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News tag: diabetes


Staying mentally sharp require discipline and knowledge

15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Staying sharp as you age will require you to follow expert’s advice: exercise more, check your risk for heart disease, and cooperate with your doctor to eliminate medical conditions and drug side effects that may impair your thinking. Other strategies are equally beneficial, including staying active socially, getting enough sleep,…


Health apps provide incentives to live healthier, some more than others

15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
While many experts argue that health apps have the potential to make a broad impact, other experts take a different stance and claim there is insufficient evidence to support such statements, alluding even to the possibility of being more harmful than beneficial. Health apps are, for the most part, available…


Each hour in front of TV extends the risk of developing diabetes

3 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Before you find a comfortable seat in front of the TV, remember that every hour spent watching your favorite show increases the risk of developing diabetes by at least three percent, a study warns. The study examined the impact of sedentary behavior over time on diabetes incidence. "These results should…


Eating nuts early in life linked to improved health later

9 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
For a long time, doctors, nutritionists and regular people knew that eating nuts is great for promoting general health, but only a new study has demonstrated the direct link between nut consumption early in life and long-term health. Researchers who conducted the study state that eating even a “modest” portion…


Most kid’s menus in Canada contain excessive sugar

6 Mar, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Almost half of the kid’s meals in Canada’s chain restaurant have more added sugars than the doses recommended by World Health Organization. Researchers at University of Toronto warn that sugar also permeates other, less obvious foods including saucy barbecue ribs, salads, and sweet and sour dipping sauce. The agency published…


Staying clear of risk factors by age 45 adds heart failure free years

5 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The effects of avoiding risk factors like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes on triggering heart failure is now quantifiable, new research shows. Author of the study indicate that people who had obesity, hypertension, and diabetes by age 45 had heart failure 11 to 13 years earlier, on average, compared with people…


Excessive waistline increase risk of several cancer types

2 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An excess body weight has been linked to increased risk of diabetes, but a recent research unveiled the growing waistline also increases the risk of colorectal cancer by up to 15 percent. Authors of the research emphasize that maintaining a healthy weight, eating a diet rich in vegetables and fruit,…


Common ingredient in processed foods alter gut bacteria

26 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Many processed foods contain an ingredient that might increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and metabolic syndrome, new study suggests. Emulsifiers, a common ingredient in foods, improve the food texture and prolong its shelf-life. Experiments on mice, however, showed that emulsifiers contribute to modifications in bacteria population in…


Lack of sleep leads to fatty acids, interfering with insulin’s regulating role

20 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Lack of sleep leads to higher levels of free fatty acids in the blood, interfering with insulin’s ability to regulate blood sugar levels. These findings indicate that high rates of obesity and diabetes could be reduced by simply having people sleep more. Study senior author and assistant professor of medicine…


Moderate jogging provides successful exercise combination

3 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
“Less is more,” the words of wisdom heard frequently, apply to jogging as well, according to new research. Researchers followed 1098 Danish joggers for 12 years, as well as 413 other healthy people with a relatively sedentary lifestyle. To achieve a low risk of death, runners practiced between 1 and…