Category Archive: Health

Dec 04

Study Finds that Time Frame of Food Consumption May Be Crucial For Weight Maintenance

According to a research team at the Salk Institute, restricting food consumption to a specific 8-12 hour window during the day may be more effective in preventing high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity. Basically, the research suggests that you a midday snack is much better than a midnight snack. Salk Institute associate professor Satchidananda Panda said …

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Dec 28

What Can a Water Ionizer Do For You?

We shareyour feelings about the beneficial powers of life giving water and it’s importance to healthy living. Water is the giver of life. Water is also the sustainer of life. Studies have shown that the average human can survive weeks and sometimes months without food. Those same studies have shown that the average person would die in a …

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Nov 27

Vultures are An Important Part of the Food Chain

Many people wonder how vultures can eat decaying carcasses. After all, dead animals have given way to enzymes and organisms which break down flesh and bone. Obviously eating this way is not something that every animal can do, so scientists set out to understand it. “To investigate vultures’ ability to survive eating this putrid cocktail, …

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Nov 16

New Online Tool to Check the Health of your Heart

A website has been developed by the researchers at Harvard T.H Chan of Public Health to let users determine if they were at risk of developing cardiovascular disease. By understanding the symptoms, they could try and take measures to lower the risks. There are no charges for taking the “Healthy Heart Score” survey. You answer …

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Sep 07

Doctors Determine Bras Are Safe

It once appeared in a thrilling novel by Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer. It was the first time anyone had ever suggested that bras can contribute to breast cancer. In the novel “Dressed to Kill” the argument is made that a woman who wears underwire bras are at a higher risk for developing breast …

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Sep 07

Pathogens that are Deadly Found in U.S Laboratories

The National Institutes of Health or the NIH, have found pathogens that are deadly in different laboratories of the U.S government. The NIH reported the finding of a container with ricin, that was apparently, 100 years old. Samples of pathogens that seem to have been forgotten were also found. The NIH agency is searching for …

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Aug 24

Police Searching for a California Man With Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

This man’s illness is so serious that there was a warrant issued for his arrest. The young man, age 24, named Agustin Zeferino recently decided to stop treatment for his highly contagious disease. What are we talking about, a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis. He hadn’t been seen at treatment for two weeks according to Santa …

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Jul 24

Gilead Cashing In On Hepatitis C Cure

San Francisco-based Gilead Sciences Inc. has seen its second quarter results benefit from sales of Sovaldi – to the tune of $5.8 billion. The launch of Sovaldi, a treatment for Hepatitis C with a claimed cure rate of 90% and fewer side effects than previously available treatments, was highly anticipated by patients and medical professionals …

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