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Heart Attack, Stroke Within 1 Hour After Alcohol Consumption Likely, Warn Researchers

Many heart attacks reported immediately after alcohol consumption has been proved again and even moderate levels of consumption may double the risk of heart attack and stroke within an hour after drinking, a new study has showed. After analyzing data from 23 studies involving 30,000 participants in the hours and days after drinking alcohol, Elizabeth Mostofsky from Harvard TH Chan ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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Avoid Obesity in Five Easy Steps; Eat Less, Exercise More

Eating less is not the only solution to prevent obesity, however it plays a major role in maintaining a healthy body weight. People under 25 are often seen complaining about their weight gain, the major reason of this is because of our lifestyle and environment. Youths are exposed to environmental pollutants, timing of food intake(which is the most important factor ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Smoking, Alcohol, Obesity, Diabetes May Help To Imply Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease: New Study

Smoking, alcohol consumption, diabetes and obesity are known to cause risk to the heart, increasing chances of cardiovascular diseases like heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest. A new study has now uncovered that these factors could also be initial symbols of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles ...

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Soybean Oil Can Turn You More Obese, Diabetic: Study

We’re all familiar with the harmful effects of sugar, especially fructose content in processed foods. But a new study by American scientists has shown that elevated content of soybean oil in a diet is even more harmful and causes more obesity compared to fructose. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) performed an experiment on male mice by feeding ...

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Fast mimicked diet reduces ageing in mice: New study

Photo Credits: Trocaire on Flickr A new research has shown that calorie restricted food that mimics prolonged fasting (PF) can regenerate and promote longevity in mice. A new research by University of Southern California has found that feeding mice with calorie restricted food that mimics fasting for just 4 days produced results – encouraged regeneration in multiple organs/systems and increased ...

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One in 4 Saudis Face Heart Attack in 10 years: Study

One in four adults in Saudi Arabia may face heart attack within the next 10 years, said research presented at the 26th Annual Conference of the Saudi Heart Association (SHA), opened today in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The conference features sessions from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) on hot topics in cardiovascular disease including prevention.1 Dr Muhammad Adil Soofi, first ...

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Eat Good Diet, Nuts, Stop Smoking to Keep Chronic Lung Disease Away: Study

Besides quitting smoking, eating a diet rich in whole grains, polyunsaturated fats and nuts can help reduce the risk of chronic lung disease, a new research has found. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is an umbrella term for chronic lung diseases, such as emphysema and bronchitis, which block the airways and restrict oxygen flow around the body. “Although efforts ...

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Why Mediterranean Diet Keeps You Live Longer?

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The old adage “You are what you eat” is true with the Mediterranean diet with nuts, vegetables, fruits, beans and peas, unrefined grains, olive oil and fish. With minimized dairy, meat and saturated fats, Mediterranean diet keeps you live longer, says a new study. Led by Immaculata De Vivo, associate professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Harvard ...

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Too Much Fruit Diet Can Worsen Depression in Kids: Study

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Going against the norm that fruits are good for health, a new study found that forcing your children to have too much fruit during adolescence can have negative consequences as a diet high in fructose, found naturally in fruits, may exacerbate their depressive behaviours. The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour ...

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How Poor Diet Spurs Obesity at Cellular Level: New Study Reveals

It was an old saying that poor diet and sedentary lifestyles could cause obesity, but new study proves it at the cellular level. BYU biologist Benjamin Bikman says a tiny lipid called ceramide is at the root of this problem and disrupts human body metabolism and leads to obesity. “Ceramide forces the mitochondria in our cells to pull apart in ...

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Try ‘diet & acne’ app to make better food choices

New York, April 2 : Confused if eating chocolate can improve or worsen your acne, go for this new iPhone app. Researchers at Illinois-based Northwestern University have developed an app called ‘diet & acne’ that uses science to help people with acne make better food choices. The app uses data from a systematic analysis of peer-reviewed research studies to show ...

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This protein can resist weight gain despite high-fat diet

Johannesburg, April 2: Not been able to fight off excess belly fat despite exercise and diet control? High levels of a particular protein can help. Higher levels of Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF for short) that keep body’s systems in balance may help fight the weight gain and health problems caused by high-fat diet. “Our findings show that GDNF ...

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Daily Seven portions of fresh fruits, veggies for long life

London, April 1 : For a long and healthy life, eat at least seven portions of fresh fruits and vegetables, suggests a study that could lead to change in dietary recommendations in some countries. Eating fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of death, overall, and deaths from heart disease/stroke and cancer. “The higher the intake of fruit ...

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