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Is Hydrogen Water the Next Big Trend in Wellness?

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This article reviews hydrogen water and the scientific evidence behind it to help you make an informed decision.


What Is Hydrogen Water?

Hydrogen (H2) is the most abundant molecule in the Universe. It’s an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas. But only in 2007 did a team in Japan discover that inhaled hydrogen gas could act as an antioxidant and protect the brain from free radicals. This sparked the interest in its potential health benefits worldwide and led to some breakthrough research [RR].

Hydrogen water is loaded with hydrogen molecules. It was formulated as the most practical and easy way to get hydrogen into the whole body. But it’s not the only way – hydrogen can also be inhaled, injected, or absorbed through a bath [R].

Since the Japanese discovery, the effects of hydrogen have been researched in 63 diseases [R]!

It’s less known that hydrogen was therapeutically used for the first time in humans in the early 90s. It was given to 3 divers to successfully help them overcome the …

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Reviews 2019

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PRP is a promising treatment for some joint related diseases; however, evidence of its effectiveness has been highly variable depending on the specific indication.

Here, we’ve reviewed some of the latest significant PRP studies in 2019.


One recent study assessing PRP’s efficacy was a meta-analysis recently published in Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. For this systematic review, researchers queried MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus, and Web of Science libraries through Feb. 8, 2017, and collected data from reviews, trials registries, and recent conferences. Studies eligible for inclusion were randomized trials published in English that compared platelet-rich therapy to a control, assessing patients aged ≥ 18 years with musculoskeletal bone, cartilage, or soft tissue injuries.

The final analysis included 78 randomized controlled trials with a total of 5,308 patients. The researchers considered a standardized mean difference (SMD) of 0.5 as the minimum for sig…

New Mexico in United States launches a criminal investigation into 'vampire facials' that left spa clients with HIV

New Mexico's attorney general has issued a health warning against 'vampire facials' after two clients of an Albuquerque spa contracted HIV.  State Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that he is officially launching a criminal investigation into the matter, he announced Thursday. 'Vampire facials' became trendy after Kim Kardashian shared a picture of herself after getting the purportedly anti-aging treatment on Instagram in 2017. 
But the procedure - which involves drawing a person's blood, enhancing it, then re-injecting it into their face - is completely unregulated.  Balderas begged people to make sure that anywhere they are considering getting a vampire facial to be sure the facility sterilizes its materials and called for state and federal review and regulation of the therapy.  'I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into this incident,' sai…

Best Aesthetic Clinics providing PRP Injection Treatment in Malaysia 2019

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Platelets are a naturally occurring component of your own blood and play an important role in wound healing and tissue regeneration. Platelet Rich Plasma [PRP] therapy is the process of isolating platelets from the blood and concentrating these platelets to much higher concentration levels than normal, through the process of centrifugation. The result is Platelet Rich Plasma [PRP]. 


PRP treatment for face (also known as 'Vampire facelift') encourages collagen formation and improves blood supply to tissue, both of which are important factors in anti-aging therapies. Your skin texture will improve as the Platelet Rich Plasma stimulates new skin tissue growth.

PRP Therapy is a completely safe and natural treatment and is highly effective at improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, scarring, sun damage and dull, worn-out looking skin. PRP can be used to rejuvenate the face, neck, décolleté, back of hands, scalp and other body areas.

Other areas such as the brows, temples,…

Does the ketogenic diet work for type 2 diabetes?

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Type 2 diabetes is a condition that impacts blood sugar control. A person can manage the condition by following a healthful diet and maintaining a healthy body weight. A ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, very low-carbohydrate diet that may help some people in supporting blood sugar.




Some people have suggested that this type of diet might help a person with diabetes, but the American Diabetes Association (ADA) do not recommend any single diet over another.

Every person has different dietary needs. Doctors now individualize diet plans based on current eating habits, preferences, and a target weight or blood sugar level for that person.

Foods containing carbohydrates, such as bread, rice, pasta, milk, and fruit, are the main fuel source for many bodily processes. The body uses insulin to help bring glucose from the blood into the cells for energy.

However, in a person with diabetes, insulin is either absent or does not work properly. This disrupts the body's ability to use …

Millions of cardiovascular deaths attributed to not eating enough fruits and vegetables

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Baltimore (June 8, 2019) – Preliminary findings from a new study reveal that inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption may account for millions of deaths from heart disease and strokes each year. The study estimated that roughly 1 in 7 cardiovascular deaths could be attributed to not eating enough fruit and 1 in 12 cardiovascular deaths could be attributed to not eating enough vegetables. Low fruit intake resulted in nearly 1.8 million cardiovascular deaths in 2010, while low vegetable intake resulted in 1 million deaths, according to researchers. Overall, the toll of suboptimal fruit intake was almost double that of vegetables. The impacts were most acute in countries with the lowest average intakes of fruits and vegetables. “Fruits and vegetables are a modifiable component of diet that can impact preventable deaths globally,” said lead study author Victoria Miller, a postdoctoral researcher at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. “Our findings in…