In the event of impending heart problems, early detection allows for swift and appropriate action which can significantly reduce harm to the health. In the past, a visit to the hospital was necessary to diagnose heart-related problems. The difficulty remains that any heart abnormalities can only be detected when the electrocardiogram (ECG) is taken at the time of discomfort.

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Dark chocolate has recently been discovered to have a number of healthy benefits. Quality dark chocolate is rich in Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese and a few other minerals. The fatty acid profile of cocoa and dark chocolate is excellent. The fats are mostly saturated and monounsaturated, with small amounts of polyunsaturates. It also contains stimulants like caffeine and theobromine.

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If we take a closer look upon our daily routine and lifestyle, we can easily say that our lives have totally become static. We have limited most of our activities to our rooms. There were times when people use to go out in search of jobs to earn money but now money can easily be earned by just sitting in front of laptops and start investing in shares and stock markets.

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Radioactive iodine therapy is suggested for the patients suffering either from hyperthyroidism or thyroid carcinomas. Iodine plays its role by regressing the growth and size of the thyroid gland thus decreasing the excess thyroid hormones production. But, it has been seen that radiotherapy has always been associated with some kinds of side effects in the form of loss of hair, increase susceptibility to other infections, anemia etc.

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While you may have your ears full of advice from dieticians on the need to ban sugar from diet, the temptation may be too hard to resist. The tendency to move towards artificial sweetener is seen in many. However, how good (or bad) is the fake sugar? Is it true that it may have side effects? Is there any valid evidence to substantiate the claims that fake sugar causes cancer? Let us have a quick study on the available facts. Alternatives To Sugar If you love sugar, it is natural for you to look for sugar alternatives the moment you bid sugar goodbye.

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A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience state that musical training before 7 years of age has a significant effect on the development of brain structure, mainly the part of the brain which helps in motor abilities. Studies also showed that the benefits obtained persist throughout life.

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Doctors from Massachusetts General Hospital used a Medical GPS technology to navigate the catheter through a blood vessel in the leg in to the heart to repair Atrial Fibrillation (AF or A-fib) by reducing radiation exposure to the patient by 90 per cent.  This was reported to CBS operated WBZ-TV station located in Boston.

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We hear many times people saying that they are fed up of eating the same food every day at the dinner table. Many of us also spend hours and hours in the food stores looking at the ingredients of food packs; find an unfamiliar ingredient, afraid of trying new foods end up buying

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Recent research conducted on smokers who could successfully quit smoking showed considerable difference in their anxiety levels than those who failed to quit. The findings of researchers from Oxford and Cambridge universities and Kings College London published in the British Journal of Psychiatry revealed that those who quit smoking successfully show

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A study published in the medical journal the Lancet reported recently that inactivity is costing equal number of lives as smoking. Several studies conducted also revealed that inactivity is increasing steeply leading to overweight which is the basic reason for many diseases for all age groups.

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