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Medical News Today: Scientists find possible causes for chronic kidney disease ‘epidemic’

New research suggests that a combination of high heat, toxins, and infections may be responsible for the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease among agricultural workers. A combination of high heat and environmental toxins may lead to chronic kidney disease, new research explains. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) involves the slow loss of kidney function. Kidneys… Read More »

Chronic Stress Raises Your Risk of Several Types of Cardiovascular Disease

Stress has enormous implications for your health. From an evolutionary perspective, the stress response is a lifesaving biological function that enables you to instinctively square-off against an assailant, run away from a predator or take down a prey. However, those of us living in the modern world are now activating this same biological reaction in… Read More »

Skin Repair Eliminates ‘Inflamm-Aging’ Linked to Chronic Disease

In Pilot Study, Treatment With a Reparative Skin Cream Reduced Cytokines Linked to Alzheimer’s, Heart Disease and Diabetes Skin is the body’s largest organ, and scientists at UC San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Administration (VA) Health Care System think it may be to blame for body-wide inflammation linked to numerous chronic diseases of aging. The… Read More »