Study Alcohol Drinkers Live Longer Than Those Who Dont

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A recent study indicates that people who drink alcohol regularly may live longer than those who completely avoid drinking. The findings of a study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, showed that those who drink alcohol moderately have a lower mortality rates compared to people who drink alcohol heavily or those who […]

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Antioxidant Drug Shows Promise Treating MS Symptoms In Mice

A type of antioxidant drug designed by scientists about 12 years ago has been found to be effective in significantly reducing symptoms of multiple sclerosis-like disease in mice. Researchers from the Oregon Health and Science University found that an antioxidant called MitoQ may be effective in treating MS. The said antioxidant has been found to […]

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Diabetes Drugs Have Different Effect On Hearts Between Genders

New research reveals that certain diabetes drugs may have a different effect on the hearts of men and women. While these drugs can control blood sugar levels equally well on both sexes, their effect on the heart may be something of a concern. Study findings appear in the December issue of the American Journal of […]

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Researchers Discover How Persistent Bacteria Can Withstand Antibiotics

Antibiotics have become a common and effective means of fighting off bacterial infections. But over the course of time, some bacteria may develop resistance to certain antibiotics that makes them more difficult to combat with the same treatment. Some persistent bacteria simply become dormant or inactive when exposed to certain antibacterial treatments, whichhelp them survive. […]

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Monitoring Your Preschoolers Weight

Your child’s body has changed significantly since they were born. Your kid may be a cute ball of joy when he was a baby, but as he grows into his preschool years, his body fat is being replaced by an increase in muscle development. Normally, his arms and legs begin to slim down, while his […]

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Early Childhood Respiratory Infections a Potential Risk Factor for Type 1 Diabetes

Respiratory infections experienced in early childhood may be connected to the development of type 1 diabetes mellitus or T1D. This is according to a study by researchers in Munich, Germany. The results of the study are published on JAMA Pediatrics. Type 1 diabetes mellitus is a form of diabetes where the body develops an autoimmune […]

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Late Nights Weaken Kids Brain Power

A recent study in the United Kingdom suggests that staying up late and lax bedtime routines can blunt children’s minds. The study on sleep patterns and brain power is conducted with over 11,000 seven-year-olds, which shows that kids who had no regular bedtime or went to bed past 9:00 p.m. had lower test scores for […]

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Common Health Problems Men Should Not Ignore

Most men do not like a trip to the doctor’s office all the time. Most of them try to gut it out. Most men will only decide to pay a visit if they feel or see something that may warrant a doctor’s check-up. If it isn’t a gaping wound that bleeds or if they are […]

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Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is an increasing health issue among adults. A combination of stress, unhealthy food and lack of exercise has contributed to this problem. Hypertension is a precursor to heart disease and may worsen if left unchecked. People need to seek treatment in order to help control high blood pressure. Healthy eating as well […]

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Weight Loss May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in People With Pre-Diabetes

Recent research indicates that losing about 10 percent of their previous body weight may help people with pre-diabetes reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the next three years if the weight loss came within six months of their diagnosis. The findings offer a clue on how short-term lifestyle changes may affect long-term […]

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