Health tip: Any one of us could be 90 years and older!

How does physical activity on life expectancy? Exercise and physical activity are healthy for the human body. Doctors found out now that women and men benefit in your life expectancy greatly from increased physical activity. In women, an hour of physical activity per day is enough to increase the probability to reach an age of over 90 years. In men, […]

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Health tip: Any one of us could be 90 years and older!

How does physical activity on life expectancy? Exercise and physical activity are healthy for the human body. Doctors found out now that women and men benefit in your life expectancy greatly from increased physical activity. In women, an hour of physical activity per day is enough to increase the probability to reach an age of over 90 years. In men, […]

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Pumpkin-Cabbage-Curry – base excess

Ingredients for 4 servings For the pumpkin-Cabbage-Curry 800 g Hokkaido pumpkin with the peel in 1-inch cubes 400 g of Savoy cabbage – wash, remove the stem and into 2-cm strips 30 g cashew nuts – coarsely chop 1 mild red chilli – remove seeds and finely chop Liquid ingredients and spices 450 ml vegetable broth 100 ml coconut milk […]

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This Low-Fat Weight Loss Plan Is Also Good for Your Heart

With the focus on animal proteins and high-fat foods in today’s popular diets like paleo, keto diet, and Whole30, it’s hard to believe that just two decades ago, low-fat diets, like the Ornish Diet, were the trend.   Endorsed by former President Bill Clinton, the Ornish Diet is an example that some low-fat diets work with the right approach. While the diet […]

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Effective method for reducing hospital stay after ‘whipple’ operation

Pancreaticoduodenectomy, or the Whipple operation, is one of the most complex abdominal surgeries, and is commonly prescribed as a first line of therapy for cancer located within the pancreatic head. It remains the most effective treatment method associated with prolonged survival. The surgery involves removal of parts of the pancreas, bile duct, and small intestine, requiring careful reconstruction of the […]

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‘Gigantic gaps’ in health system show up in crowdfunding, GoFundMe CEO says

Scrolling through the GoFundMe website reveals a seemingly endless number of people who need help or community support. A common theme is the cost of health care. It didn’t start out that way. In 2010, when the crowdfunding website began, it suggested fundraisers for “ideas and dreams,” “wedding donations and honeymoon registry” or “special occasions.” A spokeswoman said most of […]

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Old cells repair damage in the brains of MS patients

A new study shows that there is a very limited regeneration of cells in the brain of patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). These findings underline the importance of treating MS at an early stage of the disease progression, when the affected cells can repair the damage as they are not replaced by new ones. The results are published in […]

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Emergency caesareans put new mothers at higher risk of developing postnatal depression

A new study has revealed first-time mothers who give birth via unplanned caesarean section are 15% more likely to experience postnatal depression. The author of the study is calling for more mental health support for women whose babies are delivered via emergency caesarean section, or C-section — a surgical procedure usually carried out because of complications during labour. The major […]

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