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Statins could protect diabetics against blindness and amputations

Statins could protect diabetics against blindness and amputations | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Diabetes patients taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs are up to 40 per cent less likely to develop complications such as blindness and amputations, researchers have found.
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Changes needed to the way type 2 diabetes is diagnosed

Changes needed to the way type 2 diabetes is diagnosed | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
New research suggests the current way of diagnosing type 2 diabetes should be changed to help prevent patients from experiencing poorer health outcomes.
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Why preventative medicine is the most important type of medicine - New Media Warrior

Why preventative medicine is the most important type of medicine - New Media Warrior | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInPrintE-mailRedditDelicious In the year 2014, we still live plagued by a countless numbers of diseases that we as a society still cannot (Why preventative medicine is the most important type of medicine
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NHS weight-loss surgery urged for 800000 diabetics - RT

NHS weight-loss surgery urged for 800000 diabetics - RT | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
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Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high.
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Why this woman is choosing food over supplements to deal with osteoporosis

Why this woman is choosing food over supplements to deal with osteoporosis | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
As study after study challenges long held beliefs about vitamins and supplements, scientists are pushing the idea of individualized nutrition (Why this woman is choosing food over supplements to deal with osteoporosis
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No supplement can replace a high nutrient diet

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Cut risk of death from heart disease by eating more omega-3 rich tuna

Cut risk of death from heart disease by eating more omega-3 rich tuna | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Eating tuna twice a week could cut the risk of death from heart disease by a third, report researchers at Harvard University.
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Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
People who drank 2 or more a day were more likely to have protein in their urine, a sign of trouble (Sugary soda habit may harm kidneys http://t.co/4yQCI1NaFJ via @HealthDay)...
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Top 50 Public Health Jobs

Top 50 Public Health Jobs | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Pursuing a career in the public health field is an ideal way to access high wages and help society improve its overall well being.
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Mississippi toddler still HIV free

Mississippi toddler still HIV free | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
A baby born with HIV in Mississippi has no evidence of the life-threatening disease more than two years later. (Baby born w/ HIV given 3 antiretroviral drugs at birth,still disease free 2.5 years later with no meds.
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AMAZING!

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Health Claims on Food Labels by Katerina Nikolas | Living Healthy 360

Health Claims on Food Labels by Katerina Nikolas | Living Healthy 360 | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Misleading health claims abound on food labels. Food manufacturers make exaggerated claims about the health benefits of their products which are not substantiated by scientific validation.
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Fiber foods to help fight breast cancer | Health News | 2013-10-22

Fiber foods to help fight breast cancer | Health News | 2013-10-22 | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
All about Ghana news - Ghana web, Ghana business, culture, education, government, latest news and Ghana Social Network and News about Ghana.
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Obesity experts appalled by EU move to approve health claim for fructose

Obesity experts appalled by EU move to approve health claim for fructose | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Food firms using fructose will be able to boast of health benefits despite fruit sugar being implicated in soaring US obesity levels
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Health benefit on sugar? Coca cola must be swivelling in their chair laughing and doing the finger pyramid of evil contemplation

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What is acyanotic heart disease?

Acyanotic heart disease is a group of heart conditions where blood with oxygen mixes with blood with little oxygen in the heart. This mixing is not enough to...
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The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook: Over 125 Delicious, Life-Changing, Plant-Based Recipes - Kindle edition by Ann C Esselstyn, Jane Esselstyn. Health, Fitness & Dieting Kindle eBooks @...

The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook: Over 125 Delicious, Life-Changing, Plant-Based Recipes - Kindle edition by Ann C Esselstyn, Jane Esselstyn. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Stress, Depression, Hostility Raise Stroke Risk - PsychCentral.com

Stress, Depression, Hostility Raise Stroke Risk - PsychCentral.com | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
University Herald Stress, Depression, Hostility Raise Stroke Risk PsychCentral.com Middle-aged and older adults who suffer from high levels of stress, hostility, or depression are at greater risk for stroke or transient ischemic attack (a stroke...
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Microsoft Works On ‘Smart Bra’ To Curb Overeating

Microsoft Works On ‘Smart Bra’ To Curb Overeating | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Microsoft is currently developing a “smart bra” to curb overeating by sensing physiological changes that occur in a woman’s body when she overindulges.The smart bra contains EKG sensors the monitor heard rate and respiration, key signs of emotional...
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Stomach cancer - MayoClinic.com

Stomach cancer - MayoClinic.com | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Stomach cancer — Comprehensive overview covers signs, symptoms, causes and treatment of gastric cancer. (RT @MayoClinic: It's #StomachCancer Awareness Month.
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9 Lies About Fat That Destroyed The World's Health

9 Lies About Fat That Destroyed The World's Health | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
The world unknowingly participated in a huge health experiment. It failed.
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Can Vitamin D Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

Can Vitamin D Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
A current study is recruiting prediabetic adults. (Can Vitamin D Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?: A current study is recruiting prediabetic adults.
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Stroke Affecting Younger People Worldwide, Study Shows

Stroke Affecting Younger People Worldwide, Study Shows | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Preventive measures urgently needed to reverse this trend, researchers say (RT @d_starman: Stroke Affecting Younger People Worldwide, Study Shows
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The days of only having to worry about the cumulative effects of our terrible lifestyles manifesting itself some decades in the future are numbered

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Metabolism 'obesity excuse' true

Metabolism 'obesity excuse' true | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
The mocked "obesity excuse" of being born with a slow metabolism is actually true for some people, say researchers.
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The more we look, the more we learn. real interesting stuff

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Even moderate weight gain increases heart attack risk

Even moderate weight gain increases heart attack risk | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Putting on weight will dramatically increase your chance of having a heart attack even if you exercise and don't smoke.
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Air pollution can cause cancer, says World Health Organisation ...

Air pollution can cause cancer, says World Health Organisation ... | Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Scoop.it
Pollutants from traffic and industrial fumes are linked to lung and bladder cancer, finds team charged with monitoring risks.
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What doesn't

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