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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Heart Disease Doesn’t Have To End Someone’s Life’

February 28, 2012

My parents were heartbroken when they were told that I had heart disease. I was only three months old. Doctors diagnosed me with cardiomyopathy and didn’t expect me to live past my second birthday. My family did an incredible job taking care of me and making sure that my health was a priority. Unfortunately...
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Medicare covers yoga for heart disease

February 27, 2012
Medicare covers yoga for heart disease

  (CNN) — Frank Korona lives near the West Virginia-Pennsylvania border with his wife Kathy, in a house that he built with his own hands, on the same property where he grew up. He served in the Army Special Forces in Vietnam. The Koronas have a long, proud tradition of military service, but their...
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Why Cancer Symptoms May Elude M.D.

February 25, 2012

FRIDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) — Diagnosing cancer is more difficult in certain groups of patients, according to a British study. Researchers analyzed data gathered from more than 41,000 patients with 24 types of cancer who were treated in 158 hospitals across England. They found that 77 percent of those who saw their family...
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Benefits of Peanuts

February 25, 2012

Peanuts are almost indispensable in Vietnamese food, used as they are to make dishes of raw fish and vegetables, peanut butter, peanut candy, and even to decorate mixed vegetables. The main component of peanuts is fat (40 percent) while peanut oil has glycerides of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, according to Dr Le Thuy...
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Diabetes may start in the intestines, research suggests

February 25, 2012

ScienceDaily (Feb. 15, 2012) — Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have made a surprising discovery about the origin of diabetes. Their research suggests that problems controlling blood sugar — the hallmark of diabetes — may begin in the intestines. The new study, in mice, may upend long-held theories about...
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When diabetes impacts the eye

February 25, 2012

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness. Read on to know how the eye gets involved. “Laughter is the best medicine, unless you’re diabetic; then insulin comes pretty high on the list.” Jasper Carott Diabetes mellitus is a growing problem in India. With an estimated 50.8 million people living with diabetes, India...
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Colon cancer study backs blood stool screening test

February 25, 2012

(Reuters Health) – Although colon cancer screening is recommended by many organizations, less clear is which method is best to detect tumors and precancerous lesions. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that a relatively inexpensive and non-invasive test may be just as effective as a colonoscopy. Meanwhile, a 23-year...
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Infection, snoring, even diet soda may play havoc with your heart

February 25, 2012

  Most people know that coronary heart disease is firmly linked to five basic risk factors: high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and smoking. But heart disease is a threat to practically everyone, not just hefty couch potatoes who smoke. As scientists delve deeper into what causes and contributes to unhealthy hearts, they...
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Simple diet changes to help cut heart disease risk

February 25, 2012

Heart disease kills an estimated 630,000 Americans each year. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease (CAD), which can lead to heart attack. You can greatly reduce your risk for CAD through lifestyle changes, such as eating a heart-healthy diet.  There are many ways to do this: Kick the salt...
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How to reduce your risk of diabetes

February 25, 2012

Diabetes is a huge problem in the United States today, and one that I don’t believe is taken seriously enough.  According to statistics by the International Diabetes Federation, 552 million people – that’s one in 10 adults – will have diabetes by 2030. If correct, that would be a jump of more than 200...
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Rasmussen score method finds heart disease earlier

February 25, 2012

  Coronary heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Minnesota. Cardiologists, like Daniel Duprez, hope to stop this trend by using a different scoring system to detect heart disease before it attacks. As February marks American Heart Month, University of Minnesota cardiologists are tooting the Rasmussen score, developed at the University,...
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Medical lab test

February 24, 2012

 Novel technology for aid in the diagnosis of “Cancers of Unknown Primary” (CUP) Rapid diagnostic test for viruses, bacteria and chemical contaminants Heart Disease and RA Patients: speckle-tracking echocardiography for early detection LabsDirect Launches In The UK With STI, DNA, Allergy And Health Tests Molecular Diagnostic Test, Early Warning Tool Against Diseases Ambry Genetics...
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Presentation Slides

February 24, 2012

Adrenal-insufficiency Cardiac marker Drug Interaction with Immunosuppressants Glomerular Filtration Rate Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) Hemoglobinopathies In Vitro Fertilization Leptin A Potential Biomarker for Childhood Obesity Measuring Phenylalanine in Dried Blood Spots Measuring Urinary free cortisol Metabolism syndrome Osteoporosis: Etiology, Treatment and Biomarkers Obesity trends between 1985 and 2005 Parathyroid hormone Porphyria-R Therapeutic Drug Monitoring...
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Health Conditions

February 24, 2012

The Big Ticker: Heart Disease Predicting heart disease risks How to improve circulation Natural  Cure for Diabetes
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Scientific Research News on Health

February 24, 2012

Virus Can Kill Cancer Cells, Leave Healthy Cells Alone Newer ‘Second-Line’ Diabetes Drug Linagliptin  May Outperform Older Meds The most aggressive tactics against cancer and other illnesses might be not only unnecessary but downright bad for us. Drugs to lower cholesterol help low cardiovascular risk patients Kids developing adult health problems Pumping Iron Cuts...
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Health tips

February 24, 2012

Stroke, heart disease also strike women How to keep your heart healthy? How to reduce high blood pressure? Three 10-Minute Workout More Effective Than Single 30-Minute Bout 2 apples a day cut women’s heart disease risk Strawberries prevent heart disease, diabetes 17 Ways to Safeguard Heart Why a low-fat diet might not be helping...
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Drug Basics

February 24, 2012

Sanofi’s Lantus shows no cancer, heart risks: study Best Selling Prescription   Drugss The Dangers of Expired Medications Understanding Generic and Brand Drug
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Pharmaceutical Analysis

February 24, 2012

What is HPLC? HPLC System Operation HPLC Troubleshooting GMP Guidelines and Pharmaceutical Companies
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Health Products

February 24, 2012

Vitamins Vitamin D Levels Linked with Breast Cancer Survival Rates Vitamin D Test vitamin D level, then you know how much you need to take it Vitamin E pills fail to lower women’s heart failure risk Functions And Importance Of Vitamin Supplements Natural Products Grapes may help reduce heart ailments Grapefruit Juice May Give...
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Cosmetics

February 24, 2012

Certified Organic Cosmetics Organic Certification – The Only Way to Buy Cosmetics
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