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Complementary/Alternative Medicine Use Important

January 18, 2009


Medical experts are struck by how many are using Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) in the USA. The study by the National Health Interview  Survey in 2007 reported findings similar to that of 2002. Data was collected from: 1- 23,300 adults were interviewed about their  own use of Complementary/Alternative medicine 2- 9,400 adults were interviewed about the use […]

Sleep:A Preventive Measure Against The Cold

January 17, 2009


According to a recent study people who sleep 8 hours are less likely to get sick than those who sleep seven or less. Willing cold victims were recruited by placing ads: 78 men and 75 women, age 21-55 participated. They were all healthy and agreed to go one in one with the cold virus. Firstly […]

Diabetic Youths & Unhealthy Tactics

January 8, 2009


According to a recent study , diabetic youths may try unhealthy dieting tactics. Researchers studied 1742 female and 1615 male 520 had type 2 diabetes 2837 had type 1 diabetes The average age was 15 years. About 1/2 of the participants  reported ever trying to loose weight. Result: Among type 1 & 2  diabetics  who […]

Flu Shot May Prevent Blood Clots

January 4, 2009


There are other health benefits from the flu shot according to a study presented at the American Heart Association recently. They studied 727 participants with a history of one deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, and no history of cancer in the past five years. They were compared with the same number or individuals with […]

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