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Ketogenic Diet: A Low Carb Aid Against Diseases

The ketogenic diet was designed in 1924 by Dr. Russell Wilder at the Mayo Clinic. It originally was created to treat epilepsy patients. It has recently become very popular for weight loss, due to the results it gives. It has been proven by researchers it can help cancer, alzheimer’s and type II diabetes patients.

Carbohydrates, Fat and Proteins as recommended for Ketogenic Diet

Carbohydrates, Fat and Protein as recommended for a Ketogenic Diet plan

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Smart Patients: Using Smartphones In The Internet Of Medical Things

Examples on how the Internet of Things will revolutionize Medicine

Examples on how the Internet of Things will revolutionize Medicine

The U.S. healthcare system is in transition from a doctor-centric model to a “smart patient” disease prevention and wellness self-care system that increasingly is empowering patients to monitor and help manage their health status. Many individuals pursue a daily health and fitness regimen with the help of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) – one of the important facets of the better-known Internet of Things (IoT). Smart patients, armed with advanced body sensors, will revolutionize the medical industry in patient care and reduce rising healthcare costs by plugging into today’s widening array of digital wireless smartphones and sensors.

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Cirrhosis – Causes, Treatment And Means To Prevent It

Difference between a healthy liver and a liver with Cirrhosis

Difference between a healthy liver and a liver with Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is the scarring of the liver that happens because of chronic liver disease. Scar tissue blocks blood and bile flow through the liver and keeps it from working as it should.

As the largest internal organ in the body, the liver performs many vital tasks. For example, it gets rid of or neutralizes toxins, such as poisons, germs, and bacteria, in the blood and controls infection. The liver makes proteins that regulate blood clotting. It also produces bile that helps your body absorb the fats and fat-soluble vitamins it needs to stay healthy.


You cannot undo the damage from cirrhosis, but it progresses slowly. So early treatment can help prevent more damage. As liver function gets worse, you may experience fatigue, weight loss, swelling in your legs and abdomen, and jaundice. If the disease is severe enough, it can be fatal.
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