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Lewiston Water System Treatment Designed To Prevent Teeth Decay; Science Will Study Future Result

Lewiston Water System Treatment Designed To Prevent Teeth Decay; Science Will Study Future Result

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September 29, 2017 at 5:00 am | By R. L. HOLBROOK Tribune Staff Writer This story originally ran in the July 5, 1947, edition of the Lewiston Tribune.---Scientific research has been called upon again to lend a helping hand in the further improvement of the Lewiston city water supply in a program designed to reduce dental decay among the youngest and future members of the population.The step was taken this week with the artificial introduction into the city's water, through latest approved equipment, of fluoride, a chemical compound from fluorine, which has through years of study been found to exert a tremendous influence upon the formation of the teeth of youngsters from birth to about 12 years.Introduction of the chemical was made after several years of intensive study made by City...
How Philips is transforming into a health tech trailblazer

How Philips is transforming into a health tech trailblazer

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In February 2015, a seemingly dormant Philips erupted into action. The Dutch conglomerate snapped up American medical device maker Volcano for $1.2 billion. Philips chief executive Frans van Houten then hinted where it was headed. “In an ageing world with more chronic disease, health and healthcare are enormous opportunities that we want to focus on,” he reportedly said after the acquisition of Volcano, which makes equipment that allows doctors treating heart diseases to see inside patients’ veins and measure blood flow. Back in India, Philips silently rolled out Project Vijay in October of the same year, a pilot project for the delivery of home healthcare. A year later, it formed Philips Home Care Services (PHCS), a wholly owned arm of Philips India. Project Vijay, recalls Asik Das,
Supplements and Health Tips That Will Improve Your Mindset

Supplements and Health Tips That Will Improve Your Mindset

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Starting a business</a> is stressful. You're wearing a million different hats trying to establish and grow your business, and there are always going to be unexpected challenges and obstacles that put a strain on your objectives. As a result, many entrepreneurs have to work long hours -- often,&nbsp;while keeping their day job -- battle uncertainty and still do great work.</p>That's why it's important to try to do other things in your life to help relieve some of that strain. By living a healthy lifestyle -- exercising, eating right and so on -- you'll have more energy and positivity to help you jump any hurdle in your way. That's why Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel breaks down a few quick tips on how to treat your body right and get in the...
Zinc supplements may stave off cancer growth

Zinc supplements may stave off cancer growth

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Zinc supplements may halt the rapid growth of esophageal cancer cells, according to a study that could lead to new prevention and treatment strategies for the disease. Previous studies have shown that zinc is essential for maintaining human health and protects the oesophagus or food pipe from cancer. Researchers at the University of Texas, Arlington, U.S. discovered that zinc selectively halts the growth of cancer cells but not normal esophageal epithelial cells. “Zinc deficiency has been found in many cancer patients. Both clinical data and animal studies have shown that this mineral is very important for overall body health and for cancer prevention,” says Zui Pan, an associate professor of nursing at UTA. The study, published in the FASEB Journal, found that zinc is an important elem
No Days Off Health Tips presented by Healit

No Days Off Health Tips presented by Healit

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“Don’t just be in the game. Win the game.”The No.1 U.S compression wraps and tapes manufacturer, Healit™, has joined forces with the New England Patriots to bring fans health, fitness and Patriots-inspired content throughout the 2017 season.Healit™ systems are the next generation of therapeutic sports and medical compression wraps. Their unique self-adhesive compression wraps and tapes are designed to prepare the body, prevent injury, protect against re-injury and enhance performance. Healit™  wraps and tapes help to reduce swelling, improve blood flow and increase oxygen and nutrient delivery to damaged tissues so you can go faster, work harder and last longer.The “Patriots Wrap-Up presented by Healit™” will be available on Patriots.com and Patriots social media channels throughou
World Heart Day 2017: 10 effective tips to keep your heart healthy forever

World Heart Day 2017: 10 effective tips to keep your heart healthy forever

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We all know the basics of a healthy heart, but some habits are such that we continue them without realizing that they are wreaking havoc on our hearts. Call it social pressure or negligence, the victim always is the heart. Heart pumps blood to our entire body and the significance of this cannot be undermined in any way. Also, most of us would know the increasing numbers of heart disease in India and now almost 50 per cent of women are at the risk of heart disease. Cardiovascular disorders are also notorious enough to be tagged as the number one killer in India. So, what can we do to effectively prevent any heart nemesis? Lead a lifestyle that pertains to the following healthy heart tips. If not a guaranteed prevention, they will substantially reduce your risks of a cardiovascular di...
Weight loss: How the way you shop could be DAMAGING your health – and how to fix it

Weight loss: How the way you shop could be DAMAGING your health – and how to fix it

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Weight loss can be done in small steps, from a few brisk walks to some healthy additions to a diet.Even a walk to the shops can help get people more active if they're used to a more sedentary life.However, as more and more people choose to shop online, this could be creating an epidemic of less active people.It could cause serious health risks later on in life as well as weaken muscles in the short-term.The Office of National Statistics (ONS) estimates that nearly 75 per cent of people buy their products online instead of going to the shops which could be affecting peoples physical health without them realising.According to the BBC, the Charters Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) have explained that this is stopping people from carrying their food shopping or clothes shopping.This then mean...