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Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer Death

News Picture: Kidney Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Cancer Death

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Patients with kidney failure who are on dialysis or have received a transplant have a sharply higher risk of dying from cancer, Australian researchers report. In fact, compared with people who don’t have kidney failure, they have more than …

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Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Heart-Related Risks; 5 Vegan Recipes For Healthy Heart

Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Heart-Related Risks; 5 Vgean Recipes For Healthy Heart

‘Being Vegan’ is one of the recent trends the world is giving in to. Veganism, coined by Donald Watson in 1944 when he co-founded the British Vegan Society, is a practice of abstinence from consumption of animal products as well as restricting oneself from using or commoditising any animal product. …

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Science Puzzling Out Differences in Gut Bacteria Around the World

News Picture: Science Puzzling Out Differences in Gut Bacteria Around the World

THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Scientists say nearly 2,000 previously unknown types of bacteria in the human gut have been identified. The human gut hosts many species of microbes, collectively referred to as the gut microbiota. Scientists are working to identify the individual species and understand the roles …

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Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Heart-Related Risks; 5 Vgean Recipes For Healthy Heart

Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Heart-Related Risks; 5 Vgean Recipes For Healthy Heart

‘Being Vegan’ is one of the recent trends the world is giving in to. Veganism, coined by Donald Watson in 1944 when he co-founded the British Vegan Society, is a practice of abstinence from consumption of animal products as well as restricting oneself from using or commoditising any animal product. …

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Meth Abuse Driving Big Spike in Syphilis Cases

News Picture: Meth Abuse Driving Big Spike in Syphilis Cases

Latest Sexual Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A startling increase in syphilis cases among Americans may be linked to addiction to methamphetamine and other drugs, federal health officials said Thursday. Between 2013 and 2017, the rate of syphilis infection among …

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Dietary Help Can Boost Cancer Patients’ Nutrition, But Not Survival

Targeting Cancer Stem Cells May Eradicate Tumors

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) — Good dietary advice and supplements can boost nutrition while improving quality of life in malnourished cancer patients, a new study finds. However, the interventions do not appear to affect survival for these patients, according to the findings published in the Feb. 15 issue of …

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Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

News Picture: Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — This year’s flu shot is already outperforming the vaccine issued during the tough 2017-2018 influenza season, federal health officials reported Thursday. The 2017-2018 flu shot offered just 25 percent effectiveness against the predominant strain of flu that season, H3N2. …

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This Weight-Loss-Friendly Smoothie Is Filled With Greens And Protein!

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There are plenty of yummy and filling preparations that could help you in your weight loss journey From sneaking greens in your meals to talking about the importance of green vegetables, our mothers tried very hard to make sure we load up on these superfoods. It is time to recall the …

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How to Build Healthy Habits

How to Build Healthy Habits

The lesson is that habits take a long time to create, but they form faster when we do them more often, so start with something reasonable that is really easy to do. You are more likely to stick with an exercise habit if you do some small exercise — jumping …

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Heart Transplant Survivor Gets Wedding Proposal at Finish Line

News Picture: AHA News: Heart Transplant Survivor Gets Wedding Proposal at Finish Line

THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Given the choice of walking 3 miles or 1 mile, Amanda “Mandi” Tate always opts for the longer route at the Tampa Bay Heart Walk. In 2015, her boyfriend Patrick Shelley and childhood friend Jessica Dosio joined her. When Mandi ran …

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