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  2. US surgeons test pig kidney transplant in a human US surgeons say they have successfully given a pig's kidney to a person in a transplant breakthrough they hope could ultimately solve donor organ shortages. The recipient was brain-dead, meaning they were already on artificial life support with no prospect of recovering. The kidney came from a pig that had been genetically modified to stop the organ being recognised by the body as "foreign" and being rejected. The work is not yet peer-reviewed or published but there are plans for this. Experts say it is the most advance
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  4. Exercise and the brain: three ways physical activity changes its very structure Regular exercise changes the structure of our bodies’ tissues in obvious ways, such as reducing the size of fat stores and increasing muscle mass. Less visible, but perhaps even more important, is the profound influence exercise has on the structure of our brains – an influence that can protect and preserve brain health and function throughout life. In fact, some experts believe that the human brain may depend on regular physical activity to function optimally throughout our lifetime. Here are just a few
  5. What Is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting (IF) is a method of calorie restriction that requires you to go for extended periods of time without eating. There are different types of IF programs—some recommend fasting for a few hours or for a certain part of each day, some require fasting for a few days each week, and some involve fasting for several days each month. Intermittent fasting has gained momentum because of popular beliefs that the regimes can help you improve your level of fitness, boost longevity, and get faster and longer-lasting weight loss results. There has be
  6. Innovative Technology to Help Manage Heart Failure While we’ve come a long way in the treatment and management of heart failure, we can still do better. By 2030, over 8 million adults will be living with heart failure, a 50% increase compared to almost 2 decades earlier. We need to do everything we can to give these people what they need to thrive after their diagnosis. That’s where digital health and technologies come in. There’s good research now to show that it can help both doctors and patients manage heart failure and improve life with the condition. Here’s what I think is the m
  7. Study reveals what causes type 2 diabetes and how to reverse it As the incidence of diabetes continues to increase globally, the fight against this chronic condition continues. New research explains not only what triggers type 2 diabetes but also how to reverse the condition. The findings also shed light on what leads to remission after reversal for some people. Between 1980 and 2014, the number of people living with diabetes across the world increased Trusted Source from about 108 million to 422 million. As many as 90%Trusted Source of these individuals have type 2 diabetes.
  8. The secret to a long and healthy life is always prefer need over greed. In everything. In food, work, family, entertainment...everything.
  9. I can't even imagine how scary a stroke must be. It's amazing what obstacles the human spirit really can, and does, overcome. If you have a loved one spend every day with them like it's your last.
  10. There's actually a small population of people in a village (forget the location) but anyway, they have a decreased risk of developing heart disease due to a genetic mutation which they were able to track back to a single person. Some scientists created a synthetic version of the protein responsible for the decreased risk and found from small testing done on I believe it was rats not only decreased the risk of heart disease but it appeared to reverse heart disease as well. From memory they were on stage 2 clinical trials. evolution may have found the cure to heart disease heres a source a
  11. Avoid eating MEAT, DAIRY, and Eggs. Many studies have proven this, they have documentary on it called "what the health" it's on Netflix. :)
  12. Take care of your parents, paigecan.
  13. Sugar has always been the culprit, eating too much added sugar can have many negative health effects. It is a major cause of obesity and many chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes.
  14. thanks for sharing this recipe, I've been searching for breakfast alternatives because I'm running out of ideas.
  15. My family has always been careful especially this pandemic. We make sure our parents are protected because seniors have high risk of getting infected and they both have underlying conditions.
  16. Heart disease: Cutting out one type of food significantly reduces your risk says new study HEART disease: There are around 7.6 million people living with a heart or circulatory disease in the UK: four million men and 3.6 million women according to the British Heart Foundation. You can significantly reduce your risk by cutting out one food type, says latest study. What is it? Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major cause of death both in the UK and worldwide. Heart disease is caused by the blood supply being blocked or slowed by a build-up of fatty tissues in the arteries. A new study
  17. The cause of prostate enlargement is unknown, but it's believed to be linked to hormonal changes as a man gets older. The balance of hormones in your body changes as you get older and this may cause your prostate gland to grow.
  18. Enlarged Prostate Doesn't Raise a Man's Odds for Cancer Far from it, a new study suggests. Also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the condition may actually provide some protection for men from developing prostate cancer, researchers report. "Men are often anxious about prostate cancer, as it is the second most common cancer in men, with some worrying BPH increases their risk of prostate cancer," said lead researcher Dr. Kiran Nandalur. He is vice chief of diagnostic radiology and molecular imaging at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. "Some previous studies hav
  19. More And More Humans Are Growing an Extra Artery, Showing We're Still Evolving Picturing how our species might appear in the far future often invites wild speculation over stand-out features such as height, brain size, and skin complexion. Yet subtle shifts in our anatomy today demonstrate how unpredictable evolution can be. Take something as mundane as an extra blood vessel in our arms, which going by current trends could be common place within just a few generations. An artery that temporarily runs down the centre of our forearms while we're still in the womb isn't vanishing a
  20. Rehab After a Stroke: What to Expect After you have a stroke, your brain may need to relearn some old skills. Which ones will depend on your condition. Still, your grey matter has an amazing ability to repair and rewire itself. A stroke rehabilitation program can help your brain get the job done. It may not totally reverse the effects of your stroke, but it can help you regain your independence and recover some of what was lost. Your rehab starts as early as 24 hours after your stroke. As soon as your condition is stable, you'll start to do simple exercises to help you re
  21. Could Cocoa Boost Your Exercise Motivation? Key Takeaways Cocoa powder may improve blood flow and increase exercise performance, a recent study suggests. This effect has the potential for boosting exercise tolerance, possibly helping people feel more motivated, the researchers noted. The compound responsible, flavanols, has been touted before for other health benefits and is found in some other foods as well. For people struggling to get through a workout, the answer may lie in cocoa powder. Using cocoa powder as an ingredient for a pre-workout drink may help to incr
  22. "Coronaviruses are a large family of single positive-stranded, enveloped RNA viruses that can infect many animal species and humans. Human coronaviruses can be divided based on their pathogenicity. The types with high pathogenicity including SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, and the current novel SARS-CoV2.[1] Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has led to possibly the worst pandemic of this century in the form of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Initially recognized as a respiratory system disease, COVID-19 has been found to interact with and affect the cardiovascular system le
  23. To have many friends and family around as we get older is really wonderful. I miss being around very old people. They are so wise and interesting.
  24. I always walk on my way to the nearby market and I also walk back home. The main purpose is to have my exercise and at the same time to buy ingredients for our meals. It is summer now that when I reach the market I am already sweating so when I get back home I would rest a while then take a bath to freshen me up.
  25. This is very educational, thank you.
  26. Two fuels: sugar and fat. Choose one. My choice is fat. My reasons: hormonal support, better energy levels, calmer mood. Also less insulin thus less insulin resistance, less fat storage...
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