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Health Tip: Is Caffeine Giving You the Jitters?

Typical symptoms of this common stimulant (HealthDay News) — Caffeine can provide a little “pick-me-up” if you’re struggling to stay awake. But this common stimulant, found primarily in many coffees and teas, also can cause a number of unwanted side effects. In addition to the jitters, the National Sleep Foundation mentions these potential side effects…

Climbers With Altitude Sickness Show Signs of Brain Bleeds Years Later

Mountaineers who’ve had the illness should gradually prepare for rising elevations, researchers say THURSDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) — Mountain climbers who develop a potentially fatal type of high-altitude sickness can have traces of bleeding in the brain long after they recover, according to a new German study. The study was expected to be presented…

Deep Belly Fat Could Weaken Men’s Bones, Study Suggests

Level of ‘visceral fat’ seemed to have an effect regardless of man’s overall weight WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28 (HealthDay News) — Obese men with a lot of deep belly fat are at greater risk for bone-thinning than other men, a new study finds. Although bone loss, or osteoporosis, is widely believed to be a health issue…

Statins Plus Exercise Best at Lowering Cholesterol, Study Finds

Moderate exercise reduced death risk even without drugs, but not as much By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) — People who exercise along with taking statins to lower their high cholesterol levels can dramatically reduce their risk of dying, a large new study suggests. “The reduction in death is independent; whatever statins…

Colorful Fruits, Vegetables May Be Key to Cancer-Fighting Diet

Fall favorites — apples, cranberries, sweet potatoes — are beneficial all year long, expert says MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) — Many cancer-fighting fruits and vegetables are at their nutritional peak in the fall, and it’s a good time to incorporate them into your diet, a nutritional expert advises. For example, research suggests that eating…