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Ursolic acid, a compound found in apple peel, helps to increase calories burned, in a lab animal model.
Young, healthy adults exposed to ozone for two hours experience adverse changes in markers of inflammation, thrombosis, and heart rate variability.
Long-term testosterone replacement therapy helped obese hypogonadal men lose an average of 36 pounds, and shed 3.5 inches from their waistline.
A lifestyle that features fresh foods and limited use of products likely to contain environmental chemicals has been shown to reduce exposure to endocrine-disru
Physical activity – either mild or intense and before or after menopause – may reduce breast cancer risk, but substantial weight gain may negate these benefits.
Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
Snacking on raisins three times a day may significantly lower post-meal glucose levels.
Johns Hopkins University (USA) researchers have discovered that a single protein molecule may turn cardiac stem cells into blood vessels or muscle tissue.
TV remote controls and housekeeping cart supplies top the list of most heavily contaminated items in hotels.
Plant compounds from the South African daffodil flower may in time be used to treat depression.
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10. Diabetics At Increased Risk of Heart Disease
Diabetics with a particular form of a blood protein, called haptoglobin, have as much as a 500% increased risk of developing heart disease. In a study by Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel), researchers found that Vitamin E supplements helped diabetic men and women who have the 2-2 form of haptoglobin to reduce their risk of heart attacks and dying from diabetes-related heart disease...