Author: Sasha Hart

Which foods are best for young adults?

When it comes to mental health benefits, do you know which foods are best for young adults? Scientists have finally spoken about age-related types of diets, which makes a lot more sense, seeing that age influences health state requirements, right? Here is what they have to say. It is already a known theory that what we eat impacts the way we feel. Certain foods give us more energy, while others drain our minds and bodies, leaving us feeling tired and lazy. And while with some foods you can feel the effect immediately, others reveal the outcome of their impact...

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Study finds protein that can stop brain tumor growth

A recent study conducted in Madrid, Spain, has found that a certain protein can stop brain tumor growth, thus increasing the life expectancy of brain cancer patients. The study refers specifically to glioblastoma brain tumors and has been proven to work on humans. Researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) in Madrid, Spain, led by Maria A. Blasco, head of the Telomeres and Telomerase Group, have observed that, by inhibiting a protein called telomeric repeat binding factor 1, or TRF1, the growth of glioblastomas is halted. TRF1 is a protein that, as part of a larger protein...

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Groundbreaking Parkinson’s study may find cure

A groundbreaking Parkinson’s study may be the basis to find a cure for the motor problems patients are dealing with. A recent study, conducted by two prominent scientists – Prof. Daesoo Kim (Department of Biological Sciences at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology in Daejeon, South Korea) and Prof. George Augustine, (The Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine in Singapore), “overturned three decades of consensus” on how Parkinson’s disease is triggered. The new findings show the mechanism that hides behind the symptoms and promises future medication able to tone down, if not face out completely the motor...

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5 easy ways to get rid of inflammation in your body

Inflammation occurs when the body perceives an external factor as a threat to its integrity (an allergy), or a trigger that is already in the body, which it tries to prevent from expanding (an infection).  While medication is often prescribed, here are 5 easy ways to get rid of inflammation in your body that you can do at home:   Sleep with your head elevated – this is an efficient method of prevention inflammation of the nose, when you have a cold, an allergy, non-allergic rhinitis and other conditions that cause a stuffy nose. Stack two pillows to sleep...

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20 foods with empty calories that you should keep out of your diet

If you are like any of the rest of us mortals, you have tried everything on this list. You know the taste and some you may also know the recipe for. However, if you want to support your physical and mental health, these are 20 foods with empty calories that you should keep out of your diet:   Soda – too much sugar, nothing else, really; plus, it promotes that acid reflux you don’t really want to scare anyone with Fruit drinks – unless you have a juice maker and you squeeze the fruit (and vegetables) yourself, you can...

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