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High blood pressure? Mixing THIS breakfast food with medicine could be dangerous

High blood pressure? Mixing THIS breakfast food with medicine could be dangerous
High blood pressure? Mixing THIS breakfast food with medicine could be dangerous Eating or drinking grapefruit juice can affect some medicines – by increasing or decreasing the level of medicine in the blood. This can cause unwanted side effects or even change the effect the medication is designed to have. High blood pressure affects one in four people in the... Read More

Diabetes news: Even just small amounts of exercise 'can offer health benefits'

Diabetes news: Even just small amounts of exercise 'can offer health benefits'
Diabetes news: Even just small amounts of exercise ‘can offer health benefits’ The findings show that even a little exercise wards off insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes which can result from a high-fat diet.  The study, published in the journal Experimental Physiology, also casts doubt on the previously held view that increasing the quantity of mitochondria, the... Read More

Sex 'can boost BRAIN power in older people as scientists discover fascinating new link'

Sex 'can boost BRAIN power in older people as scientists discover fascinating new link'
Sex ‘can boost BRAIN power in older people as scientists discover fascinating new link’ The study, carried out by Coventry and Oxford Universities, found that over-50s who enjoyed regular romps showed improved cognitive functions. It investigated the correlation between sex and brain function on 73 participants aged between 50 and 83. The results found that those that had more sex... Read More

Diabetes and stroke symptoms: There's no link between THIS skin condition and heart

Diabetes and stroke symptoms: There's no link between THIS skin condition and heart
Diabetes and stroke symptoms: There’s no link between THIS skin condition and heart Indeed, a Brown University study has revealed no connection between eczema and cardiovascular disease. This is in contrast to previous research suggesting the skin condition was associated with an increased risk of problems involving the heart or blood vessels. Dr. Aaron Drucker, an assistant professor of dermatology... Read More