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5 Top Tips To Turbo Charge Your Metabolism

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If you are trying to lose weight, it is essential that you try to rev up your metabolism. How fast your metabolism work depends on a number of factors such as gender, activity level, muscle / body fat percentage, and age. Men usually burn more calories than women, even while resting and for most...

Compound found in broccoli may hold the key in therapy for mesothelioma cancer

Compound found in broccoli may hold the key in therapy for mesothelioma cancer
Fruits, vegetables, and other edible plants such as onions, grapes, and certain types of cucumber have often been praised for the nutrients they contain which have been shown to prevent cancer from developing. And now researchers are looking at broccoli to find out if it can be effective in improving the benefits of cisplatin...

11 reasons the weight will not come off

11 reasons the weight will not come off
Sometimes it seems that no matter what you do to try and lose those extra pounds, the weight simply does not come off and the scales show no signs of moving! The fix could be easy and here we list 11 things which you might want to address to help you make progress on your...

Type 2 Diabetes: What is it? Symptoms and Diagnosis

Type 2 Diabetes: What is it? Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and More...
Type 2 diabetes (diabetes mellitus type 2) is a metabolic disorder which is characterised by high blood sugar, resistance to insulin, and a relative lack of insulin. When an individual has this disease, the body is not efficient in converting the carbohydrates found in food to energy. The result is a build up of...

What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?

What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?
The main symptoms of mesolthelioma are: feeling out of breath chest pain coughing The symptoms may take years to manifest themselves and the condition is usually very slow to appear. The speed at which it progresses will depend on the type of mesothelioma. Epithelioid mesothelioma is the slowest to progress and usually responds the best...

Spread of sarcomatoid malignant pleural mesothelioma reduced by platinum-based drug

Spread of sarcomatoid malignant pleural mesothelioma reduced by platinum-based drug
Researchers at the University of Salento in Italy have discovered a platinum-based drug that has shown to be more effective in reducing the growth of the most aggressive type of mesothelioma cancer cells, sarcomatoid malignant pleural mesothelioma, than cisplatin, the drug which is currently most widely used. The drug, Ptac2S was shown in the study...

5 brain foods that will help you to concentrate better

5 brain foods that will help you to concentrate better
A quick brew might be the first thing that most people reach for when they need that sudden jolt of energy to start their day but it's unlikely that it will be enough to fight off drowsiness for hours on end. And whilst there are no foods which can offer a "quick fix" for...

Lifestyle changes that help to cut the risk of type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle changes that help to cut the risk of type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 3.5 million people in the UK and some 30 million people in the USA. It's thought to cost around £20bn per year in the UK and almost $300bn in the USA in direct and indirect costs - an incredible amount of money when one considers that the condition is...

Just a “senior moment” or something more? Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Just a "senior moment" or something more? Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's disease is a condition which progresses slowly over the years and, as a result, the symptoms are often confused with other conditions such as old age. It is not possible to predict the rate at which symptoms will progress as it is different for each individual person but if the symptoms are observed to...

25 healthy food choices that will help to burn belly fat

25 healthy food choices that will help to burn belly fat
Fat inside the belly, also known as visceral fat, is very harmful to the health and is a major risk factor for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and many more health complications. Whilst it is not possible to spot reduce fat, here we list 25 healthy food...

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