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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...

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...
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How Belief In Our Limited Supply Affects Our Willpower

Americans believe they have less stamina for strenuous mental activity than their European counterparts -- an indication that people in the U.S. perceive their willpower or self-control as being in...

Extracting Electricity From Temperature Differences

What if you could run your air conditioner not on conventional electricity, but on the sun's heat during a warm summer's day? With advancements in thermoelectric technology, this sustainable solution...

Flawed Research Methods Exaggerate The Prevalence of Depression

The common practice of using patient self-report screening questionnaires rather than diagnostic interviews conducted by researchers has resulted in overestimates of the prevalence of depression, according to an analysis in...

Being Bilingual Helps Autistic Children

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) often have a hard time switching gears from one task to another. But being bilingual may actually make it a bit easier for them...

How Effective is Punishment To Promote Cooperation?

Punishment has been questioned for hundreds of years when it comes to getting members of society to cooperate for the common good. For example children who are spanked over the...

Another 40 Million People In The U.S. Now Have Access...

On January 1st, the most populous state in the U.S. became the sixth to make marijuana legally available for recreational use. The move could now accelerate the legalization of cannabis...

Dropping Specific Proteins in Meat, Eggs, Soy and Dairy May...

Forget counting calories New research suggests that a diet low in BCAAs may help weight loss and combat the metabolic problems that occur in diabetes and obesity.

There's Only One Resolution Necessary In The New Year...Treat Your...

At one point or another, we've all made a long list of New Year's resolutions to improve our health and lost weight. Most of these resolutions will fail because support...

Death By Heart Disease Linked To Low Vitamin K -...

There is a strong link between poor vitamin K status and cardiovascular (CV) mortality, say researchers who warn that around a third of people may be deficient.
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