Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Calming Stomach And Gastric Upset

The gastrointestinal tract has two primary nutritional functions. The stomach, or gastric region, starts the process of digestion, preparing food for assimilation in the small intestines. The intestines sort through the digested components so they can be absorbed into the bloodstream, or passed through the alimentary canal to be excreted.

Asthma Symptoms Linked to Elevated Allergen Levels in Home

Results from a new national survey demonstrate that elevated allergen levels in the home are associated with asthma symptoms in allergic individuals. The study...

Traditional Chinese Herbs For Arthritis

Arthritis is a generic term for more than 100 different disorders, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout and fibromyalgia. Osteoarthritis, or wear-and-tear arthritis, is the most prevalent and disabling of all chronic conditions, affecting approximately 80 percent of all U.S. adults over 65.

Few Survive Cardiac Arrest, Even With Hospital CPR

As the recent death of Michael Jackson has shown, few patients in cardiac arrest survive, even when given CPR by a trained health professional....

Lack Of Sleep More Dangerous For Women Than Men

Women who get less than eight hours sleep a night are at higher risk of heart disease and heart-related problems than men with the...

Chemicals Found In Fruit And Vegetables Offer Dementia Hope

A group of chemicals found in many fruits and vegetables, as well as tea, cocoa and red wine, could protect the brain from Alzheimer’s...

Herbal Viagra Recalled In Singapore

Tadalafil, a pharma ingredient commonly used in Viagra-like drugs by men with erection problems, has been detected in a herbal supplement by Singapore health...

Beetroot juice boosts stamina, new study shows

Drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise for up to 16% longer. A University of Exeter led-study, published today (Thursday...

Survival Tip: Heart Attack Patients Need To Be Cooled

Aug 5, 2009 by KJ Mullins In what could seem like a tale from of a science fiction book. the best way to protect a...

Healthy Lifestyle Habits May Be Associated With Reduced Risk Of Chronic...

Four healthy lifestyle factors—never smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and following a healthy diet—together appear to be associated with as much as...

Getting Less Sleep Associated With Lower Resistance To Colds

ndividuals who get less than seven hours of sleep per night appear about three times as likely to develop respiratory illness following exposure to a cold virus as those who sleep eight hours or more, according to a report in the January 12 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Studies have ...

Tests Begin On Drugs That May Slow Aging

It may be the ultimate free lunch — how to reap all the advantages of a calorically restricted diet, including freedom from disease and an extended healthy life span, without eating one fewer calorie. Just take a drug that tricks the body into thinking it’s on such a diet. It sounds too good to be true, ...