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The More Muscle, The Less Diabetes

Prevent Disease - May 9, 2017 - 6:36am
If you have more lean muscle tissue, you have less risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). Findings outlined by US and Chinese scientists provide further insights into how muscles use glucose in a feedback loop as well as its role in whole-body glucose balance.
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Researchers Cure Type I Diabetes With No Side Effects

Prevent Disease - May 8, 2017 - 6:11am
The discovery, made at The University of Texas Health Science Center, increases the types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin.
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Empathy Heartbeat Training Helps You Read Other People's Minds

Prevent Disease - May 4, 2017 - 11:24pm
You really should listen to your heart. People who are more aware of their heartbeat are better at perceiving the emotions of people around them. What's more, improving this ability might help some people with autism and schizophrenia.
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Why You Should Do The Opposite Of What Official Health Advice Recommends

Prevent Disease - May 3, 2017 - 7:06am
"People have told me what I do is dangerous. They have walked away from me at meetings," says David Unwin, a doctor practising in Southport, UK. Unwin suggests to his patients with type 2 diabetes or who want to lose weight that they do the opposite of what official health advice recommends. He advises them to stop counting calories, eat high-fat foods -- including saturated fats -- and avoid carbohydrates, namely sugar and starch. Telling people to avoid sugar is uncontroversial; the rest is medical heresy.
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Gingko Biloba Protects Against Cognitive Effects of Heavy Metals

Prevent Disease - May 2, 2017 - 6:45am
Ginkgo biloba, one of the oldest living tree species and best selling herbs, also protects the brain from the toxic effects of aluminium chloride exposure, which has been linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's and other cognitive impairments.
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