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News tag: liver


7 reasons apples are essential to a healty lifestyle

3 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Apples have always been on the list of fruits doctors and nutritionists would recommend. The list is exhaustive, so here is just a few of the reasons it is recommended to include apples in your diet: Promote healthy digestions – rich in soluble fibers, apples regulate digestion and prevent the…


Highly toxic compounds found in popular hand blenders

29 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An alarming eight out of twelve hand blender models are leaving traces of chlorinated paraffins when used according to manufacturer’s instructions, a recent Swedish study reveals. Scientists from Stockholm University examined a selection of popular hand blenders available on the Swedish market. Chlorinated paraffins, present in the subject group, are…


Ancient kohl eyeliner not safe for women, according to study

15 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A new study published in the Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications reveals worrying evidence that some of the eye cosmetics used by Arabic women might pose risks to their health. The researchers analyzed the active ingredients found in 13 cosmetics samples, trying to determine the level of toxins (arsenic,…


Regular, decaf coffee equally good for the liver, new study finds

13 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Drinking coffee in moderation has long been connected to improved hepatic function, but recent discovery shows caffeine is not the key active compound. Dr. Qian Xiao from the U.S National Cancer Institute lead a research study focusing on the impact of regular coffee consumption on enzymes linked to liver health.…


Removing excess fat liver may help reverse Type 2 Diabetes

6 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 2 comments
After fat cells were removed from certain organs, fighting against type 2 diabetes is more effective, a new research found. Scientists at Rutgers’ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School discovered a safe and practical method to reduce the levels of fat in the liver to normal values. To achieve this goal,…