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Eating probiotics regularly may improve your blood pressure

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014

Eating probiotics regularly may improve your blood pressure

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

Eating probiotics regularly may modestly improve your blood pressure, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal… 529 more words

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Beyond apples: A serving a day of dark chocolate might keep the doctor away

04 May 2014

San Diego, CA— Chocolate, considered by some to be the “food of the gods,” has been part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years; its origin thought to be in the region surrounding the Amazon basin. 518 more words

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What Do All These Test Results Mean, Really?

Okay, so I wanted to go over my test results in a more detailed manner, explaining what they all mean.

To recap, thus far my test results say that I have… 321 more words


Low LDL cholesterol is related to cancer risk

07 Apr 2012

Research finds low LDL cholesterol levels present in cancer patients many years prior to diagnosis

CHICAGO — Low LDL cholesterol in patients with no history of taking cholesterol-lowering drugs predates cancer risk by decades, suggesting there may be some underlying mechanism affecting both cancer and low LDL cholesterol that requires further examination, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology’s 61st Annual Scientific Session. 428 more words

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When I paid a visit to see the doctor last week for an unrelated problem she reminded me that I should be having another blood test… 358 more words


A one time "genome-editing" injection to permanently alter you to produce less cholesterol



A shot against heart attacks?

Harvard researchers say simple ‘genome editing’ may dramatically lower risk of such crises in future

Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) scientists collaborating with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a “genome-editing” approach for permanently reducing cholesterol levels in mice through a single injection, a development that could reduce the risk of heart attacks in humans by 40 to 90 percent. 1,097 more words


Is Watermelon Good for You?

If watermelon could talk, answer to the query would have been, “This is my affront”. Read on to discover the advantages of watermelon.

Why Consuming Watermelon is Healthy… 617 more words