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How A Common Nutrient Is Improving Gut Health

A recent study released from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has shown a strong correlation between tryptophan and gut health. Inflammation in the body is often associated with a higher risk for disease and weight gain. This has encouraged diets such as the Paleo food movement or anti-grain diets to become more prevalent. The side effects of ...

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New Health Warnings About Charcoal Teeth Whitening Trend

Activated charcoal has recently become a popular trend for DIY teeth whitening, but medical professionals are warning against smearing the charcoal-derived black mixture on teeth. Fox News reported that YouTube user Mama Natural posted a video detailing how to use activated charcoal to whiten teeth, and by Monday morning the video had amassed more than 1.5 million views. But dentists ...

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Loneliness A Bigger Health Risk Than Obesity? Social Isolation Could Be Especially Dangerous To Seniors

How could loneliness be a greater health risk than obesity? While the risks of the latter may outweigh that of the former in some ways, psychologists believe that loneliness and social isolation could pose a more serious overall danger to people, especially senior citizens. Speaking at the American Psychological Association’s 125th annual convention, Brigham Young University professor of psychology Julianne ...

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Coffee Laced With Viagra-Like Ingredient Recalled For Potential Health Risks

Texas-based Bestherbs Coffee LLC is recalling a coffee product that gives a different kind of jolt. According to a July 13 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) statement, the product contains an ingredient that acts like the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. The component was not declared on the label and could cause various health problems in some individuals. The coffee product, ...

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E-Cigs Vs Smokeless Tobacco And Cigarettes: Addressing Health Studies For And Against Vape Nation

It has long been known that cigarette smoking carries with it a substantial risk of heart disease and continues to be the number one cause of death around the world. When the electronic cigarette first appeared on Chinese the market back in 2008, its popularity spread globally. E-cig usage, also known as vaping, has become a successful method for smoking ...

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E-Cigs Vs Smokeless Tobacco And Cigarettes: Addressing Health Studies For And Against Vape Nation

It has long been known that cigarette smoking carries with it a substantial risk of heart disease and continues to be the number one cause of death around the world. When the electronic cigarette first appeared on Chinese the market back in 2008, its popularity spread globally. E-cig usage, also known as vaping, has become a successful method for smoking ...

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World Health Organization Warns Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens Will Be The Next Human Health Problem

People and animals are developing and winning the fight against bacterial, viral, parasitic, and fungal infections since the evolution of medicine. The anatomical defense against harmful pathogens in the human body, animals and even in plants made the host seem vulnerable to the ailments from these microbes. The World Health Organization (WHO) is expecting the resistance of bacteria, parasites, virus, ...

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Study Shows Pet Dogs Provide Health Benefits For Seniors — Which Dog Breeds Are Best For The Elderly?

June may be Adopt a Rescue Cat Month, but a new study suggests when it comes to seniors and pets, a dog is often a better choice. The study conducted by The University of Lincoln and Glasgow Caledonian University Study and published in BMC Public Health on June 9, 2017, showed that seniors who owned dogs were more likely to ...

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Struggling With Depression And Anxiety? Health Experts Say A Health Diet Can Treat Mental Illness

Depression and anxiety is a huge problem in the United States. There is a good reason too because one in four adults are affected by depression, especially women. The result is an overabundance in anti-depressant medications. According to Daily Mail, depression hits an estimated 350 million people worldwide. It touches every aspect of your life from your sleep patterns to ...

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Struggling With Depression And Anxiety? Health Experts Say A Health Diet Can Treat Mental Illness

Depression and anxiety is a huge problem in the United States. There is a good reason too because one in four adults are affected by depression, especially women. The result is an overabundance in anti-depressant medications. According to Daily Mail, depression hits an estimated 350 million people worldwide. It touches every aspect of your life from your sleep patterns to ...

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