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The Answer to Alzheimer’s May Be Found in This…

According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2011 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures…In the United States, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease every 69 seconds, and by 2050 this is expected to increase to a new case every 33 seconds. This disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million Americans—including one in eight people aged 65 and over—living […]

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Resveratrol…Can It Alter The Direction of Pre-Diabetes???

Resveratrol has been found to ameliorate pre-diabetes; specifically, 150 milligrams of resveratrol in an Isotonic form (per day) has been shown to improve blood pressure, improve insulin sensitivity, lower blood sugar, and reduce fat in the livers of  pre diabetic overweight humans. Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant that is produced by certain plants to protect against environmental stresses. It […]

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Brisk Walking May Help Reduce Prostate Cancer Progression

Life Line Screening article suggests Prostate Cancer patients who take brisk walks on a regular basis fare better than those who don’t. They not only lower their risk for disease progression, they lower their chances of dying from the disease, the researchers reported. The finding builds on earlier research from the same group of scientists […]

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Half A Glass Of Wine A Day May Boost Life Expectancy By Five Years

A resent study was conducted of 1373 men and reveled that up to a half glass of wine a day can add 5 years to your life. This study took into consideration the Cardiovascular Health of these men over a  40 year time frame. Drinking wine was strongly associated with a lower risk of dying […]

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Faulty Hip Replacements; Is Your’s One of Them???

If you have experienced faulty hip replacement surgery, you may be surprised to read the testing procedures required to pass the FDA. Unlike a new drug, which go through a series of clinical trials before receiving approval, critical hip implants can be sold without similar testing of the device. A recently recalled artificial hip made by […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Heart Disease Part VI

Heart Disease – Difference in risk based on Age, Sex, Gender and Race One comforting fact about heart disease is that most of the factors that cause it are factors that you as an individual can exert some control over. However, there are two big risk factors that you can’t control – your demographic characteristics […]

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What Causes Heart Disease in Adults? Part V

Heart disease is caused by a number of different factors. Learning about these potential causes and risk factors can help you determine if you are at risk for heart disease. The most common type of heart disease in adults is coronary artery disease, often abbreviated as CAD. CAD is caused by atherosclerosis, which is the […]

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Everything you wanted to know about heart disease. Part IV

Symptoms of a Heart Attack The symptoms below can be signs that you may be experiencing a myocardial infarction-otherwise known as a heart attack. A heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart is stopped for any reason. Most commonly, this happens due to fatty deposits called plaque building up along the arteries and […]

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Heart Disease Part III

Symptoms of Heart Disease in Adults In adults, symptoms of heart disease can be sneaky and easy to miss at first. Parents, doctors and teachers constantly monitor children and investigate anything that seems abnormal. However, as an adult, you have to monitor yourself, and it’s all to easy to make excuses for symptoms that you […]

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Everything you wanted to know about Heart Disease Part II

ADULT HEART DISEASES Most people who have heart disease today were not born with it. Instead, it is something that developed over time. Adult heart diseases are usually caused by hereditary factors, lifestyle choices, or a combination of the two. When most people think of adult heart disease, they picture the typical heart attack as […]

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