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What are the nutritional benefits of peanuts?

What are the nutritional benefits of peanuts?

Peanuts have a strong nutritional profile. They are an excellent source of plant-based protein, fiber, and many key vitamins and minerals. Peanuts come in many forms, including roasted, salted, chocolate-coated, and as peanut butter. Different types have different nutritional profiles and various health benefits. Along with their healthful nutritional profile, peanuts are a calorie-rich food, […]

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Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?

Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?

New research suggests that transcranial magnetic stimulation could reverse age-related memory loss. In fact, the technique restored the memory of senior participants to the level of young adults. Scientists may soon be able to reverse age-related memory decline in seniors. It is a known fact that a person’s memory tends to decline with age. Between […]

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The best vegetables for type 2 diabetes

The best vegetables for type 2 diabetes

Having type 2 diabetes should not mean having to avoid delicious food. Vegetables should be a central part of the diet for people with type 2 diabetes and can be delicious and filling. No food item is strictly forbidden for people with type 2 diabetes. Healthful eating for people with diabetes is all about controlling […]

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Two Lives Saved in Rare ‘Paired’ Liver Donation

Two Lives Saved in Rare ‘Paired’ Liver Donation

Latest Digestion News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In a North American first, an anonymous living liver donation led to a rare paired living liver donor exchange in Canada last summer that saved the lives of two people with failing livers. Kelly Bryan, 38, donated 70% of her liver to an adult stranger, […]

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Why a Knee Replacement Can Go Bad

Latest Arthritis News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — British researchers have pinpointed which factors put knee replacement patients at high risk for severe infection and repeat surgery. “This information provides me with the strong evidence I need to discuss the risk of infection with my patients undergoing knee replacement and helps us identify […]

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Food Allergies Can Strike at Any Age

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You might be surprised to learn that food allergies can start in adulthood and involve a food you’ve eaten without a problem for your entire life. For adults as well as kids, the top — but not the only — food […]

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Weekly Infusion May Be Effective, Easier HIV Therapy

Weekly Infusion May Be Effective, Easier HIV Therapy

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest HIV News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the 1990s revolutionized HIV/AIDS treatment. But while it dramatically improves survival, some patients can develop troublesome side effects or even resistance to the potent pills. So, the search for an alternative has […]

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Is Tonsillitis Contagious?

Is Tonsillitis Contagious?

What is tonsillitis? The large tonsils are two oval-shaped areas of lymphoid tissue that occur on the left and the right side of the throat. These tonsils are also referred to as the palatine tonsils. In addition, there are two lingual tonsils located at the base and the back of the left and right tongue. […]