Jan
16
2017

Male Prostate Problems

May 16th 2009 added too 29th March 2016, January 2017 In the battle to fight against male prostate problems scientist at Cancer Research UK have been able to identify a way to distinguish between benign and aggressive forms of prostrate cancer. Their work involves perfecting a simple urine test that would enhance treatment, which in turn would lead to unnecessary surgery, or radiation treatment. Doctor Lesley Walker of Cancer Research said: “Distinguishing the aggressive tumours […]

Sep
10
2016

Statins Can Help With Erectile Dysfunction

Do you suffer from high cholesterol? Every time you visit your doctor does he/she want you to take statins to combat the problem, while reminding you of the health problems high cholesterol could bring you? Have you, because of the many side effects that can plague patients taking these sort of drugs, flatly refused telling your doctor you are not to keen on taking them. Most all of us who have ever had a cholesterol […]

Mar
22
2016

Prostate Cancer (Common cancer in men)

Prostate Cancer, not something you want to hear from your doctor. However, Prostate cancer is considered one of the most common cancers among men with over 45,000 men diagnosed with this complaint yearly. Learning you have prostate cancer and dealing with the treatment must be an emotional and frighting experience (one I pray I will never have to experience). It is believed being well informed about your illness, and the various treatments available can help […]

Aug
11
2015

Eating Disorder Linked To Mental Health

Even more news regards Mental Health Disorders. As if it isn’t enough to know mental health problems are on the increase here in the United Kingdom (UK), new research points a finger at young children between the ages of 2 and 6 years. Not just any children though. The children under the microscope are those that were as the researchers term picky eaters. Not misbehaving children but those young children who were concerned about what […]

Jun
14
2015

Sleep Linked To Alzheimer’s

Researchers have had yet another breakthrough in the fight to find a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. This time a research team from the University of California believe they have found that sleep deprivation (lack of sleep) over time shows an increase in abnormal proteins (known as beta-amyloid plaques) which may have a direct link to memory loss one of the earlier symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Dementia (when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions) […]

Apr
11
2015

Caffeine And Alzheimer’s

Lead Researcher Dr. Abhishek Mohan of the Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, United States informed the Journal of Caffeine Research of his findings that caffeine in coffee can half the levels of a protein that is thought to be the cause of Alzheimer’s. Beta amyloid the protein that is strongly implicated to Alzheimer’s disease is believed to leave sticky protein fragments in the brain. These fragments begin destroying the neuronal junction (impulses between two […]

Aug
13
2014

Vitamin D Affects Alzheimer’s Disease

For Some time now I have posted much about the research that is being done to combat Alzheimer’s Disease and although it can not help those who suffer, like yesterday, the research can still be seen as a light at the end of the tunnel. The first post was way back in July 2009 it involved Researchers at Sunderland University (UK) claiming a breakthrough in their search for a cure to battle dementia. It is […]

Aug
4
2014

Eating Hot Curries May Prevent Bowl Cancer

Yet again more food that is good for us when it comes to physical health problems. This time it is hot curries. It appears on the face of it eating hot curries may prevent bowl cancer. To be more precise scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) found that capsaicin, considered an an irritant for mammals, including humans, is a compound found in chili peppers which may prevent bowl cancer as well as […]

Jul
5
2014

Dark Chocolate And Peripheral Arterial Disease

Chocolate, chocolate and still more chocolate, but not the milk chocolate most all of us love. I have posted much (all good) over the years about the benefit of dark chocolate and yet again it would seem to be another plus for the lovers of this particular kind of chocolate. This time however instead of flavanol a potent antioxidant it’s the turn of Polyphenol-rich nutrients found in the chocolate. Francesco Violi MD, senior author and […]

Jan
31
2014

Vitamin C Little Or No Effect

Fresh fruit, among other foods, would be considered a good source of vitamin C and the vitamin has for many years been thought good for helping to alleviate symptoms of the common cold. Well, it would appear that it is not so. Researchers suggest that the best way to keep yourself free of the cold bug is to wash your hands. This startling news came on the back of 67 randomly controlled trials. The findings […]

Oct
15
2013

Walking To Better Health

Back in May 2012 saw the University of South Carolina publish a paper based on a five year study suggesting how a two and a half hour walk, spread across the course of a full week, could reduce the risk of high blood pressure (hypertension) by a quarter percent. Walking Brings Health and Well-being Now some 16 months later walking is in the lime-light again.The Walking Works report, published 4th October 2013, produced by the […]

Oct
6
2012

Stress: The Over Fifties

If you are below the age of 50 years old then this piece of research is not for you. For those people who are 50 plus years old some good news. It appears from research done At the Stony Brook University, New York when we reach the age of 50yrs. stress and anxiety no-longer play at part in the day to day lives of this age group. Research shows 50 plus is the start of […]

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