Monthly Archives: May 2019

Ultra-Processed Food, Drink Tied to Heart Disease, Earlier Death 07105 NEWARK Ultra-Processed Food, Drink Tied to Heart Disease, Earlier Death Adults whose diet included more ultra-processed foods and beverages — such as ice cream, soda, and hamburgers — were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) or die sooner than others who had a more wholesome diet, in two large European cohorts…. Read more »

Poor Diet Linked to 80,000 Cancer Cases in the United States 07105 NEWARK Poor Diet Linked to 80,000 Cancer Cases in the United States As many as 80,000 new cases of cancer reported in 2015 may have been diet related, according to results from a new study. Colorectal cancer had the highest proportion of diet-related cases, with 38.3% of all cases associated with suboptimal diets…. Read more »

What Causes Sensitive Teeth? 07105 NEWARK What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Too Much Mouthwash Love minty fresh breath? If you swig mouthwash throughout the day, you may set yourself up for a sore mouth. That’s because some products have acids that make already-sensitive teeth worse. The solution: Limit rinsing to once or twice a day. If you’re still… Read more »

A Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 07105 NEWARK A Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway on the palm side of your wrist made up of bones and ligaments. The median nerve, which controls sensation and movement in the thumb and first three fingers, runs through this passageway along… Read more »

Blood in Urine? Here’s Why 07105 NEWARK Conditions That Cause Blood in Your Urine Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) It happens when bacteria infect the parts of your body that make and store urine, such as your bladder or urethra. Along with seeing blood, you might feel like you have to go all the time, and it could burn… Read more »

Fertility paradox in male beauty quest 07105 NEWARK Fertility paradox in male beauty quest  By James Gallagher Scientists have uncovered an evolutionary paradox where men damage their ability to have children during efforts to make themselves look more attractive. Taking steroids to get a buff physique or anti-baldness pills to keep a full head of hair can damage fertility…. Read more »

Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat 07105 NEWARK Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat The essential statement of article: In recent years, many nutrition experts have linked the obesity epidemic to the spread of ultra-processed foods that are engineered to have a long shelf life and irresistible combinations of salt, sugar, fat and other additives. These foods… Read more »

Metabolic Syndrome 07105 NEWARK Metabolic Syndrome What Is Metabolic Syndrome? It’s not a single disease, but a group of related health problems: too much belly fat, high triglycerides, cholesterol trouble, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar. When you have at least three of these issues, your chances for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke are… Read more »

Guide to Personality Disorders 07105 NEWARK Guide to Personality Disorders What Is a Personality Disorder? These mental health conditions affect your everyday life and relationships. They’re about how you think, feel, and act. You might have a tough time with change, or you may be impulsive or suspicious. You might even do or say things other people… Read more »

Ways to Fight the Aging Process 07105 NEWARK Ways to Fight the Aging Process Little Aches and Pains Whether it’s an old injury that keeps flaring up or the start of arthritis, you’re more likely to feel a few aches more often as you age. Regular movement can ease pain and make your joints more flexible. Try low-impact exercises… Read more »