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Stroke survivors suffering from epilepsy

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 06:30 AM

Nearly 11 percent of stroke survivors will suffer from epilepsy, according to recent reports. The greater the brain damage the higher the risk of epilepsy. The researchers analyzed 450 stroke survivors in the U.K. and uncovered that 11 percent of… Read More

Disease risk lowered with a handful of nuts

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 05:30 AM

New research suggests that consuming a handful of nuts a day can greatly benefit your health. The study found that eating 20 grams of nuts daily lowers the risk of developing various conditions. Heart disease risk was found to be… Read More

Vegetarian diet good for people and the planet

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, December 05, 2016 - 06:30 AM

The vegetarian diet has been found to benefit people as well as the planet. The findings come from a new update by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ (AND) position on vegetarian diets. Studies have found that vegetarians have lower… Read More

Mental illness gets a celebrity boost

By: Emily Lunardo | Sunday, December 04, 2016 - 10:30 AM
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A famous pop star is coming out to give mental illness a new face. The actress-turned-singer battled with bipolar disorder herself and has been very open about her struggles with eating disorders and depression. Now she wants to reach out… Read More

Low-carb diet may change your metabolism

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Sunday, December 04, 2016 - 09:30 AM
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A low-carb diet can lead to healthy changes in your metabolism, according to research findings. The researchers also uncovered that timing your exercise may play a role in your metabolism, too. The study found that among those who ate three… Read More

Dementia risk lowered with aerobic exercise

By: Emily Lunardo | Friday, December 02, 2016 - 05:30 AM

Aerobic exercise may help ward off dementia, according to research findings. The study involved 16 people who performed various aerobic exercises such as using a treadmill, elliptical, or stationary bike. The participants worked out four times a week for the… Read More

Playing tennis may prolong your life

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, December 01, 2016 - 05:30 AM

A new study suggests that playing tennis, or other racquet sports, may help prolong your life. The researchers found that individuals who partook in racquet sports had nearly a 50 percent lower risk of death during the 15-year follow-up period… Read More

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