Is weekly Prednisone effective in the treatment of obesity?

Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL, want to see if a weekly dose of prednisone can deliver the same anti-inflammatory benefits as a daily dose while neither causing weight gain or wasting. The researchers discovered that a weekly dose reduced obesity and increased muscle metabolism in mice fed a high-fat […]

Lithium has been shown to reduce the risk of dementia

Dementia is one of the primary causes of mortality and handicap in ageing Western countries; approximately 55 million individuals worldwide suffer from dementia, the most common form being Alzheimer’s disease. In a group study done by researchers at the University of Cambridge, retrospective analysis was performed on the health data of 29,618 patients from the […]

Obesity Could Be Caused by the Chemistry of Your Body

Obesity affects more than 42 percent of U.S. adults and 19 percent of U.S. kids, according to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2017-18. Obesity is defined as an abnormal or excessive accumulation of fat that is harmful to one’s health. A Clemson University research team is making progress […]

Vegetables Reduce Air Pollution Toxins in Your Body

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that air pollution kills seven million people per year around the world. Nine out of ten people breathe air that exceeds WHO pollution guidelines, with low- and middle-income countries suffering the most. People who are exposed to air pollution experience a wide range of health issues. Short-term consequences include […]

Improved physical fitness linked to lower risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Veterans Health Administration database contained 649,605 service veterans with an average age of 61 who were monitored for an average of nine years. They didn’t have Alzheimer’s disease when the trial began. The cardio-respiratory fitness of the subjects was measured by the researchers. The ability of your body to deliver oxygen to your muscles […]

Is sporadic Fasting a Good Option for Diabetics?

Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern in which you eat little to no food for a period of time before eating regular meals. It mainly focuses on regulating the schedule of when you eat and drink, rather than the meals on your plate, unlike many other diets. For some people, intermittent fasting may be able […]

Long-term risks of heart failure may be reduced with proper hydration

Staying hydrated may be linked to a lower chance of getting heart failure, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal by the National Institutes of Health. Heart failure is a chronic disorder in which the heart fails to pump enough blood to meet the body’s demands. This is very frequent in those […]

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