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Sakthi Health  News-2013

(uni5 comments will be given in green)

 December 2013

How Emotions Are Mapped in the Body

Secret to Fewer Doctor Office Visits After 70: Play High School Sports

Diabetes Drugs Affect Hearts of Men, Women Differently

Long-Term Use of Common Heartburn and Ulcer Medications Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Keep on Exercising, Researchers Advise Older Breast Cancer Survivors

Study Reveals Gene Expression Changes With Meditation

Study Finds Parental Stress Linked to Obesity in Children

November 2013

Higher Dietary Acid Load Increases Risk of Diabetes, Study Says

 

Endometriosis Risk Linked to Two Pesticides

October 2013

Increasing Physical Activity in Adults With or at Risk for Osteoarthritis May Lead to Longer, Higher Quality of Life With Less Money Spent in Health Care

Oral Bacteria Create a 'Fingerprint' in Your Mouth

Researchers Link DDT, Obesity

Vinyl Flooring Linked to Potentially Harmful Substances at Schools and Daycare Centers

Light as Medicine? Researchers Explain How  (Uni5: We recommend sun meditation, exposing to early morning sunlight between 6.30 to 8.00 is good because of the special wavelength of sunlight's effect on our health) 

Link Strengthened Between Low Fiber Intake, Increased Cardiovascular Risk

Housework Isn't as Healthy as People Think  (Uni5: We always tell house-women to do walking inspite of their arugements that they walk a lot while doing hold hold work. We said, but you do not breath well in doing house chores. Breathing well reduces stress, like pranayama.)

Infertility Problems? Eating Tips to Boost Fertility (Uni5: what we have been recommending is proven by these recent studies)

Brain May Flush out Toxins During Sleep; Sleep Clears Brain of Molecules Associated With Neurodegeneration: Study (Uni5: We tell that not only brain all organins like liver flush out toxins and hence do not sleep late and do not eat late).

Happiness Lowers Blood Pressure

Diet, Lifestyle Advice for Those With Diabetes Should Be No Different from That for General Public

High Rates of Unnecessary Prescribing of Antibiotics Continue

Component of Citrus Fruits Blocks Formation of Kidney Cysts

Light at Night, Melatonin and Bird Behavior

September 2013

Living Better With Heart Failure by Changing What You Eat

Feast to Famine: Oxygen Starvation Regulates Fat Cells in Obesity (Uni5: Hence we recommend Air breathing pranayama exercises in weight loss)

Irregular Periods in Young Women Can Be Cause for Concern (Uni5: check our clinic for a treatment)
Radical New View of Health: Stem Cells Are Wired for Cooperation, Down to the DNA
(Uni5: This is the same view in our health section)

Researchers Link Obesity and the Body's Production of Fructose

Why Energy Drinks Are Harming Children, Adolescents (Uni5: First parents should be a role model)

Sleep Boosts Production of Brain Support Cells  (Uni5: Never compromise sleep)

Better Hygiene in Wealthy Nations May Increase Alzheimer's Risk (Uni5: Allergies and skin problems are high in too much hygienic nations now comes to Alzheimers. Soon the Truth will dawn, personal immunity is more important than the environment)

 

August 2013

Eating Whole Fruits Linked to Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes (Uni5: For more than 3 decades we have been asking all diabetes patients to eat whole fruits, but were hesitant because it was to what contrary to what Doctors told them).

Botany and Health: Very Small Chemical Changes to Dietary Flavonoids Cause Very Large Effects on Human Immune System : (Uni5: This is why we encourage to eat all different fruits and vegetables and grains in rotations and not just o pick and choose only a few of them. In case of grains people just eat rice or wheat and no other grains).

Expectant Mothers' Periodontal Health Vital to Health of Her Baby

Autism Four Times Likelier When Mother's Thyroid Is Weakened

Inducing and Augmenting Labor May Be Associated With Increased Risk of Autism

Meal Timing Can Significantly Improve Fertility in Women With Polycystic Ovaries

Ingredient in Turmeric Spice When Combined With Anti-Nausea Drug Kills Cancer Cells

Celery, Artichokes Contain Flavonoids That Kill Human Pancreatic Cancer Cells

The Stress and Cancer Link: 'Master-Switch’ Stress Gene Enables Cancer's Spread

Watermelon Juice Relieves Post-Exercise Muscle Soreness

Antipsychotic Drug Use in Children for Mood/behavior Disorders Increases Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Obesity Kills More Americans Than Previously Thought: One in Five Americans, Black and White, Die from Obesity

Soft Drinks Linked to Behavioral Problems in Young Children

Emotional Behavior of Adults Could Be Triggered in the Womb

Great-Grandmother's Cigarette Habit Could Be the Cause of Child's Asthma

 

Do Antioxidants Improve a Woman's Chances of Conceiving?

Long-Term Use of Some High Blood Pressure Drugs Associated With Increased Risk of Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

Walking to Work Cuts Risk of Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

 

A Glass of Milk After Eating Sugary Cereals May Prevent Cavities

July  2013

BPA Exposure Disrupts Human Egg Maturation  (see details of BPA in wikipedia)

Breastfeeding Duration Appears Associated With Intelligence Later in Life

Stress Early in Life Leads to Adulthood Anxiety and Preference for 'Comfort Foods'

A Maternal Junk Food Diet Alters Development of Opioid Pathway in the Offspring

Diets Lacking Omega-3s Lead to Anxiety, Hyperactivity in Teens: Generational Omega-3 Deficiencies Have Worsening Effects Over Time

Heavy Cell Phone Use Linked to Oxidative Stress

Higher Cancer Incidences Found in Regions Near Refineries and Plants That Release Benzene

Good Eating and Sleep Habits Help Kids Succeed in School

Music Decreases Perceived Pain for Kids in Pediatric ER

Elevated Blood Pressure Increasing Among Children, Adolescents

In Children With Fever, Researchers Distinguish Bacterial from Viral Infections

Lunar Cycle Affects Cardiac Patients Undergoing Acute Aortic Dissection: Waning and Full Moon Cycles Impact Length of Stay, Mortality

Chew More to Retain More Energy

Spicing Up Food Can Make Up for Missing Fat

 

People Who Eat Nuts More Than Three Times a Week Have Reduced Risk of Dying from Cancer or Cardiovascular Disease

 

Intestinal Bacteria Linked to White Blood Cell Cancer

Exercising During Pregnancy Reduces the Risk of High Birth Weight Newborns and of Caesarean Delivery, Study Suggests

Women Who Give Birth to Multiple Babies After IVF Are at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

Exposure to Stress Even Before Conception Causes Genetic Changes to Offspring

Curcumin May Protect Premature Infants' Lungs

IVF for Male Infertility Linked to Increased Risk of Intellectual Disability and Autism in Children

June  2013

Late Bedtimes and Less Sleep May Lead to Weight Gain in Healthy Adults

Exercise-Induced Improvements in Glycemic Control and Type 2 Diabetes

Exposure to High Pollution Levels During Pregnancy May Increase Risk of Having Child With Autism

Chemical in Antibacterial Soap Fed to Nursing Rats Harms Offspring, Study Finds

Getting Enough Sleep Could Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Herbal Extract Boosts Fruit Fly Lifespan by Nearly 25 Percent

Food Contaminants Worsen Metabolic Problems in Obese Mice

Sugar Overload Can Damage Heart

Moderate-Intensity Walking Timed Just Right Might Help Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes

Gut Bacteria Play Key Role in Vaccination

Men With Prostate Cancer Should Eat Healthy Vegetable Fats, Study Suggests

Genetic Research Clarifies Link Between Hypertension and Vitamin D Deficiency

Low Diastolic Blood Pressure May Be Associated With Brain Atrophy

Pregnant Women With Severe Morning Sickness Who Take Antihistamines Are Significantly More Likely to Experience Adverse Outcomes

A 20-Minute Bout of Yoga Stimulates Brain Function Immediately After

Changing Gut Bacteria Through Diet Affects Brain Function

Nutrition During First 1,000 Days of Life Crucial for Childhood and Economic Development 

May  2013

Soda and Illegal Drugs Cause Similar Damage to Teeth: Acids Erode Enamel

Dietary Advice on Added Sugar Is Damaging Our Health, Warns Heart Expert

How Immune System Peacefully Co-Exists With 'Good' Bacteria

Women's Reproductive Ability May Be Related to Immune System Status

Poverty Threatens Health of US Children

Children's 'Healthy' Foods Marketed at Children Are Higher in Fat, Sugar and Salt

5,000 Steps a Day to Avoid Paying Higher Health Insurance Costs? When Money Talks, People Walk

World First Clinical Trial Supports Use of Kava to Treat Anxiety

Possible Reason for Cholesterol-Drug Side Effects Such as Memory Loss

Early Infant Growth Rate Linked to Composition of Gut Microbiota

 

April  2013

Common Pregnancy Conditions Risk Future Diabetes

Drinking Cup of Beetroot Juice Daily May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Stress During Gestation Causes a Predisposition to the Development of Pathologies in Adulthood

Adult Generations of Today Are Less Healthy Than Their Counterparts of Previous Generations

High Glucose Levels Could Impair Ferroelectricity in Body's Connective Tissues

Following a Western Style Diet May Lead to Greater Risk of Premature Death

Commonly Used Cholesterol Calculation Underestimates the Heart Disease Danger for Many

 

March 2013

Commonly Used Cholesterol Calculation Underestimates the Heart Disease Danger for Many

New Way to Lose Weight? Changing Microbes in Guts of Mice Resulted in Rapid Weight Loss

Stressful Life Events May Increase Stillbirth Risk, Study Finds

Diverse Bacteria on Fresh Fruits, Vegetables Vary With Produce Type, Farming Practices

Prebiotics: Do Supplements in Baby Formula Help Prevent Allergies?

America: Time to Shake the Salt Habit?

Obesity May Be Linked to Microorganisms Living in the Gut

Fruit Flies Fed Organic Diets Are Healthier Than Flies Fed Nonorganic Diets, Study Finds

 97 Percent of UK Doctors Have Given Placebos to Patients at Least Once

Financial Benefits of Plant-Based, Mediterranean Diet

'Active' Mothers Prefer Planned Home Birth, Midwifery Care

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Also Reduces Cancer Risk

High-Carb Intake in Infancy Has Lifelong Effects, Study Finds

Millions of People in Asia Potentially Exposed to Health Risks of Popular Herbal Medicines

Pregnant Women's Likelihood of Cesarean Delivery in Massachusetts Linked to Choice of Hospitals

Dwelling on Stressful Events Can Increase Inflammation in the Body, Study Finds

Bitter Melon Juice Prevents Pancreatic Cancer in Mouse Models

Indian Origins of Pumpkins and Cucumbers Confirmed

Job Burnout Can Severely Compromise Heart Health

High-Dose Oral Vitamins, Minerals Do Not Reduce Recurrent Cardiac Events in Heart Attack Patients

Prenatal Exposure to Pesticide DDT Linked to Adult High Blood Pressure

Diabetic Medication May Protect Patients from Developing Heart Failure

Weight Loss May Prevent, Treat Osteoarthritis in Obese Patients

Coffee and Tea During Pregnancy Affect Fetal Growth

Niacin Therapy Shows No Benefits, Has Some Harmful Effects

Better Living Through Mindfulness

 Industrial Chemicals Found in Food Samples

 Prenatal Exposure to Pesticide DDT Linked to Adult High Blood Pressure

February 2013

Pregnant Mother's Blood Pressure May Affect Future Health of Children

Doing Good Is Good for You: Volunteer Adolescents Enjoy Healthier Hearts

Blood Vessels 'Sniff' Gut Microbes to Regulate Blood Pressure

Too Much Vitamin D During Pregnancy Can Cause Food Allergies, Research Suggests

Good Bacteria May Expunge Vancomycin-Resistant Bacteria from Your Gut

Quantity of Sugar in Food Supply Linked to Diabetes Rates, Researcher Says

Sitting Less and Moving About More Could Be More Important Than Vigorous Exercise to Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

IV Fluids Used by NHS Responsible for Unnecessary Deaths, Review Finds

After the Human Genome Project: The Human Microbiome Project

Eating Junk Food While Pregnant May Make Your Child a Junk Food Addict

Most Babies Slow to Grow Catch Up by Early Teens

Babies Born by C-Section at Risk of Developing Allergies

Copper Can Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease

Gut Bacteria Linked to Cholesterol Metabolism

Office Workers Beware: Sitting Time Associated With Increased Risk of Chronic Diseases

 Personality Plus: Researchers Find Link to Energy Rates

Common Chemicals Linked to Osteoarthritis

Infant Gut Microbiota Influenced by Cesarean Section and Breastfeeding Practices; May Impact Long-Term Health

Birth Day candle blow ban in Austrian children

Reducing Sodium in U.S. May Save Hundreds of Thousands of Lives Over 10 Years

Teaching Teens That People Can Change Reduces Aggression in School

Differential Parenting Found to Negatively Affect Whole Family, Even the Favored Child

Child Development: The Right Kind of Early Praise Predicts Positive Attitudes Toward Effort

Risk of Cardiovascular Death Doubled in Women With High Calcium Intake: High Risk Only in Those Taking Supplements as Well

Permanent Stress Can Cause Type 2 Diabetes in Men, Study Suggests

Playtime: Affectionate, Less Controlling Mothers Have Strongest Relationships With Their Children

Taking Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes Could Expose Patients to Greater Risk of Health Complications, Study Suggests

Excess Sugar Linked to Cancer

Type II Diabetes and Alzheimer's Connection

 It Actually Is Better (and Healthier) to Give Than to Receive, Study Finds

Twenty Hours of TV a Week Linked to Almost Half Sperm Count of Those Who Watch Little TV

Vitamin C Supplements Linked to Kidney Stones, Swedish Study Finds

Exposure to Pesticides in Food, Air and Water Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds

Sunlight May Help Ward Off Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women

Overall Eating Patterns Are Most Important for Healthful Eating

Can Breakfast Make Kids Smarter?

Study Raises Questions About Dietary Fats and Heart Disease Guidance

Green Tea and Red Wine Extracts Interrupt Alzheimer's Disease Pathway in Cells

 

January 2013

The Right Massage Can Relax the Body and Improve Health

TV Viewing and Sedentary Lifestyle in Teens Linked to Disease Risk in Adulthood

Vegetarianism Can Reduce Risk of Heart Disease by Up to a Third

Working Alone Won't Get You Good Grades

Poor Sleep in Old Age Prevents the Brain from Storing Memories

Do Common Painkillers Cause Kidney Failure in Children?

Children's Complex Thinking Skills Begin Before Going to School

Eczema in Infants Linked to Gut Bacteria

Nations That Consume a Lot of Milk Also Win a Lot of Nobel Prizes

Liver Controls Wasting in Cancer

Gene Flow from India to Australia About 4,000 Years Ago

Born to Lead? Leadership Can Be an Inherited Trait, Study Finds

Light Exposure During Pregnancy Key to Normal Eye Development

Mindfulness Meditation May Relieve Chronic Inflammation

Tree and Human Health May Be Linked

As Colorectal Cancer Gets More Aggressive, Treatment With Grape Seed Extract Is Even More Effective, Study Shows

Weight Loss Helps to Oust Worms
GI Tract Bacteria May Protect Against Autoimmune Disease

Understanding Personality for Decision-Making, Longevity, and Mental Health

Good Bacteria in the Intestine Prevent Diabetes, Study Suggests

When Mom Is CEO at Home, Workplace Ambitions Take a Back Seat

Surprising Connections Between Our Well-Being and Giving, Getting, and Gratitude

Good Managers Fake It

Modern Parenting May Hinder Brain Development, Research Suggests

Psychological Common Ground Could Ease Tensions Among Those With Different Religious Beliefs

Basic Math Skills Linked to PSAT Math Success

Out of Sight, out of Mind? How the Brain Codes Its Surroundings Beyond the Field of View

Hold the Diet Soda? Sweetened Drinks Linked to Depression, Coffee Tied to Lower Risk

Teens Susceptible to Hepatitis B Infection Despite Vaccination as Infants

Fussy Babies Spend More Time in Front of the TV

Testing Einstein's E=mc2 in Outer Space

Breast Milk Contains More Than 700 Species of Bacteria

Top Four Reasons Why Diets Fail

Cholesterol Medicine Affects Energy Production in Muscles

Smile: Gingivitis Bacteria Manipulate Your Immune System So They Can Thrive in Your Gums

Language Learning Begins in Utero, Study Finds; Newborn Memories of Oohs and Ahs Heard in the Womb

 

 

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