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What are the health benefits of papaya? The possible health benefits of consuming papaya include a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, aiding in digestion, and improving blood glucose control in diabetics.
Medical News Today | Apr 14, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Global poverty likely underestimated, could be up to a third higher than reported With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end 'extreme poverty' by 2030.
Medical News Today | Apr 14, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could blueberries help treat Parkinson's disease? Blueberries are deemed one of the healthiest foods because of their richness in antioxidants. Now, researchers say the fruit may help to treat patients with Parkinson's disease.
Medical News Today | Apr 14, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Poor labeling and lack of education' to blame for energy drink misperceptions Energy drinks are associated with many health problems. But still, young people think they are safe to consume. One professor says poor labeling and lack of education are to blame.
Medical News Today | Apr 13, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indoor rabbits could be deficient in vitamin D Rabbits that remain indoors may suffer from a lack of vitamin D, researchers report in a new study.
Medical News Today | Apr 12, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Green tomatoes may hold the answer to bigger, stronger muscles Natural compound from green tomatoes stimulates muscle growth, improves muscle strength and endurance, and protects against muscle wastingUsing a screening method that previously identified a...
Medical News Today | Apr 12, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Great Grain Salads The vegetables of early spring and fresh herbs are big elements in these main-dish grain salads, some of them inspired by demonstrations at the Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives medical education conference recently held at the Culinary Institute of America
New York Times | Apr 11, 2014 5:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ask Well: Walking vs. Elliptical Training A reader asks: How does a brisk two-mile walk compare to a two-mile run on an elliptical machine? How effective is exercise on an elliptical machine as a weight-bearing workout?
New York Times | Apr 11, 2014 2:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sugary drink warning labels win key legislative victory in California Safety warning labels on sodas and other sugary beverages sold in California came one step closer to reality today, when the powerful Senate Health Committee approved SB 1000 on a 5-2 vote.
Medical News Today | Apr 11, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A high-fat diet can increase risk of certain types of breast cancer High total and saturated fat intake were associated with greater risk of estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive (ER+PR+) breast cancer (BC), and human epidermal growth factor 2...
Medical News Today | Apr 11, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend