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Surprising New Coronavirus Risk Factor

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Almost since the beginning of the pandemic, doctors believed they knew the most dangerous COVID-19 risk factors.

They were thought to be old age, obesity, diabetes, and lung, heart, and kidney illnesses.

But a major new Harvard University study has uncovered a previously unknown risk factor that make people far more vulnerable to getting a severe case of COVID. It analyzed the medical records of nearly 17,000 coronavirus patients.

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Walk Your Way To Better Health

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

Most of us believe that our big brain is what sets humans apart from other species. And that’s what anthropologists thought for decades. All the fossils of our hominid ancestors indicated larger brains.

But everything changed in 1974.

That’s when the fossilized skeleton of a female human ancestor was unearthed in Ethiopia. Scientists called the specimen “Lucy.”

Her remains were 3.2

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Your Best Weight Loss Strategy Is All in the Family

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Anybody who’s tried to lose weight knows that it’s not a one-size-fits-all proposition.

A weight-loss strategy that works wonders for one person often fails miserably in others.

Why is this?

A study at Texas A&M University found that it may have to do with genetics.

Researchers discovered that individuals with similar genetics tend to have success with same diet that has worked for a sibling, a parent, or another close blood relative.

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Fish Oil for Heart Health: The Verdict Is In

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Fish oil is America’s most popular nutritional supplement. About 19 million of us take it in hopes of staving off heart disease and other serious conditions.[1]

But the science behind it has always been controversial. Some studies show it works. Others don’t.

The confusion extends to doctors. Some enthusiastically recommend fish oil. Others tell patients it’s a waste of money.

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Antidepressants’ Deadly Secret

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Mental Health by INH Research0 Comments

Antidepressant drugs have become so common that it’s easy to forget that they are potent medications that can have serious and disturbing side effects.

About 13% of Americans over age 12 take them regularly. That’s a 65% increase since 1999.[1]

These medications include Prozac (fluoxetine), Zoloft (sertraline), Celexa (citalopram), and Lexapro (escitalpram). A major review from Canada’s McMaster University found that they may be more dangerous than you think.

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