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Find the latest health news reported by eMaxHealth reporters and keep up with the latest studies and findings about healthcare. Everyday eMaxHealth reporters scan the latest health findings on cancer treatments, diets, mental health, diabetes, autism, health insurance, spiritual health, men's and women's health and report them so our readers may know about the latest treatments and findings on different diseases and conditions. Some of them are breaking health stories and eMaxHealth strives to provide trustworthy health news where all the sources of studies are revealed and linked and various views and voices are provided and heard. Find personal wellness tips as well as the latest news on healthcare advancements and research by reading eMaxHealth's Current Health News section.

Vitamin D used to prevent heart attacks questioned by new research

heart disease and vitamin d

A new study has attempted to address the common question about using vitamin D to help prevent heart attacks. Based on earlier research, some patients believe that low levels of this vitamin can lead to heart disease. However, the latest study shows the vitamin may not be as powerful as previously thought.

Gluten-free food alert for people with peanut allergies: Celiac disease warning

Gluten-free food alert

The Food and Drug Administration has created a new warning for people with celiac disease and others who follow a gluten-free diet. There is a new ingredient that is appearing in many products labeled as gluten-free that may cause problems for people with peanut allergies. If you are sensitive or allergic to peanuts or soybeans, you may want to pay attention to the alert.

New Popular Weight Loss Exercise Burns More Calories than Running

weight loss exercise

Are you tired of running or jogging for weight loss because of the punishment such jarring exercise takes on your knees, hips and ankles? The good news - according to the August issue of Oxygen magazine - is that a NASA study shows that one new popular type of weight loss exercise is more efficient than running. And better yet, it’s fun and places significantly less stress on your joints.

Saving money while on a gluten-free diet: Celiac disease support

gluten free diet

One of the problems people with celiac disease often face is related to the high cost of switching to a gluten-free diet. Many of the products on the market labeled as gluten-free cost more than the versions with wheat, barley or rye. However, there are steps that people can take to save money while staying on this important diet.

Exciting gene discovery expected to help children with Crohn's disease

Epigenetic changes identified that predict Crohn's disease in children

New and exciting research has identified epigenetic changes that occur among children with Crohn's disease. How genes interact with the environment has been the subject of study for a variety of diseases. Now scientists have identified two regions in particular where genes change to lead to Crohn's disease that is expected to help diagnosis and treatment.

Milk and its Ilk: How Many Calories are in That Glass?

calories in a glass of milk

You have switched from whole milk to 2%, and then went from 2% to 1%, and maybe have even gone as far as making a glass of skim milk your morning drink for helping to cut out fat calories toward weight loss. Great job! But do you know how many calories are in that glass of milk alternatives like coconut, soy, rice, almond, and yes, even hemp milk?

Gluten sensitivity differs from celiac disease: Role of FODMAPs

Gluten free food

Several recent reports have focused on understanding the difference between gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. Although the two conditions have similarities, it is important to recognize they are not identical. Non-celiac gluten sensitivity is sometimes ignored, and this can create a hard situation for the person suffering from the condition.

The Easiest (and Healthiest) Way to Lose 10 Pounds in 30 Days

easy and healthy weight loss

You are someone who can do a lot of things. You are an achiever. But do you find that dieting and sticking with it is that one thing that keeps you from looking like an achiever? According to Health magazine, one of the easiest and healthiest ways to lose 10 pounds in 30 days is to “Swap Your Way Slim” by switching your go-to foods with better choices.

Sleep problems connected to heart disease: New sleep apnea concerns

Sleep apnea and heart disease

A recent study describes the link between sleep apnea and high blood pressure among patients who have heart disease. There are new concerns about diagnosing sleep problems quickly because people who take medication for their blood pressure are still at risk of having serious heart problems. Sleep disorders are a common issue for patients with cardiovascular diseases.

Gluten-free food banks for celiac disease sufferers exist

Gluten-free food for Celiac disease patients

A recent report from NPR highlighted the problems those with celiac disease often face if they are forced to use a food bank. Many food pantries are not aware of the condition and do not have the items necessary for someone with this disorder. However, there is a movement to change how food banks handle celiac disease sufferers.

Try This Morning Mocha Smoothie You Should Switch to for Weight Loss Success

Morning Mocha smoothie for weight loss

Are you like most of us who can’t start the day without a mocha cappuccino first thing in the morning? If you are, then you are probably aware that that morning mocha drink is adding at least 400-500 calories to your daily count - not including your breakfast meal. A really delicious solution to this problem is creating a morning mocha smoothie that not only takes care of your caffeine, mocha and breakfast needs, but is also an ideal switch for weight loss success as smoothies are one of the most popular recommended weight loss tricks to curb both hunger and calories.

Calcium buildup reveals risks for heart disease in patients with kidney problems

Heart Disease

A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reveals that patients who already suffer from kidney disease may also have large calcium deposits in their arteries. Researchers believe the findings will help doctors diagnose heart disease faster in these patients. Previous investigations pointed to the possibility that people with kidney disease did not show the same symptoms.

Hydrate the Homeless: The New Ice Bucket Challenge

Hydrating the homeless

Water – more specifically buckets of ice cold water – has been making quite a splash across the internet these past few days in the form of a charity movement referred to as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. This splash, which could be more accurately described as a viral tidal wave, has caused such a storm that members of social media websites have been divided into two distinct and very opposite groups:

Detergents linked to fertility problems

Detergents and fertility problems

A new study reveals that several ingredients in detergents may be linked to fertility problems. The two chemicals, didecyl dimethylammonium chloride (DDAC) and alkyl dimethyl benzalkonium chloride (ADBAC), had a negative impact on the reproductive abilities of mice. Researchers believe these ingredients may also be affecting people and want to investigate fertility.

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