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Best Health News This Week from HealthNews.com compiled by Super Body, Super Brain

December 19, 2009

Antidepressants Linked to Increased Stroke Risk in Postmenopausal Women

from Health News by madeline_ellis

Depression—it’s more than an occasional down-in-the-dumps feeling. It’s a low mood, despair or hopelessness that lasts for weeks, months, or even longer. In fact, most health professionals today consider depression a chronic illness that requires long-term treatment, much like diabetes or high blood pressure. The most common treatments are psychotherapy and antidepressants, which work to correct the chemical imbalance in the brain thought to cause depression.

Consuming Coffee or Tea Could Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

from Health News by drucilla_dyess

For those of us who need our morning kick-start from coffee, or a little afternoon pick-me-up from tea, it may be pleasantly pleasing to hear that consuming coffee and tea may decrease your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. According to a group of Australian researchers, these liquid refreshments can have a positive impact on blood sugar regulation, whether or not they include caffeine.

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Nearly Half of America’s Youth Have Untreated Mental Illness

from Health News by madeline_ellis

It’s usually easy for parents to identify their child’s physical needs, such as warm clothes when it’s cold, nutritious food, and bedtime at a reasonable hour. However, a child’s mental and emotional needs aren’t always as obvious. In fact, mental disorders severe enough to hinder kids from learning or developing properly are quite common, affecting about one in five of America’s youth.

Depressed Person

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Nanosensors Can Successfully Detect Early Signs of Cancer with Simple Blood Test

from Health News by drucilla_dyess

New technology involving the use of small nanosensors can detect early signs of cancer in the routine blood samples of patients. Nanosensors are biological, chemical, or surgical sensory points used to provide information about nanoparticles, the small objects representing the larger whole in terms of transport and properties.

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HealthNews Dozen: Top 12 Healthiest U.S. States

from Health News by jennifer_newell
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Vermont Utah Massachusetts Hawaii New Hampshire Minnesota Connecticut Colorado Maine Rhode Island Washington Wisconsin

The survey must be extensive to determine a broad category as overall health in the 50 states, but the United Health Foundation took a wide variety of factors into consideration when compiling the information, and experience was the key after having tracked such data for 20 years. And when all was said and done, the 2009 report showed Vermont as one of the most improved and the overall healthiest state in 2009.

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What is Super Body, Super Brain?

Human performance trainer Michael Gonzalez Wallace has developed SUPER BODY, SUPER BRAIN a progressive exercise program that combines balance, coordination, and strength training with a super-quick circuit of multi-tasking movements that challenge and improve both your muscles and your brain in just 10 minutes a day.

Release Date: May 2010

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