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New Evidence Suggests Chocolate Lowers Stroke Risk

Chocolate lovers have another reason to indulge. A new study shows that consuming chocolate on a regular basis may decrease stroke risk by 20%.  New data reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found an inverse association … Continue reading

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect Diabetic Patients from Having Arrhythmia and Heart Attack

Diabetic patients who have experienced a heart attack may get protection from future irregular heart beats and fatal heart attacks by taking daily doses of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA,ALAand EPA).  In the study published in the journal of Diabetes Care, … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Juice Good for the Heart of Dialysis Patients

A new study, reported at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, found that hemodialysis patients who consumed a moderate amount of pomegranate juice for a year experienced beneficial effect on their lipid profile, their blood pressure, … Continue reading

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A Potential Cure for Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common liver disease in the world.  It is common in people with obesity, hyperlipidemia, and inflammation.   Currently, there is no cure for it.  Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease might experience fatigue, pain … Continue reading

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A New Method to Treat Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain

If you are cancer patients and have to receive chemotherapy agents such as taxanes (paclitaxol- Taxol and docetaxel-Taxotere), vinca alkaloids (vinorelbine-Navelbine) and platinum compounds (cisplatin, carboplatin – Paraplatin and oxaliplatin – Eloxatin), it is likely that you might experience chemotherapy … Continue reading

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New Hope for Patients with Advanced Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women with nearly 500,000 deaths due to colorectal cancer every year.  When detected early at localized stage I, the 5-year survival rate can reach 90%. At this stage, surgical … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Fatigue Related to Breast Cancer?

If you are a breast cancer survivor, there is 30% of chance that you might experience fatigue which affects your quality of life.  What can you do then?  A small new study finds that doing yoga might help restore some … Continue reading

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Eating too Much Red Meat Can Increase Your Risk of Kidney Cancer

If you eat lots of red meat, you might have an increase risk of developing kidney cancer. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition looked at the dietary habits (including meat consumption) of close to 500,000U.S.adults age … Continue reading

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Drinking Black Tea Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Black tea is a common source of flavonoids, which have been suggested to contribute to improve vascular health.  Now, a small study conducted at the University of Western Australia has shown that drinking black tea three cups a day, which … Continue reading

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An Effective Treatment to Prevent or Delay Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome often presents in adolescence, with irregular menstrual cycles, acne, or too much body hair.  It is likely that PCOS develops during childhood and puberty when excessive amounts of fat are stored. That excessive weight gain overexposes the … Continue reading

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