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Category: Wellness


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Why a low-gluten diet may benefit everyone

November 20, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

People living with celiac disease or gluten intolerance opt for a low-gluten or gluten-free diet to manage their symptoms. In autoimmune conditions, such as celiac disease, for instance, the body’s immune system reacts to gluten by targeting the small intestine. […]


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What The Wealth – Is Veganism The Healthiest Investment You Can Make?

November 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

Are you overweight? Constantly fatigued? On regular medication for a health related illness or simply don’t feel 100% the majority of the time? Well if any of the above apply, this post could overhaul both your health and your bank […]


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Fitness and lifespan: Is too much exercise harmful?

October 23, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Exercise is widely considered to benefit health, but is there such a thing as too much exercise? Some recent studies suggest so. For instance, 90 minutes of exercise every day improves mental health, but anything over this threshold is actually […]


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Green leafy vegetables could help reduce macular degeneration risk

October 19, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A new study has shown that eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could help reduce your risk of developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research interviewed more than […]


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Seafood rich in omega-3 may promote healthy aging

October 18, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

A new study, led by Heidi Lai from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston, MA, investigates the link between high consumption of omega-3-rich seafood and healthy aging. Lai and colleagues define “healthy aging” […]


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Keto diet may protect against cognitive decline

October 16, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

A keto diet is high in fat, low in carbohydrates, and has an adequate amount of protein. This kind of diet is meant to trigger ketosis, which is a metabolic process through which the body breaks down fat and protein […]


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People ordered into mental health care less likely to perceive it as helpful

October 15, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A new study, led by Alang, finds that people who independently seek mental health care are more likely to rate their treatment as effective, compared to people ordered into care. “Pathways to Mental Health Services and Perceptions about the Effectiveness […]


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How daytime naps could help us make better decisions

October 8, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Sleep is key in both memory formation and the consolidation of new information. Cutting-edge technologies now allow scientists to see where in the brain learning takes place, and how sleep deprivation interferes with the brain’s neuroplasticity. Neuroplasticity is the brain’s […]


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Just 10 minutes of light activity can boost memory

September 26, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

As we age, our memory is likely to become less reliable. Although this is considered to be an inevitable part of growing old, scientists are keen to understand how it might be curtailed. As the population ages, understanding ways to […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Why a regular bedtime may benefit your heart and metabolism

September 24, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

The cardiometabolic health risks linked to sleep deprivation are numerous. These health risks include weight gain, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Going to bed and waking up at the same time every day, however, […]


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Walking Just 35 Minutes A Day Could Lessen The Severity Of Strokes

September 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

The results were published online yesterday in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Stroke is a major cause of serious disability, so finding ways to prevent stroke or reduce the disability caused by stroke are important,” […]


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Want To Live Longer? Take Up Tennis.

September 17, 2018

Via: Forbes

Tennis might just be the best thing you can do to extend your life. A new study from Denmark, published just last week by Peter Schnohr and colleagues, shows that playing tennis may extend your life by nearly 10 years. […]


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Your Diet Might Be the Cause of Your Back Pain

September 11, 2018

Via: Z Living

Waking up with a backache might seem normal until it doesn’t go away. Even after trying all the balms and medicines to reduce the pain, you may find there is something else that can relieve your back pain — your […]


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Can simply changing your meal times help you lose more weight?

August 30, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

A new study working with a model of intermittent fasting dieting shows how modifying breakfast and dinner time could help you lose weight. Intermittent fasting is a form of diet that allows people to lose weight by “prompting” the body […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Older adults who get physical can lower their heart disease risk

August 8, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The results from increased physical activity were found to be particularly good among women. Physical inactivity is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease and premature death from cardiovascular disease. Physical activity’s protective effect is likely due in part to […]