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Prediabetic? Go to Sleep Earlier!

One in three people in the United States are living with a condition known as prediabetes, a level of insulin resistance often leads to full-blown diabetes. Diabetes wreaks havoc on almost every part of the body, and the complications associated with it include some of the most serious and illnesses, including heart disease and stroke.…

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The Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

Diabetes is associated with increased risk of illness throughout the body, from cardiovascular disease to foot problems. But growing evidence is revealing a link to Alzheimer’s, as well. The two diseases appear to be related even in their mildest forms: Not only is Type 2 Diabetes associated with Alzheimer’s, but pre-diabetes is associated with mild…

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Reducing the Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a devastating, progressive illness that has become increasingly common in recent years. There are risk factors for this disease that are unavoidable; age is one of them. Most people who develop Parkinson’s disease only begin to notice symptoms between the ages of 60 and 80. Another well-known risk factor is gender: men…

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What is Sarcopenia?

Muscles naturally grow — in both strength and size — until age 30. Then they start to decline by as much as 3% to 5% each year. In sarcopenia, muscle loss is significant enough to present a risk to health. According to the International Sarcopenia Initiative,  sarcopenia affects one-third of adults over age 50, and…

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The Dangers of a Sedentary Lifestyle

Sedentary lifestyles are becomeingthe norm in the United States, and the likelihood of complete physical inactivity increases as we age. A recent meta-analysis, published in the journal Sports Medicine, of existing studies on the effects of prolonged sitting revealed that most of us spend about 75% of our day seated, and that this behavior is…

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This Type of Fat May Protect Your Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 100 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes. Since diabetes increases the risk of numerous serious diseases and illnesses — including strokes, heart attacks, neuropathy, and blindness — the current number of people suffering from diabetes or…

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Heart Attacks 101

It can be hard to know if a person is having a heart attack. While some people have the classic chest pain and shortness of breath, heart attack symptoms can sometimes be mistaken for minor conditions, such as indigestion. However, a heart attack requires immediate medical intervention, so if you or a loved one have…

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After 30 Years of Effort, Synthesis of Compound Brings Hope for Further Breakthroughs in Medicine Development

In what has been termed within the scientific community as a landmark discovery, a fundamental breakthrough, and an unprecedented achievement, scientists at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, have synthesized a powerful anticancer compound. Scientists have been trying to synthesize this compound for more than 30 years. The compound in question is a naturally occurring component…

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New Benefit Found for Vitamin D

The benefits of vitamin D on an individual’s health have become the subject of numerous research studies over the last several years. Researchers have confirmed the benefits of Vitamin D on a variety of diseases and illnesses, including several that originally appeared to have no connection with Vitamin D. Recently, researchers at Michigan State University…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and “Brain Fog”

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is known for causing painful joints, but this autoimmune disease is also associated with memory and concentration problems, as well as with general problems in thinking. These cognitive symptoms, known colloquially as “brain fog,” are also found with other inflammatory conditions. Although the associations are there, it has been difficult to track…

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