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Why inflammation is better for you than you may think

This morning, my daughter’s hand got stuck in a hotel lift door. Thankfully, with a little handiwork and the help of a crowbar, she was freed relatively unscathed. The hotel staff immediately fetched ice. Despite knowing that ice may do injuries more harm than good, I held the ice against her swollen hand because it […]

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Can coffee bean extracts cut fat-induced inflammation?

The researchers also stressed on the positive impact of using coffee bean by-products on the environment. A new study suggests that unused coffee bean extracts can help reduce fat-induced inflammation in the cells and improve glucose absorption and insulin sensitivity. As per the food science and human nutrition researchers at the University of Illinois, when […]

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Faster walkers ‘have healthier minds’

The poet William Blake did it dreamily, psychiatrist Sigmund Freud languidly, and physicist Albert Einstein almost religiously. Of all human activities few are so readily credited with enhancing the power of the mind as going for a good walk. However, those who assume that strolling along at a gentle pace is the hallmark of superior […]

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Lawsuits Against OxyContin Maker Halted for 6 Months

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement: Report FOX Business’ Susan Li reports on Purdue Pharma’s filing for bankruptcy. Purdue Pharma, the pharmaceutical company that makes the painkiller OxyContin, scored a major victory in court, as a judge has halted lawsuits against the company for six months in hopes of finalizing a settlement over the […]