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Heart Disease Survivors At Increased Cancer Risk

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 27, 2013 2:49:43 PM

Heart failure patients are surviving their conditions more often, but a worrisome study shows that they are increasingly likely to develop cancer. According to an online study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , this disturbing trend could actually be due to side effects of treatments and simply the fact that their medical surveillance has increased.

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Valuable Lessons From The Hottest Celebrity Diets

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 25, 2013 4:44:24 PM

More than anything else, successful health and wellbeing is all about lifestyle choices, and can rarely be narrowed down to a simple diet change. That being said, seeing what works for others is a fun way to get inspiration to make your own healthy lifestyle and diet goals.

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Potential Alzheimer’s Medication May Prevent Movement

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 25, 2013 12:31:19 PM

German and UK-based researchers have recently affirmed that a protein, well established for the role it plays in the development of Alzheimer’s disease also, controls muscle development and leads to incapacitated movement in mice when the protein was treated with inhibitors or absent. Published in The EMBO Journal, the results suggest that medication, currently in development, that targets the beta-secretase-1 protein, may produce side effects that may impede movement.

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America's Legal Overdose Problem [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 24, 2013 4:28:15 PM

Five Things The CDC Wants You to Know About America’s Prescription Painkiller Epidemic

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The UN Explains How Eating Insects Can Fight World Hunger and Obesity

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 21, 2013 2:35:11 PM

The United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization made an interesting proposal this week regarding global food insecurity and the evolving obesity epidemic.

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Overeating and Onset of Diabetes Connected with a Discrepancy of Reward Response Wiring

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 19, 2013 2:36:58 PM

Utilizing PET scan images of the brain, researchers have been able to successfully identify a portion of the brain that functions in an abnormal way when basic individuals with an insulin-resistance ingest sugars. This insulin resistance is more often than not, a first indication of the development of type 2 diabetes.

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Carnegie Mellon Automated Tracking Techniques Has Health Care Implications

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 17, 2013 2:32:53 PM

Carnegie Mellon University research teams have devised a method to accurately track locations of multiple people in complicated indoor settings using a complex network of cameras.

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US Healthcare: Highest Price for the Lowest Quality [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 17, 2013 11:44:24 AM

When health care policy in America is discussed, the focus immediately shifts to the question of how the bills should be covered and who should cover them, bypassing a bigger, more important question: Why are our bills so high in the first place?

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Preventing a Stroke With Minor Lifestyle Changes

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 10, 2013 11:48:36 AM

An ongoing study labeled Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS), funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has published an interesting article in Stroke. The report shows that even minuscule improvements in lifestyle addressing cardiovascular risk factors significantly reduces the risk of an individual suffering a stroke.

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Pinpointing Weight Loss Threshold To Prevent Type 2 In Children

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 6, 2013 4:24:53 PM

Findings recently published in The Journal of Pediatrics have demonstrated that obese teenagers who were lowered their BMI (body mass index) by at least 8 percent observed improved insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity is a fundamental metabolic variable that relates to eventual development of type 2 diabetes.

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