Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020

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Scientists have identified the role of chronic inflammation as the cause of accelerated aging

Claudio Franceschi, a world-renowned scientist, professor at the University of Bologna (Italy) and head of the Research Laboratory for Systems Medicine of Healthy Aging at Lobachevsky University, together with other members of an international research team, has described the mechanisms underlying chronic inflammation and identified several risk factors leading to disease. As noted in the […]

Hidden by a pleasant scent: The health consequences of flavor in e-cigarettes

Millions of Americans are vaping, and some are getting sick. Since June 2019, 2,711 have been hospitalized and 60 have died due to EVALI (e-cigarette-associated lung injury), the devastating lung disease linked to e-cigarettes. Five million users are middle and high school students. Some are as young as 11, although it’s illegal to sell vaping […]

New insight into how cannabidiol takes effect in the brains of people with psychosis

Researchers from King’s College London have shown that cannabidiol (CBD) alters the brain activity in people with psychosis during memory tasks, making it more similar to the activation seen in people without psychosis during the same tasks. Published in Psychological Medicine, the research used fMRI scans to examine the brain activity of 13 people with […]

Foreigners airlifted from China virus epicentre, death toll hits 132

Hundreds of Americans and Japanese escaped the quarantined Chinese city at the centre of a coronavirus epidemic aboard charter flights on Wednesday, as the death toll soared to 132 and confirmed infections neared 6,000. The scale of the deepening crisis was emphasised with the new infection number on the Chinese mainland exceeding that of the […]

Libby Clegg health: Dancing on Ice star’s deteriorating eye condition explained

Libby Clegg is etching new ground by being the first blind person to compete in the ice skating competition. The 29-year-old was born with a degenerative genetic condition called Stargardt’s Macular Dystrophy. The rare eye disorder hasn’t hindered her life achievements, she really does have a lot to aspire to. In 2008 she represented Great […]

High blood pressure: Eating two of this fruit a day could keep the condition at bay

More than two decades of research have proven potassium-rich foods can help lower blood pressure readings. Eating two bananas (each consisting of about 420mg of potassium) everyday has shown to lower blood pressure by 10 percent within a week. The study was conducted back in 1999, in Manipal, southern India and involved human participants from […]

This Guy Lost More Than 100 Pounds Thanks to Keto and Intermittent Fasting

• Poor diet and inactivity made Antonio Gutierrez’s weight climb to more than 300 pounds. • He combined the keto with intermittent fasting to take control of his diet. • He also added weight training and cardio to fuel a more than 100-pound weight loss transformation. Antonio Gutierrez still remembers the day he came home […]

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