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Acupuncture may help reduce stroke risk in people with rheumatoid arthritis

Many people around the world find benefits in acupuncture. Now it may lower the risk of stroke for those who have rheumatoid arthritis. 

Acupuncture may lower risks 


Test screening for 11 blood biomarkers could predict dementia 15 years sooner

Dementia is devastating condition for the patient and their family. New research is showing promise in predicting in 15 years earlier. 

Dementia advance warning 


Women may get more health benefits from regular exercise than men

We have all heard exercise is good for us. New research may indicate that women benefit more than men from it.  

Women get more from exercise 


A simple blood test may be able to predict heart attack risk within 6 months

Predicting a heart attack in advance is good. This research says a blood test may be able to give 6 months advance notice. 

Blood Test = Advance Warning 


Too much vitamin B3 may contribute to heart disease, study finds

Vitamins are necessary for health. But there is a measure. This study found too much B3 may be a risk to your heart. 

Too much is too much 


Salt substitutes significantly lower high blood pressure risk, study finds

Salt is added to packaged food and at the table. It adds flavor and is very common. However for those with high blood pressure, it can make it worse. New research shows salt substitutes are a better choice and can help lower blood pressure.  

Salt substitutes may help high blood pressure  


Taking blood thinners after a stroke does not improve outcomes, study says

Givng blood thinners after a stroke has been a common practice for years. New research says it may not help as much as originally thought. 

Blood thinners after a stroke may not help 


What to eat and avoid while on a 'diabetes diet'

We have all heard about the importance of watching what we eat. For diabetics this is more than a suggestion, it is imperative to their health and control of blood sugar. Here are foods that help and foods that hinder it.   

Diet for diabetics 


How to recognize and treat a pinched nerve in the neck

Pinched nerves in the neck are very painful. Here are techniques to help recognize and treat them. 

Help for a pinched nerve 


How to boost serotonin and improve mood

Serotonin is related to mood, more serotonin can help a person's mood. Here are ways to increase the serotonin in a person.   

Serotonin boost helps mood