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7 Causes of High Cholesterol

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October 22, 2012

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High Cholesterol, News

7 Causes of High Cholesterol
A lot can be said about high cholesterol, but one thing for sure is that there are a variety of factors which can cause it. Two primary risk factors for high cholesterol include your family medical history and your overall diet. This is a more common medical condition than many… Read More
 

The CDC Asks Baby Boomers to Get Tested for Hepatitis C

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October 18, 2012

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Hepatitis C, News

The CDC Asks Baby Boomers to Get Tested for Hepatitis C
The Baby Boomers, a generation which will be remembered for rock ‘n’ roll, free love, and the hippie movement, may now be remembered for one more thing, hepatitis C. As you may have already heard, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has officially recommended that anyone who… Read More
 

Atrial Fibrillation and Alcohol Consumption

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October 16, 2012

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Atrial Fibrillation, News

Atrial Fibrillation and Alcohol Consumption
The consumption of alcohol can increase the risk of atrial fibrillation for people with cardiovascular disease, including those who have suffered a stroke or have been diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, or coronary heart disease.  These are the latest results which have been coming in from two large clinical studies… Read More
 

The Anxiety over Breast Cancer Recurrence

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October 12, 2012

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Breast Cancer, News

The Anxiety over Breast Cancer Recurrence
According to the most recent estimates, around 85 percent of the women who are diagnosed with breast cancer will live to become a long-term survivor. This coupled with the advancements being made from researchers and scientists who are working year round to develop innovative and more effective methods of treatment,… Read More
 

A Handheld Magnetic Device for Treating Migraines

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October 9, 2012

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Migraine Headaches, News

A Handheld Magnetic Device for Treating Migraines
There may now be a better way for migraine sufferers to take matters in to their own hands, quite literally! At a recent congress, medical researchers revealed a new handheld magnetic device which could be used to treat reoccurring migraines. Apparently, this device was able to significantly reduce and relieve… Read More
 

Scientists have identified a Gene Linked to Back Pain

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October 7, 2012

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Back Pain, News

Scientists have identified a Gene Linked to Back Pain
Medical researchers from King’s College in London recently identified a gene which is linked to age-related degeneration of the intervertebral discs located in the spine. This degeneration is a very common cause of lower back pain in people who are over 50. Back pain in particular has become an issue… Read More
 

Melatonin Serves as Sleep Aid to Patients with Hypertension

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October 4, 2012

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High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, News

Melatonin Serves as Sleep Aid to Patients with Hypertension
Beta-blockers are commonly prescribed for people who suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension) or other cardiovascular related complications. In fact, there are more than 20 million Americans who take beta-blockers on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many of the people who are prescribed beta-blockers also tend to have issues getting to… Read More
 

Great Paleo Diet Recipes

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September 29, 2012

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News, Paleo Diet

Great Paleo Diet Recipes
This month, I have written a few posts on the paleo diet. As the diet of our human ancestors, I felt like it was important to bring you some more information about it. The Paleolithic era made up a vast majority of our human history from about 2.5 million years… Read More
 

A Solution for Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammation

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September 25, 2012

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News, Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Solution for Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammation
New research from the University of Manchester has uncovered additional evidence that a particular solution, one that can already be found in IV drips, could be used as a potential treatment for inflammation. Conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis are notorious for the inflammation that they cause in patients, but this… Read More
 

Treating Osteoarthritis with Viscosupplementation

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September 21, 2012

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News, Osteoarthritis (OA)

For a long time, the common methods of relieving the pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA) included exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, corticosteroid injections, and pain relievers such as Tylenol or ibuprofen. However, there is a different method of treatment available for osteoarthritis patients which is called viscosupplementation. During osteoarthritis clinical… Read More
 
 
 

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