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  • Why getting a good night’s sleep is so important

    When it comes to medicine, we know not to take a drug that causes drowsiness during the day or before driving. The best example of this is medication for the common cold, conveniently divided into pills for the day (keeping … The post Why getting a good night’s sleep is so important appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • What causes low and high blood pressure after exercise?

    Everyone is worried about some health ailment nowadays, and it’s often high blood pressure that’s on people’s minds. People who are sedentary tend to have higher blood pressure than their active counterparts. With that said, it’s safe to assume that … The post What causes low and high blood pressure after exercise? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Specific exercises to promote bone health and combat osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bone weakness and subsequently increases the risk of developing bone fractures. While it is commonly associated with elderly women, it can happen to men as well. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is … The post Specific exercises to promote bone health and combat osteoporosis appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health New...

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  • Newly discovered molecule may treat vision loss in diabetics and premature infants

    A new study has identified a molecule involved in the formation of new blood vessels in the eyes of diabetic mice, according to researchers at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The … The post Newly discovered molecule may treat vision loss in diabetics and premature infants appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health In...

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  • Happiness increases with age: Study

    A study conducted by the independent research organization NORC at the University of Chicago suggests that as we grow older, our happiness grows too. The pessimism of the younger generation takes an optimistic turn later in life according to the … The post Happiness increases with age: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Fluid around the heart (pericardial effusion) in the elderly: Causes and treatment tips

    Pericardial effusion is a condition that describes fluid accumulation around the heart. The double-layered structure that surrounds the heart is known as the pericardium, and there is normally a thin layer of fluid found between the layers. Fluid in greater … The post Fluid around the heart (pericardial effusion) in the elderly: Causes and treatment tips appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaki...

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  • Finding a more efficient method to help fall victims

    Suffering from a fall can be scary, especially for elderly individuals living alone. Being immobilized or becoming injured not only causes immediate pain but may lead to further problems down the line. A research project completed by Swansea University Medical … The post Finding a more efficient method to help fall victims appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Inform...

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  • Colon cancer prevention: It’s time to get screened

    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and despite being the second leading cause of cancer death for both males and females in the United States, it doesn’t get talked about enough. As of 2010, colorectal cancer affects nearly one … The post Colon cancer prevention: It’s time to get screened appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • A woman’s sense of smell may impact her social status

    A new study by researchers from the Monell Center and collaborating institutions suggest that a woman’s social life may be linked to how well her sense of smell functions. The study found that older women who do not do well … The post A woman’s sense of smell may impact her social status appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • 5 uncommon signs of low testosterone

    As testosterone is the primary male sex hormone, it is not surprising that most well-known signs of low levels of this hormone are associated with diminished masculinity in one form or another. If a man is not interested in sex … The post 5 uncommon signs of low testosterone appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Stop believing these common libido myths

    There’s a lot of “Oh, I heard that…” when talking about libido, bedroom performance, or sex, especially in the old age. It seems that we hold on to so many different beliefs regarding sex that it is often hard to … The post Stop believing these common libido myths appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Sciatic Nerve Pain: Prevention, Stretches, and Exercises for Pain Relief

    Sciatica occurs when a person experiences feelings of numbness or tingling, which begins in the lower back region, through the buttocks, and runs down the leg—the sciatic nerve. Nerve pain resulting from sciatica is a symptom related to an underlying … The post Sciatic Nerve Pain: Prevention, Stretches, and Exercises for Pain Relief appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Hea...

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  • Portal hypertension: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

    Portal hypertension is high blood pressure in the portal venous system. These are the veins that come from the stomach, intestines, spleen, and pancreas, and they merge into the portal vein that further branches out into smaller vessels and extend … The post Portal hypertension: Causes, symptoms, and treatment appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • National Endometriosis Awareness Month: Endometriosis diet, irritable bowel syndrome, heart disease

    This March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month, and in recognition, here are five of Bel Marra Health’s pieces on the subject, including information on the endometriosis diet, irritable bowel syndrome, and heart disease. Endometriosis diet: Foods to eat and avoid … The post National Endometriosis Awareness Month: Endometriosis diet, irritable bowel syndrome, heart disease appeared first on B...

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  • Brain Awareness Week: Blood clots in brain, brain fog, ADHD, and tips for better brain health

    March 13 to 19 was Brain Awareness Week, a global celebration launched by The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. In recognition, Bel Marra Health has gathered articles with a focus on brain health that include information on blood clots in … The post Brain Awareness Week: Blood clots in brain, brain fog, ADHD, and tips for better brain health appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health ...

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  • Tips for stronger bones without medication

    Having strong bones is important for healthy aging. Our skeleton helps us maintain balance and allows us to move around. When we break a bone, we are left “out of commission” in order to allow the bone to heal. This … The post Tips for stronger bones without medication appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Osteoporosis fractures more common in women but deadlier in men

    Men are at a higher risk of mortality after suffering from an osteoporosis-related fracture than women, according to research conducted by the University of California, San Francisco. Osteoporosis affects 44 million Americans and contributes to two million fractures annually, mainly … The post Osteoporosis fractures more common in women but deadlier in men appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Brea...

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  • Obesity linked to higher risk of esophageal cancer

    New research has found an association between obesity and two rare forms of cancer—esophageal cancer and stomach cancer. The study from the U.S. National Cancer Institute revealed that people who were overweight in their 20s had a 60 to 80 … The post Obesity linked to higher risk of esophageal cancer appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Four ways nutrient deficiencies affect your appearance

    While nutrient deficiencies may be felt in the form of fatigue and persistent muscle cramps, there are also some signs that you’ll be able to see in your appearance. Nutrients are not only responsible for providing your body with energy, … The post Four ways nutrient deficiencies affect your appearance appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Mixing opioids and anti-anxiety medications may be lethal: Study

    A new study from Stanford University has found that mixing opioid painkillers and commonly prescribed anti-anxiety and sleep medications could cause a potentially lethal overdose. Approximately 30 percent of all fatal overdoses from narcotic painkillers also involved benzodiazepines—commonly prescribed as … The post Mixing opioids and anti-anxiety medications may be lethal: Study appeared first on...

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  • The four best exercises for adults over 40

    As we age, exercise and fitness only become more important. This is because building and strengthening your muscles can help increase your balance and stability in addition to preserving joint health, keeping you active and at a lower risk for … The post The four best exercises for adults over 40 appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Endometriosis diet: Foods to eat and avoid

    Endometriosis is a condition that occurs in women where the tissue outside of the womb in the pelvic area begins to thicken and breakdown, mimicking the behavior of tissues within the womb. While there is no known cure for endometriosis… The post Endometriosis diet: Foods to eat and avoid appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Probiotics found to reverse symptoms of depression in mice

    New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has shown that depressive symptoms can be reversed through the addition of certain probiotics in the diet of mice. Lactobacillus is a probiotic found in live cultures of yogurt and … The post Probiotics found to reverse symptoms of depression in mice appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • How much sun exposure is needed for good health?

    The sun is the best natural source of vitamin D, which can help reduce blood pressure while improving treatment for various diseases, however, too much exposure to solar radiation can result in potentially serious skin damage. Is there a certain … The post How much sun exposure is needed for good health? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Enzyme that may protect against dementia boosted by caffeine: Study

    Don’t skip that morning cup of coffee! New research has found that caffeine boosts the production of an enzyme that may protect your brain against dementia. In a study out of Indiana University, caffeine was one of 24 compounds found … The post Enzyme that may protect against dementia boosted by caffeine: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Bone bruise (bone contusion): Symptoms, causes, and treatments

    While bruises may conjure up the image of black and blue skin, they can also occur in the muscles and tissues within. Bone bruises—or bone contusions—are a type of traumatic injury to the bone that is less severe than a … The post Bone bruise (bone contusion): Symptoms, causes, and treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Arthritis responsible for disability in one of four American adults

    One in four American adults experience disability due to arthritis, according to a recent report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Approximately 54 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with some form of … The post Arthritis responsible for disability in one of four American adults appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Healt...

  • Alzheimer-related death toll has nearly doubled in 15 years

    Alzheimer’s disease affects over five million Americans aged 65 and older and has doubled its death rate since 2002, according to a new report published by the Alzheimer’s Association. The neurodegenerative disease now claims double the number of lives that … The post Alzheimer-related death toll has nearly doubled in 15 years appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health In...

  • 7 strange causes of hearing loss

    Hearing loss is becoming a common health issue, and while you may be aware of the common causes of hearing damage, have you ever considered some of the more unusual ones? In a recent study from the University of Alberta, … The post 7 strange causes of hearing loss appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • 4 factors that increase your risk of prostate cancer

    Prostate cancer is one of the most common male cancers, though many men are unaware of the factors that put them at risk. While it is important to get checked regularly, you may want to increase the frequency of your … The post 4 factors that increase your risk of prostate cancer appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Nasal swab may be useful for confirming lung cancer diagnosis

    Researchers from Boston University have found that a nasal swab may help aid physicians in confirming a lung cancer diagnosis. While the swab itself is not enough to detect the presence of cancerous cells and make a concrete diagnosis, when … The post Nasal swab may be useful for confirming lung cancer diagnosis appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • What is the significance of mean arterial pressure (MAP)?

    Mean arterial pressure, or MAP, is something that tells a doctor how well the body is processing oxygenated blood that is delivered to the tissues and organs. It is used to explain average blood pressure in a person during a … The post What is the significance of mean arterial pressure (MAP)? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Light therapy may be effective in treating chronic pain

    Sufferers of chronic pain may soon have a non-pharmaceutical option to treat their condition and it comes in the form of light therapy. New research has found that treating chronic pain with green LED light can reduce its severity. The … The post Light therapy may be effective in treating chronic pain appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Increased need for sleep a warning sign for dementia?

    New research has found an association between seniors who suddenly begin sleeping longer hours and an increased risk of dementia. Older adults who began sleeping more than nine hours a night saw their risk of developing dementia later in … The post Increased need for sleep a warning sign for dementia? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Physical activity may outweigh cons of obesity in elderly with cardiovascular disease

    In middle-aged and elderly people, the benefits of being physically active may outweigh the cons of being obese when it comes to cardiovascular disease. This assertion comes after a recent study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology found … The post Physical activity may outweigh cons of obesity in elderly with cardiovascular disease appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaki...

  • Humerus fracture: Types, causes, treatments, and recovery tips

    A fractured humerus is a relatively common injury, especially among the elderly and those with osteoporosis. The humerus is located in the upper arm and is usually fractured due to a fall or direct trauma, though approximately eight percent of … The post Humerus fracture: Types, causes, treatments, and recovery tips appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Depression increases the risk of developing psoriatic arthritis: Study

    Those with the skin disease psoriasis may be at an increased risk for developing psoriatic arthritis if they also suffer from depression. This link has been confirmed by a new study recently published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and … The post Depression increases the risk of developing psoriatic arthritis: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health ...

  • 16 superfoods for a healthy heart

    Diet has a large impact on our health. What we eat can either keep us energized or make us sick. Consuming saturated fats, sodium, and sugar-loaded foods as a fuel isn’t good for health in the long run, as our … The post 16 superfoods for a healthy heart appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Lower your risk of osteoarthritis with this one thing

    Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis caused by wear and tear of the joints. This is most common among seniors as the accumulated years of joint movement wears down the cartilage – the protective layer in between the joints – … The post Lower your risk of osteoarthritis with this one thing appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Sedentary lifestyle and excess weight linked with difficult to treat heart failures

    Lack of exercise and excess body weight have been linked to heart conditions in the past, however, new research has found a connection between these factors and a difficult to treat form of heart failure. Heart failure occurs when … The post Sedentary lifestyle and excess weight linked with difficult to treat heart failures appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Infor...

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  • This is what’s causing your unsightly veins

    Now that you’re older you may have noticed that your veins are becoming more and more visible. In fact, they may even be so unsightly that you refrain from wearing shorts or skirts in the summer. Enlarged, swollen veins – … The post This is what’s causing your unsightly veins appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • What determines your dominant hand?

    Have you ever wondered why you prefer to write with either your left or right hand? While some are ambidextrous and can complete tasks equally well using either hand, most people display a preference even while they are still in … The post What determines your dominant hand? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Walking improves quality of life in those with advanced cancer

    New research from the University of Surrey and the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at King’s College London has found that physical activity—specifically walking—can improve the quality of life in those with advanced cancer. Previous research has shown … The post Walking improves quality of life in those with advanced cancer appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health ...

  • Tips to improve your focus

    Staying on task can be especially difficult in today’s society, as we are bombarded with so many distractions that can cause us to lose focus. If you find you sometimes have trouble focusing or concentrating on the task at hand, … The post Tips to improve your focus appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Personalized physical therapy can improve lower back pain

    Research from the University of Eastern Finland has shown that personalized physical therapy regimens tailored to the patient can improve symptoms of lower back pain better than generalized physical therapy can. The majority of patients suffering from lower back pain … The post Personalized physical therapy can improve lower back pain appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and H...

  • Lower abdominal pain in women: Causes and treatments

    A lot of people experience tummy pain at some point in their lives, but lower abdominal pain in women is rather common. The reasons for this pain vary from person to person, so treatment should not follow a one size … The post Lower abdominal pain in women: Causes and treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Facts about the heart

    Your heart is arguably the most important organ in your body, responsible for circulating blood and oxygen throughout your system to ensure proper functioning. In recognition of February as American Heart Month, we’ve gathered some facts about all the work … The post Facts about the heart appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Body shape linked to heart disease

    A study from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that the gene variants that affect the way a person gains weight may be linked to their risk of developing heart disease. This increased risk … The post Body shape linked to heart disease appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Best essential oils for menstrual cramps

    Menstrual cramps are an unfortunate fact of life for many women, and while there are medications available to help ease the discomfort, some prefer a more natural route. There are all kinds of home remedies available to ease cramps, including … The post Best essential oils for menstrual cramps appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Why it’s so important to eat fruits and vegetables

    Fruits and vegetables have always been considered a vital part of a healthy diet, and now a new study suggests they can improve your wellbeing, too. According to the research out of the University of Otago, increasing your intake of … The post Why it’s so important to eat fruits and vegetables appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Married couples are less stressed: Research

    A new study from Carnegie Mellon University has found that marital status can affect your stress level. Cortisol, the stress hormone, was measured in participants of various marital statuses, and it was found that those who were currently married had … The post Married couples are less stressed: Research appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Swollen clavicle (collarbone) causes and treatments

    A swollen clavicle, or collarbone, describes the presence of fluid accumulation or any enlargement found in or around the clavicle, though this swelling may not always be related to the clavicle itself. This swelling is often caused by damage to … The post Swollen clavicle (collarbone) causes and treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Leaky heart valve: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

    A leaky heart valve is a medical condition that can vary in severity depending on how much it disrupts normal blood flow. The heart contains four valves – the tricuspid, the pulmonic, the mitral and the aortic – that let … The post Leaky heart valve: Symptoms, causes, and treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Anti-aging hormone may lead to treatments for kidney and heart disease

    A deficiency of the anti-aging hormone klotho has been found in patients with diabetes who are also suffering from early stage kidney disease—a discovery that may lead to the development of new treatments. This hormone has previously been linked to … The post Anti-aging hormone may lead to treatments for kidney and heart disease appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health ...

  • Heavy snow linked with heart attack risk

    Heavy snowfalls have been linked to an increase in hospitalizations and deaths due to cardiac events, according to new research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The increase in heart attacks or myocardial infarctions were seen predominantly in … The post Heavy snow linked with heart attack risk appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Following a gluten-free diet could increase your risk of arsenic, mercury exposure

    The risk of exposure to toxic metals like arsenic and mercury may be increased by consuming a gluten-free diet, according to a study recently put forth by the University of Illinois at Chicago. Exposure to these substances has been linked … The post Following a gluten-free diet could increase your risk of arsenic, mercury exposure appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Healt...

  • Diabetes linked to DNA: Study

    Researchers have found a link between certain variations in DNA and the development of type 2 diabetes that may explain why some individuals get the disease while those with similar lifestyles do not. A team of scientists has published their … The post Diabetes linked to DNA: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Common exercise injuries and prevention tips

    Working out too much or too hard without adequate stretching and resting may cause injuries due to overuse of the muscles—this can throw off your entire fitness regimen. Learn which injuries are the most common and how to avoid them … The post Common exercise injuries and prevention tips appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Your risk of heart disease goes up because of this

    When it comes to protecting your heart, you know the drill: Eat well, don’t smoke, reduce stress, exercise, mind your alcohol, and manage other conditions like blood pressure and cholesterol. High blood pressure and cholesterol are large contributing factors associated … The post Your risk of heart disease goes up because of this appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health...

  • Regular exercise in seniors reduces risk of serious mobility problems

    It is equally as important to exercise regularly at an older age as it is at a younger one. Exercise is an integral part of health because it improves heart function, helps to maintain a healthy weight, and according to … The post Regular exercise in seniors reduces risk of serious mobility problems appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • How to avoid chest pain while running

    Experiencing chest pain while running may concern you and negatively affect your fitness routine, and while it may not be related to your heart, it is important to learn what is causing this pain so you can prevent it. Make … The post How to avoid chest pain while running appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Exercise may not be the key to weight control

    Physical activity may not be the key to controlling weight and preventing weight gain, according to new research led by Loyola University. The study focused on young adults from five countries, including the United States, and found that weight gain … The post Exercise may not be the key to weight control appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Dialysis testing methods found inconsistent

    New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Virginia Commonwealth University have revealed that a blood test currently used to determine the health and well-being of patients undergoing dialysis treatment may be producing inconsistent results. This test … The post Dialysis testing methods found inconsistent appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Healt...

  • Brief stair climbing is a good way to boost fitness

    New research from McMaster University has shown that brief, intense bursts of stair climbing can boost your fitness and your heart health. The study examined whether interval training in the form of stair climbing could improve the cardiovascular health of … The post Brief stair climbing is a good way to boost fitness appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information...

  • Breakthrough in melanoma research may lead to new treatment

    Dr. Aaron Smith of Queensland University of Technology and his team have identified how melanoma cells spread and opened the door for new treatments that have the potential to shut down the invasive gene. Melanoma is a form of cancer … The post Breakthrough in melanoma research may lead to new treatment appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Better method developed for predicting onset of flu epidemics

    A new study published in PLoS Computational Biology has developed a new method for better identifying and predicting the onset of a flu epidemic. Through the analysis of data collected from the European Centre for Disease Control, combined with a … The post Better method developed for predicting onset of flu epidemics appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information...

  • 24-hour urine protein test: Collection instructions and interpretations

    A 24-hour urine protein test is a simple, non-invasive test that checks the function of kidneys. It is an easy way for doctors to detect potential disease. Urine is made up of water and dissolved chemicals, including sodium and potassium. … The post 24-hour urine protein test: Collection instructions and interpretations appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informati...

  • 6 foods you should never eat raw

    Some foods can be eaten raw, while others are good only when cooked. Meat, for the most part, should be cooked in order to reduce the risk of salmonella and other bacteria. On the other hand, many vegetables and fruits … The post 6 foods you should never eat raw appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Can you reverse heart disease?

    Is it possible to reverse heart disease? Well, we know that regular exercise, stress reduction, watching your weight, and eating a healthy diet can definitely slow down heart disease progression, but can it be reversed altogether? Unfortunately, it cannot, though … The post Can you reverse heart disease? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Post-menopause marital status changes affect women’s health

    A recent study suggests that women who marry later in life are more likely to gain weight compared to women who marry in their younger years—or prior to menopause. On the other hand, older women who go through a divorce … The post Post-menopause marital status changes affect women’s health appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Common hearing problem improved with music

    Tinnitus is a condition in which a person experiences ringing or buzzing in the ears. This constant noise can be quite stressful as it can impede on your sleeping, as well as your day-to-day life. Sufferers of tinnitus are often … The post Common hearing problem improved with music appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Study finds new way to improve stroke treatments

    The effectiveness of existing stroke treatments can be limited by time and may cause dangerous side effects, but researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center have found a new approach that could improve the standard treatment for strokes. The existing treatment … The post Study finds new way to improve stroke treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informatio...

  • Timing and planning of meals could impact heart health

    The American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, has asserted that the timing and planning of meals could impact your heart health. Habits including eating breakfast and planning when you will eat your meals and snacks are associated with healthier diets, … The post Timing and planning of meals could impact heart health appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Inf...

  • Prediction and prevention of blood clots may be easier with new method

    Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Ohio State have developed a new method for predicting who is most at risk for developing thrombus. Thrombus occurs when blood clots form in the heart and can cause a disruption in blood flow, … The post Prediction and prevention of blood clots may be easier with new method appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information...

  • Misdiagnosed injuries may result in arthritis

    A new clinical review conducted by orthopedic surgeons has discovered that misdiagnosis of common foot and ankle injuries often leads to poor long-term patient outcomes, such as arthritis and disability. Six of the most often misdiagnosed injuries are snowboarder’s fractures, … The post Misdiagnosed injuries may result in arthritis appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Heal...

  • Fecal impaction: Symptoms, causes, and home remedies

    Fecal impaction is when waste becomes stuck in the colon, and it can be very uncomfortable. It means that your feces become hard, dry, and simply will not move, making it impossible to exit from your body. This impaction then … The post Fecal impaction: Symptoms, causes, and home remedies appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Brain stimulating activities may protect against mild cognitive impairment

    New research from the Mayo Clinic has found that participating in mentally stimulating activities can help protect against the onset of mild cognitive impairment. The study, published in JAMA Neurology, showed that adults aged 70 and older who were … The post Brain stimulating activities may protect against mild cognitive impairment appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Hea...

  • Can you live without a pancreas?

    The pancreas is an organ located in the abdomen that secrets insulin, digestive enzymes, and hormones. It plays an important role in the management of blood sugar and in the digestive system, but can you live without it? Continue reading … The post Can you live without a pancreas? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Balloon popping may lead to hearing loss

    Hearing experts from the University of Alberta have found that the effect of popping a balloon is similar to that of shooting a high-powered shotgun and could lead to hearing loss. The study, published in Canadian Audiologist, detailed how different … The post Balloon popping may lead to hearing loss appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Acupuncture increases effect of medical care for chronic pain, depression

    A recent report published in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Journals Library has revealed that acupuncture increases the effectiveness of standard medical care provided for chronic pain and depression. Studies reviewing the use of acupuncture in addition to … The post Acupuncture increases effect of medical care for chronic pain, depression appeared first on Bel Marra Health - B...

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  • Cirrhosis diet plan: Foods to eat and avoid

    Anything we put in our body at some point gets filtered through the liver, and this is why our diet can play such a large role in the development of cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is a type of liver disease which progresses … The post Cirrhosis diet plan: Foods to eat and avoid appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Causes of excessive gas and flatulence in elderly

    Passing gas is a normal body reaction, but some people can experience excessive gas and flatulence as they age. While most excess gas and flatulence can be easily dealt with, there are situations where it can be a sign of … The post Causes of excessive gas and flatulence in elderly appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Natural home remedies to prevent stroke in older adults

    A stroke is caused by a blood clot or a blood vessel leak in the brain. When the brain stops receiving a steady blood flow, it stops working. There are three main types of stroke: ischemic, hemorrhagic… The post Natural home remedies to prevent stroke in older adults appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Presbyopia treatment options to improve age-related vision problems

    Presbyopia – or farsightedness – is an age-related vision problem that affects the ability to quickly focus on any objects up close. To understand what this means, it’s important to know how the eyes work. Light enters the eye through … The post Presbyopia treatment options to improve age-related vision problems appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Urinary tract infections and dementia in elderly: Symptoms and treatment

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not only common among seniors, but among those with dementia, too. Furthermore, UTIs among the seniors are often misdiagnosed for dementia, or may be overlooked if a person has dementia, because UTIs in dementia can … The post Urinary tract infections and dementia in elderly: Symptoms and treatment appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and He...

  • Schizophrenia warning signs and symptoms in elderly

    Schizophrenia is a disorder which affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts. Schizophrenics have a difficulty distinguishing between what is real and what is imaginary. It is a common belief that schizophrenia causes multiple or split personalities – this … The post Schizophrenia warning signs and symptoms in elderly appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informati...

  • Alcoholic liver disease, liver injury risk greater in women than in men: Study

    Alcoholic liver disease and liver injury risk is greater in women than in men. The findings revealed that the risk of alcoholic liver disease was still higher in women than men even if the women drank less than the men.… The post Alcoholic liver disease, liver injury risk greater in women than in men: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Going on a roller coaster may help pass kidney stones

    Kidney stones are quite painful, and if you’ve ever had one you know how badly you want it out! The good news is, there may be a quite enjoyable way to release kidney stones, and it involves a roller coaster … The post Going on a roller coaster may help pass kidney stones appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Alternative treatments for lowering cholesterol

    Statins are a common form of treatment for reducing cholesterol, but there are effective alternatives as well. According to recent findings, a heart-healthy diet, other cholesterol-lowering medications, and intestinal bypass surgery were all found to provide cholesterol-lowering benefits similar to … The post Alternative treatments for lowering cholesterol appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Brea...

  • 7 ways to improve your vision

    Aging affects all parts of our body in one way or another – including our vision and eye health. One common condition many seniors experience is known as dry eye, and it can result from allergies, air pollution, weather conditions, … The post 7 ways to improve your vision appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy in older adults may lead to heart failure or arrhythmia

    Restrictive cardiomyopathy in older adults may lead to heart failure or arrhythmia. A condition characterized by abnormal heart muscle, cardiomyopathy comes in different types: restrictive, dilated, and hypertrophic. Restrictive cardiomyopathy is most common in seniors, but it is, in fact, … The post Restrictive cardiomyopathy in older adults may lead to heart failure or arrhythmia appeared first ...

  • In glaucoma, rapid eye movements are significantly delayed, even in its early stages

    In glaucoma, rapid eye movements (REMs) are significantly delayed, even in its early stages. REMs are involved in many everyday activities, such as reading or scanning the surroundings. Dr. Neeru Gupta found that people with glaucoma showed a delay in … The post In glaucoma, rapid eye movements are significantly delayed, even in its early stages appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health...

  • Atrial fibrillation in elderly linked to tricuspid regurgitation disorder after mitral valve repair

    Atrial fibrillation in elderly is linked to tricuspid regurgitation disorder after mitral valve repair. Tricuspid regurgitation (TR) occurs when the tricuspid valve leaks, which allows blood to flow back from the right ventricle to the right atrium. TR is often … The post Atrial fibrillation in elderly linked to tricuspid regurgitation disorder after mitral valve repair appeared first on Bel Marra...

  • Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis): Natural home remedies and prevention

    Presbycusis is the medical term for hearing loss experienced by people as they age. Hearing loss in the elderly often comes on gradually, over the course of several years. In the majority of cases, high-pitched sounds are affected the most. … The post Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis): Natural home remedies and prevention appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health In...

  • Heart attack recovery: Diet and exercise after heart attack

    Every year, over 700,000 Americans suffer a heart attack, but diet and exercise can slow or even reverse some of the adverse effects. Adopting lifestyle changes to protect yourself from further complications is also well worth the effort. Countless studies … The post Heart attack recovery: Diet and exercise after heart attack appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Inf...

  • How often should you pee?

    Going to the bathroom seems like a pretty natural part of your day. Still, you may be wondering how often you should pee. Normally, when we consume fluids, our bladder begins to fill. As it reaches its capacity, it sends … The post How often should you pee? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Cataract surgery in dementia patients may improve vision and slow mental decline: Study

    Cataract surgery in dementia patients may improve vision and slow mental decline. The researchers suggest that quality of life also improved after cataract surgery. Researcher Dr. Alan Lerner said, “These preliminary results indicate that improved vision can have a … The post Cataract surgery in dementia patients may improve vision and slow mental decline: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health ...

  • Light therapy may help boost male libido: Study

    Light therapy is commonly used to treat depression, but new findings suggest it may also improve male libido. The Italian researchers said they found that after two weeks of daily light therapy exposure men experienced an increase in their testosterone … The post Light therapy may help boost male libido: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Benefits of a healthy diet may be negated by stress in women

    Everyone knows eating a healthy diet is good for our bodies, but women who are stressed may not reap the nutritional benefits of eating well. The study found that stressful events from the previous day may negate health benefits of … The post Benefits of a healthy diet may be negated by stress in women appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • 5 health warning signs you should never ignore

    A healthy lifestyle involves eating lots of fiber, but how do you know if you’re actually getting enough? The daily recommended fiber intake for men and women over the age of 50 is 38 grams and 25 grams, respectively. But … The post 5 health warning signs you should never ignore appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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