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Onions and health: what scientific evidences tell us they do benefit us?

Onions are a commonly eaten vegetable all over the world and contain many bioactive components. Onion extracts have shown potent anti-atherogenic effects related to...

Uric acid and mortality: is really necessary to cut urate down when it is higher?

Extreme values of serum uric acid levels in the blood can markedly reduce a patient's chance of surviving and reduce their lifespans by up...

Preeclampsia and vitamin D: studying the connection to avoid later the baby to go “under pressure”

Preeclampsia, which can lead to strokes and/or organ failure, is a major cause of illness and death for pregnant women, and also is associated...

Inhibitors to release and agonists to block: the janus face of the newest antidiabetics

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common long-term complication of type 2 diabetes and represents a major public health problem in the U.S. The...

Alcohol intake and blood pressure: every ounce more is growingly risky especially for diabetics

According to the AHA, excessive drinking can increase the risk of high blood pressure, and people with Type 2 diabetes are already at increased...

Drinking tea makes you sickness-free: to achieve longevity one must have it constantly

Tea consumption has been classically linked to prevention of heart diseases, cancer, obesity, diabetes and other conditions. Now, drinking tea at least three times...

Changing mood pin: apathy rather than depression is the early warning for vascular dementia

The number of people living with dementia worldwide is foreseen to triple by 2050, making early diagnosis and intervention increasingly important. Late-life cognitive functioning...

Growth factor-like effects: how blood pressure drugs take away the “hype” from cancer risk

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE-i) or angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) medications are prescribed for conditions such as heart failure, high blood pressure or heart...

Allopurinol does not work that much in CKD: a clinical trial and some possible reason beneath this failure

There are more than 1.7 million Australians with CKD and over 3,000 individuals develop kidney failure serious enough to require dialysis every year. At...

Air pollution policies under reviewing: for a better human health, they need to be more stringent

A number of studies have documented a strong correlation between long-term exposure to fine particulate and greater human mortality, but some concern has remained...

Meditation and health: above neurochem, hormone axes under stealth

Meditation is becoming increasingly popular, with over a quarter of UK adults practicing meditation as a therapy. Increased knowledge of the interrelationships between the...

Atherosclerosis: before chowing arteries, the risk starts “chewing your gums”

According to the Centres for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), 7.8 million adults have had a stroke once in their lives, and this makes...

Diet on fight: mediterranean, paleo and fasting compared for practical daily keeping

Everyone knows the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, which encouraged consumption of fruit, vegetables, whole-grain breads and cereals, legumes, nuts, seeds and olive...

Pollution in China: density increases, standards upgrade and health keeps waiting

New research from the University at Buffalo provides pathophysiologic evidence of the effect of air pollution on cardiovascular disease in China. The findings also...

Early hypertension: for diabetes it’s time to put it under pressure

Untreated hypertension fuels the risk for cardiovascular issues, including heart attacks and strokes, while diabetes drives cardiovascular risk independently of high blood pressure. The...

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