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New Study Claims Heavy Drinking During Middle Life Can Lead to Stroke

It is already known that alcohol can have bad effects on our health, but as per the new study at the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne’s University Hospital in Czech Republic consuming more than two alcoholic drinks a day during middle life can increase your risk of stroke by more than a third. The team published their new findings in Stroke – a journal of the American Heart Association. The study also claims that they have over 700,000 cases of stroke every year in the United States and the condition is responsible for more than 130,000 deaths each year.

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Reduce Your Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Using Your Brown Fat

Obesity is certainly among the top health concerns, along with diabetes, but as per a new study brown fat can protect your body from obesity and diabetes naturally. The new research study claims that it focuses specifically on brown fat that is present in small quantities in adults. The research report claims that brown fat is mostly present in newborn babies as they are more prone to heat loss and since they are unable to shiver and brown fat helps them to stay warm. However, as we grow the body requires less amount of brown fat and therefore it is replaced by white fat which can lead to many more health concerns.

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Study Reveals Peanut is the Most Common Trigger for Food Allergies

Food is healthy, but certain food can lead to allergies and new studies claim that they have discovered and identified the levels at which five common food allergens can react sharply. According to the research team led by Professor Clare Mills of the Institute of Inflammation and Repair at the University of Manchester, UK there are certain foods that can lead to allergy issues and this lead will help them to improve allergy warnings on food products in the future. The team mentioned that there are more than 15 million people in the United States that have food allergies of which 6 million are children.

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Research Reveals Tamoxifen Consumption Reduces Breast Cancer Rates by a Third

Breast cancer is among the most common cancers in females around the world and for many years Tamoxifen has remained as one of the effective treatments that most doctors would prescribed. However, a new research study claims that Tamoxifen has long term preventive benefits and have managed to reduce the breast cancer rates by almost a third. The new analysis expanded upon the International Breast Cancer Intervention Study weighs the long term risks and benefits of Tamoxifen. The reports that have come in have proved that Tamoxifen has been effective and that doctors can now go ahead confidently and prescribe it to the patients.

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New Research Claims Injectable 3D Vaccines Can Prevent and Fight Cancer Cells

One of the biggest challenges of treating cancer is that cancer cells can evade attack from body’s immune system and eventually spread and create more complications. However, scientists have come up with immunotherapy that orders the immune system to go into the attack mode to fight cancer and build a long lasting immune resistance for cancer cells. As per the new research at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering a new breed of non-surgical injection has been made that immediately assembles in vivo into a 3D structure and can fight and prevent cancer cells and even HIV cells.

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