viernes, 24 de enero de 2014

Ivanhoe Top 10 Viewed Stories 1/24/2014

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Gut Bacteria: The Secret Weapon to Weight Loss?
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - More than one third of U.S. adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, we’re learning what could be a major factor when it comes to how much you weigh.
         2. Biological Process for Irregular Heartbeat Discovered
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Researchers from Canada have pinpointed the exact process believed to cause heart arrhythmias.
         3. Simple Take-Home Test Helps Spot Early Alzheimer’s (2nd week)
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have confirmed that the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE test), which takes less than 15 minutes to complete, is a reliable tool for evaluating cognitive abilities.
         4. 7 Health Apps You Need to Know About! (2nd week)
SAN DIEGO, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - When it comes to your phone, do you suffer from “app overload?” While there may be some you can do without, we want you to know about seven apps that could benefit your health.
         5. Gut Bacteria: The Secret Weapon to Weight Loss? - Research Summary
BACKGROUND: Trillions of bacteria that live in the gut-helping digest foods, making amino acids, and making some vitamins - may help determine if a person is thin or fat. Diet is also a huge factor as to why obesity is linked to gut bacteria. Those who are overweight lack bacteria that fight weight gain.
         6. What to eat to Protect against Type 2 Diabetes
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - New research shows that eating high levels of flavonoids including anthocyanins and other compounds found in tea, berries, and chocolate could offer protection from type 2 diabetes.
         7. Saving Terri: Incisionless Surgery for Swallowing
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -Imagine not being able to eat or drink without pain, nausea, or vomiting. That’s the reality for people with a condition known as achalasia. Now, there’s a new procedure to fix the problem and there is no incision required!
         8. Chance of Blindness from Glaucoma Cut in Half 
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - The probability that glaucoma will blind you has diminished nearly 50 percent since 1980, according to a study published in Ophthalmology.
         9. Drugs Could Erase Traumatic Memories!
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Researchers have discovered a promising avenue for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other anxiety disorders. In a preclinical trial in mice, researchers found that drugs called histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDACis) can enhance the brain’s ability to permanently replace old traumatic memories with new memories.
         10. Walk yourself Healthy
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Can’t motivate yourself to get to the gym? Or having a hard time sticking to that running schedule? Recent research suggests just plain walking can have a profound impact on your health.

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