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A vitamin B12 deficiency could be the answer to all your ailments
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A vitamin B12 deficiency could be the answer to all your ailments

  Vitamin B12, also known as colabin, is essential for the correct functioning of the brain and nervous system. Sources of Vitamin B12 The vegetarian sources of vitamin B12 include fermented foods, probiotic yoghurt and yeast. The non-vegetarian sources include seafood and poultry. Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency The common symptoms of B12 deficiency include:…

Legumes may lower risk of type 2 diabetes
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Legumes may lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a growing health concern among individuals in the US and all around the world. It has been estimated that it has affected around 29 million people in the US and more than 400 million people across the globe. But according to a recent study high intake of legumes may lower the…

Fruits and vegetables are essential for protection from cancer
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Fruits and vegetables are essential for protection from cancer

A cancer researcher in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences states that it’s now time to place emphasis on the health benefits of fruits, vegetables and grains rather than focusing on their yields, appearance and safety. An associate professor of food science and a faculty member of the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute and the…

For the first time, a type 1 diabetes patient stopped needing insulin therapy
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For the first time, a type 1 diabetes patient stopped needing insulin therapy

Doctors at the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have successfully treated a patient who has been suffering from diabetes by an innovative, unique method of treatment. They are claiming that with this treatment, the patient needn’t take any kind of insulin injections or any other kind of medication for treating themselves against diabetes. In…

Pregnant women must be able to access the right care at the right time
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Pregnant women must be able to access the right care at the right time

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a new series of recommendations to improve quality of antenatal care in order to reduce the risk of stillbirths and pregnancy complications and give women a positive pregnancy experience. Last year, an estimated 303 000 women died from pregnancy-related causes, 2.7 million babies died during the first…

Clinical Strategies for preventing obesity and eating disorders
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Clinical Strategies for preventing obesity and eating disorders

Clinicians and parents may be reluctant to address obesity in children because of concerns for promoting eating disorders. A new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics outlines strategies that can be used to address obesity without promoting disordered eating. These include counseling parents to avoid “weight talk” (comments that focus on weight or…

Menopause raises risk of heart attacks
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Menopause raises risk of heart attacks

WOMEN could be storing up health problems for the future because they’re unaware that heart disease risk increases after menopause. That’s the shock finding of a new survey conducted by national charity Heart Research UK and clothing brand Damart, as part of its #LovingHearts campaign. It was discovered that more than half of the women…

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