Brisk Walking: Good for Heart Health

Brisk Walking: Good for Heart Health

Walking is one of the simplest exercises. Research shows that it also provides a bounty of health benefits. One of the more prominent benefits is how it helps with cardiovascular health. A recent study published in the European Heart Journal shows that raising walking speed can greatly reduce risks of cardiovascular death. The study focused
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High Blood Pressure in Midlife: A Dementia Risk for Women?

High Blood Pressure in Midlife: A Dementia Risk for Women?

With more than 35 million people living with dementia worldwide, it’s safe to say that it’s a prevalent medical issue. As such, there is always ongoing research looking for new risk factors for dementia. If we can mitigate the risk factors, we can lower the chances of people getting dementia. A new study published in
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High Amounts of Sugar Harmful to Livers of Even Healthy Men

High Amounts of Sugar Harmful to Livers of Even Healthy Men

There has been much research in the last few decades about the harms that too much sugar can have on the body. A recent study published in Clinical Science contributes more information about sugar and the body. In this case, it’s about sugar’s effects on the liver. According to their findings, they saw that consuming
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Rise in Obesity-Related Cancers

Rise in Obesity-Related Cancers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed some new statistics about cancer trends in a report published recently. They outline an increase in cancer rates among 12 cancers related to obesity and being overweight. In 2014, approximately 1.6 million cancer diagnoses happened. Out of that number, 631,000, or about 40%, of them were
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Stages of Alzheimer’s

Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a disorder that effects the brain. Over time the symptoms get worse. On average, a person will live four to eight years after diagnosis. Alzheimer’s will affect each person differently, but there are some common patterns to the progression. Below are commonly defined states of Alzheimer’s. • Pre-Clinical Alzheimer’s: The changes in the
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