Category Archives: Others

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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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 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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Herbs or Massage ease Colic in Babies

Parents often feel helpless, irritated and exhausted when their baby cries or screams frequently without any discernible reason.  A new report published in Pediatrics suggested that fennel or herbal tea that included fennel or herbal tea that included fennel and … Continue reading

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Best Medical Treatment for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding is not a life-threatening phenomenon, but can cause women anxious and is a social problem. These women have increased amounts of endogenous plasminogen activators that cause clots to dissolve.  Current option approved by the US Food and … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Cut Risk of Flu

A new study indicates that Vitamin D may reduce the incidence and severity of influenza and other infections of the upper respiratory tract.  The researchers at Yale University School of Medicine followed 198 healthy adults during the fall and winter … Continue reading

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Daily Drinking Diet Soda is not a Good Idea

Artificially sweetened “diet” soda may not be the healthier alternative as many had hoped.  A new study suggests diet soda may increase the risk of stroke, MI, and vascular death. The researchers asked the drinking habit of 2,500 people and … Continue reading

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Take Zinc Within 24 Hours to Treat Common Cold

Zinc supplements are used by many people in the North American to prevent and treat common cold.  However, few large scale studies have proved its efficacy.  A new analysis published February 16 in the Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews seemed to … Continue reading

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Escitalopram (Lexapro) Relief Hot Flashes in Menopausal women

Recent concerns regarding the risk associated with estrogen and progesterone have resulted in its declining use and increased interest in nonhormonal treatments to manage menopausal symptoms.  A 8-week, multicenter, placebo-controlled, study on 205 women found that escitalopram (an antidepressant) might … Continue reading

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