Protein predictor of heart disease and kidney disease, caused by high blood pressure.

A study by the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic has revealed that “Troponin” is a predictor for end-stage renal disease and all-cause death. High blood pressure, is a common cardiovascular disease in the U.S., and more than 40 percent of the population will have some form of disease, including hypertension by 2030. End-stage renal disease or end-stage kidney failure often is associated with hypertension and affects approximately 600,000 people at a cost of nearly $50 billion annually.

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Childhood cancer increased with agricultural crop density

A new study, published in the Environmental Health by the University of Illinois, has determined that the risk of childhood cancer (leukemia, acute lymphoid and acute myeloid leukemias (AML)), increases with exposure to agricultural crop density. There was a statistically significant association for a positive relationship between crop density of dry beans and incidence of total leukemia, oats and acute myeloid leukemia, sugar beets and total leukemia and all leukemias in specific states. Continue reading “Childhood cancer increased with agricultural crop density”

Stress hormones and blood pressure increase with consumption of energy drinks.

imagesA new study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Session specified that norepinephrne levels increased by almost 74 % after consuming an energy drink.

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Almonds enriches diets of adults and children

download (3)A new study, published by researchers at the University of Florida, has revealed that almonds consumed on a daily basis enriched the diets of adults and children.

“Almonds are a good source of plant protein — essential fatty acids, vitamin E and magnesium,” said Alyssa Burns. The researchers provided almonds daily to 29 pairs of parents and children for several weeks.

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Gut bacteria impact on metabolic health

downloadA new study, published in the journal Circulation, has revealed a solid link between gut flora and cholesterol. The study with 893 Dutch research participants identified 34 different species of bacteria that they linked to cholesterol levels and BMI of patients. They connected the bacteria to a change between 4 to 6 percent in BMI, HDL cholesterol, and triglyceride levels.

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Exercise reduces Alzheimer’s disease and MCI neurodegeneration

active_human_background_excercise_gestures_colorful_silhouette_icons_6827910A new study, published in the journal of the International Neuropsychological Society on Nov. 19th 2015, has revealed that exercise reduces brain shrinkage and neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Engaging in physical activity year-round reduces bronchospams. Controls Asthma.

download (4)A new study published in the BMJ Open Respiratory Research has analyzed the exercise habits of 643 participants who have been diagnosed with asthma.

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Pesticide exposure in children lowered with organic food consumption

A study published in the Environmental Health Perspectives, has exposed the rate of pesticide exposure in children. The study investigated the impact of organic food compared to regular food.children-eating-strawberries-1200x600
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