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Ditch Diabetes with Weights and Walking

…. Now, new research suggests pairing aerobics with weight training can lower your diabetes risk—significantly. In a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers from Harvard and the University of South Denmark found that 30 minutes of weight training on five days a week lowered…

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Help for Gallstones

…-fiber foods appear to prevent gallbladder attacks. Helpful supplements include vitamin C (2,000 mg), which was shown in a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine to reduce risk of gallbladder disease. Enteric-coated peppermint oil (one 2-mL capsule 3 times a day) has been demonstrated to…

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A New Study Suggests Diabetes Drugs Can Damage Your Vision

…of the most popular classes of drugs used to treat diabetes further increases your risk of blindness. The new study, published this month in the Archives of Internal Medicine, followed more than 103,000 people with type 2 diabetes over the course of decade. Researchers found that those taking Avandia…

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Medical Radiation Increases Cancer Risk Factors

…hormones). * Exposure to ionizing (including medical) radiation—especially CT scans, which according to many experts are often unwarranted. In the Archives of Internal Medicine, Rebecca Smith-Bindman, M.D., calls out “imaging enthusiasts” who believe patients should not even be told about the risks…

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Five Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Your Cup O' Joe

…hundreds of studies bear this out. Here are five healthy reasons to drink coffee: * It slashes your diabetes risk. A meta-analysis published in the Archives of Internal Medicine showed that every cup of regular coffee you drink lowers your risk of type 2 diabetes by seven percent. Plus, people who drank…

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New Study Shows Mental Activity Stops Alzheimer's

…that mental stimulation actually stops the physical development of Alzheimer’s in its tracks! In their findings, which were just published in the Archives of Neurology, the researchers noted that Alzheimer’s is caused by beta-amyloid deposits, which are fibrils of proteins that have “misfolded.”…

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