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Bee Venom Destroys Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

thinkinghumanity.com - Nano-particles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while leaving the surrounding cells unharmed. The research was conducted by the Washington Universi...

GREEN TEA - a source of health and longevity - Enrich Your Day

enrichyourday.com - Any tea is useful to humans, but green tea is unique because in its composition there are many useful substances, various vitamins, essential oils, antioxidants and other bioactive elements. It is ...

13 Weird Risk Factors for Kidney Stones

articles.mercola.com - About 13 percent of US men and 7 percent of women will get kidney stones at some point during their lifetime.1 If you’ve had one, it’s an experience you probably don’t want to repeat. The pain asso...

Fast-Food Eaters Have More Industrial Chemicals in Their Bodies - Cornucopia Institute

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cornucopia.org - People who reported eating fast food in the last 24 hours had elevated levels of some industrial chemicals in their bodies, according to a new analysis of data from federal nutrition surveys. The s...

The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Skincare

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beautyblog.styleseat.com - The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Skincare There are so many better things to do with your time than spend it in front of a mirror. You’ve got your StyleSeat Pinterest pins to browse for the latest and grea...

Sugary Diet May Contribute to Alzheimer's Disease

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articles.mercola.com - As of 2013, 5.2 million Americans had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, a severe form of dementia,1 and Alzheimer’s diagnoses are projected to triple by 2050.2,3 Over half a million American...

FACE 2 FITNESS: 12 strength training exercises for the chest

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face2fitness.blogspot.com - 12 strength training exercises for the chest Publié par FACE 2 FITNESS à 13:32 - 0 commentaires   According to Wikipedia, the pectoral muscles are a group of muscles located on the chest, they can ...

Oxy sold toxic disinfectants despite warning from German expert - Pulse by Maeil Business News Korea

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pulsenews.co.kr - Oxy sold toxic disinfectants despite warning from German expert Receiver Sender title message A Korean researcher of Oxy Reckitt Benckiser (currently, RB Korea) had ignored an inhalation toxicity w...

3 Signs Your Emotional Health Needs Your Attention ~ Healing Love

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brittneiwashington.com - 3 Signs Your Emotional Health Needs Your Attention Our emotional health is crucial when it comes to us experiencing an abundance of creativity be it sexually, or just personally in our natural flow...

News - European Commission

ec.europa.eu - Tomorrow and Wednesday the Joint Action on health workforce planning and forecasting (2013-2016) partners will present the project's achievements at a closing conference in Mons, Belgium. The event...

Glutamine: The Secret Ingredient in The Mountain's Diet - DHTips

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healthdailytips.com - No matter if you are a Game of Thrones fan or not, you surely know who The Mountain is. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, by his birth name, is not a full-time actor (although he might become, thanks to his...

Half of British adults ‘unwilling to walk for 20 minutes’

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scotsman.com - Almost half of Britons are unwilling to walk for 20 minutes, new research has revealed. One in two claim to be worried about exercise, yet 45 per cent will take public transport instead of a short ...

Why you shouldn't bring your smartphone to bed

usatoday.com - While we’re supposed to wake up energized and go to bed tired, ever notice it’s often the other way around? If you’re having trouble getting out of bed in the morning but wide awake in the evening,...

Adding exercise to health education helps treat addiction, say UCLA researchers

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newsroom.ucla.edu - Can you physically outrun an addiction? Of course not. But a new study by UCLA researchers found that exercise, when combined with traditional behavioral therapy, helped people who were addicted to...

Bodybuilding Starter Pack For Beginners - Up Run for Life

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uprunforlife.com - Prior to embarking on a bodybuilding or fitness programme, it’s advisable to pick up some pointers from the professionals. We have saved your time and gathered a lot of information we have compiled...

Genetic switch could be key to increased health and lifespan

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3tags.org - Newly discovered genetic switches that increase lifespan and boost fitness in worms are also linked to increased lifespan in mammals, offering hope that drugs to flip these switches could improve h...

Living a Fit and Full Life: Take the First Steps to a Healthier You with Shake 360 & Fresh Start 3-Day Body Reboot!

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livingafitandfulllife.com - Reboot your body with Fresh Start, designed to help you feel lighter, healthier and energized—in just 3 days. Wake up with organic Refresh tea, with fennel, lemon, licorice and hibiscus to help eas...

How to Eliminate Junk Food Cravings for Good

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articles.mercola.com - Americans' reliance on processed foods and snacks is undoubtedly one of the primary factors driving our skyrocketing obesity and disease rates. Even many people who "know better" have trouble keepi...

Meet our customers - Oxehealth

innovateuk.blog.gov.uk - Our founder, Professor Lionel Tarassenko, Chairman of Engineering at Oxford University, had a dream. What if a doctor in Africa could download an app onto their smart phone that would use the phone...

What Are Some Ways To Stay Healthy - Ben Kubassek

kubassek.com - Without my health, I am of little use to anyone; my family, my company, my community, and the list goes on. So, I have a big responsibility and interest in staying healthy. Much of what causes illn...

Research advice and food – in Vogue

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blogs.bbsrc.ac.uk - During the past week I have attended the meetings of two groups that make important contributions to BBSRC’s scientific strategies, our Research Advisory Panel and Appointments Board (more on this ...

How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain - NYTimes.com

well.blogs.nytimes.com - A walk in the park may soothe the mind and, in the process, change the workings of our brains in ways that improve our mental health, according to an interesting new study of the physical effects o...

Why Experts Now Think You Should Eat More Fat

mensjournal.com - For more than half a century, the conventional wisdom among nutritionists and public health officials was that fat is dietary enemy number one – the leading cause of obesity and heart disease. It a...

Virtual Reality Breakfast

kweekweek.com - Virtual reality is not just for the gamers anymore. In the last 5 years, VR has seen an explosion in different sectors, most notably in healthcare. VR has applications in everything from surgery to...

The Health Benefits of Yoga | Health Blog

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ahealthblog.com - Yoga is a practice that combines the body, breath, and mind to balance and energize the complete person. This practice consists of breathing exercises, physical postures as well as meditation to im...

Your Stories | Claire - The Female Fitness Academy | la femme collective

lafemmecollective.com - I am Claire, co-founder of The Female Fitness Academy and lover of all things health & fitness. I cant ever remember a time when sport or fitness wasn’t a huge part of my life and I cant imagine a ...

Global health federations issue collective appeal for prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons

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peaceandhealthblog.com - The leading international federations representing the world’s physicians, public health professionals, and nurses have told a special UN working group that the medical and scientific evidence abou...

Probiotics Provide Vital Protection against Chronic Disease - Life Extension

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lifeextension.com - Probiotics, the beneficial bacteria commonly found in yogurt cultures, are popularly thought of as an aid to good digestion. But scientists are discovering that probiotics and the resulting healthy...

All about savings: piecemeal health program support; cuts disguised as strategy

ahha.asn.au - The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) says tonight’s Budget is a disappointing result for the health sector. Nearly fifty measures, including some small investments and many cu...

7 stages of sugar withdrawal (it will be so worth it in the end)

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iquitsugar.com - Cravings, binges and crankiness when you go without… With an addictiveness similar to cocaine, it’s little wonder that many people struggle through painful withdrawal symptoms when they try to quit...

Nikki Reed Is an Advocate for Hand-Me-Down Fashion

elle.com - For a while the plan functioned flawlessly. Mondays, I wore the red pants with the white tank top and jean jacket; Brenda wore the crop top and glittery skirt. Tuesdays, we'd swap. We discovered on...

New Look at Alcohol and Weight Loss

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wsj.com - Alcohol’s impact on decision-making derails more diets than its impact on actual caloric intake, says Eric Rimm, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition and director of the cardiovascular epidemi...

FHMatch - Turmeric: What You Need To Know About This Powerful Spice

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fhmatch.com - Acupressurist>Acupressurist > Acupuncturist>Acupuncturist > Alexander Technique>Alexander Technique > Applied Kinesiology>Applied Kinesiology > Aquatic Therapist>Aquatic Therapist > Archery>Archery...

Nitrate-Rich Vegetables Increase Plasma Nitrate and Nitrite Concentrations and Lower Blood Pressure in Healthy Adults

jn.nutrition.org - Background: Dietary nitrate is receiving increased attention due to its reported ergogenic and cardioprotective properties. The extent to which ingestion of various nitrate-rich vegetables increase...

5 Reasons Exercise Keeps You Mentally Healthy

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nowcureme.com - We all know that exercise is great for getting you in good shape, but did you know that exercise has just as many great benefits for brains as it does for bums? When Elle Woods in Legally Blonde ba...

Architect of bin Laden raid: The anxious moments

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cnn.com - The helicopters had to stop off about midway back from Abbottabad to refuel. They spent 19 minutes on the ground in Pakistan refueling. McRaven said, "That was probably the longest 19 minutes of my...

Scientists Just Found 5 New Breast Cancer Genes

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medicaldaily.com - It’s nice to think that if you regularly slather on high-SPF sunscreen and cut back on the number of burgers you eat you won’t get cancer. While these are certainly healthy habits, each person’s ri...

Runner’s Knee: How to Prevent Knee Pain

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runtastic.com - Nearly every second runner complains about orthopedic problems while running. These complaints frequently concern the knee. But without your knees, you couldn’t run at all. They act as your body’s ...

HIMSS16: Thought leaders preview this year’s event

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philips.com - First off, at the heart of this idea is that information is really nothing unless filtered through a brain that is tuned to a creative frequency. And the simple reality is that information, in its ...

Private Health Insurance Review: much ado, not much done

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ahha.asn.au - The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is disappointed by the lack of progress in the Turnbull Government’s Private Health Insurance Review with the only follow-up action in ton...

9 ways that sound affects our health, wellbeing and productivity

blog.ted.com - Julian Treasure cares very deeply for your ears. That’s why he’s given TED talks like “The 4 ways sound affects us” and “Why architects need to use their ears.” Treasure is on a mission to make pol...

An Herbal Supplement To Improve Digestive Health

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shefluential.com - Many people find that as they get older, their digestive systems seem to give them trouble — more occurrences of chronic constipation, gas, bloating, etc. It is estimated that approximately 80 mill...

Are community services meeting older people's health needs? Live discussion

theguardian.com - With the proportion of older people in the UK due to rise from 23% to 28% of the population and the numbers of over-85s to double by 2030, the NHS faces a challenge to develop services that can mee...

Calls to name and shame companies posing threat to public health in Oman

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timesofoman.com - Muscat: Renewed to name and shame companies that threaten public health, have been made following the latest violation recorded by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP). The recent in...

5 Methods For Stopping Hair Loss (and Possibly Even Growing Some Back)

menshealth.com - In balding men, periods of rapid shedding are often brought on by stress. The reason? Stress floods your body with the hormone cortisol, and then other hormone levels fluctuate in response, says Me...

Six things to change in community healthcare for older people

theguardian.com - David Oliver, (@mancunianmedic) consultant in geriatrics and general internal medicine, president of the British Geriatrics Society: Half my patients are either stuck waiting for community step-dow...

Why Weight Loss Doesn’t Promise Happiness | Mark's Daily Apple

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marksdailyapple.com - There are any number of amazing reasons to lose weight that will offer incredible benefits in the long- and short-term. You’ll be in better overall health. It’s very probable that you’ll live longe...

A not-so-healthy approach to oral health

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ahha.asn.au - Commonwealth investment in the Child and Adult Public Dental Scheme through a single national agreement with the states and territories is welcome, but claims regarding the scale of the funding are...

Living with… chronic brittle asthma

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henpicked.net - This doesn’t just mean he has a particularly bad form of asthma – it’s a specific type of the condition. When you think of asthma it often conjures up an image of someone wheezing and puffing, but ...

Too little sleep 'damages the heart due to rise in bad cholesterol' 

dailymail.co.uk - Whether it's worrying about work or not being able to resist watching Netflix, many of us get too little sleep. But just a week of restless nights can damage the heart due to a rise in 'bad' choles...

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