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10 Warning Signs Your Kidneys are Not Working Properly

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10 Warning Signs Your Kidneys are Not Working Properly

The kidneys are a pair of organs that are located toward your lower back. One kidney is located on each side of your spine. Kidneys filter your blood and remove toxins from your body. The kidneys send toxins to your bladder and your body later removes toxins during the process of urination.

What is Kidney Failure?

Kidney failure occurs when the kidneys lose its ability to filter waste from your blood sufficiently. Symptoms of kidney malfunction can be quite subtle.

But early detection is important for preventing permanent kidney damage, so it is essentialto recognize the signs that something is not right with these detoxification organs.

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‘Touchscreen – toddlers’ sleep less, researchers say

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Toddlers who spend time playing on smartphones and tablets seem to get slightly less sleep than those who do not, say researchers.

The study in Scientific Reports suggests every hour spent using a touchscreen each day was linked to 15 minutes less sleep.

However, those playing with touchscreens do develop their fine motor skills more quickly.

Experts said the study was “timely” but parents should not lose sleep over it.

There has been an explosion in touchscreens in the home, but understanding their impact on early childhood development has been lacking.

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Foods to eat and foods to avoid to fight breast cancer

Foods to eat and foods to avoid to fight breast cancer

While there is no one single food or diet that can prevent or cause breast cancer, diet is an area in which individual choices can make a real difference.

Breast cancer is a complex disease with many contributing factors. Some of these factors, such as age, family history, genetics, and gender, cannot be controlled.

However, there are factors that individuals can control, which include smoking, not exercising, being overweight, and their diet. Some researchers maintain that diet could be responsible for 30 to 40 percent of all cancers.

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Here’s How Much Water You Should Be Drinking

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For such a simple habit, drinking water has caused us far more than its fair share of confusion. How much do you really need? And how can you make sure you’re getting enough? Well, not to burst your bubble, but you can start by forgetting that whole eight glasses thing.

A common myth, the rule about drinking eight glasses of water every day isn’t actually based on scientific evidence.

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Appendix may have important function

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It seems we all might have an apology to make, as new research has confirmed that the Appendix isn’t the useless waste of space that we all believed it to be.

In fact, far from being redundant, it may well have actually been silently helping keep our immune system in check all these years.

Can we get a refund on that appendectomy?

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Mesentery: New organ discovered inside human body

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A new organ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body.Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be just a few fragmented structures in the digestive system.

But scientists have realized it is in fact one, continuous organ.

Although its function is still unclear, the discovery opens up “a whole new area of science,” according to J Calvin Coffey, a researcher at the University Hospital Limerick, who first discovered it.

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Eating more fruits, vegetables boosts psychological well-being in just 2 weeks

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Increasing fruit and vegetable intake may benefit psychological well-being.

Fruits and vegetables are a pivotal part of a healthful diet, but their benefits are not limited to physical health. New research finds that increasing fruit and vegetable consumption may improve psychological well-being in as little as 2 weeks.

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Whole grains increase metabolism, may help promote weight loss

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Whole grains, such as brown rice, may help weight loss by decreasing calories retained during digestion.

Whole grains have been shown to be superior in the diet when compared with refined grains, suggests new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Whole grains increased calorie loss by decreasing the number of calories retained during digestion, while simultaneously speeding up metabolism.

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Obesity, weight loss in children may cause permanent bone loss

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Teenagers who are obese as well as those who lose excessive weight may both be at risk of irreparable damage to their bones, a new study has found.
Obesity has been previously associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, but the study found that it can also affect the bone structure in both childhood and adolescence.

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20 Amazing fairness tips for men

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Fair complexion is not going to be a dream anymore. The color complexion has the tendency to uplift the beauty of your face. Though there are a number of tips and ways to get a fairer looking skin for women, it is not that easy for men. This is because of the growth of beards and moustaches around the face which makes it difficult for men to get a fairer looking skin. Moreover, there are lots of chances of skin getting tanned. In order to tackle all these, here are some of the easiest and proven methods for getting a fairer looking skin for men.
Men are turning more conscious towards their looks whether it is pertaining to skin complexion or dressing and concentrating on the flawless skin has become one of the requisites for them. So, come and have a deep look into the below fairness tips that suggests to what to follow for the gorgeous skin.

Carefully select the skin products 

Men’s skin is thicker than that of women, hence they need to be more attentive while choosing the skin care products, depending on your skin type – whether it is oily, dry or a combination of both, you will need to look further.

Wash your face twice every day 

Never complete a day without washing your face twice. Rinse with a face wash that is having Aloe Vera or lemon extracts, which will cleanse the skin from the deeper layers and moisturize the skin while giving it a polish. Since ages, these two ingredients are considered as the best skin care ingredients to achieve a fair skin.

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