Health Science Updates

Non-Prescription Blood Thinners

Non-Prescription Blood Thinners

Jul 7th 2018 Posted by MDR

Blood thinners are substances that modify your body's natural blood-clotting process. Blood thinners are widely used by people with cardiovascular problems, due to the dangers of blood clots for them. Blood clots can contribute to heart attacks and strokes.Some natural blood thinners include the spice Turmeric used in cooking and teas. Studies show …
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The True Age of Your Brain

The True Age of Your Brain

Jul 7th 2018 Posted by MDR

We have all heard the saying "You're as young as you feel!" Well, new research may indicate that saying is accurate. A recent study looked at the age people say they feel compared to their biological age. Using advanced MRI imaging, the researchers looked at the brains of study participants. As we age, changes occur throughout our bodies. Ther …
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New Benefit of Taking Aspirin

New Benefit of Taking Aspirin

Jul 7th 2018 Posted by MDR

In a new study, Aspirin has been found to be useful in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. The study suggests that a daily low-dose of aspirin may protect the brain from the onset of disease and help those in the fight already.The buildup of amyloid plaques is the leading theory as to the cause of Alzheimer's. Studies have shown that amyloi …
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Red Wine Ingredient linked to Breast Health.

Red Wine Ingredient linked to Breast Health.

Jun 28th 2018 Posted by MDR

Resveratrol in red wine has been the subject of many studies. The studies have suggested multiple anti-aging and overall health benefits. Now, a new study shows resveratrol to be a new weapon against breast cancer.The study showed that resveratrol stops a mutated protein from aggregating. This mutated protein is present in more than half of al …
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How Much Should You Weigh?

How Much Should You Weigh?

Jun 28th 2018 Posted by MDR

Many people are continually trying to manage their weight and wondering what is their healthy weight. For years we have all seen those BMI charts that say how much you should weigh depending on your height. Many times they don't seem correct. The problem is BMI does not consider how the weight is distributed. This can be a problem: compare a n …
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