HEALTH

trillion smells

A trillion smells and counting

Many of us already listen to our guts. Now it may be time to listen to our noses as well. Regardless of their shape or size, most people’s noses are a lot smarter than previously thought and have a lot to tell us. While it was generally believed that the human nose could detect approximately 10,000 different odors, a 2014 …

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Outback Vision Protocol

Outback Vision Protocol Reviews

What is Outback Vision Protocol? Outback Vision Protocol is a system specifically designed to slow down and combat age-related eye diseases. This product comes in the form of an e-book, and contains vital and verified information about preventing and reducing the effects of aging on the human eye and improving eyesight. By assimilating the information contained in this program, you …

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cholesterol

When good cholesterol goes bad

Although we generally consider high-density lipoprotein beneficial when it comes to heart health, questions about why people with high levels of HDL (good cholesterol) still get heart attacks have troubled researchers for years. Now, after nearly a decade of research involving the DNA structure of cholesterol, Annabelle Rodriguez, an endocrinologist at the University of Connecticut Health Center for Vascular Biology, …

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get flu shot

Its time to get your flu shot

While annual vaccines don’t always provide complete protection, the CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older be inoculated. In fact, not only will you help yourself from becoming seriously ill, getting a shot can also protect people around you, including those who are more vulnerable to serious flu illness, such as infants, young children, the elderly, and people with …

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HPV rising oral cancer rate

HPV blamed for rising rate of oral cancers

While it is well known that cervical cancer is caused by the humanpapilloma virus, HPV is also a major cause of certain types of head and neck cancers (aka oropharyngeal cancers) found in both men and women who practice oral sex. In fact, according to a recent report published by the Annals of Internal Medicine researchers from the University of …

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eat plancenta

Should you eat your baby’s placenta?

The practice of eating placenta (known as placentrophagy) has gained popularity among a number of celebrities, including Kim Kardashian-West, her sister Kourtney, as well as January Jones and Mowry Twins Tia and Tamera. Yet despite claims that eating your own afterbirth not only boosts production of breast milk, and “level” off hormones that can contribute to postpartum depression and insomnia, …

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eye disease

Eye disease linked to too much sunlight

We all depend on the sun for life (including as a primary source of Vitamin D). However, too much of a good thing can be bad for you. For instance, while humans require only 20 minutes of direct sunlight per day for their health, overexposure to its UV radiation can eventually result in cancer and oxidative damage to the eyes …

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mink oil

Mink oil for healthy skin

Massaging mink oil into one’s face every day can reduce both the appearance of wrinkles and age spots. In addition, mink oil has been found to protect skin by sealing it against the elements (wind, water, and air), it has proven a useful ingredient in lotions and cleansers used to dissolve dirt and excess oil that can block pores. Mink …

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high blood sugar accelerate aging process

High blood sugar may accelerate aging process

Ever wonder why some people seem to get wrinkles, while others don’t? One reason may be due to “glycation,” a term used to describe the binding together of sugar molecules in the bloodstream to collagen and elastin to form AGES (advanced glycation end-products) that damage the skin. In addition, recent studies have found that these molecules are most likely contributors …

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winnie harlow vitiligo

New line of dolls faces up to vitiligo

While bullying and body shaming may have increased thanks to throngs of trolls using social media, there has been a growing trend to encourage people to take pride in themselves, regardless of their physical attributes (or lack there of) beginning at a young age. This includes developing new lines of toys that reflect the changing face of America. In fact, …

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