Health News

Fasting acts as diet catalyst in those with metabolic syndrome

One in four Germans suffers from metabolic syndrome. Several of four diseases of affluence occur at the same time in this ‘deadly quartet’: obesity, high blood pressure, lipid metabolism disorder and diabetes mellitus. Each of these is a risk factor for severe cardiovascular conditions, such as heart attack and stroke. Treatment aims to help patients […]

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High cholesterol: Pain or a tingling in the hands indicates a major risk of condition

High cholesterol: Nutritionist reveals top prevention tips When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. Cholesterol is not intrinsically […]

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Regular walnut intake may help protect against negative outcomes associated with H. pylori infection

A new animal study, published in the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, suggests regular walnut consumption may be a promising intervention for reducing negative outcomes associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, a widespread bacterial infection that affects more than half of the world's population. Using mice models, researchers from the CHA Cancer Prevention […]

Health Problems

What is Phenylketonuria (PKU)?

There are 20 essential amino acids in the body. Phenylalanine is one of these. These essential amino acids need to be supplied from external sources such as food. They are termed “essential” as they are needed for the body to function properly and grow normally. However, too much of an amino acid may be bad […]

Medications

APO-Glimepiride

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-Glimepiride Contains the active ingredient glimepiride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about APO-Glimepiride. It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor […]