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Showing posts with label health. Show all posts

"A person with a 0.1 second decrease in walking speed per year risks a 47 percent more likelihood to develop cognitive decline, compared to their peers." - health

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"A person with a 0.1 second decrease in walking speed per year risks a 47 percent more likelihood to develop cognitive decline, compared to their peers." - health
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"Craving protein is a sure sign that your body is not getting enough protein intake." - fact

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"Craving protein is a sure sign that your body is not getting enough protein intake." - fact
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"Every pound you lose takes 4 pounds of pressure off your knees and 6 pounds off your hips." - WebMD

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"Every pound you lose takes 4 pounds of pressure off your knees and 6 pounds off your hips." - WebMD
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"Compared to sitting in a slumped position, sitting upright can make you feel more proud after a success, increase your persistence at an unsolvable task, and make you feel more confident in your thoughts." - Elizabeth Broadbent

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"Compared to sitting in a slumped position, sitting upright can make you feel more proud after a success, increase your persistence at an unsolvable task, and make you feel more confident in your thoughts." - Elizabeth Broadbent
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"Early research shows that curcumin, the active component in turmeric, may bind brain plaque and prevent Alzheimer's Disease from developing." - Natalie Rizzo

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"Early research shows that curcumin, the active component in turmeric, may bind brain plaque and prevent Alzheimer's Disease from developing." - Natalie Rizzo
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"Mothers who take multiple micronutrient supplements during pregnancy can give their child an advantage in Life. But healthy development needs public health investments to go beyond bio-medical strategies aimed at mothers-to-be, expectant mothers, babies and children. Beefed-up efforts to improve the nurturing environment in which kids spend their first 1,000 days are also essential." - Karlee Silver

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"Mothers who take multiple micronutrient supplements during pregnancy can give their child an advantage in Life. But healthy development needs public health investments to go beyond bio-medical strategies aimed at mothers-to-be, expectant mothers, babies and children. Beefed-up efforts to improve the nurturing environment in which kids spend their first 1,000 days are also essential." - Karlee Silver
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"Women who had boys tended to have higher blood pressure prior to pregnancy (106 mmHg) than women who had girls (103 mmHg)." - American Journal of Hypertension

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"Women who had boys tended to have higher blood pressure prior to pregnancy (106 mmHg) than women who had girls (103 mmHg)." - American Journal of Hypertension 
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"People with iron deficiency anemia were 2.4 times more likely to have combined hearing loss compared with those who did not have iron deficiency anemia. The people with iron deficiency anemia were also 1.8 times more likely to have sensorineural hearing loss. There was no link, however, between iron deficiency anemia and conductive hearing loss, according to the study." - JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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"People with iron deficiency anemia were 2.4 times more likely to have combined hearing loss compared with those who did not have iron deficiency anemia. The people with iron deficiency anemia were also 1.8 times more likely to have sensorineural hearing loss. There was no link, however, between iron deficiency anemia and conductive hearing loss, according to the study." - JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
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"People who work for more than fifty-five hours a week face an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease compared to those working the standard hours of thirty-five to forty a week." - The Lancet

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"People who work for more than fifty-five hours a week face an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease compared to those working the standard hours of thirty-five to forty a week." - The Lancet
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"An avulsion fracture occurs when a small chunk of bone attached to a tendon or ligament gets pulled away from the main part of the bone. … Treatment typically includes resting and icing the affected area, followed by controlled exercises that help restore range of motion, improve muscle strength and promote bone healing." - Mayo Clinic

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"An avulsion fracture occurs when a small chunk of bone attached to a tendon or ligament gets pulled away from the main part of the bone. … Treatment typically includes resting and icing the affected area, followed by controlled exercises that help restore range of motion, improve muscle strength and promote bone healing." - Mayo Clinic
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"We now see a lot of athletes, especially the Jamaicans, doing hurdle drills to strengthen the hip flexion. These hip flexion drills enhance the soleus muscle (lower calf), and studies show a strong correlation between the size of the soleus muscle and sprinting performance. A strong soleus muscle can play a significant role in acceleration over the first 10 meters, when the sprinter is at his slowest. Research suggests that if a sprinter is 10 percent taller, then he would have a 10 percent shorter ground contact time, which would allow him to run 10 percent faster. However, the limiting factor with a taller sprinter is the energy it takes to bring the legs forward because of the longer limbs. If we can get the tallest sprinters to strengthen their hip flexors and the shorter sprinters to contract their muscles faster, then we should be able to see times around 9.27 seconds. Having said that, I doubt we'd really get past 9.2, because the loading involved at those speeds would force us to have super heavy bones, but then of course the weight becomes a negative factor." - Jeremy Richmond

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"We now see a lot of athletes, especially the Jamaicans, doing hurdle drills to strengthen the hip flexion. These hip flexion drills enhance the soleus muscle (lower calf), and studies show a strong correlation between the size of the soleus muscle and sprinting performance. A strong soleus muscle can play a significant role in acceleration over the first 10 meters, when the sprinter is at his slowest.

Research suggests that if a sprinter is 10 percent taller, then he would have a 10 percent shorter ground contact time, which would allow him to run 10 percent faster. However, the limiting factor with a taller sprinter is the energy it takes to bring the legs forward because of the longer limbs. If we can get the tallest sprinters to strengthen their hip flexors and the shorter sprinters to contract their muscles faster, then we should be able to see times around 9.27 seconds. Having said that, I doubt we'd really get past 9.2, because the loading involved at those speeds would force us to have super heavy bones, but then of course the weight becomes a negative factor." - Jeremy Richmond
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"A high potassium intake is associated with a 20% decreased risk of dying from all causes." - Linda Antinoro

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"A high potassium intake is associated with a 20% decreased risk of dying from all causes." - Linda Antinoro
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"Your body craves nourishment." - ?

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"Your body craves nourishment." - ?
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"Office temperatures below 71 degrees are productivity killers." - Cornell University research

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"Office temperatures below 71 degrees are productivity killers." - Cornell University research
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"Enamel is your body's strongest tissue." - Timothy Chase

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"Enamel is your body's strongest tissue." - Timothy Chase
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"Aspirin therapy (taking aspirin daily) may reduce the odds of developing and dying from colon, stomach or esophageal cancer." - Annals of Oncology

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"Aspirin therapy (taking aspirin daily) may reduce the odds of developing and dying from colon, stomach or esophageal cancer." - Annals of Oncology
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"Some researchers think that these cannibinoids in milk play an important role in infant survival, because they stimulate the child's appetite and cause them to eat more and suckle, which could be why tetrahydrocannabinol has a similar effect in adults." - Business Insider

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"Some researchers think that these cannibinoids in milk play an important role in infant survival, because they stimulate the child's appetite and cause them to eat more and suckle, which could be why tetrahydrocannabinol has a similar effect in adults." - Business Insider
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"Because they don't experience pregnancy or lactation, women who don't have sex have more ovulatory menstrual cycles. That increased number of cycles is directly linked to an increased risk of cancer. But the birth control pill -- a form of contraception condemned by the Catholic Church -- has been shown to reduce the risk of ovarian and uterine cancer by up to 60 percent." - ABC News

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"Because they don't experience pregnancy or lactation, women who don't have sex have more ovulatory menstrual cycles. That increased number of cycles is directly linked to an increased risk of cancer. But the birth control pill -- a form of contraception condemned by the Catholic Church -- has been shown to reduce the risk of ovarian and uterine cancer by up to 60 percent." - ABC News
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