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Education, Intelligence Might Protect Your Brain

Education, Intelligence Might Protect Your Brain

Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being smart and highly educated may not prevent Alzheimer’s disease, but it appears to delay the disease’s impact on everyday life, a new study suggests. Researchers can’t prove that that’s the case, but their data suggests it might be. “Our study was designed to look […]

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Flour Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

Flour Recalled Due to Possible E. Coli Contamination

MONDAY, June 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Three brands of five-pound bags of flour produced by the same milling company have now been recalled due to possible E. coli contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. Latest Infectious Disease News The recalled bags of flour were produced by ADM Milling Co. but distributed […]

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Hot Water Soak May Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation

Hot Water Soak May Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could soaking in hot water followed by light exercise work as well on peripheral artery disease (PAD) as a longer bout of exercise does? The authors of a new study suggest it could, but some PAD experts aren’t convinced. Peripheral artery […]

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FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After 1 Death

FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After 1 Death

Latest Digestion News FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Fecal transplants — transferring fecal matter from a healthy person into an ill person with a compromised “microbiome” — is an increasingly used new treatment for a variety of ills. But on Thursday federal health officials announced that a patient died after such a procedure, […]

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Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

What are other complications of ADPKD? ADPKD complications, or problems, can affect many systems in your body besides your kidneys. Researchers have not found a link between PKD and kidney cancer. You may see some ADPKD complications right away. Other complications may not appear for many years, depending on whether you have the PKD1 or […]

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How Much Fat Do You Really Need?

How Much Fat Do You Really Need?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, June 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — With all the attention that the very high-fat Keto diet is getting, you might be wondering how much fat is healthy and how much your body really needs every day to thrive. First, know that some fat is […]

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Hemoglobin A1c Test (HbA1c, A1c, Hb1c)

Hemoglobin A1c Test (HbA1c, A1c, Hb1c)

Hemoglobin A1c definition and facts Hemoglobin A1c Levels and Ranges Hemoglobin A1c is a protein on the surface of red blood cells that sugar molecules stick to, usually for the life of the red blood cell (about three months). The higher the level of glucose in the blood, the higher the level of hemoglobin A1c […]

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Mouse study finds enzyme that prolongs life

Mouse study finds enzyme that prolongs life

New research in mice uncovers a previously unknown “pathway toward healthy aging.” A circulating protein from the blood of young mice led to health improvements and visible signs of rejuvenation when researchers gave it to aging mice. Scientists have found an enzyme that might have antiaging properties in humans as it does in mice. As […]

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Vitamin D supplements may not prevent type 2 diabetes

Vitamin D supplements may not prevent type 2 diabetes

A large new study has examined the effects of vitamin D on a diverse group of adults and found no evidence that this supplement can prevent type 2 diabetes. Vitamin D supplements don’t do much to prevent type 2 diabetes. Vitamin D is an essential vitamin; it builds and maintains healthy bones. Our bodies produce […]