More Remissions Stages Found In Older Ulcerative Colitis Patients

Individuals who are diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in their 20s may be less likely to experience remission stages as they age, according to findings published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. In fact, patients who have developed the disorder by age 50 years and older will see better results from treatments that alleviate symptoms.

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Soy Proteins May Make Lipid Profile Healthier

Compared to dairy milk-based protein supplements, vitamin supplements that deliver soy proteins appear to be better for one’s cholesterol levels, according to scientific inquiry described in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers from the soy product manufacturer Solae announced that individuals who took soy-protein based dietary supplements tended to have a better ratio of

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Resistance-Related Physical Activity May Prevent Metabolic Problems

Incorporating resistance training into one’s regular exercise regimen may help combat the development of various metabolic disorders, according to findings published in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. During the recent trial, researchers had a group of individuals who were considered overweight or obese follow a two-part exercise program, which would result in the natural cycle

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Doctors urge lifestyle changes in obese women of childbearing age

Experts are warning maternal obesity may have a serious impact on pregnant women and their children, and have issued guidelines for health practitioners to try to remedy the growing problem. In particular, the position paper from the American Dietetic Association and the American Society of Nutrition argues that diet counseling for overweight and obese women

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Acupuncture May Calm Anxiety About the Dentist

For many individuals, going to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience that could cause them a lot of anxiety. According to a new study published in the journal, Acupuncture in Medicine, individuals could seek alternative health resources such as acupuncture to help calm their nerves before entering the dentist chair. It’s been estimated that

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Pollution, alcohol affect digestive health

Although alcohol and environmental pollutants have long been known to cause adverse health effects, new studies have sought to quantify the precise effects of these factors on gastrointestinal health. The first of them, conducted by scientists from the University of Calgary, studied the link between air pollution and non-specific abdominal pain (NSAP). The investigators determined

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