Exercise Helps Reduce Inflammation

If your pain responds to a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen, or naproxen, you have be suffering from inflammation. This study concluded that “a combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training was effective in reducing inflammation. Thus, implementation and maintenance of similar exercise programs can contribute to reduce chronic inflammation among obese postmenopausal women.” J Phys…

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Sedentary Lifestyle May Up Risk of Renal, Bladder Cancers

73 percent increased risk for bladder cancer, 77 percent increased risk for kidney THURSDAY, June 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — New research adds to growing evidence that inactivity may be a significant risk factor for cancer, according to a report published online May 19 in Cancer Epidemiology. Rikki Cannioto, Ph.D., an assistant professor of oncology at the…

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Broccoli in focus when new substance against diabetes has been identified

JUNE 22, 2017 University of Gothenburg The Sahlgrenska Academy News Researchers have identified an antioxidant – richly occurring in broccoli – as a new antidiabetic substance. A patient study shows significantly lower blood sugar levels in participants who ate broccoli extract with high levels of sulforaphane. “There are strong indications that this can become a…

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Many US adults taking too much vitamin D

If you  are taking more than 2,000 IU of Vitamin D per day over an extended period of time, make sure you are getting your Vitamin D blood levels checked to make sure you really need that much.  This article says that a lot of people are causing their own problems. JUNE 21, 2017 Reuters…

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Correcting Vitamin D Deficiency May Improve Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

June 20, 2017 TAKE-HOME MESSAGE The authors of this systematic review and meta-analysis sought to determine if vitamin D supplementation influenced glycemic control in type 2 diabetes patients. The researchers found that supplementation with vitamin D was associated with lower HbA1c levels but not lower fasting blood glucose. However, in a subgroup of patients with…

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Meditation and yoga can ‘reverse’ DNA reactions which cause stress

Date: June 15, 2017 Source: Coventry University Summary: Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause ill-health and depression, according to a study. Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they…

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Leaky Gut As a Danger Signal for Autoimmune Diseases

This article presents a theory as to how people develop autoimmune disease. Frront. Immunol., 23 May 2017 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2017.00598 Qinghui Mu The intestinal epithelial lining, together with factors secreted from it, forms a barrier that separates the host from the environment. In pathologic conditions, the permeability of the epithelial lining may be compromised allowing the…

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Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Attacks

Strong winds disperse pollen, humidity ruptures pollen particles, thunderstorm electrical activity further fragments pollen particles, and more strong winds ahead of the storm spread pollen even more… May 03, 2017 TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Thunderstorms can trigger asthma outbreaks, according to a study published online April 13 in the Journal of Applied…

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Long Term Weight Loss Using a Combination of Different Diets

This is a study that found that using alternating diet styles worked well for weight loss, even over the long term.  They used the ketogenic diet (very low carbohydrate), low carbohydrate diet and the Mediterranean diets.  The link at the bottom of this article, will take you to the full text article and you can…

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New Colon Cancer Test as Effective as Colonoscopy: Study

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 08:26 AM A novel colon cancer test from Exact Sciences Corp. (EXAS) and the Mayo Clinic using the DNA of specimens that patients collect at home detects more tumors than methods focusing on blood in the stool, a study found. The research released Tuesday by the New England Journal of Medicine…

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