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Resveratrol in Red Wine, Chocolates Prevents Alzheimer’s, Insists Researcher

Resveratrol, a compound found in grape skins and red wine is thought to impact Alzheimer’s disease biomarker, said a study reiterating series of research reports which appear often in support of red wine consumption. However this time, citing the largest nationwide clinical study of high-dose resveratrol intake by people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease, it was found that a ...

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Now, a device to prevent heat stroke

Japanese company Fujitsu presented on Monday a watch-like device that measures the body’s temperature and pulse, along with humidity to prevent incidents of heat stroke, Efe news agency reported. If heat and humidity exceed a certain level, or if the person wearing the device shows signs of fatigue, the gadget sends an alert to computers in the central office to ...

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Chili pepper can burn fat, prevent weight gain: study

Junk food lover? Then add as much as pepper as possible and chilli pepper in daily eatables to prevent weight gain, if not weight loss overnight, according to a new study involving an Indian-origin researcher. The chief ingredient in chilli peppers, capsaicin, stimulates energy burning, hence developing a dietary supplement could be developed to do away with controls on calorie ...

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60 percent of type 2 diabetes preventable: Austrian experts

Type 2 diabetes is preventable in up to 60 percent of cases if early signs are recognised and acted upon, experts have said. “Eight percent of the Austrian population suffers from diabetes but only two-thirds know they have it,” Xinhua news agency quoted Vienna General Hospital’s Thomas Stulnig as saying in a press conference Tuesday. He added that late diagnosis ...

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Indian Medical body to open 1,700 clinics to educate adolescents

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) said 1,700 adolescent clinics in the country will be opened this year to educate the adolescents on lifestyle and on reproductive and mental health. Currently, two lakh children die of diarrhoea and three lakh due to pneumonia every year, which is not acceptable to the medical profession, IMA secretary general K.K. Aggrawal said on Saturday. ...

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Health Byte: Consuming Walnuts Daily Curbs Prostate Cancer Growth

The University of California-Davis researchers say walnuts or its oil could significantly slow down the growth of prostate cancer, not merely because of its omega-3 but due to the fat content. It was already reported in many research findings that consuming walnut oil helps blood vessel functioning with good cholesterol and removing the bad cholesterol from the body and may help ...

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Walnut-Enriched Food Helps to Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay: Finds Indian-Origin Researcher

Abha Chauhan from the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR) found in her research that a walnut-enriched diet every day may help reduce the risk, delay the onset, slow the progression of, or prevent Alzheimer’s disease all together. “Our study adds to the growing body of research that demonstrates the protective effects of walnuts on ...

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