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California says coffee causes cancer—so should you give it up?

  A California judge has ruled that coffee shops like Starbucks must start displaying warning notices that the drinks can cause cancer—so does that mean you should give up...

Nuts and seeds protect against premature death and heart disease

Eating plenty of omega-6 fatty acids—found in nuts, seeds and vegetable oils—helps prevent premature death and protects against heart disease, a new study has found. People with...

High doses of vitamin D are reducing artery hardness in...

  Hardening of the arteries—one of the signs of heart disease—can be improved in just four months by taking high doses of vitamin D, a new study has discovered....

Apples and tomatoes help protect your lungs from ageing

  Eating apples and tomatoes every day keeps your lungs working optimally as you get older—and it's a tip that is especially important for those who've just given up...

If you're over 65, start taking vitamins

  The over-65s should start taking vitamin supplements every day, say researchers who have discovered that half the elderly population is nutritionally deficient, and especially in vitamin D. ...

Mobile phone radiation triples miscarriage risk

  Radiation from mobile (cell) phones and wi-fi dramatically increases the risk of miscarriage, a new study has discovered. Women who are regularly exposed to the...

Cheers! A few mugs of green tea every day reduce...

  Drinking plenty of green tea every day—ideally two or more cups—reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia. Regular tea drinkers who consume at least...

Cheese doesn't cause heart disease—it prevents it

  Standard medical theory maintains that saturated fats from our diet cause heart disease—but, far from causing it, new research has discovered that eating a little piece...

Sunshine can help prevent rheumatoid arthritis

  The importance of getting plenty of sunshine has been underlined again this week with the news that maintaining high levels of vitamin D can help prevent...
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Botanicals With Strong Cognitive Benefits

Some phytochemicals and botanicals have 'very promising' evidence for combating cognitive decline, according to a new systematic review of children.

Can Egg Consumption Improve Bone Strength?

Researchers at the University of Georgia sought to establish if eating eggs can improve bone strength and cognitive function in obese and normal weight children.

Are All Calories Equal With Regards To Disease and Obesity?

While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that sugar-sweetened beverages play a unique role in...

Heart Attacks and Strokes Can Be Predicted By Our Gut...

A novel relationship between our gut microbiome and atherosclerosis means the bacteria in our gut could be linked to risk of heart attack and stroke, say researchers.

The Biggest Addictive Drugs To Humanity Are The Threats of...

A new review published online in the journal Addiction has compiled the best, most up-to-date source of information on alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and the burden of death...

Forgetting Things More As You Get Older?

Yale University researchers can't tell you where you left your car keys -- but they can tell you why you can't find them.

Artistically Creative People 90 Percent More Likely To Develop Mental...

Many studies have addressed the question of whether mental disorder is associated with creativity, but high-quality epidemiological evidence has been lacking. According to a study of people in Sweden, artistic...

What Nonverbal Cues Tell Us If Others Find Us Pleasant,...

How can you tell if someone likes you? New research led by University of Dayton associate professor of psychology R. Matthew Montoya helps answer that question by identifying a list...

Regenerative Ability Of Stem Cells Is Boosted By Fasting

As people age, their intestinal stem cells begin to lose their ability to regenerate. These stem cells are the source for all new intestinal cells, so this decline can make...
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