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Stress Management Could Reduce Deaths And Disability From Heart Attack

Stress Management Could Reduce
Deaths And Disability From Heart
A team at Duke University School
of Medicine studied a single DNA
letter change in the human
genome, which has been linked
to being more vulnerable to the
effects of stress.
From the research, they found
that heart patients with genetic
change had a 38 percent
increased risk of heart disease
after seven years of follow up
compared with those with no
genetic change.
The study adds to evidence that
stress may directly increase heart
disease risk. This also means that
stress management techniques
and drug therapies could reduce
deaths and disability from heart
"This is one step towards the day
when we will be able to identify
people on the basis of this
genotype who are at higher risk
of developing heart disease in
the first place.
That's a step in the direction of
personalized medicine for
cardiovascular disease." -Says Dr.
Redford Williams, director of the

7 Risk Factors Shared By Diabetes And Certain Cancer

Medical scientists have
discovered that there is a link
between diabetes and some
form of cancer. They found out
that certain risk factors that
cause diabetes can also lead to
cancer. Scientists are trying their
best to make research and
discoveries in order to enlighten
people about their health. Many
people are ignorant about their
health. They are well educated in
other aspect of their lives, they
were educated and well
grounded in finance,
relationship, news,
entertainment, sports, market
and other aspect of life but when
it comes to health education,
their score is zero. Though,
having education on health does
not mean that one will not sick
but having the knowledge is
always better because
knowledge is better than
ignorance anytime any day.
The research shows that certain
factors that cause diabetes also
cause certain types of cancers
such as liver, pancreas, uterus,
colon, breast and bladder cancer.

Tumeric Helps To Control Diabetes

Tumeric is a very useful herb for
treating, managing and
controlling diabetes. There are
many herbs that can help
diabetes patients to better
manage their health condition by
controlling the glucose level in
the blood.
Diabetes patients are
encouraged not to rely on
Orthodox medication alone. Get
me right i do not say that
diabetes patients should not use
orthodox medicine, but they
should also take a look at herbs
that could work alongside the
orthodox medicine.
Meaning of Type 2
Diabetes: Two Causes of
High Blo…
God created these herbs for our
benefit and we should take
advantage of it. One of the herbs
that is good for controlling
diabetes is tumeric. Tumeric
contains many important
elements or properties such as
antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal,
anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic
and calming properties.
There is a post i wrote about
seven health benefits of tumeric.
In that post i wrote that tumeric


This morning i bought
groundnuts and someone that is
diabetics asked me to give her,
so i did. I now decided to ask
from google whether eating
groundnut is good for diabetic.
Though, the answer i found do
not mention groundnut
specifically but it says the overall
effects of nuts as a whole on
diabetes and other sickness.
The article says diabetics can eat
any kind of
nuts as long as they
eat it in moderation and balance
it with healthy choices because
have general health benefits
which diabetics also can benefit
1. One of the reasons why
groundnut and nuts are good for
diabetes is that it helps to lower
High cholesterol levels is
detrimental to our health as it
contribute to the risk of heart
disease. However, the
unsaturated fats in nuts help
lower low-density
lipoprotein, the "bad" cholesterol
while raising the levels
of high-density lipoprotein, the

Women who walks had a lower risk of stroke

Women who walks had a lower
risk of stroke One of the causes
of stroke is built-up plaque in
arteries or ruptured
blood vessels in the brain.
Recent research shows that
women who walk for at least
three hours
every week suffer less stroke
than women who walk less.
During the study, women who
walked briskly for 210 minutes
or more per
week had a lower risk of stroke
than women who are inactive.
These 210 minutes or more
briskly walker also had lower
stroke than
those who cycled or engage in
intensive exercise for a shorter
The study was carried out
through a questionnaire nearly
33000 men and
women make up the participants
whom are categorized into
exercise type and total time
spent for exercising per week.
The participants are given a
physical activity questionnaire
once in the mid-1990s as part of
a larger European cancer project.
The follow-up period, covered a
12 year span during which a
total of
442 strokes were recorded

Diabetes Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Nerve Damage

One of the consequences or
complications of uncontrolled
diabetes or high blood glucose
or sugar level is a condition
known as diabetic neuropathy or
nerve damage.
Diabetic neuropathy is a
condition that must be treated
promptly to prevent total damage
the nerves. Total damage of the
nerves will definitely have a
negative effects on other vital
organs of the body. Since blood
and other important nutrients
are transported through the
nerves, getting it damage will not
be funny.
In individuals with diabetes, the
body's nerves can be harmed or
damaged by diminished blood
stream and a high glucose level.
This condition is more probable
when the glucose level is not well
A large percentage of individuals
with diabetes create nerve
damage because at the initial
stage it is often hard for them to
control their blood sugar.
Symptoms of nerve damage in
diabetes do not usually surface
until many…

Meaning of Type 2 Diabetes: Two Causes of High Blood Glucose

Meaning of Type 2 Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes is the
commonest type of diabetes and
is affecting millions of people
around the world.
Type 2 diabetes is characterized
by high glucose which specialists
allude to as hyperglycemia.
Type 2 diabetes is different from
other kind of diabetes such as
type 1 diabetes, gestational and
other types of diabetes because
it is characterized by high blood
glucose level. The danger of type
2 diabetes is high glucose in the
blood stream.
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This high blood glucose is
caused 1. high glucose are
insulin resistance and 2.
decreased generation of insulin
by the pancreas.
Predominance of Diabetes
Diabetes is a serious, common
disease affecting multi-millions
people throughout the world
and over 30 million individuals in
the United Stat…

Top 10 Causes of Type 2 Diabetes

So many factors or a single one
can cause someone to develop
diabetes. This article will analyse
some major risk factors or
causes of type 2 diabetes.
1. Eating an excessive amount of
food especially fat can cause
2. Engaging in little or no physical
activities or exercise is one of the
major causes of diabetes.
3. Type 2 diabetes happens
when the pancreas doesn't make
enough insulin, or the cells of the
body gotten to be impervious to
Insulin is a hormone made in the
pancreas that permits glucose
(sugar) to leave the circulatory
system, enter the cells to be
utilized as energy.
4. Being corpulent or overweight
puts you at noteworthy danger
for having type 2 diabetes. It was
revealed by one research that
90% individuals with type 2
diabetes are overweight or fat.
Therefore, it is advisable for
people that are overweight to
reduce their weight. If not, they
are writing invitation letter to
5. The nu…

Causes of Osteroarthritis

Osteroarthritis can be caused by
our genes as the whole genes
play a significant role in
predisposing us to
osteroarthritis. Though, only
three genes are linked to
osteroarthritis for now by
scientist, it is important to know
that each individual gene plays a
vital role in osteroarthritis
development and susceptibility.
Discovering more osteroarthritis
causing genes can help
researchers to indentify new
treatments and can be used to
predict osteroarthritis
Post traumatic osteroarthritis
This can also be referred to as
post tragedy osteroarthritis. This
usually occur after many years
victim has gone through a
trauma or tragedy such as
accident or severe injury
sustained during sport or
recreational activities such as
football, skiing,racing etc.
Medical researcher found out
that about 50 percent of patients
that have traumatic injury to
their knee develop osteroarthritis
about 10 to 20 years after the
That is why you …

Shorter term for Indian prisoners who pass yoga exam

Prison officers
in western
India have
come up with
a novel way for
convicts to
secure early
release —
master some
yoga poses
and pass an
exam, an
official said
Inmates at
Central Jail in
state can cut
their sentences
by up to three
months if they
wardens in the
ancient Indian
practice, said
the prison
responsible for
"There's a
written and
physical exam
and those who
excel will be
remission with
respect to their
general of the
told AFP.
I know almost all the prisoners
will want to learn yoga and pass
the exam afterall is good for their

Loneliness linked to cancer and others

Loneliness linked to cancer and others

Don't let loneliness to be your friend because it has been linked to
everything from cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease to Depression.

Loneliness is very unhealthy for us because cancers tear through the
body of lonely people easily and rapidly, and viruses attack them
easily and more

Loneliness also affect our immune system negatively. The pain of loneliness
activates the immune pattern of
a primordial response commonly
known as fight or flight.
Lonely people's white blood cells seem
to be more active in a way that
increases inflammation and
chronic inflammation has been
linked to everything from cancer
to depression. Inflammation is a natural
immune response to wounding
and bacterial infection.

Lonely people have lower
levels of antiviral compounds
known as interferons.
Lonely people are highly vulnerable to
cancer, neurodegenerative
disease and viral infections as

Loneliness is no…

Moderate regular alcoholic drinkers live longer

Moderate regular alcoholic drinkers live longer

Objectively, I think we all believe or let me say some of us believed
that total abstinence from alcohol can keep us away from various
health diseases thus make us live longer. But recent research prove us
wrong as it shows that total abstinence from alcohol is not good for
our body as heavy drinkers are even found to live longer than those
who do not consume at all.

A recent research suggest that people who consume alcohol regularly
but moderately tend to live longer than chronic alcoholic drinkers
while heavy drinkers also outlive those that totally abstain from

The research was lead by Charles Holahan who is a university of Texas

The age of the controlled group were between 55 and 65 and included
1824 participants.

The experiment or research lasted for 20 years. During the 20 years
period, 69 per cent of participants who do not drink alcohol at all
died, 60 per cent of chronic drinkers died and …

5 factors that can prevent old age damage of the brain (dementia)

Dementia can be greatly prevented through engaging in 5 factors which are

Regular exercise

Low body mass

Proper diets
Moderate alcohol consumption and

Not smoking

Though all the five factors can play a vital role in preventing
diseases including dementia that affect the brain of old people,
exercise is the most effective against dementia.

It is also found that people who follow all the five factors above
have lower rate of developing dementia, cognitive diseases, diabetes,
heart disease and stroke compare to those who do not.

Exercise is definitely keeps your brain active and this will help to
keep dementia at bay.

Ross fund sets up £1bn to fight malaria

A fund termed 'the Ross Fund' named after Sir Ronald Ross
who became Britain's first Nobel
Prize winner in 1902 for his
discovery that malaria is
transmitted by mosquitoes will be run in
partnership with US
philanthropists, Bill and Melinda
Gates to eradicate malaria totally from the surface of the earth
especially from africa.

It is estimated that a child
still dies from malaria every
minute in Africa, meaning malaria is so prevalent in Africa.

To eradicate malaria UK form a £1bn partnership
with the Microsoft founder Bill Gate and
his wife Melinda which marks a
"fundamental restructuring" of
the UK's aid budget.

Of the total:
£115m is earmarked for
research into new drugs,
diagnostics and insecticides
for malaria, TB and other
infectious diseases
A further £188m will be spent
on improving biodefences and
rapid response systems to
fast-spreading epidemics such
as Ebola.

According to
Chancellor George Osborne,
one billion people …

AstraZeneca lupus drug works in mid-stage trial

lupus drug
performs in
mid-stage trial.

There is a new hope for people suffering from deadly and painful lupus disease.

According to report: AstraZeneca's
lupus (the
condition, in
which the
immune system
attacks joints
and organs) drug
significantly cut
disease activity
in a mid-stage
clinical trial,
boosting hopes
for a medicine
the company
believes could
become a $1
seller. The
drugmaker said
on Tuesday that
the new
treatment was
more effective
than another
sifalimumab, that
it had also been
testing in lupus.

There is limited drugs available for the treatment of lupus which
account for reason lupus patients keep suffering and dying from the
disease. Imagine,
only one new
drug –
Benlysta – has
been introduced
for lupus in the
past 60 years,
underlining the
difficulties of
treating the disease.

7 Suggestions for healthy living

general health well-being. The
complication of lack of sleep are poor concentration, fatigue, anger,
cognitive impairment, hallucinations, disorientation, illusions,
persecutory ideas and many unnecessary attitude.
To have enough sleep, we should always try to sleep early and avoid
things such as sleep stimulant drugs, alcohol, stress, moderate
television watching, regular exercise that can affect our sleep – wake

2. Moderate consumption of alcohol
Excessive alcohol drinking can affect your brain thus given you
sleepless night or nights. Alcohol drinking can cause something that
make you feel like the room is turning upside-down or to wake up
earlier than normal and other symptoms such as headache, vomiting,
fear, nightmare etc
Therefore, it is advisable you moderate your drinking or avoid total
drinking of alcohol.
Alcoholic drinking is also linked with illness like hypertension,
brain damage, low memory, heart disease, liver disease, diabetes etc
If you feel…