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Antioxidants found in chocolates

...of a 50 gram bar of chocolate is equivalent to two glasses of red wine, four cups of tea, six apples or 15 glasses of orange juice. She also found that the chocolate antioxidants are well absorbed by the body, and r...

Drink milk right now

...ween 40 and 48// Women who drank more than three glasses of milk per day were about half as likely to develop breast cancer as those who did not drink milk. The type of milk drunk – full or low fat – had no effect on risk.The researchers concluded that there was a clear negative trend in breast cancer inci...

Artificial lenses- Boon to cataract patients

...add, however, some patients might not need to wear glasses at all - unlike most elderly people, who gradually lose the ability to focus at different distances as the natural lens becomes more rigid with age....

Moderate alcohol consumption protects against dementia

...zed according to how much they drank. Four or more glasses of alcohol per day was considered heavy drinking. By the end of the study in 1999, 197 of the participants had developed Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Those who fared best were people who drank between one and three drinks a day. They had...

Heavy Drinking Raises Risk of Liver Cancer

...f alcohol a day, equivalent to around four to five glasses of wine, was associated with an elevated risk of d... of alcohol daily, the equivalent of three to four glasses of wine, was associated with a moderate risk. "Drinking up to 30 grams per day is probably not dang...

Breakthrough in eye treatment

...oomers and seniors are now using different sets of glasses to see and read far away or close up. Till now, the only alternative to glasses and contact lens, was laser surgery. Researchers at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, felt that this was a b...

Antioxidants found in chocolates

...of a 50 gram bar of chocolate is equivalent to two glasses of red wine, four cups of tea, six apples or 15 glasses of orange juice. She also found that the chocolate antioxidants are well absorbed by the body, and r...

Drinking adequate amounts of water

...ividual. One probably does not need to drink eight glasses of water a day, says a leading physiologist. We've...ther. Otherwise, there is no need to look to eight glasses of water a day to keep from dehydration....

Voice has to be looked after with care

...ou should really be aiming for a dozen eight ounce glasses of water a day. Caffeine in coffee tends to dehydrate the vocal cords so, if you have a concern about your voice, don't drink more than a couple of cups a day. Smoking is a major irritant to the voice (you can often hear this when a heavy smoker talk...

Glaucoma & Ocular Hypertension more likely in patients with refractive errors

...nt plans, instead of just refractive eye exams for glasses or contacts....

Hydration requirements can be fulfilled with beverages too

...been advised we shoulddrink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day to make sure we areadequately hydrated. Researchers from Center for Human Nutrition at theUniversity of Nebraska have now reported that drinking other beverages will alsohelp us keep ourselves hydrated.// A group of 27 male volunteer...

Managing Patients With Psoriasis

...e was observed with the consumption of two 4-ounce glasses of wine. Gout is caused by deposits of uric acid often in joints of the feet or ankles that lead to inflammatory arthritis. Symptoms include swelling, redness, stiffness and severe pain.Gout affects more than 5 million adults in the United States. ...

Is Obesity Preventable ?

...onated drinks over the three days decreased by 0.6 glasses a day. Consumption in the control group decreased by 0.2 glasses a day.Even though the reduction of carbonated drinks was modest in the intervention group, the perce...

Alcohol Found To Increase The Risk of Gout

...e was observed with the consumption of two 4-ounce glasses of wine. Gout is caused by deposits of uric acid often in joints of the feet or ankles that lead to inflammatory arthritis. Symptoms include swelling, redness, stiffness and severe pain.Gout affects more than 5 million adults in the United States. ...

Milk Found To Lower Colorectal-Cancer Risk By 12 %

...rectum. Results of the study show each two 8-ounce glasses per day of milk decreased risk by 12 percent. People who consumed more than 8.9 ounces per day had a 15-percent reduction in risk. Increasing calcium intake to 1,000 milligrams a day or more could result in 15-percent fewer cases of colorectal cancer...

Patients With Alzheimer’s Need To Be Checked For Visual Clarit

... most have lost their glasses, broken them or have glasses that have not been updated to their new eye sight power. Some of them are too impaired to even ask for a replacement or report their decreasing ability to see things clearly. The researchers are of the opinion that the loss of vision often may limit...

Folic Acid blows Gene-based Colon Cancer

...eported alcohol consumption equaling more than two glasses of wine a day appeared to compromise the beneficial effects of folic acid and increase the risk associated with family history. "This study is suggestive that women who know they have a family history of colon cancer strongly consider taking folate s...

Lasik surgery effective in correcting vision

...ease (c) Have a relatively stable prescription for glasses or contact lenses. (d) Over 18 years old (e) Understand the risks and benefits of lasik (f) Have reasonable expectations. You probably shouldn’t consider lasik if you fall under one or more of the following conditions. (a) If you are suffering from...

New Eye Surgery Gives Hope To Short-Sighted

...ghted patients who want to rid themselves of thick glasses or contact lenses but are unsuited for laser treatment, two Singapore hospitals said Wednesday. The procedure, offered by the National University Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital, involves surgically // implanting a special kind of contact lens...

Alcohol Consumption A Threat To Colorectal Tumours

... The study found that those who drank one to eight glasses of wine per week were actually 50 percent less likely to have colorectal neoplasia. Researchers believe that a compound called resveratrol in red wine is responsible for the reduced risk of colorectal tumours. Previous studies have partially revealed...

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