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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab report

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... and strokes, as well as premature death and reduced quality of life and productivity, according to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.   Keep your cool An easy health boost may ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites: cool indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Jeanette Wang

    ... in an attempt to identify root causes of breast cancer. Obesity is a known risk factor for the disease. Professor Anthony Swerdlow, from the Institute of Cancer Research in London, says: ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... years old with no history of heart failure, ischemic heart disease or cancer. After almost 12 years of follow-up, those who ate the most processed red meat (75 grams per day or more) had a 28 ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by Jeanette Wang

    ... disease and death and occurs in about one in 10 pregnancies globally. The study was published in The Journal of Nutrition.   Gifts of hope The Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation has launched ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:14am by Jeanette Wang

    ... studied more than 8,000 pairs of twins and found hereditary links between irritable bowel syndrome, musculoskeletal pain, pelvic pain and dry eye disease. All these syndromes were more likely ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites: Long lasting benefits of physical activity during youth

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:05am by Jeanette Wang

    ... hormones that induce inflammation and atherosclerosis, which may accelerate heart diseases, says Lise Tuset Gustad, first author of the study and an intensive care nurse at Levanger Hospital ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... alpha, which is secreted by immune cells and contributes to chronic inflammation as well as auto-immune diseases like lupus and arthritis. They also had high levels of leptin, a hormone produced ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:42am by Jeanette Wang

    ... eye disease glaucoma has decreased by nearly half since 1980, according to a study published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The researchers ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... between June 1996 and August 2011. About 4 per cent of travellers were affected by malaria, typhoid fever and other potentially life-threatening tropical diseases- though not a single traveller contracted the highly contagious and lethal Ebola virus. There were a total of 13 deaths, 10 of which occurred in patients with malaria. Travellers who become ill with fever or flu-like illness while ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 07:48pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... normal- as if primed to fight a non-existent infection or trauma. This can increase risks of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and other disorders. While the response from the nervous system ... rheumatoid arthritis patients than in treated chronic sufferers or healthy people. This is the first evidence in humans that the autoimmune joint disease may be mediated in part by specific ...




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