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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stop Environmental Trigger of Lupus

2016-09-30 13:53

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.

With autoimmune diseases, the immune system that normally protects us from “invaders” turns on us and produces antibodies that attack and destroy healthy tissue.

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How to Protect You and Your Pet From the Bubonic Plague

2016-09-15 18:33

It's that time between summer and Fall. During this transitional time, it's not too hot out and the weather is ideal for long walks with pets. Although it's great to spend time in nature – you should be aware of the increased risks of fleas getting on your canine friend!

It's getting nicer out and you're happier to go on longer strolls through the woods with Spot. But in tall grass and where deer frequent lay fleas in waiting.

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Supplement May Help Improve Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

2016-09-13 14:10

Lifestyle and diet changes may be very helpful to those who suffer from IBS, including (potentially) the addition of a supplement called Berberine.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a functional gastrointestinal disorder that affects about 10-15% of the population.

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Family and friends are a good natural remedy for rehab

2016-09-09 06:23

Strong social support is associated with shorter stays in inpatient rehabilitation after being hospitalized.

Recovery in inpatient rehabilitation can be a very stressful time for patients. Support from family and friends can help with this process.

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Researchers Found That Having Rashes Can Make You Depressed

2016-09-02 15:41

If you're keeping up with health news, you'd have heard that inflammation can cause many dangerous illnesses – from cancer to autism. But now researchers found that it can make you sad and cause other psychiatric conditions.

Inflammation, like when you hit your head and get a bump or have pimples, looks and feels harmless.

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Decrease Diabetic Complications by Increasing Activity

2016-09-02 12:12

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes and can lead to blindness. The less controlled your blood sugar – the more likely you are to develop.

Over time, too much sugar in the blood can lead to a blockage of the tiny blood vessels that nourish the retina, the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye, cutting off its blood supply.

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4 Health Benefits of Ginger

2016-08-21 09:08

It’s no secret that ginger has been used for thousands of years as a natural remedy for various symptoms and health problems, and a growing amount of research is uncovering more reasons why ginger rocks. Here are some of the health benefits of ginger, including the latest study on this natural remedy and inflammatory bowel disease.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and ginger

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Ten top health mysteries that persist despite years of research

2016-08-18 18:29

Some medical conditions that affect millions still remain a mystery.

Despite advances in research and healthcare, medical mysteries persist that seem to defy explanation. Scientists continue efforts into understanding how some diseases even develop.

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Obese Young Adults Risk Chronic Kidney Disease

2016-05-27 21:08

Chronic kidney disease usually appears later in life, yet many obese young adults are not aware they are already at risk, according to a new study from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Some of these young adults are at four times higher risk than their normal weight peers.

Why should you worry about chronic kidney disease?

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No Calorie Sweetener Splenda Linked to Leukemia

2016-03-13 18:17

A new study has cast a large shadow on the no calorie sweetener Splenda, saying that it has been linked to leukemia and other cancers, at least in animals. Since this artificial sweetener is present in so many foods, especially those used by people who are trying to lose weight, is this latest information enough to get you to stop using Splenda?

This is not the first time that Splenda, which is the brand name of the artificial sweetener sucra

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