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High Blood Pressure: a Stealthy Killer
Did you know that persistent high blood pressure could eventually lead to heart failure? At what point is blood pressure classified as too high? What are the risks? And more importantly, how can you prevent high blood pressure?
How to Lower Your Cholesterol
High cholesterol. It seems like a fashion trend almost. One with huge risks though. Cardiologist, Dr. Catherine De Maeyer will tell you what you can do about it and how you can keep your cholesterol levels in check.
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Do you Sleep with your Mouth Open? It's Bad for your Teeth!
Do you sleep like a log, but do you always wake up dry-mouthed, with a sore throat and your mouth wide open? Then we bring grim tidings. Sleeping with your mouth open is claimed to be just as harmful as drinking soft drinks just before going to bed.
Break-Through: Cell Therapy Prevents the Return of Cancer
A 'living medicine' prevents cancer from ever returning and will soon be available everywhere, scientists claim.
A Mirror in Your Dining Room may Help You Lose Weight
Placing a mirror in your dining room may help you eat less junk food. Eating unhealthily in front of a mirror will causes that food to lose its appeal. This was shown by a study of the Cornell University.
The Best Cure for Back Pains (although you won't like it)
Do you often have lower back pains? Then there's only one thing left to do: mainly lots of exercise can ease the pain. It if more effective than support bandages for your back or specialised orthotics, and works as a natural sedative.
Smart Sportswear Checks whether you Sweat Enough
A number of new sports gadgets were displayed on CES last week, such as the Lumo Run sports pants, that measures your speed or the Radar Pace sunglasses that tells you exactly what to do during your workout.
They're Not Exaggerating: the Flu Truly Feels Worse for Men
Men don't (always) exaggerate when they're ill, although women often accuse them of doing so. A new American study shows that influenza can actually feel more serious to men than to women.
Eating Snacks at Night May Damage the Memory
A study has shown that mice that eat while they ought to be sleeping have a poorer memory.