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Maintaining a healthy heart involves three key B vitamins

I have a family history of heart disease. Someone told me to get more B vitamins. What foods are a good source? And what are their benefits?
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The Most Common Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease in the United States, affecting more than 60 million Americans. Previously thought to be benign...
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New research finds vitamin D3 helps repair cardiovascular system

An article appearing on January 19, 2018 in the International Journal of Nanomedicine shows how vitamin D3 can aid in the repair of cardiovascular system damage caused by atherosclerosis, diabetes and high blood pressure.
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Novel drug may help treat hair loss

LONDON: For people with receding hairlines, help may soon be on the way, as scientists have identified a drug - originally designed as a treatment for osteoporosis - that can stimulate hair growth.
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Pill for breast cancer diagnosis may outperform mammograms

As many as one in three women treated for breast cancer undergo unnecessary procedures, but a new method for diagnosing it could do a better job distinguishing between benign and aggressive tumours.
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Diet rich in fish and legumes may help delay natural menopause

A diet rich in fish and legumes may help to delay the natural menopause, while high dietary intake of refined carbs, such as pasta and rice, may instead help to hasten it, suggests the first UK study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.


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Early menopause linked to higher heart disease, death risks

Early menopause linked to higher heart disease, death risks

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88-year-old man sees for the first time in more than 50 years thanks to bionic eye

88-year-old man sees for the first time in more than 50 years thanks to bionic eye

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Managing menopause Passport to Wellness

Managing menopause Passport to Wellness

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Alzheimer’s research shows period pain-killer completely reverses memory loss

An experimental model of Alzheimer's disease has been successfully treated with a commonly used anti-inflammatory drug, mefenamic acid. Scientists from the University of Manchester found that the drug, which is routinely used for period pain, completely reversed memory loss and brain inflammation in mice.


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Study Results from Arizona State University Update Understanding of Clinical Trials and Studies [Vitamin D Supplementation Appears to Increase Plasma...

Study Results from Arizona State University Update Understanding of Clinical Trials and Studies [Vitamin D Supplementation Appears to Increase Plasma...

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PSORIASIS

Psoriasis is a systemic inflammatory disorder that generally comprises excessive production of skin cells leading to patches of thick, scaly, inflamed, often itchy skin. The systemic inflammation underlying psoriasis can also manifest as psoriatic arthritis, a potentially severe arthritic joint condition. About 7.4 million US adults aged 20 or older have psoriasis. 
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New mouse model suggests how Alzheimer’s causes dementia

Using a new mouse model that mimics the development of Alzheimer's disease, Johns Hopkins scientists have been able to determine the major biological "insults" that must occur in the brain to cause the dementia that is the hallmark of the disease.

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Vitamin K2 Supports Healthy Circulation

When it comes to cardiovascular health, you don't want to just focus on your heart but your entire circulatory system as well. 
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Vagus nerve stimulation may help reduce rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis patients receiving stimulation of the vagus nerve showed "robust" responses in a recent study, researchers report.
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Mediterranean diet may help stop breast cancer coming back, study says

Eating a Mediterranean diet, rich in fruit, vegetables, fish and olive oil, may help prevent breast cancer returning, according to a study presented at a major international cancer conference.
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Inflammation a likely culprit in GERD-related esophagitis

May 18 2016. A preliminary communication published on May 17, 2016 in the Journal of the American Medical Associationimplicates an inflammatory reaction triggered by the presence of stomach acid in the esophagus, rather than burns caused by the acid itself, as the damaging factor in patients with gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD).
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Walnuts May Improve Your Colon Health

A team of researchers from UConn Health and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine found that mice that ate 7-10.5 percent of their total calories as walnuts developed fewer colon cancers. 
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Cancer risk significantly lower when vitamin D levels hit 40 ng/mL

April 11 2016. A pooled analysis published on April 6, 2016 in PLOS ONE found an association between a substantial reduction in invasive cancers and higher vitamin D levels.
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Suzanne Somers: How toxic mold destroyed my family's health

March 30--Suzanne Somers' latest book, about her family's health crisis and eventual recovery, began when her hillside home in Malibu "burned to the ground." And it only got stranger from there.
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NFL Admits Link Between Sport And Brain Disease

The NFL has acknowledged a link between football and the degenerative brain disease CTE for the first time.

Jeff Miller, the NFL's senior vice president for health and safety, spoke about the connection during a congressional committee appearance on concussions on Monday.

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Meta-analysis links increased DHA intake with lower risk of dementia

Findings from Zhejiang University Yields New Findings on Dementia (Intakes of fish and polyunsaturated fatty acids and mild-to-severe cognitive...

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U of T Research Helps Explain Why Elderly are Prone to Sleep Problems

New research led by University of Toronto neurologist Andrew Lim sheds light on sleep disruption in aging adults.
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WHO Under Pressure To Support New Ebola Drug

The World Health Organisation is under growing pressure to reverse its opposition to the use of experimental ebola treatments. The apparently rapid response of two US aid workers to the drug ZMapp - the first time it has been used in humans - has led to calls from some doctors for it to be used more widely.
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The Under-Appreciated Life-Saving Heart Test

Most people are way too concerned about their total cholesterol when in fact the focus should be on achieving an optimal HDL (good cholesterol) level.
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