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High blood pressure linked to strokes and Alzheimer’s

Researchers also found that the number of brain lesions did not change even if participants used high blood pressure drugs. They analysed 1,288 older people and found that participants whose blood pressure was 10 per cent higher than average were 46 per cent more likely to have brain lesions. The pensioners with higher blood pressure were also found to have ...

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Consumption of Fast Food Linked with Asthma and Other Allergic Diseases

A new Respirology review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis. The analysis included 16 studies. In terms of different types of fast food consumption, hamburger intake was most prominently associated with allergic diseases in a dose-dependent ...

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Higher inflammation in older age is linked to lower bone density

Although inflammation can arise from infection or injury, chronic inflammation can occur in older age due to ageing processes in the immune system. Higher levels of inflammation in older age has been linked to lower bone density, according to a new study carried out at the University of Southampton. Scientists from the University’s Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU) examined ...

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Red Flag Laws Are Linked To Declines In Gun Suicides, New Study Finds

Gun suicides declined significantly in two states after they passed laws allowing police to temporarily confiscate firearms from individuals determined to be a threat to themselves or others, according to new research. A study published Friday in the journal Psychiatric Services examined years of death data following the passage of “red flag” laws in Connecticut, which became the first state ...

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Fibromyalgia – five health conditions that could be linked to your widespread pain

Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body, according to the NHS. The exact cause of the condition is unknown, but it may be linked to abnormal levels of certain chemicals in the brain. Changes to the central nervous system may also be instigating the painful condition. Fibromyalgia symptoms often include muscle stiffness and a he… ...

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Cancer warning: Cooking with this type of oil releases toxic chemicals linked to disease

Cancer can have fatal consequences if the disease isn’t recognised in time or is left untreated. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, closely followed by prostate, lung and bowel cancer. While it’s one thing to recognise the symptoms of different cancers to get an early diagnosis, experts also believe there are a number of things you ...

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Fertility warning: Antihistamines linked to fertility problems in men

An Argentinian study found these commonly-taken drugs could have negative long-term side effects for male fertility.The review, which is published in the journal Reproduction, found a number of studies reported adverse effects of antihistamine on normal testicular function. They discovered antihistamines were likely to affect the production of male sexual hormones in the testicles, which could lead to altered morphology ...

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Prostate cancer symptoms – what actually is the prostate and how is it linked to sex?

Prostate cancer symptoms include difficulty starting urination or holding back urine, painful urination, and difficulty having an erection Many men only realise they have a prostate after diagnosis Prostate cancer is a malignant tumour arising from the prostate gland The disease is usually diagnosed in patients aged above 50 Can… Daily Express :: Health Feed

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