People With Severe Psoriasis Nearly Twice at Risk for Diabetes

Researchers from UC Davis found a strong correlation between people suffering from severe psoriasis and diabetes risk. An analysis of results coming from 27 different studies and involving around 314,000 individuals indicates a link between the skin condition with the blood sugar disorder. The findings are published in the Archives of Dermatology. Psoriasis is a […]

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West Nile Virus Deaths in United States Increased by 19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the number of confirmed deaths due to West Nile virus this year rose to 19% this week to 219 in United States. The total number of cases, meanwhile, was up 4% to 4,725. According to Marc Fischer, medical epidemiologist working in CDC’s Fort Collins, Colorado, laboratory, […]

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Dark Chocolate May Lower Blood Pressure

People love to eat chocolate that it sometimes become a habitual indulgence. It can sometimes be too delicious that many people think it might not be that good on one’s health. But it seems that eating chocolate may also have its good benefits as well. Eating dark chocolate may help lower one’s blood pressure. According […]

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Diabetes Linked To Vitamin D Deficiency

Researchers have found a correlation between serum levels of vitamin D3 and the incidence of Type 1 diabetes. A study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests that vitamin D3 may play a preventive role in the development of the said disease. The research is shown in the […]

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Preventing Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is considered as one of the most common cancer that affects men. It is one of those types of cancers that develops slowly, show very few symptoms and affects men of any race or ethnicity. While it can be a fatal form of cancer in its advanced stages, early detection and treatment makes […]

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Study Suggests Red Wine Compound Helps Prevent Cancer

People drink red wine for a number of reasons. Add up cancer prevention as one of them as new studies indicate that a red wine compound may be effective in preventing the development of cancers in people. New evidence may be presented as experts from around the world gather to attend Resveratrol 2012, a major […]

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Signs That Youre Too Stressed

Too much stress is known to be a serious health hazard. But the unfortunate thing is that people usually cannot tell if they are already too stressed. Overworked people can sometimes get so accustomed to the daily grind that they feel that the stress they feel is normal. But there are certain signs that will […]

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High Carb Intake That Starts At Infancy May Have Lifelong Effects

Research using animal models has suggested that starting a high carbohydrate diet early or as part of after birth programs can lead to a lifelong problem with weight gain and obesity. This will become a problem even if caloric intake is restricted for a period of time during adulthood. Researchers from the University at Buffalo […]

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Healthy Foods for Your Eyes

Taking care of your eyes should be a lifelong habit. Maintaining eyesight is all about getting all the right nutrients in order to preserve eye health. Here are some of the foods that you should try to add into your daily diet if you wish to maintain good eye health. Green, Leafy Vegetables Vegetables like […]

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Lesser Sitting Time May Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk

It has been known that exercise can help reduce the risk of diabetes in a majority of people who are prone to developing the disease. But it seems that it is not only exercise that will help reduce the risk. It seems that simply reducing sitting time daily may also help. A study by researchers […]

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