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  • Mar
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The Weight switch

The way to treat obesity, which is an important risk factor for heart disease, diabetes, liver disease and many forms of cancer, has been reinforced with the discovery of the “switch”, which regulates how much fat a person burns after eating. The complex process is controlled by a switch-like mechanism in the brain, which “turns […]
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  • Mar
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The Therapeutic Value Of Melatonin

  Melatonin is a hormone synthesized by the pineal gland and then secreted into the blood. It is synthesized through a series of enzymatic reactions, having as a precursor molecule the essential amino acid, tryptophan. It is composed and released in the dark, while not in the light. Light affects melatonin in two ways: cyclic […]
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  • Mar
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Sleep Disorders
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Sleep Disorders and the associated Health Risks

The duration and quality of sleep has been strongly linked to many metabolic problems, such as low HDL cholesterol, higher body mass index (BMI), high blood pressure, high triglycerides and type ΙΙ diabetes. As it was published in the journal Diabetes Care, a study found an increased risk of metabolic problems of up to 27%, […]
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  • Feb
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Everything you need to know about Osteoporosis

  For most people, the need to remain healthy is largely associated with avoiding medical conditions such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Keeping our bones strong and virile in order to reduce the risk of osteoporosis is an issue to which we do not pay the necessary attention.   Osteoporosis as one of the most […]
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  • Feb
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Why is Protein so important for your diet?

  The word “protein” has been connected to terms such as meat, weight loss, muscle mass and athletes. However, proteins are not associated only with these definitions. Proteins function as “building blocks” for our cells, play many different roles for our body and can be absorbed by our body through the consumption of various foods, […]
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  • Feb
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Anxiety & Autoimmune Diseases. Is there a connection?

  In many patients, an intense event in their life, an experience that affected them emotionally, is pretty often associated with the period before the diagnosis of an Autoimmune Disease. Almost always, Autoimmune Diseases are accompanied by intense mood swings that fuel the disease and worsen its clinical picture. The intense rhythm of everyday life, […]
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  • Feb
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The inner causes of chronic headache

  Headaches are one of the most common problems that affect the daily life of many people. They can affect any person, regardless of age, race and gender and may occur on any part of the head on either side of the head or in a single position. A headache can occur as a result […]
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  • May
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Κλεψύδρα τελομερή
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Τελομερή, Κυτταρική Γήρανση και Αθανασία

Μπορούμε να παραμείνουμε νέοι για πάντα, ή ακόμα και να ανακτήσουμε τη χαμένη νεότητα; Πώς γερνάμε; Γερνάμε γρήγορα ή αργά; Για να απαντήσουμε σε αυτήν την ερώτηση, πρέπει να γνωρίζουμε τη χρονολογική μας ηλικία έναντι της βιολογικής. Η χρονολογική ηλικία προσδιορίζεται εύκολα. Είναι η ηλικία. Χωρίς αμφιβολία, όλοι θέλουν να είναι νεότεροι βιολογικά παρά χρονολογικά. […]