Posts by Judah

Diabetic? Go Vegan

November is National Diabetes Month November is National Diabetes Month and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that there are more than 30 million Americans with diabetes.  The majority of people have type 2 diabetes and their numbers are rising and increasing at an alarming rate, so much so, that some refer…

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

  Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program that includes physical exercises designed to help improve cardiovascular health and to prevent further cardiovascular events in someone who is recovering from a cardiovascular event or has just undergone a surgical cardiac procedure such as artery stenting or heart or valve surgery. The ideal CR programs consists of 36…

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Today October 29, 2018 is World Stroke Day

World Stroke Day sponsored by the World Stroke Organization (WSO) seeks to improve care and support for stroke survivors and raise awareness of prevention and treatment of stroke all over the world. This year it falls today, October 29. Life after Stroke The message of this year’s World Stroke Day is that it is possible…

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Controlling High Blood Pressure in Diabetics may Prevent Organ Failure

  Study Shows that High Blood Pressure in Diabetics is the Main Cause of Organ Failure rather than the Diabetes A Rutgers study published October 4, 2018, in the Journal Clinical and Experimental Hypertension demonstrates how extremely high blood pressure causes organ damage in diabetics and thus the key to preventing life-threatening organ failure is…

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Best Protein for Rebuilding Muscles in Seniors

When seniors are inactive, especially during hospital stays or in recovering from operations or illnesses, they lose a lot of muscle mass. Aging also contributes to losing muscle mass and this is called sarcopenia. Researchers from McMaster embarked on a study that was published October 4, 2018, in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition to…

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Cancer Vaccine Shows Success for HER2-positive Cancers

  Imagine a vaccine that can stop cancer? While this may sound too good to be true, in fact an immunotherapy vaccine for HER2-positive cancers has shown positive results in a Phase 1 clinical trial, according to a news release by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). These results were presented at the Fourth…

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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) is Warning that a Major Stroke May be on the Way

Strokes do not always come on without warnings and in fact recognizing a major early warning sign of an impending major stroke can save lives, as treatment can be started to prevent a major stroke from occurring. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) A transient ischemic attack (TIA) also called a mini stroke has neurological symptoms similar…

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Resveratrol Administered to Noses in Mice Helped Prevent Lung Cancer

Resveratrol Resveratrol is an anti-oxidant found abundantly in the skin of grapes, mulberries, raspberries, blueberries, cranberries, bilberries, peanuts, pine trees, knotweeds and many other plants. It is also sold as a nutritional supplement and has been shown to be safe. Resveratrol found to Kill Cancer Cells in the Laboratory In 2003 researchers made an amazing…

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Parkinson’s Disease, Dairy Products and Uric Acid

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s disease. At present, there is no cure and medicines and procedures are mainly for treating symptoms. It is estimated that a million Americans are afflicted with PD and about 10 million people have it worldwide. PD is characterized by; Tremors (usually one-sided) Slow movement…

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