Weight Loss with Hydroxycut
Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have identified distinctive genetic changes in the cancer cells of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that cause relapse. The finding offers a pathway to designing treatments for ALL relapse in children and, ultimately, in adults. The most common childhood cancer, ALL affects thousands of children annually in
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Hydroxycut is gaining popularity due to its efficiency as a body weight reduction tool. However, it contains a number of substances causing undesirable or even dangerous side effects. Ma Huang herb – one of its basic ingredients – contains ephedrine, a powerful stimulant, which affects blood pressure and increases energy levels. In some cases, it affects the blood system and may cause heart trouble. Therefore, ephedrine-based versions of Hydroxycut are not recommended for people with heart problems.
Caffeine is another energy-boosting component, often contained in Hydroxycut. It is also counter-indicated to people with elevated blood pressure problems and those prone to heart insufficiency. Therefore, Hydroxycut may also pose problems for caffeine-sensitive people. Therefore, pharmacists have developed caffeine-free types of Hydroxycut.
Hydroxycut also contains garcinia cambogia extract, the source of the Hydroxycitric acid, which is responsible for the burning of fats and calories. Other components include willow bark extract and green tea extract.
Although Hydroxycut appears to have helped many people get rid of excessive bulk, many doctors still doubt its efficaciousness. They say that the cons of using it outweigh the pros. Anyway, this is not the kind of product that should be used without a doctor’s consultation.
A new study published online in The FASEB Journal shows that the equivalent of one dose of caffeine (just two cups of coffee) ingested during pregnancy may be enough to affect fetal heart development and then reduce heart function over the entire lifespan of the child. In addition, the researchers also found that this relatively
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The latest research from Britain says drinking too much coffee can cause hallucinations. According to a study by researchers at Durham University people with a higher caffeine intake, from coffee, tea and caffeinated energy drinks, are more likely to experience hallucinatory experiences such as hearing voices and seeing things that are not there. The
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High caffeine consumption could be linked to a greater tendency to hallucinate, a new research study suggests. People with a higher caffeine intake, from sources such as coffee, tea and caffeinated energy drinks, are more likely to report hallucinatory experiences such as hearing voices and seeing things that are not there, according to the Durham
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As a risk factor for high blood pressure, low levels of potassium in the diet may be as important as high levels of sodium - especially among African Americans, according to research being presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s 41st Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “There has been a lot of
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Individuals who have persistent high blood pressure are at increased risks of a number of serious medical conditions, including heart failure. One of the factors that contributes to such heart failure is thickening of the muscle wall of the heart. Such thickening (known as hypertrophy) is a compensatory response of the heart to the high
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