• Regularly taking naps of at least 90 minutes in your sixties may increase your risk of a STROKE

    9 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers from China, found those who napped for more than an hour-and-a-half were 25 per cent more likely to have a stroke over the course of six years, compared to people who did not.
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  • Alcohol use increases risk for clinically-defined NAFLD

    Alcohol use increases risk for clinically-defined NAFLD

    9 monthes ago - By Healio

    Alcohol use was a significant risk factor for clinically-defined nonalcoholic fatty liver disease due to association with alcohol use and liver fat, according to recently published data.
    Michelle T. Long, MD, MSc, assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional secondary study comprising 2,475 individuals with hepatic steatosis from the Framingham Heart Study. They evaluated alcohol use behaviors including past-week number of alcoholic drinks consumed, frequency, average quantity per day, usual consumption above U.S. Dietary
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  • Researchers develop photoacoustic thermometry system to help guide HIFU treatment

    9 monthes ago - By News Medical

    High Intensity Focused Ultrasound treatment is a non-invasive method that removes unhealthy tissues and tumors by delivering high intensity ultrasound waves from outside of the body to the lesion. It does only a minimal damage to the normal tissues around the lesion and allows fast recovery of a patient which is why this innovative treatment has been called as the "ultrasound of the next generation."
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  • New research may help guide future treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

    9 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Edith Cowan University researchers have found that a chronic disease affecting up to 80 per cent of overweight people may be causing an iron deficiency that simply leaves them too tired to get off the couch.
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