Month: March 2017

Medical News Update For 05/2017

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In case you’ve missed the latest news – higher consumption of artificially sweetened drinks is associated with increased risk of stroke and dementia. In the Framingham Heart study of more than 4000 participants, those who drank at least one artificially-sweetened beverage per day were nearly 3 times more likely to develop a stroke and 2.9 …

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The Incredible Edible Egg! Are Eggs Good Or Bad For You?

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I am sure it is still fresh in everybody’s memory: “Eggs raise your cholesterol and cause heart attacks and strokes. Or if you eat them, you should avoid the yolk, or eat only egg beaters.” This has long been embedded in our minds, reinforced by warnings from multiple well-meaning doctors and scientists, and other “health …

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Can Stress Contribute To Cancer Risk And Progression?

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There is more and more data that points to a prominent role of chronic stress in cancer growth and spread. The influence of psycho-social factors on the development and progression of cancer has been a longstanding hypothesis. In fact, epidemiological and clinical studies over the past 30 years have provided strong evidence for links between …

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Danger of Foods That We Pick

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Given our modern hectic life, it is difficult to imagine not eating on the run or consuming already prepared food. But is it safe? Are we causing harm to ourselves? A recently published study has identified 10 foods and 7 nutrients associated with the development of coronary heart disease (CHD), diabetes, and stroke. [1] Foods …

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