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Signs of dehydration (not just thirst)

Headache, Signs of dehydration (not just thirst)

Many of us do not even suggest that they are dehydrated because they do not feel thirsty. In fact, there are other signs that show you are dehydrated. Headache Your body constantly loses fluids which means that it loses important salts responsible for the complete blood count. Too little fluid can cause blood pressure’s decrease

A revolutionary new blood test tells us how long we will live

A revolutionary new blood test tells us how long we will live

Scientists have discovered a chemical “fingerprint” that reveals the secrets of longevity. This simple blood test provides basic information to newborn’s parents about potential diseases in the old age. Further studies could lead to drug development and prevention of various diseases that are more common in the elderly, such as problems with the heart or

Vegetarians ‘cut heart risk by 32%’

The results showed the vegetarians had lower blood pressure, lower levels of "bad" cholesterol and were more likely to have a healthy weight.

Ditching meat and fish in favour of a vegetarian diet can have a dramatic effect on the health of your heart, research suggests. A study of 44,500 people in England and Scotland showed vegetarians were 32% less likely to die or need hospital treatment as a result of heart disease. Differences in cholesterol levels, blood

How to fight the fat after turning 40

Our metabolism slows as we get older – and for a lot of women 40 is the tipping point. So how can you prevent weight gain? We know that women’s bodies are complex biological systems but why is it that turning 40 seems to mean developing a permanent ring of fat on your waistline? Dr