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News tag: health benefits


Eating yogurt provides no health benefits

23 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 2 comments
The highly recommended habit of eating yogurt in the morning may not provide the health benefits initially thought, new research shows. A recent Spanish study found no link between the regular intake of yogurt and expected improvement of physical and mental parameters. It has been the belief shared by researchers…


After divorce, risk of heart stroke increases, especially in women

15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Staying in a bad marriage is not recommended, but being married has numerous health benefits. From this perspective, going through divorce puts people at high risk of heart attacks than married ones. Previous studies showed that divorcee have a higher risk of experiencing health problems compared to married people, as…

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Super-foods based drinks contain excessive sugar

6 Apr, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Fruit juices made from cranberries and pomegranates, the so called super-foods, often have more sugar than a can of cola, officials have warned. While the drinks are said to have health benefits, some brands contain more than a day’s recommended intake of sugar in a single 300ml serving. The Local…


Does drinking coffee bring health benefits?

27 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Coffee, the office staple credited to kick-start our days, gets new status as one of the best medicinal brews worldwide, but some people wonder whether the coffee industry pushes this image in an attempt to reinvent itself. Scientists conducted several studies to determine coffee’s health benefits and their finds seem…


Opioid painkillers effect is short, no long-term benefits

2 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Certainly, opioid drugs alleviate pain, but how long the effect lasts has been called under scrutiny in a new research. In the US, painkiller prescription reached levels bordering abuse, addiction, and even overdose. To counter the trend, doctors investigated whether it is possible to avoid taking the medication at all.…