Satiety hormone’ leptin links obesity to high blood pressure

Via sciencedaily
Leptin, a hormone that regulates the amount of fat stored in the body, also drives the increase in blood pressure that occurs with weight gain, according to researchers from Monash University and the University of Cambridge.
Being obese or overweight is a major risk factor for the development of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. Whilst a number of factors may be involved, the precise explanation for the link between these two conditions has been unclear.

In a study published today in the journal Cell, a research team led by Professor Michael Cowley, Monash University, Australia, in … Read the rest

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A New Approach to Treating Hair Loss

Via nyTimes-ANAHAD O’CONNOR

 new report highlights a novel way for doctors to replace thinning hairlines: transplanting leg hair.

The report, a study of two cases published in The Archives of Dermatology, describes a new procedure in which receding hairlines were restored by taking hair follicles from patients’ legs and grafting them to the head. Men’s leg hair had successfully been transplanted before to the back of the head, but these are believed to be the first documented cases of leg hair being used to restore the hairline. Read full article…

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Resolved to lose weight in 2015? Here are five bad strategies to avoid

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 Is your New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Here are five bad strategies to avoid, according to Dr. Aaron Michelfelder of Loyola University Health System:

Bad strategy No. 1: I’ll lose weight at the gym.Working out is good for your health and can help to maintain your weight. But exercise alone is not very effective in shedding pounds. To lose weight, you will need to eat fewer calories.

Bad Strategy No. 2: I’ll have to dramatically change my diet. A radical change is not necessary. A more effective strategy is to simply cut back a few Read the rest

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Temporary Alopecia By Chemotherapy New Hope

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

When you walk down the street and sees a woman with the head fully covered is an unequivocal sign that the lady has lost her hair as a result of recurrent chemotherapy treatments to combat cancer.

This is a devastating situation for women and also for men and the psychological and social effect is tremendous.

But these dramatic pictures may end. There is the project called Rapunzel that prevents hair loss during chemotherapy using very cold caps.

The procedure for the application of dry ice was used in the USA by two friends, Nancy and … Read the rest

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How to lose weight, in 3 deceptively simple steps

Via washingtonpost.com – Emily Kaye Lazzaro

Just be incredibly hungry, obsessively track the scale, and exercise more than you thought possible!

It’s January, the season of resolutions! How fun.

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and get healthy. What an admirable goal. We all want to be our best selves, don’t we? Losing weight can seem like a daunting task, but it’s easier than it looks.

There is even an entire industry built around helping us lose weight. There are fad diets (Atkins, Paleo, juice fasts, I did a cabbage soup diet in high Read the rest

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By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines
Natural Health Specialist

The secret you are going to learn is the key to your body develops a healthy environment, able to repel most modern diseases and even prevent cancer.

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“The danger is not to the planet but to our civilization on the planet. This is the real challenge of climate change.’ – Adam Frank, writer for National Public Radio”.

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New Drug Helps Some Bald Patients Regrow Hair

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The first thing Brian H. noticed was that he could grow a real beard. It had been years since that had been possible, years he spent bedeviled by hair loss on his head, face, arms and legs.

Brian, 34, who asked that his last name be withheld to protect his privacy, suffers from alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease afflicting about 1 percent of men and women, causing hair to fall out, often all over the body. He believes that the “mangy . patches” of baldness that have plagued him since his 20s have cost him jobs and … Read the rest

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Simple tricks to enhance your memory

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If learning is important, retaining and recollecting whatever has been learnt is essential. Here are two simple exercises to enhance your memory skills.

Remember mobile numbers: Constantly exercising our memory is very important. From now, make an attempt to memorise mobile numbers, even if they have been saved on your phone. You may find it difficult initially, but nevertheless, you will be exercising your mind.

Memory game: There is a card game called Memory which can help in sharpening your retention powers. The game is simple. Read full article

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6 Best Fixes for Hair Loss

Via mensfitness…

Whether you’ve only recently noticed a thinning hairline or have made a baseball hat to hide your bald spot a wardrobe staple, you’ve probably tried at least one hair loss product or home remedy.

“The truth of the matter is that baldness comes down to your genes,” says Frederick Joyce, M.D., founder of Rejuvenate! Med Spa and a member of the International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery. “If you have the baldness gene, there are some natural remedies that may make your hair stronger and healthier to slow your hair loss slightly —but they won’t prevent you from … Read the rest

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Stop Hair Loss With Rosemary

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

This aromatic herb from the Mediterranean was used by the Greeks to ward off evil spirits and American tribes to stop hair loss. The Egyptians placed it on their tombstones and in the Middle Ages was used to combat the bubonic plague.

In modern times the Rosemary is widely used in treatments to stop hair loss and to communicate shine and softness to the hair. This plant is rich in vitamin A, C, iron, and vitamins of the complex B.

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Hair loss occurs due to various causes, … Read the rest

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