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Heavy Drinking Can Increase Your Risk Of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

Heavy Drinking Can Increase Your Risk Of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

New research suggests that you increase your risk of developing pancreatic cancer if you consume large amounts of alcohol daily. The risk goes up significantly when you reach a level that is equivalent to 30 grams or more of ethanol each day. This is the amount of alcohol you get in 3 glasses of wine, […]

Does Your Child Have ADHD? New Clues

Does Your Child Have ADHD? New Clues

Learning disabilities can present in a variety of different ways, which can make getting an exact diagnosis a difficult process. But an exact diagnosis is essential to developing the best plan of action for your child. Research has uncovered some new ways that ADHD can present. One of these is inconsistent reaction times when the […]

Vitamin D Could Prevent Infection, Heart Disease And Even Cancer

Vitamin D Could Prevent Infection, Heart Disease And Even Cancer

In the last twelve months there has been an array of research carried out by various bodies that are all indicating the same thing, which is that vitamin D can not only assist in overcoming infection but it also provides protection from heart diseases and certain cancers. In Canada, and many other countries researchers are […]

Are You At Risk For Chronic Constipation?

Are You At Risk For Chronic Constipation?

While some people experience a bowel movement three times a day, others go only once every three days. This is perfectly normal since everyone enjoys a different diet and make up. The diagnosis of chronic onstipation will occur when your normal schedule is interrupted. If you normally go every day, and suddenly can’t have a […]

Possible Link Between Macular Degeneration And Cognitive Impairment

Possible Link Between Macular Degeneration And Cognitive Impairment

A new research study has found that seniors who are cognitively impaired may be more likely to have early age related macular degeneration than those with no cognitive impairments. Researchers have suspected for some time that there was a link between age related macular degeneration and Alzheimer’s disease. Both diseases involve similar changes in the […]

New Manual Aims To Assist Those Caring For People With Dementia

New Manual Aims To Assist Those Caring For People With Dementia

According to the latest survey in California there have been around 50,000 new cases of dementia in the state in the last year. According to the same sources, this figure continues to grow dramatically year after year, this is the region with one of the oldest populations in the US. A new manual issued by […]

New Methodology For Treating Shingles Pain

New Methodology For Treating Shingles Pain

In the United States, more than 90% of all adults over the age of 15 have had the chicken pox. This means that every one of those people risks developing shingles disease, or herpes zoster. After causing the chicken pox, this virus lays dormant in the body’s nervous system, waiting to be triggered. Triggers are […]

When Health, Fitness & Technology Meet: A Look At The Top 10 Iphone Apps For Your Health & Fitness

When Health, Fitness & Technology Meet: A Look At The Top 10 Iphone Apps For Your Health & Fitness

Look at the types of health and fitness-related applications which can be found installed in iPhones.

Avoid Headaches Naturally

Avoid Headaches Naturally

Headache pain can be a life changing condition. It can stop you in your tracks and you won’t be able to think of anything else. There are different types of headaches. Headaches that form in just one side of your head are called cluster headaches. If you are hurting around the eyes and nose area […]

Preventing Parkinson's Disease

Preventing Parkinson’s Disease

A new study has found that people who have high levels of urate are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease. The body naturally produces urate, the result of uric acid combining with a base substance. Gout is the result of too much urate. However, urate has antioxidant properties. Researchers believe optimal levels of urate may […]