West Nile Virus Deaths in United States Increased by 19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the number of confirmed deaths due to West Nile virus this year rose to 19% this week to 219 in United States. The total number of cases, meanwhile, was up 4% to 4,725. According to Marc Fischer, medical epidemiologist working in CDC’s Fort Collins, Colorado, laboratory, […]

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Dark Chocolate May Lower Blood Pressure

People love to eat chocolate that it sometimes become a habitual indulgence. It can sometimes be too delicious that many people think it might not be that good on one’s health. But it seems that eating chocolate may also have its good benefits as well. Eating dark chocolate may help lower one’s blood pressure. According […]

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Diabetes Linked To Vitamin D Deficiency

Researchers have found a correlation between serum levels of vitamin D3 and the incidence of Type 1 diabetes. A study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests that vitamin D3 may play a preventive role in the development of the said disease. The research is shown in the […]

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Preventing Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is considered as one of the most common cancer that affects men. It is one of those types of cancers that develops slowly, show very few symptoms and affects men of any race or ethnicity. While it can be a fatal form of cancer in its advanced stages, early detection and treatment makes […]

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Study Suggests Red Wine Compound Helps Prevent Cancer

People drink red wine for a number of reasons. Add up cancer prevention as one of them as new studies indicate that a red wine compound may be effective in preventing the development of cancers in people. New evidence may be presented as experts from around the world gather to attend Resveratrol 2012, a major […]

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