements. Let’s find out. Until recently, […]

by May 27, 2017
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Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, according to a new report from American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF). The report also revealed for the first time that intense exercise decreases the risk of both pre- and post-menopausal breast cancers. […]

by May 26, 2017
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Lack of sleep makes your waistline bigger

Lack of sleep makes your waistline bigger, according to research presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lisbon. Sleep deprivation has become an epidemic. The National Health Interview Survey shows that: “Nearly 30% of adults reported an average of ≤6 hours of sleep per day in 2005-2007. In 2009, only 31% […]

by May 25, 2017
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Turmeric may be a great alternative depression treatment

Turmeric may be a great alternative depression treatment, according to some recent research and analysis of previous studies. It is time to start taking care of our mental health. It is an aspect of health that has been swept under the rug for a long time, but is now finally […]

by May 22, 2017
Can omega-3s help prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

Can omega-3s help prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

Can omega-3s helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers from the University of Texas aimed to find out through the use of imaging. In the new study, the researchers found that blood flow increases in specific areas of the brain when patients have high omega-3 levels. “This study is a major advance […]

by May 21, 2017
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Tree nuts may lower risk of colon cancer

Tree nuts may lower risk of colon cancer, according to a new study to be presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. According to American Cancer Society statistics, there will be over 95,000 cases of colon cancer diagnosed this year in the United States alone. […]

by May 20, 2017
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Eating fennel may help reduce post-menopause symptoms

Eating fennel may help reduce post-menopause symptoms, according to research from The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). Fennel is a slightly sweet herb, originating from the Mediterranean, where they have been using it for years in food and in medicine. It is grown often on coastal climates. Fennel is packed […]

by May 19, 2017