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    Can breast cancer be prevented before it develops? research reveals information

    Healthy living tip: prevention is better than cure especially in breast cancer Healthy women should take breast cancer pill, says NICE By Michelle Roberts Hundreds of thousands of healthy women should take pills to cut their risk of breast cancer, says NHS watchdog NICE. The draft guidelines for England say women predisposed to breast cancer because of a strong family history of the disease need this protection. There are now three drugs to choose from – tamoxifen, raloxifene and, for the first time, anastrozole. Anastrozole is cheaper than the other two and, for some women, has fewer side-effects and is more effective. Which one is best? Trials show that per…

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    How depression effects young people physically

    Healthy living is a combination between mental and physical health Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skin Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum have identified temporal patterns in young people: arthritis and diseases of the digestive system are more common after depression, while anxiety disorders tend to be followed by skin diseases. Physical diseases and mental disorders affect a person’s quality of life and present a huge challenge for the healthcare system. If physical and mental disorders systematically co-occur from an early age, there is a risk that the…

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    Can cancer be treated by the seed in the Apricot fruit?

    Foods that can produce healthy living fighting cancer Apricot Seeds: Cancer Treatment or Danger to Health? An apricot kernel is a single seed found inside the stone of an apricot. Billed as a new “superfood,” apricot kernels are reported to have cancer-fighting and detox-enhancing properties. However, scientists have warned that a compound in the apricot kernel converts to cyanide in the body at levels that could be harmful. Is eating apricot kernels a safe alternative way to treat cancer or another dangerous health fad? We sort the facts from the fiction. Contents of this article: What are apricot kernels? Why are apricot kernels considered good for fighting cancer? Existing research…

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    Health news for your well being

    Healthy living tips for your body Nutrition The best and worst health news of 2016 Headlines tend to be concise and sometimes oversimplified, theoretically telling readers what a story is about in a few words. Unfortunately, this concision often leads to imprecision, and readers take reports of “breakthrough” research more seriously than is warranted. As a result, it’s easy to forget that findings published in the fields of health, nutrition, and medicine (among others) aren’t necessarily definitive, nor meant to go unchallenged. On the contrary, the constant flow of new, often conflicting research is designed to contribute to the dialogue on important issues and perhaps stimulate further studies. Therefore, when…

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    Young People are having more strokes than old people

    Healthy living tips for the young: Strokes can happen to anyone especially young people Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young Every generation needs to watch their blood pressure, researchers say WebMD News from HealthDay  By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) — There’s a new generation gap in the United States — strokes are increasingly striking young people, and at the same time, stroke rates are dropping in those 55 and older, a new study reports. “People born during what I call the ‘Golden Generation,’ 1945 to 1954, had lower rates of stroke than those born 20 years before them and also in the…

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    A study on why females live longer than males

    Life expectancy for female is consistently longer Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists Genetics and riskier behaviors may help explain the difference, researchers say People are living longer than ever, but men still trail women in life expectancy, a new study shows. An international team of researchers reviewed data from more than 1 million people worldwide. From the 18th century to the present, they found the last few generations have had the largest life expectancy increase in the history of humans and all other primates. For example, life expectancy in Sweden over the last 200 years increased from the mid-30s to over 80. “We’ve made a bigger journey in lengthening…

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    Sweeteners healthy for your body

    Healthy living with the right sweeteners Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: “What sugar replacement is the best?” I can’t even count how many times I’ve been asked this! I’ve written about the sugar industry before, and talked about my sugar addictions, and how sugar can ruin your health. Sugar is nasty stuff. The more people learn how deadly sugar is, the more sugar alternatives enter the market, so it’s no wonder you’re confused! Unfortunately, some of the sugar alternatives are worse than refined sugar is, if that’s even possible. I’ve researched all the sweeteners, and sifted through marketing claims, to land on the truth. I’m so excited about the gift we’ve been working…

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    Discover why sugary drinks are being cut on shelves

    A reduction in sugary drinks to improve health Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of sugary drinks  A public health campaign to reduce sugary drink consumption led to a significant drop in sales of the beverages in a Maryland county, a new report says. Sodas and other drinks with added sugars are a leading source of empty calories among Americans, and high sugar intake is associated with obesity and increased risk of heart disease. In 2012, the Horizon Foundation and several community partners launched a program of public education and policy measures to get people in Howard County to cut back on sugary sodas, sports drinks, energy drinks, fruit drinks and…

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    Know the types of oil your body really requires

    Vital oils for your health Best Essential Oils and Their Benefits Essential oils, also called volatile oils, are scented oils extracted from plants. Historically, they’ve been used in medicine, cosmetics, perfumes, food, and, more recently, aromatherapy. Essential oils are “essential” because they contain the “essence” of the plant, meaning the taste or odor.[1] Not only are essential oils popular, they have legitimate therapeutic use and the science to back it up.[2] Although the exact benefit depends on the oil in question, some have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects. Others can affect cognitive function, mood, and memory. Some can even help alleviate stiff, sore muscles and joints. Some essential oils can be…

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    Fatty foods can endanger future mental development in children

    Healthy living involves less fatty foods to improve mental capacities for children Too much fatty food could set children up for mental problems First study to provide molecular mechanisms for how eating high-fat foods in excess during adolescence alters executive functions. Chances are that children who eat excessive amounts of fatty foods will not only become obese, but will develop cognitive and psychiatric problems when they are older. This is because, according to a recent study, diets rich in fat deplete the levels of a key protein known to help synapses in the brain to work properly. In turn, this leads to a dip in several forms of cognitive functions,…