Category Archives: Alternative Medicine

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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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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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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Which Diet is Best for You?

Are you looking for a diet that helps you to lose weight, eat healthier, or manage or prevent health problems? I have the answer for you. In the latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Diets 2012, experts examined 25 … Continue reading

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Chocolate is Good for the Heart and Brain

Good news for chocolate lovers!! A new study reported that chocolate is beneficial to the heart and the brain.  The investigators performed an analysis on 7 studies to evaluate the effects of chocolate consumptions in various forms (such as chocolate … Continue reading

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Soy Intake Prevents Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Women

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is one of the common malignant tumors worldwide.   In the United States, the age-standardized incidence rates of NHL per 100,000 persons in 2008 were 16.3 in men and 11.5 in women.  The National Cancer Institute previously predicted … Continue reading

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Curry Spice for Tendinitis Pain

The global incidence of tendinitis is increasing as the population ages. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis or metabolic diseases such as diabetes are at increased risk of having tendinitis.  Tendinitis is a form of tendon inflammation that causes pain and tenderness … Continue reading

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Yoga Beneficial for Diabetes

If you are diabetes, you might like join a yoga class.   A new study published in Diabetes Care reported that gentle yoga classes may help people with type 2 diabetes to reduce weight and to improve their glycemic control.  The … Continue reading

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Which diet can prevent acne?

Acne is a nuisance for lots of teens.  It may also be nuisance to adults who are in their middle age as well.   While the cause of acne might be related to stress, personal hygiene and genetics, diets also plays an … Continue reading

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