Periodontal Blood Samples to measure HbA1c

February 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Hemoglobin bA1c (HbA1c), normally measured through blood chemistry tests, is widely used to detect diabetes in which a reading of 6.5 or more indicates a value in the diabetes range according to the American Diabetes Association guidelines. In the recent study conducted by the New York University (NYU) nursing-dental research team, however, states that HbA1c blood glucose can also be measured from oral blood samples drawn from deep pockets of periodontal inflammation.

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10 Energy Level Boosters

February 28, 2020 Category :Stress Busters 0

Highly acclaimed mental coach lain Legg shares these practical fail-proof ways to maintain a high energy level, and feel good all the time. The Super Mind Evolution System is Legg’s brainchild, and it is a cutting-edge consciousness research which explores the full potential of the mind.

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Follow Your Dreams

February 27, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Dream the dreams that nave never peen dreamt, urged David Bower. And don’t allow that dream to go into oblivion. If other people have reached their dreams, surely you can do, too. Langston Hughes reminded, “Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.”

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Simple Ways to have a Positive Mindset for the Holidays

February 26, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Christmas and the New Year are holidays we associate with family gatherings, parties, gift-giving, and food. It is the season for celebration, bonding, and sharing and the festive spirit fills the air with love and happiness. For some people however, the Christmas holidays can be the most stressful time of the year. Rather than feel excited, they dread the holidays and feel exhausted by the hustle and bustle of the season.

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3 Square meals better than 6 Mini-meals for Weight Loss

February 25, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Struggling to control one’s appetite with “mini-meals” may not be that effective after all for weight reducers. Eating a real meal three times a day may be a better strategy for weight loss, according to a recent research. However, the caloric intake must be significantly less than what one would need to maintain current weight. In this study, it was less than 750 calories per day.

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Screening Mammography helps reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

February 24, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Screening for breast lumps by doing a mammography can help reduce the death rate from breast cancer, based on a study from Norway reported recently in the New England Journal of Medicine.

According to lead author Mette Kalager, MD, from Oslo University Hospital in Norway, participation in the Norwegian breast cancer screening program was associated with a 10 percent reduction in the rate of death from breast cancer among women 50 to 69 years of age. However, during the period that the study was conducted, Norway built multidisciplinary teams to treat breast cancer, which could also have had an impact on the favorable outcome.

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HPV Vaccine not Optimized in Girls aged 11-12

February 23, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Young adolescents aged 11 to 12 years are particularly being targeted by national treatment guidelines for vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV). However, based on a recently published study, the majority of pediatricians and family physicians in the United States are offering the HPV vaccine to their older adolescent patients, but not as much to younger adolescents. The same situation is likely in other countries including the Philippines.

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Chronic Social Stress linked to Obesity

February 22, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

DIETARY MEDICINES might do wonders for the waistline but in reality, all you ever really need is a “chill pill” to stay slim. That’s because chronic stress was found to be linked to obesity in an individual, according to a recently published study.

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High Heels may lead to Knee Osteoarthritis

February 21, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

THE PRICE for being fashionable may cost you a whole lot more than you think: a new study from the Iowa State University revealed that prolonged wearing of high heeled-shoes may cause joint degeneration and knee osteoarthritis.

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Earth-friendly Tech

February 20, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Gadgets have become this generation’s ubiquitous figure. Much like a famous mouse in four-fingered gloves created by Walt Disney, gadgets can now be seen everywhere, in all shapes and sizes. There are the bulky DSLRs, hanging down people’s necks like a morbid accessory; the laptops, slowly invading coffee shop tables and mall benches; the iPhones, iPods, MP3 players and the countless touch-screen devices that, when combined, could light up a whole theater and ruin everyone’s viewing experience. Yes, gadgets have also made their way into the office setting, on the screen of a bored employee’s iPad, waiting for rush hour to end by flicking a birdendlessly through the air with a virtual slingshot.

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