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Ambrosia Systems Brings Freestyle Readings to Your Apple Watch

Have you ever wished to have the glucose readings from your Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitor (CGM) displayed directly on your smartwatch? Ambrosia Systems is a company focused on … Read the rest

Remodeling unhealthful gut microbiomes to fight disease

You are what you eat — right down to the microbiome living in your gut. Today, scientists will report the development of molecules that can change, or remodel, unhealthful … Read the rest

What ways are there to measure body fat?

There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include … Read the rest

Healthy foods more important than type of diet to reduce heart disease risk

Researchers examined the effects of three healthy diets emphasizing different macronutrients — carbohydrates, proteins, or unsaturated fats — on a biomarker that directly reflects heart injury.

Deaths to heart related conditions rising in the US

Progress against cardiovascular disease appears to be slipping in the United States as a new study reveals total related deaths rising since 2011.

4 natural ways to increase glutathione

Glutathione is an important antioxidant with a range of health benefits. There are several natural ways in which a person can boost their glutathione levels. Learn more here.

alirocumab (Praluent)

Title: alirocumab (Praluent)
Category: Medications
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Red wine benefits linked to better gut health, study finds

A new study has found that people who drank red wine had an increased gut microbiota diversity (a sign of gut health) compared to non-red wine drinkers as well … Read the rest

My Review: Caliā€™flour Foods Pizza Crusts

Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s a relatively quick and easy meal option that tastes great and is widely-approved by adults and kids alike. As people with diabetes know too … Read the rest

Flu shot may lower death risk in people with hypertension

New research finds an association between flu vaccination and a lower death risk during flu season among people with high blood pressure.