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Zinc stops cancer growing (and here's how it does it)

Zinc is one of the key minerals for preventing cancer and stopping its spread. It singles out cancer cells and blocks their growth, researchers have discovered. Other...

Vitamin C can help prevent leukaemia and other blood cancers

  Vitamin C plays a vital role in fighting leukaemia and other blood cancers, two new studies have discovered. The vitamin feeds stem cells...

Something in the air: bricklayers three times more likely to...

Something in the air seems to trigger rheumatoid arthritis, the disease of the immune system. 'Noxious airborne agents' have been blamed after researchers discovered that bricklayers and people in the...

The three healthy ways that can add 11 years to...

Everyone talks about adopting a healthier lifestyle—but how many years does it actually add to your life? Researchers have done their sums, and reckon that someone who doesn't smoke, isn't...

A cup of coffee a day adds three months to...

Drinking a cup of coffee every day could help you live a little longer. The protective effects of the drink add three months to your life if you're a man,...

Eat carrots to improve your eyesight? Everyone knows it (except...

Eat your carrots and keep your eyesight sharp. Your mother knows it, even your kid brother might know it—but the optician doesn't. Eye specialists aren't passing on the dietary advice...

Red onions have the double-whammy killer punch against cancer cells

When it comes to cancer-fighting foods, you have to know your onions...red onions, in fact. They are the most effective in the onion family because they have two chemicals that...

Want To Improve Brain Function? Drinking This Juice Might Help

All over the world, there are millions of people who suffer from cognitive decline and neurodegenerative conditions. Apart from these, there are just as many who have trouble concentrating, often...

Easy Steps To Keep Your Brain Healthy & Happy

If you think that you are far too young to worry about keeping your brain healthy and happy, then you are wrong. It is never too early to start taking...
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6 Nutrition and Healthcare Myths

Nutrition myths haven't changed much in nearly 40 years. The people making these erroneous assertions tend to be very dogmatic in their views. The source of these misleading facts is...

These Specific Techniques Allow You To Control Your Dreams

New research at the University of Adelaide has found that a specific combination of techniques will increase people's chances of having lucid dreams, in which the dreamer is aware they're...

Caesarean Sections Can Cause Microbiome Changes Which Lead To Obesity

For the first time, researchers have shown that being born by C-section can contribute to obesity.

Black Tea Linked To Weight Loss By Changing Gut Bacteria

While the benefits of green tea polyphenols have long been touted, new research suggests that those found in black tea may also aid weight loss by acting as a prebiotic.

Magic Mushrooms Reset The Brain Circuits Known To Cause Depression

Patients taking psilocybin, a naturally occurring psychedelic compound which occurs naturally in "magic mushrooms," can safely improve the moods of patients with advanced-stage cancer and anxiety. Now researchers have shown...

Probiotics Provide Anti-Cancer Effect

Differences in the bacterial make up of breast tissue in those with breast cancer point to the existence of a "microbiome" within the breast as well as the prospect of...

Is Getting a Good Night's Sleep All In Your Head?

For the thousands of peri- and postmenopausal women who struggle to sleep and battle depression, help can’t come soon enough. Although physical changes during the menopause transition are often the...

Kids Playing Outdoors May Have Better Eyes

The ready availability of technology may make the children of today faster at configuring a new smartphone, but does all of that screen time affect the development of their eyes?

Stevia - A Natural Alternative For Your Metabolism

Stevia's health benefits go beyond sugar reduction -- it could also be a natural alternative for treating metabolic disorders, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, say researchers. If you're...
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