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"Fountain of Youth" Genetic Mutation Discovered in Amish Families That Fights Aging, Diabetes and Even Balding!

Nov 21, 2017
Marla Paul

"The findings astonished us because of the consistency of the anti-aging benefits across multiple body systems." — Dr. Douglas Vaughan

(Berne, IN) — The first genetic mutation that appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging in humans has been discovered in an extended family of Old Order Amish living in the vicinity of Berne, Indiana, report Northwestern Medicine scientists.  (Screengrab via Northwestern University)

An experimental "longevity" drug that recreates the effect of the mutation is now being tested in human trials to see if it provides protection against some aging-related illnesses...





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Start Now to Eat Healthier over the Holidays

Nov 21, 2017
Sally Wadyka

There's a lot of pressure at the holidays to eat everything. But don't feel you have to load up on your sister's special casserole unless you love it. Sample a small amount and be sure to rave about it. If you're going to indulge, do so with the foods you wait for all year. 

(Washington, DC) — [Consumer Reports] Given that food and drink go hand in hand with celebrations, it's difficult to know how to eat healthier during the holidays. But if you're hosting a party or preparing meals, one of your jobs is to make sure your guests don't leave suffering from unwanted aftereffects, such as feeling stuffed on rich goodies—or worse, feeling sick. (Photo Credit: Flickr)

The secret to better morning-after's is to make smart choices when planning and prepping the food you serve. Here, experts show you how to eat healthier over the holidays...





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Dry Eye Sufferers: Soon, You'll Have a Drug-Free Solution

Nov 21, 2017
News Staff

Patients reported that it was easy to use and they suffered no side effects.

(New Orleans, LA) — A study of dry eye sufferers who inserted a handheld neurostimulator device in their nose to make their eyes produce more tears experienced significant relief from their disease, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

The device gives patients a new, drug-free alternative to lubricating eye drops and topical ointments. As important, this new route to dry eye relief produces a complete tear, containing all the elements in natural tears. When inserted into the nose, the neurostimulator produces the same reaction as when you cut into an onion. Except with onions, a chemical compound is what stimulates the eyes' glands so they release tears...





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Killer Superbug Breakthrough Will Save Countless Lives Using Body's Natural Defenses

Nov 20, 2017
News Staff

The new discovery could "radically change" how many cases of sepsis, urinary tract infections and pneumonia are currently treated.

(Ireland) — Researchers at Queen's University Belfast together with the University of Vienna have discovered that treatment for the antibiotic resistant bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae could lie within our bodies' natural defenses. (Photo Credit: Queen's University Belfast)

Multidrug resistance of microbes poses a serious global threat to human health. Globally, 700,000 people die every year due to antimicrobial resistance...





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Everything You Need to Know about Back Pain and 7 Natural Treatments That Work

Nov 20, 2017
Dr. Josh Axe

The good news is you can help prevent cracks, bulges or inflammation in your spinal discs from developing or worsening by changing certain aspects of your lifestyle.

[Food is Medicine] Do you have a bulging disc that’s causing you back pain strong enough to interfere with your job, family life or normal day-to-day activities? Feeling afraid that you’ll never be able to get your pain under control for good and that it might just continue to worsen as you get older? (Photo Credit: Dr. Josh Axe/ Food is Medicine)

You’re not alone. Many people with a bulging or herniated disc feel confused, frustrated and worried about their condition. In the general population, about 1 percent to 2 percent of all people are believed to have a somewhat serious bulging disc. The older you get, the likelier you are to develop disc problems because over the years spinal discs lose their structure, elasticity, lubricating fluid and become more brittle...





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Who Knew? Your BLOOD TYPE Affects How Your Body Responds to Air Pollution Risks

Nov 20, 2017
News Staff

The ABO gene — which is present in people who have A, B, and AB blood types — is the only gene that's been validated.

(Murray, UT) — Individuals who have A, B, or AB blood types have an elevated risk of having a heart attack during periods of significant air pollution, compared to those with the O blood type, according to new research from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute and Brigham Young University. (Photo Credit: Intermountain Medical Center)

The new study is unique in that it links increased risk of heart attack associated with small particulate pollution to increased risk of heart attack for people with certain blood types who have coronary artery disease...





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"Doc Hollywood" Author: 6 Deadly Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Nov 17, 2017
Lynn Allison

"We received emails from people all over the world stating how the information saved their lives or helped them avoid serious debilitating consequences by getting proper care immediately." — Dr. Neil Shulman

(Atlanta, GA) — [Newsmax] Pain. Numbness. Slurred speech. These are just a few things you should never ignore because they could be warning signs that you may have a serious health condition — particularly if they come on suddenly, say experts...





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