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Antibiotics Resistance Reversed With Simple Molecular Alteration

Antibiotics resistance is a serious problem in treating illnesses. Drug resistance develops every time someone uses an antibiotic drug, as a small population of resistant microbes still survives. As more antibiotics are taken, this resistance increases as the resistant germs dominate and connect themselves to other microbes. Indeed, a global…...

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Social Isolation In Seniors Alleviated With New Therapies

Social isolation and loneliness in seniors is more prevalent than people realize. Several research studies show that social isolation is a huge health risk for seniors. They are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke, to develop type 2 diabetes and suffer from cognitive decline. Also, they’re twice as…...

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Flu Vaccine In One Single Dose Approved By FDA This Season

A new flu vaccine that works in just one dosage was approved today by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The vaccine called Xofluza, consists of one or two pills, depending on the patients’ weight.  This FDA approval comes in just in time for the new flu season.   The…...

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Crohn’s Disease Symptoms Relieved With Cannabis Treatments

Crohn’s disease (CD) can be successfully treated with cannabis, a recent study reports. It can relieve symptoms and improve the quality of life. On the other hand, cannabis had no effect in reducing gut inflammation, which is a major symptom of this illness.  Crohn’s disease is a severe type of…...

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Tai Chi Exercise Can Prevent Falls In Senior Citizens

Tai chi exercises help to maintain balance and prevent falls in senior citizens. Contrary to popular perception, chronic diseases are not the elderly’s worst enemy. It’s losing their balance and falling down.   Indeed, 87 percent of all fractures in the elderly are due to falls. The statistics are grim.  Among people aged…...

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Liver Disease Drug Found Effective Against Alzheimer’s

An existing liver drug is also effective against Alzheimer’s disease, a recent study found. The liver drug repairs malfunctioning cells.    Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and affects 5.7 million people in the United States and 47 million people worldwide. Alzheimer’s patients display progressive memory loss, difficulties with problem-solving, and disorientation, among…...

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Pistachios Give You Many Wonderful Benefits Besides Great Taste

Pistachios give you many wonderful health benefits besides their great taste. They are rich in nutrients, low in calories, and contain high levels of anti-oxidants.       Pistachios: Nutrients A 1 ounce serving provides about 40 percent of the recommended daily vitamin B-6 intake or 1.3 mg for adults.…...

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Forehead Wrinkles Could Be Early Indicator Of Heart Disease

Deep forehead wrinkles may be an early warning sign of heart disease and atherosclerosis,  researchers say. The new research was presented at the 2018 annual conference of the European Society of Cardiology, held in Munich, Germany. The impetus for studying facial features as a sign of serious disease was motivated…...

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Monolaurin, What It Is, How it Works, Is It Good For You?

Monolaurin is a chemical derived from lauric acid, a component of coconut fat. Also known as glycerol monolaurate or glyceryl laurate, monolaurin is used in cosmetics and as a food additive. People also can also take it as a dietary supplement. Monolaurin has shown antibacterial and antiviral effects when examined…...

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Calcium Rich Foods An Absolute Must Have In Seniors Daily Diets

Calcium is a key mineral in maintaining our daily health and therefore a must have in our daily diet. This goes double for senior citizens, who are most vulnerable to a calcium deficiency.       Calcium: Why Seniors Must Have It This mineral is important for maintaining bone health,…...

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