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Daily consumption of ginger may reduce the risk of many chronic conditions, including high blood
pressure and coronary heart disease, says a new paper from Chinese researchers.



Soy isoflavones in foods or supplements, and some herbal remedies may help reduce menopause symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness, according to a review of 62 studies.



Cranberry capsules lowered the risk of UTIs by 50 percent. In the cranberry treatment group, 19 percent of patients developed a UTI, compared with 38 percent of the placebo group.
However, the researchers point out that since a cranberry capsule provides the equivalent of 8 ounces of cranberry juice, a patient would need a lot of pure cranberry to prevent an infection.

You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.



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6 Signs of Indigestion
Most of us don't think much about digestion until we experience indigestion, a general term that describes abdominal discomfort. Although indigestion is common, symptoms may vary from one individual to another.

Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes
Colon cancer patients who take in higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, mainly from oily fish, may have better odds of survival, a new study finds.
Noisy Homes Can Slow a Toddler's Vocabulary
Background noise can hamper a toddler's ability to learn new words, a new study suggests.
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