Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Latest Health Research

New study: strong anti-cancer properties of soybeans

How extra virgin olive oil protects against Alzheimers

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Also Reduces Cancer Risk

Adhering to six or seven of the factors reduced the risk of cancer by 51 percent, compared with participants who met none of the factors. Meeting four factors led to a 33 percent risk reduction and one or two 21 percent.

Vitamin D Supplementation Improves Muscle Efficiency

Coffee holds the key to a longer life?

Aspirin May Lower Melanoma Risk

Green tea, coffee may help lower stroke risk

People who drank at least one cup of coffee daily had about a 20 percent lower risk of stroke compared to those who rarely drank it.

People who drank two to three cups of green tea daily had a 14 percent lower risk of stroke and those who had at least four cups had a 20 percent lower risk, compared to those who rarely drank it.

People who drank at least one cup of coffee or two cups of green tea daily had a 32 percent lower risk of intracerebral hemorrhage, compared to those who rarely drank either beverage. (Intracerebral hemorrhage happens when a blood vessel bursts and bleeds inside the brain. About 13 percent of strokes are hemorrhagic.)

Hot Dogs Could Kill You (So Can Salami and Ham)

Anyone who eats over 40 grams a day of sausage products or other kinds of processed meat is asking for trouble: the risk of mortality increases by 18 percent for every 50 grams of processed meat per day.

Probiotics reduce stress-induced intestinal flare-ups

Resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health

Short Bouts Of Exercise Boost Self Control

A stimulating environment may protect against Alzheimers

Exercise Key to Good Sleep

Why fish is so good for you

Walking Away from Back Pain

The Importance Of Eating Your Greens

Colonoscopy Reduces Advanced Cancer Risk by 70 Percent

Moving about more could be more important than vigorous exercise

Maintaining Physical Activity Essential For Health

Declines in high levels of recreational exercise and other physical
activity can potentially account for between 12-30% of the increase
in obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease observed over
the sample period.

Pessimism about the future may lead to longer, healthier life

Older people who have low expectations for a satisfying future may be more likely to live longer, healthier lives than those who see brighter days ahead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

Omega-3 Supplements May Prevent Skin Cancer

Mediterranean Diet Helps Cut Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or tree nuts reduces by 30 percent the risk of suffering a cardiovascular death, a myocardial infarction or a stroke.

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