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Incredible benefits of water for enhanced skin health

Water is simply the best remedy for a good look and a youthful appearance. Usually, the people having a habit to drink plenty of water and carrying water always have glowing soft and shiny skin. In fact, the skin consists of water and it needs a standard level of hydration to stay glowing, soft and smooth. If someone drinks less amount of water, he/she experience dry skin and some other skin related problems. Medical studies have proved that people can gain amazing health benefits if they drink sufficient water on a daily basis. Water keeps the skin cells hydrated and moisturized that will prevent blemishes, pimples, darkness, and wrinkles.

How does water help to keep your skin healthy?

The skin consists of water and cells. The human skin needs some types of natural hormones, fluids, and nutrition that can play a part in glowing the skin. Further, all these components

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Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence established at Icahn School of Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Leica Microsystems, Inc. have combined efforts to establish the Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

The new Center will support a mission to drive new discoveries and insights from scien-tific research performed using state-of-the-art imaging systems. A virtual ceremony took place today to mark the occasion.

The Center of Excellence features cutting-edge confocal and widefield microscopy technology such as Leica SP8 STED nanoscopy imaging, allowing researchers to capture images and video of the cellular and molecular processes of life.

The new partnership between Mount Sinai’s Microscopy and Advanced Bioimaging Core and Leica will ensure that we can meet the growing demand for novel microscopy-based instru-ments and strategies.”

Deanna Benson, PhD, Director, Microscope and Advanced Bi-oimaging Core and Leica Microsystems Center of Excellence in

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This really popular diet may not help you lose weight after all

This popular diet trend might not be the best option for weight loss.

Intermittent fasting is considered by some to be the most effective and natural method for improving health. For those looking to burn weight fast, intermittent fasting teaches you how to eat on a schedule, which makes it more about a lifestyle change rather than a diet. It balances mostly on an individual’s personal lifestyle, what their patterns of eating are, and how food is used throughout the day in one’s life.

While it might be beneficial to those looking to control the way they eat, it is not the best strategy for shedding a few pounds on the scale, according to a new study.

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and the University of Hawaii Cancer Center recently published their findings in JAMA Internal Medicine, that suggested the popular time-based diet didn’t “confer weight loss

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