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Monday, March 29, 2010

Optimistic Attitude Boost Immune System

Monday, March 29, 2010
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The task of the immune system is to prevent the entry of disease carrying microorganisms into the body and kill the bad microorganisms. Strong immune system is very important that we do not easily ill.

A study shows, an optimistic attitude will enhance the ability of our immune system. Although the results of studies conducted a number of experts from the University of Kentucky, United States, does not show directly how a positive outlook makes us healthier, but it reinforces previous studies that found a link between illness and a person's attitude.

Previously, scientists have learned that each person's immune system can be affected by their attitude. And, when someone is influenced sense of optimism, the body's immune system will be stronger. When a person feels more optimistic, they also feel more happy, blissful, and those conditions indicates the immune system is increased.

However, the effect of optimism on the immune system may be limited, since there are many factors that cause fluctuations in the human immune system.




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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Health Care Reform Law

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
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US President, Barack Obama, signed the health care reform bill in the White House on Tuesday, local time, marking a historic victory over the health care debate that lasted more than a year. Application of the law itself is one of the important milestones in US because Obama is the president who succeeded in changing the national health care system since 1960s.

Health care reform bill which on Sunday (21 / 3) was passed by U.S. Congress through a vote that ended with 219 members of Congress support the bill and 212 declined, and budget U.S. $ 938 billion to ensure that 30 millions underprivileged citizens able to obtain health care.

Through the Act, it is estimated more than 30 million uninsured citizens in the U.S. will get health care while the U.S. government will spend about U.S. $ 938 billion in 10 years to fund programs of health care for all US citizens.

In a White House ceremony before signing the bill Mr Barack Obama claimed 'a new season in America' and spoke on the benefits and impacts the legislation will bring to US citizens.



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Monday, March 22, 2010

High Blood Pressure

Monday, March 22, 2010
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Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. High blood pressure is a situation where blood pressure arises above normal and remains steady. High blood pressure directly increases the risk of coronary heart disease (which leads to heart attack) and stroke, especially along with other risk factors.

What Causes High Blood Pressure
The causes of high blood pressure is unknown in fact, we can have high blood pressure for years without knowing it. Factors that may lead to high blood pressure, which are known as secondary hypertension, include: kidney abnormality, a structural abnormality of aorta,and narrowing of certain arteries.


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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Beware, steroids can damage kidney

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
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Anabolic steroid pills are effective build muscle and improve stamina, but later revealed abnormalities that arise. One of them is damaging the kidneys. The findings are presented in the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology and Scientific Exposition in San Diego, United States.

Steorid generally worn by professional athletes. Some reports mention the use of these drugs lead to dependence. The medical experts also warned of the dangers of this drug, although previously unknown effect on the kidneys.

In a study conducted Leal Herlitz, MD, of Columbia University Medical Center, the experts examined 10 groups of athletes who use steorid bodybuilders for years. Given that the user is experiencing steorid protein leakage in urine and suffering from decreased kidney function.

Based on kidney tests, nine of the 10 bodybuilders suffer from a condition called focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, type of renal scarring. This disease usually occurs when the kidneys work too hard. After his stop using these bodybuilders steorid, beginning to look a kidney repair.

According to the researchers, the formation of muscle to kidney function as a filter to increase dramatically and cause damage. Also known steorid have toxic effects to the kidneys.




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Monday, March 15, 2010

Squash Benefits

Monday, March 15, 2010
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Squash is a good nutrient for our body. Squash consumption can increase folic acid for the formation of red blood cells and lowering high blood pressure because of its kalium content.

But for people with arthritis should be avoided because of the cold nature of squash can lead to illness.


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