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Never Take This Medication Before Getting Dental Implants

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

For decades, getting dentures was rite of passage for seniors. Not anymore.

Today, most older folks opt for dental implants instead of dentures or bridges. Implants have the advantage of being more like natural teeth. They are permanent, don’t have to be taken out at night, and are virtually maintenance-free.

About 3 million Americans have implants. And that number is growing by 500,000 a year.

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Protein Drinks Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart Attacks, Stroke by INH Research0 Comments

Whey protein drinks have long been used by bodybuilders to add muscle. More recently, they’ve become popular among seniors seeking a way to stay strong as they age.

But new research shows that protein supplements may be good for everyone. A surprising UK study found they lower blood pressure and cut the risk of heart attack and stroke.1

Researchers at the University of Reading had 38 people with borderline high blood pressure drink two commercial powdered whey protein shakes per day for eight weeks.

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One Soda a Day Doubles Diabetes Risk… Even If It’s Diet

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It’s well established that drinking sugary soda can lead to obesity, diabetes, and many other health problems. But many people think they are protecting themselves by opting for zero-calorie diet soda instead.

We’ve said for years that diet sodas aren’t any healthier for you. And now, a new study confirms what we’ve known all along…

Drinking the equivalent of just over one can of soda a day more than doubles the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to Swedish researchers.

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Vegetarian Diet Doesn’t Help Your Heart, Study Finds

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A massive new study shows that a vegetarian diet is no more heart-healthy than one with meat.1

Rutgers University scientists have painstakingly analyzed the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. This is a major research effort that took a detailed look at the health and nutritional status of more than 12,000 Americans.2

The analysis showed that 2.3% of the people in the survey were vegetarians.

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Never Do This When You’re Angry

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

Many people like to cope with anger with a hard workout. That’s a bad idea.

In fact, it could kill you, according to a new study.1

Researchers from the Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, Pa., gathered data from over 12,000 heart attack victims in 52 countries.

The participants completed questionnaires asking the kind of “triggers” they had experienced before their heart attack.

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Why Beer Is Healthier for Your Liver Than Other Types of Alcohol

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Great news for beer drinkers: Researchers have discovered that the hops in beer lessen the harmful effects of alcohol on the liver.1

Consuming too much alcohol can lead to liver damage, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis. Most doctors recommend no more than one drink a day for women and two for men.2

But researchers from Friedrich Schiller University Jena in Germany found that all alcoholic beverages are not created equal when it comes to liver health.

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