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Diet drinks may up strokes in postmenopausal women: Study

Diet drinks may up strokes in postmenopausal women: Study

New York: Are diet drinks your choice? Beware, your heart could be at risk. A new study suggests that drinking diet drinks were associated with an increased risk of having a stroke among post-menopausal women, researchers say. The stroke is was caused by a blocked artery, especially small arteries. The[Read More…]

Novel blood test for pain may help combat opioid epidemic

Novel blood test for pain may help combat opioid epidemic

New York: A one-of-its-kind blood test to measure pain in patients could open the door to precision medicine and help stem the tide of the opioid crisis, say researchers. Until now, to assess pain – a subjective sensation – doctors had to rely on patients self-reporting or clinical symptoms. But[Read More…]

Eat flaxseed to improve health, reduce obesity

Eat flaxseed to improve health, reduce obesity

New York, Besides improving your heart health, consuming flaxseeds can also cause changes in the gut microbiota, boost metabolic health as well as protect against diet-induced obesity, finds a study. Flaxseed is a fibre-rich plant that has been shown to improve cholesterol levels and inflammation in the colon. However, there[Read More…]

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