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Open-heart surgery is an incredibly dangerous, but in most cases absolutely necessary, surgical procedure. But what if there were a way to repair aortic valves without undergoing this dangerous and invasive procedure? A new minimally invasive procedure developed by surgeons allows them to place a new valve in through a tube into an artery, a [...]

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You likely know that processed foods contain excess sugars, sodium, bad fats and manufactured unnatural preservatives. What you might not understand is the full extent of what processed foods can do to your body. They might be easy to prepare, cheap and easy but the epidemic of highly manufactured foods is slowly killing us. Take [...]

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Consuming pesticides in your diet is just like playing Russian roulette with your health – as the reality is you don’t know just how much you are taking in with each meal or glass of water you drink if your water is not filtered, and your food is not organic. A new study published in [...]

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Do you want to live a longer, happier, healthier life? Of course you do – everybody does. So what if I were to tell you that there was a simple way to reduce your chances of dying from problems such as heart disease and stroke by as much as 42%? Best of all, it doesn’t [...]

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Did you forget where you put your keys again? Maybe you can't remember what you ate for dinner yesterday. Memory loss is a familiar problem for many people. You might think that poor memory is just a product of getting older. For some people this is the case. For many, bad memory is the sign [...]

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Remember being told you eat your beetroot at the Sunday dinner table every time you went to have dinner at your grandma’s house as a child? Well I do. And I at the time, didn’t enjoy the vegetable that was capable of dying all the food on my plate a strange purpley/red colour like something [...]

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On April 10, retail giant Wal-Mart announced a plan to offer packaged organic foods at prices comparable to their non-organic equivalents. The announcement is seen as an attempt by the company to expand its price-undercutting strategies into the organic market. "There will be no premium for the customer to purchase organic products," said Jack Sinclair, [...]

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Weight loss might be more than just willpower. It turns out that Leptin levels might be the key to understanding obesity and the challenge of weight loss. Leptin is a hormone that controls hunger. It's what makes you feel "full" after eating. It is secreted by adipose tissue (fat tissue). If your leptin signaling is working [...]

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