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Weight-Loss Procedure Works Long-Term, Without Surgery

Weight-Loss Procedure Works Long-Term, Without Surgery

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could people struggling with obesity make headway in their efforts to shed pounds without having to go under the knife? New preliminary research suggests it’s possible: A non-surgical procedure may help moderately obese people lose weight — and […]

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Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma facts Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in the bone marrow. Seek medical care for unexplained pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, vision problems, or chronic tingling or numbness. There is no cure for multiple myeloma. Treatment of multiple myeloma focuses on decreasing the severity of symptoms with medications, stem cell […]

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How do you prevent type 2 diabetes?

How do you prevent type 2 diabetes?

There are steps that people can take to significantly reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating well, and exercising often are three very effective preventative measures. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), over 9% of the population of the United States are living with diabetes. In 2015, the […]

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What to know about abdominal tenderness

What to know about abdominal tenderness

Abdominal tenderness is a type of pain that someone experiences when they apply pressure to their abdomen. It can occur due to various illnesses, or if a person experiences a physical blow to their abdomen. According to an article that features in the International Journal of General Medicine, abdominal pain is the most common reason […]

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What to know about raisins

What to know about raisins

In general, and when people consume them in moderation, raisins are a healthful, tasty food to add to the diet. Raisins are a good source of essential nutrients, minerals, and energy in the form of calories and sugars. Raisins themselves make a quick and simple snack throughout the day. People can use them as a […]

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What to know about silicon dioxide

What to know about silicon dioxide

Silicon dioxide is a natural chemical mix of silicon and oxygen that has uses in many food products as an anticaking agent. Silicon dioxide is generally safe as a food additive, though some agencies are calling for stricter guidelines about the quality and characteristics of the silicon dioxide found in foods. People can experience adverse […]

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What are the benefits of pickles?

What are the benefits of pickles?

Pickling is an ancient food preservation technique. People can make pickles from almost any food but, for many, pickles are synonymous with pickled cucumbers.People preserve some pickles in a fermented brine that contains beneficial bacteria, which means they can be a good addition to a healthful diet. Fermented pickles offer more health benefits than other […]

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Physical fitness reduces risk of lung and bowel cancers

Physical fitness reduces risk of lung and bowel cancers

A recent study of a large and diverse group of people supports the idea that being physically fit can help protect against cancer. Physical fitness appears to reduce cancer risk, according to a large-scale study. Working with the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI, researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, […]

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Does soy protein reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol? The debate continues

Does soy protein reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol? The debate continues

There is an ongoing debate surrounding soy protein and its influence on cholesterol. A new meta-analysis digs into the existing data and concludes that the protein does, indeed, reduce levels of “bad” cholesterol. Soy protein and cholesterol: The debate rages on. Soy protein is derived from soybeans. It is high in protein but contains no […]

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Can diabetes influence cancer’s spread?

Can diabetes influence cancer’s spread?

Some researchers argue that there may be a direct link between having diabetes and exposure to an increased risk of metastasis in cancer. New research validates this idea, explaining how diabetes can elevate this risk. New research investigates how diabetes may promote the spread of cancer. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe live […]