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Health benefits of peppermint tea

Health benefits of peppermint tea

Peppermint is a minty herb native to Europe and Asia. For hundreds of years, people have used peppermint both as a flavoring and for its medicinal properties.Peppermint is an ingredient in a variety of modern products, including toothpastes, candies, and teas. Many people drink peppermint tea because they enjoy the taste, but it may also […]

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Bentonite clay: 11 benefits and uses

Bentonite clay: 11 benefits and uses

Bentonite clay is a natural clay with a fine, soft texture. It forms a paste when mixed with water. Some people use this paste for medical or cosmetic benefits, such as treating rashes and acne or as a hair mask.People have used bentonite clay to remove impurities on the skin, such as oils, and toxins […]

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How do we recall the past? New mechanism revealed

How do we recall the past? New mechanism revealed

Following their study in rats, scientists have broken new ground in memory research. The finding concerns how the brain retrieves long-term memory and should open new avenues for investigating and treating Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia. New research in rats has unveiled a brain mechanism that could explain how we retrieve old memories. […]

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Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway?

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway?

Endometriosis is a gynecological condition that causes debilitating pain and a heavy flow of one’s period, as well as many other symptoms that lower quality of life. This condition often requires regular surgical interventions, and it has no cure. Some researchers hope to find out more about it. Researchers hope that small steps will take […]

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How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin resistance

How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin resistance

New research adds to the mounting evidence that fasting may be helpful in the fight against obesity and its related conditions. By increasing certain proteins, the practice may protect against metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and liver disease, but the ‘timing of and duration between meals’ is key. Fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 days could […]

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Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men

Latest Sleep News WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Some people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of cancer, and the odds may be higher for women than men, researchers say. “Recent studies have shown that low blood oxygen levels during the night and disrupted sleep, which are both common in [obstructive sleep […]

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Are DIY Sunscreens Dangerous?

Are DIY Sunscreens Dangerous?

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Skin News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Interest in homemade sunscreens is hot, but many of these do-it-yourself brews lack effective sun protection, a new study warns. Researchers found that only about one-third of homemade sunscreens on the popular information-sharing website Pinterest specified how much sun protection factor […]

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Take a New View of Aging

Take a New View of Aging

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The way you view aging can affect how well you manage stress. Older people who see aging negatively have stronger (negative) emotional reactions to day-to-day stresses, while such events have little effect on the moods of adults who are more […]

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Older Dads’ Sperm Isn’t What It Used to Be

Older Dads’ Sperm Isn’t What It Used to Be

Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Just because a guy can make babies later in life doesn’t mean it’s risk-free. The partners and children of men who become fathers at an older age are at increased risk for health problems, a new study finds. “While it is widely accepted that physiological […]

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FDA OKs First Nasal Spray for Seizure Clusters

FDA OKs First Nasal Spray for Seizure Clusters

By Megan BrooksWebMD Health News May 21, 2019 — The FDA on Monday approved the first nasal spray to treat frequent seizures that are separate from an epilepsy patient’s usual seizure pattern. Latest Neurology News There are an estimated 150,000 people in the United States with “uncontrolled epilepsy experience seizure clusters,” which can increase the […]