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Contact Lenses for the Nose that May Help You Lose Weight

Revolutionary drug-free, soft silicone device called NozNoz mechanically diverts smells from olfactory receptors in the nose, which can help curb appetite and change metabolism Some years ago, Adva Beck experienced an “aha” moment when she bit into her favorite fruit,…

By:  Abigail Klein Leichman

Brief Exercise Breaks During Class Help Bodies, Brains

Two-minute exercise breaks in the classroom may help school children meet physical activity goals without disrupting learning, new research suggests. University of Michigan researchers say short bursts of in-classroom activity can trim childhood obesity rates while helping elementary schools provide…

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U.S. Alzheimer’s Cases to Nearly Triple by 2060

By 2060, almost 14 million Americans will suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, a number that’s nearly three times as high as today, a new report projects. “This study shows that as the U.S. population increases, the number of people affected by…

By:  HealthDay News

30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

1 in 7 Americans has diabetes, and many don’t even know they have the blood sugar disease, a new report shows. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 percent of U.S adults have diabetes — 10…

By:  Steven Reinberg

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

There’s disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn’t prolong healthy, independent living in otherwise healthy people aged 70 and older. Aspirin has long been recommended for middle-aged folks with a history of heart…

By:  Dennis Thompson

Israeli Study Sheds Doubt on Effectiveness of Probiotics

Results suggest that probiotics should not be given as a one-size-fits-all supplement or as a treatment to normalize the gut after antibiotics Every day, millions of people take probiotics – preparations containing live bacteria meant to fortify their immune systems,…

By:  Israel 21C Staff