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Prevent Kidney Stones Forever with This Myth Busting Advice

Posted March 7, 2014

Talk to anyone who has ever had a kidney stone and they will tell you that it is one of the most painful experiences—even more than childbirth—that you will ever happen to you. Well, according to Dr. Oz, you can prevent kidney stones forever with his kidney stone myth busting advice that will keep your urine stone-free.

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Insufficient Evidence on Role for Multivitamins in Cancer Prevention

Posted February 25, 2014

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) has posted its final recommendation statement on vitamin, mineral, and multivitamin supplements for the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer. However, the Task Force concluded there is not enough evidence to determine the effectiveness of taking vitamins and minerals to prevent cardiovascular disease or cancer.

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Prevention is the Best Medicine for Typhoid Fever

Posted January 24, 2014

Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness which is caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. If you get hit with this illness quick treatment is necessary or it can be life threatening. Although most cases of typhoid fever occur in the developing world, this illness can actually strike anywhere where food and beverages are contaminated. An awareness of what typhoid fever is all about can help you prevent this illness.

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2 Everyday Allergens Aggravating your Asthma and Foods that Help Prevent It

Posted August 27, 2013

When it comes to asthma, simple everyday allergens like pollution and smoke from burning wood can cause intense flare-ups and severe worsening of symptoms. It is most certainly not a fun way to spend the day.

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Four ways to avoid premature aging and death

Posted August 21, 2013

Don’t believe what conventional medicine tells you about aging, degenerative disease and premature death. You can live a more productive, healthier and happier life – for many more years than your doctor believes and it has little to do with your genetics. In fact, proper diet and lifestyle choices can quickly turn your life around.

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A Glass of Milk After Eating Sugary Cereals May Prevent Cavities

Posted August 1, 2013

Washing down sugary breakfast cereal with milk after eating reduces plaque acid levels and may prevent damage to tooth enamel that leads to cavities, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.

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Probiotics have slight preventive effect on colds

Posted April 30, 2012

Taking probiotics seems to provide both children and adults with a mild degree of protection against many upper respiratory tract infections including the common cold, according to a new systematic review. People who consume probiotics are also less likely to end up taking antibiotics for an upper respiratory infection, the review found.

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Probiotics may boost immune health markers for smokers: Study

Posted April 30, 2012

Daily supplements of the probiotic Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain may boost activity of key immune cells in smokers, says a new study.

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High Dose Probiotic (VSL#3) May Benefit Patients with Chronic Colitis

Posted April 30, 2012

In a study involving Sprague-Dawley rats induced with colitis, and colitis-associated dysplasia and cancer, supplementation with a potent probiotic supplement, VSL#3, in drinking water from 1 week before induction with colitis until death, results found that while 29% of the animals in the control group developed carcinoma in one or more regions of the colon, none of the animals in the probiotic group developed carcinoma, and no high-grade dysplasia was found in either group.

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Probiotics May Improve Immunity in Smokers

Posted April 30, 2012

In a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study involving 72 healthy Italian blue-collar male smokers, supplementation with the probiotic, Lactobacillus casei Shirota (LcS) for a period of 3 weeks was found to be associated with significant increases in natural killer activity, which was paralleled by an increase in CD16+ cells.

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