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    1. Dr L

      Possible Saliva Gland Test for Parkinson’s

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      New research from Mayo Clinic in Arizona suggests that testing a portion of a person’s saliva gland may be a way to diagnose the Parkinson’s disease Big Step Forward The possible new test is described as a “big step forward” for research and treatment of Parkinson’s disease “There is currently...
    2. orin

      Exercise Increases Semen Quality

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      Exercise may be the ticket for men trying to become fathers. A new study from the University of Cordoba, Spain, links moderate physical activity in males with better hormone levels and sperm that favors reproduction compared to sedentary men. The fact is that, for a number of reasons, sperm quality...
    3. Mike

      Omega-3 Ups Memory in Healthy Young Adults

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      Healthy young adults ages 18-25 can improve their working memory by increasing their Omega-3 fatty acid intake, according to a first of its kind study from the University of Pittsburgh. Omega-3 Helped Healthy Young Adults Improve Memory “Before seeing this data, I would have said it was impossible to move...
    4. Jacob

      Tomatoes Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

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      Most of the major health problems in the USA, can be dramatically reduced with a healthier lifestyle. Another study points out the importance of eating healthy. A new study finds that eating tomatoes, which are high in the antioxidant lycopene, and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of...
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      Study: Vitamin D Deficiency Ups Heart Disease Risk

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      Vitamin D deficiency has traditionally been linked with poor bone health. However, the results from several population studies indicate that a low level of this important vitamin may also be linked to a higher risk of ischemic heart disease, a designation that covers heart attack, coronary arteriosclerosis and angina. Other...
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      Non-alcoholic red for High Blood Pressure

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      Men with high risk for heart disease had lower blood pressure after drinking non-alcoholic red wine every day for four weeks, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation Research. Non-alcoholic red wine increased participants’ levels of nitric oxide, which helped decrease both systolic and...
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      Are Kidney Stones and Clogged Arteries Linked?

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      Young adults who have had kidney stones may also have an increased risk of clogged arteries. New research showed that such people had about a 60 percent increased risk of getting clogged arteries later in their lives. High cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, and diabetes can all increase the risk...
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      Super Bowl Can be a Heart Stopper

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      A new study in the journal Clinical Cardiology finds that a Super Bowl loss for a home team was associated with increased death rates from heart issues in both men and women and in older individuals. Sports fans may be emotionally involved in watching their favorite teams. When the team...
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      Vitamin E Linked to Increase Life Expectancy in Men

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      According to research from the University of Helsinki, Finland, Vitamin E may increase the life expectancy of certain groups of men. The study is published in the Age and Ageing Several large randomized trials of humans found that vitamin E supplementation does not reduce mortality. However, the average effect on...
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      Stress of Noisy Workplace Means Huge Increase in Heart Disease Risk

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      A persistently noisy workplace more than doubles an employee’s risk of serious heart disease, suggests research published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Young men who smoker have the highest risk, the study show. For the study, researchers use3d a nationally representative sample of more than 6,000 employees, ages 20 yeas...
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      PTSD Victims Have More Physical Ailments

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      Research published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine finds, what veterans know, that U.S. soldiers with post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have more physical ailments than vets who do not have mental health issues. What is news is that the effect appears...
    12. nm

      Research Finds Stress-factors Can Control Genes

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      More and more is coming to light about the major impact that stress has on our health. In fact continued stress is now considered a serious disease state by many health professionals. Stress has many form, from the common notion of emotional stress, to various kinds of physical stress on...
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      Research Does Not Support Routine Prostate Screening, One at 60 May Do

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      Despite the long standing medical practice of regular prostrate screening, existing evidence from randomized controlled trials does not support such screening, concludes a study published on bmj.com. However, a single test at age 60 could identify men who are most likely to develop and die from prostate cancer, concluded a...
    14. nm

      A Little Exercise Goes a Long Way on Aging

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      According to research from the UC San Francisco, a little exercise can elp buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging. Vigorous physical activity for just 42 minutes over a 3-day period, similar to federally recommended levels, can protect individuals from the effects of stress by reducing its impact on telomere...
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