Tag Archives: Conditions and Diseases

Vitamin D Suppletion for COPD Beneficial

Vitamin D is known to be beneficial for bones, but research shows that also people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) need to supplement this. Epidemiological studies show that vitamine D may down-regulate the inflammatory reaction in the airways that … Continue reading

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Relation Between Sleep and Performance

Lack of sleep may lead to poor performance, is a conclusion that often is assumed and also research shows this. The researchers of the medical faculty of Harvard think that unless sleep deprivation doesn’t make the headlines, it contributed to … Continue reading

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Hay Fever – suffer it, fight it or prevent it?

Hay fever is an allergic reaction of the body towards pollen. A lot of people are suffering in this time from sneezing, running nose, itchy eyes – a reaction of the body on the fine seeds and pollen in the … Continue reading

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CoQ10 may help reducing migraine

There aren’t many large studies that show strong evidence regarding Coenzyme Q10 and migraines. A small study found that out of 31 patients who suffer from migraines, 19 of them reported the number of days they had migraines cut in half. … Continue reading

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Fast food en koek stimuleren depressie

Het eten van transvetten wordt verbonden met depressie, zo blijkt uit een onderzoek onder meer dan 12.000 mensen met een gemiddelde leeftijd van 37 jaar. Een dieet met zachtere olie als olijfolie beschermt daar juist tegen. Transvetten, die veel in … Continue reading

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Link to Sleep and Next Day Performance

Research from Philips reveals that one out of four professionals takes a nap in office time. Also tells 85% of the respondents that they performed better if they slept more, and it may not be surprising that 56% says thay don’t … Continue reading

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Free food for fat people

This is a stunt of the Heart Attack Grill in Chandler: people over 150kg eat for free. This fastfood restaurant is serving burgers with names like Quadruple Bypass Burger and Flatline Fries. In a country where two third of the … Continue reading

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World’s problem solved: -100kcal/day!

We attended the Think Tank for Active Healthy People which pre-ran the Great North Run in Newcastle, UK. During the keynotes, Prof Jim Hill from the University of Colorado, Denver, USA, stated that obesity has grown since the 80s and … Continue reading

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A, C, E vitamins may reduce colon cancer risk

Supplementing with A, C and E vitamins may reduce colon cancer risk. Patients using multivitamins are associated with a 24 – 30% lower risk of colon cancer. Even when other factors were taken into account, the results remained significant. The research … Continue reading

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Selenium shows protective effect for bladder cancer

High selenium intake could have a protective effect for bladder cancer, according new research. A meta-analysis of seven previously published studies found that the minerals’s potential protective effect was seen mainly among women, which suggests gender-specific differences in selenium accumulation and … Continue reading

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