Posts in Category: health

Facts About Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes has become increasingly common as society suffers from higher obesity rates than ever before. It is also the most common type of diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes is usually caused by a lifestyle that involves a lack of exercise, being overweight and a high fat and sugar diet. It is something people are more at risk of as they grow older, particularly if they have a family history of developing it, however it is also a highly preventable disease.

Here we give some interesting facts about Type 2 Diabetes;

Certain ethnic groups are more prone to developing

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Facts About Erectile Dysfunction

What is Erectile Dysfunction? The inability to get and/or sustain an erection for sexual intercourse is deemed as being Erectile Dysfunction. It is estimated that around 10% of all men can suffer from it at some stage, which can either be a condition in itself, or a side effect of another health problem. Illnesses that can cause Erectile Dysfunction include Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or other neurological conditions such as a stroke or diabetes. Heart disease with a restricted blood flow around the body could be another cause, as could stress or depression of another form of psychological disorder.


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Heart Disease NOT Caused by High Cholesterol

After all the buzz about Statins, and how they could help save so many lives each year via preventing heart disease and heart attacks, new research is now telling us that High Cholesterol is not in fact responsible for heart disease. This means that Statins are not likely to do much in preventing heart disease. Statins also come with many side effects, and so those who do not easily tolerate them might not need to be taking them at all.

The study in question was published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) Open Journal. Evidence suggested that actually, 92%

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New Blood Test Can Detect Cancer in Advance

Each breakthrough that comes in the realm of Cancer medicine is welcomed. While on one hand there is much research that has been done into the causes and prevention of Cancers, on the other hand many scientists have put developing the disease down to bad luck and discount telling factors. There is evidence to support both theories, however medical professionals still agree that the key to preventing and beating it, is catching it early.

And, this is where the latest medical blood test comes in. The research behind this was carried out by Cancer Research UK Lung Cancer Centre

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