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    Mar
    2005

    Antioxidants May Curb HPV Persistence

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    Women infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) may reduce the odds that the virus will persist by increasing the amount of certain carotenoids. Carotenoids are plant pigments with antioxidant and other beneficial properties. A recent study…

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    Mar
    2005

    Obesity in Women Linked to Brain Tissue Loss

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    Women who are consistently overweight or obese during adulthood may be at increased risk for reduced volume of certain areas of their brain. Obesity is associated with poor blood flow, high blood pressure, and cerebrovascular…

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    Mar
    2005

    Prescription Drug Use at Record High for Americans

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    Americans, among the most medicated peoples in the world, are swallowing more pills than ever, according to a report released by the U.S. government. A total of 44% of Americans had taken at least one…

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    Feb
    2005

    Answers for PCOS

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    Are you troubled by symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), such as infertility, hirsutism, acne or overweight? Or know a relative or friend who has PCOS? If so, we recommend that you to review our…

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    Feb
    2005

    Hate Your Hair? Blame Your Mother’s Diet

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    In a study that demonstrates you are what you eat, scientists have reported they have changed the fur colors of baby mice simply by altering their mothers’ diets. They changed the color of baby mouse…

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    Feb
    2005

    Vitamin B12 and Aging

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    Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs in over 20% of elderly individuals and goes unrecognized because clinical manifestations are subtle, although they can be potentially serious. Vitamin B12 is needed for normal nerve cell activity and DNA…

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    Jan
    2005

    Answers for Arthritis

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    Are you troubled by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis? Or have a relative or friend who has arthritis? If so, you may be wondering how to control the condition, especially since Vioxx and other pain-killers have…

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    Jan
    2005

    Excessive Carbohydrates Lead to Alzheimers

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    A recently published, rather provocative study has suggested Alzheimer’s disease may be caused in part by excessive consumption of refined carbohydrates. Refined carbohydrates are the starches and sugars you find in most processed foods that…

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    Jan
    2005

    Study Blames Corn Syrup for Rise of Diabetes

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    Corn syrup and other refined foods may be partly responsible for the huge increase in type 2 diabetes in the U.S. over the past few decades. A study of nearly 100 years of data on…

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    Dec
    2004

    Childhood Obesity Leads to Enlarged Heart

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    Obese children grow up to have bigger left ventricles in their hearts, putting them at risk for heart disease and high blood pressure, according to a study of 467 adults under medical observation since 1970….

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    Dec
    2004

    Low Iron Levels May Contribute to ADHD

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    Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) seem to have iron deficiency, according to the results of a small study. The researchers suggest that such kids may benefit from iron supplements. Iron deficiency causes abnormal functioning of…

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    Dec
    2004

    Fruits May Protect Children from Leukemia

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    Children who ate oranges and bananas or drank orange juice most days of the week before age 2 were significantly less likely than other children to be diagnosed with leukemia before age 14, according to…

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    Nov
    2004

    Honey Relieves Herpes Better than Acyclovir

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    Cold sores or genital herpes outbreaks are very annoying and sometimes difficult to treat. If you have herpes, consider using honey the next time you have an outbreak. In a study of 16 men and…

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    Nov
    2004

    Processed Meats Increase Diabetes Risk

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    Red meats and processed meats such as hot dogs appear to increase the risk of diabetes, as does the typical “Western” diet, according to the latest research. U.S. investigators found that people that ate mostly…

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    Nov
    2004

    Efficacy of Blood Pressure Drug Questioned

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    Atenolol (brand name Tenormin) is a leading drug used by millions of people to lower blood pressure. However, it does not prevent deaths from heart attacks or other cardiovascular problems as well as other treatments,…

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