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Multivitamins in pregnancy may be linked to lower autism risk in children



Evidence not yet sufficient to change practice but findings warrant further investigation, say researchers Date: October 4, 2017 Source: BMJ Summary: Taking multivitamins during early pregnancy may be associated with a reduced risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in...

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Women who get frequent UTIs may reduce risk by drinking plenty of water



Women who get frequent UTIs may reduce risk by drinking plenty of water Date: October 5, 2017 Source: Infectious Diseases Society of America Summary: Women who suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections may reduce their risk by drinking more water,...

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Compounds in cocoa may help delay onset of type 2 diabetes



Compounds in cocoa may help delay onset of type 2 diabetes Date: August 28, 2017 Source: Brigham Young University Summary: What if eating chocolate helped prevent and treat diabetes? It's crazy enough to laugh off. But here's the thing:...

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Reducing inflammation without lowering cholesterol cuts risk of cardiovascular events



Reducing inflammation without lowering cholesterol cuts risk of cardiovascular events Inflammatory hypothesis confirmed: Landmark randomized clinical trial of high-risk patients finds that a drug targeting inflammation reduced risk of major adverse cardiovascular events Date: August 28, 2017 Source: Brigham and...

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Heartburn pills in pregnancy may be linked to childhood asthma



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What vitamins, nutrients will help prevent glaucoma from worsening?



v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} What vitamins, nutrients will help prevent glaucoma from worsening? Date: September 14, 2016 Source: Glaucoma Research Foundation Summary: A healthy lifestyle, consisting of balanced nutrition, moderate exercise, and appropriate rest is...

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Lack of sleep costing US economy up to $411 billion per year



Lack of sleep costing US economy up to $411 billion per year Date: November 30, 2016 Source: RAND Corporation Summary: Lower productivity levels and the higher risk of mortality resulting from sleep deprivation have a significant effect on a...

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A Focus on Digestive Health



A Focus on Digestive Health   by Dr. Michael Kane     While not everyone might agree with the statement " Good health starts with a healthy gut" many more might after reading the health conditions that have a...

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Link between a mitochondrial defect and heart disease



Link between a mitochondrial defect and heart disease   Diet rich in fatty acids can prevent heart disease and increase survival of the mice with this condition, study shows:A defect in mitochondria in the heart causes dilated cardiomyopathy, leading...

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Experimental 'urban garden' helps cancer survivors' lower risk for recurrence, chronic illness



Experimental 'urban garden' helps cancer survivors' lower risk for recurrence, chronic illness   While there is substantial evidence that diet and body weight can impact cancer development, recurrence, and progression - for the estimated 14.5 million cancer survivors in...

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New piece in the 'French paradox' diet and health puzzle: Cheese metabolism



New piece in the 'French paradox' diet and health puzzle: Cheese metabolism Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon...

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Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity



Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity A brisk 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death, according to new research published today. The study of over...

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Number of young patients with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer anticipated to nearly double by 2030



In the next 15 years, more than one in 10 colon cancers and nearly one in four rectal cancers will be diagnosed in patients younger than the traditional screening age, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD...

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Fight against Alzheimer's disease: New research on walnuts



Fight against Alzheimer's disease: New research on walnuts A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression...

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Healthy lifestyle may cut stroke risk in half for women



Healthy lifestyle may cut stroke risk in half for women Women with a healthy diet and lifestyle may be less likely to have a stroke by more than half, according to a study published in the October 8, 2014, online...

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Fruit consumption cuts cardiovascular disease risk by up to 40 percent



Daily fruit consumption cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 40%, according to research presented at ESC Congress by Dr Huaidong Du from Oxford, UK. The findings from the seven year follow-up study of nearly 0.5 million...

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Good nutrition can help prevent, control type 2 diabetes



In a comprehensive review of recent randomized clinical trials and observational studies of diabetes and nutrition, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard School of Public Health investigators have identified specific foods and dietary patterns that are beneficial in preventing and controlling...

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Evidence mounting that older adults who volunteer are happier, healthier



Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling -- they are receiving a health boost A new study, led by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences and published...

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Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your risk of death by 42 percent



Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your risk of death at any point in time by 42% compared to eating less than one portion, reports a new UCL study.Researchers used the Health Survey for...

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Beer marinade could reduce levels of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats



The smells of summer -- the sweet fragrance of newly opened flowers, the scent of freshly cut grass and the aroma of meats cooking on the backyard grill -- will soon be upon us. Now, researchers are reporting that the...

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Studies of gut flora in infants



Breastfeeding until at least nine months of age increases prevalence in the gastrointestinal tract of Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria, species which are known to contribute to development of a healthy immune system, according to a paper describing the establishment of the...

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Meat and cheese may be as bad for you as smoking



That chicken wing you're eating could be as deadly as a cigarette. In a new study that tracked a large sample of adults for nearly two decades, researchers have found that eating a diet rich in animal proteins during middle...

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Mediterranean Style Diet over low Fat diet for heart health



A study published in The American Journal of Medicine reveals that a whole diet approach, which focuses on increased intake of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish, has more evidence for reducing cardiovascular risk than strategies that focus exclusively on reduced dietary fat.This...

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Changes to fat cells following exercise



Exercise, even in small doses, changes the expression of our innate DNA. New research from Lund University in Sweden has described for the first time what happens on an epigenetic level in fat cells when we undertake physical activity."Our study...

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Dietary Fibers Protect Against Asthma, Study Suggests



Jan. 6, 2014 -- The Western diet probably has more to do with the asthma epidemic than has been assumed so far because developing asthma is related to the amount of fruit and vegetables consumed. Gut bacteria ferment the...

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Amount, Types of Fat We Eat Affect Health, Risk of Disease



Jan. 8, 2014 -- Healthy adults should consume between 20 percent and 35 percent of their calories from dietary fat, increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, and limit their intake of saturated and trans fats, according to an...

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35 Year Study Finds Exercise Reduces Risk of Dementia



Dec. 9, 2013 -- The study identifies five healthy behaviors as being integral to having the best chance of leading a disease-free lifestyle: taking regular exercise, non-smoking, a low body weight, a healthy diet and a low alcohol intake.The people who...

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Call for Action On Cutting Sugar



Dec. 9, 2013 -- A study by Newcastle University researchers into the effects of sugars on our oral health recommends cutting down on the sweet additive as part of a global initiative to reduce tooth decay.Since 1990 the World Health Organization...

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Moderate Exercise Not Only Treats, but Prevents Depression



Oct. 28, 2013 -- Physical activity is being increasingly recognized as an effective tool to treat depression. PhD candidate George Mammen's review published in the October issue of theAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine has taken the connection one step further, finding that...

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Dietary Report Card Disappoints



By JANE E. BRODY From time to time, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a Washington-based advocacy group, prepares an updated "report card" on changes in the American diet. The latest, collated by the nutritionist Bonnie Liebman...

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Inhaled Corticosteroids Raise Pneumonia Risk



Sep. 18, 2013 -- A University of Alberta researcher says health professionals should be cautious about prescribing inhaled corticosteroids to high-risk patients such as pneumonia survivors, citing a twofold risk for repeat infection.Dean Eurich led a research team that...

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Women Can Lower Their Risk for Gynecologic Cancers



Sep. 16, 2013 -- From losing weight to knowing their family history, there are several things women can do to lower their risk of developing certain types of cancer, and improve their chances for survival if they do develop one of...

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Iron, Vitamins Could Affect Physical Fitness in Adolescents



ScienceDaily (Aug. 8, 2012) -- Adolescence is an important time not only for growing but for acquiring healthy habits that will last a lifetime, such as choosing foods rich in vitamins and minerals, and adopting a regular exercise regimen....

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Breast Cancer Risk Can Be Lowered by Avoiding Unnecessary Medical Imaging



ScienceDaily (June 11, 2012) -- A report issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) last December reviewed all the available scientific data compiled to date about potential environmental risks of breast cancer -- factors such as pesticides, beauty products,...

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Mediterranean Diet Is Definitively Linked to Quality of Life



ScienceDaily (May 29, 2012) -- For years the Mediterranean diet has been associated with a lesser chance of illness and increased well-being. A new study has now linked it to mental and physical health too. The Mediterranean diet, which...

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DRIVING IN THE RAIN - THIS MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE



      DRIVING IN THE RAIN - THIS MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE HOW TO HAVE GOOD VISION IN A DOWNPOUR We are not sure why it is so effective; just try this method when it rains heavily. This method...

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Childhood Diet Lower in Fat and Higher in Fiber May Lower Risk for Chronic Disease in Adulthood



ScienceDaily (Oct. 27, 2011) -- A recent study has found that a childhood behavioral intervention to lower dietary intake of total fat and saturated fat and increase consumption of foods that are good sources of dietary fiber resulted in...

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An Apple or Pear a Day May Keep Strokes Away



  ScienceDaily (Sep. 16, 2011) -- Apples and pears may keep strokes away. That's the conclusion of a Dutch study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association in which researchers found that eating a lot of fruits...

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Resveratrol Studies Confirms Potential Health Boost



  ScienceDaily (June 21, 2011) -- A University of Florida review of research finds the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol found in red wine, grapes and other fruits may not prevent old age, but it might make it more...

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continued cardiovascular risk assessment



C-REACTIVE PROTEIN (CRP)CRP has been shown to be twice as effective as a standard cholesterol test in predicting heart attacks and strokes. CRP is a blood protein that is a marker of inflammation occurring in the body. When coronary...

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New Studies Show Negative Effects from Revised Mammography Recommendation for Women, Ages 40-49



New Studies Show Negative Effects from Revised Mammography Recommendation for Women, Ages 40-49ScienceDaily (May 2, 2011) -- Two new studies reveal that the United States Preventative Services Task Force's (USPSTF) recommendation to no longer screen women ages 40-49 for breast...

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Eating Berries May Lower Risk of Parkinson's



Eating Berries May Lower Risk of Parkinson'sScienceDaily (Feb. 13, 2011) -- New research shows men and women who regularly eat berries may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, while men may also further lower their risk by regularly...

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Reviewing non-pharmacological options to prevent migraine



Reviewing non-pharmacological options to prevent migraine from the C.A.M. Report At the University of Turin, in Italy, researchers reviewed the evidence. And contributors to the US Headache Consortium tell us why it's important.•Acupuncture ◦Effective◦Consider to prevent migraine in patients with...

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Early Antibiotic Use Can Lead to Increased Risk of Childhood Asthma



Early Antibiotic Use Can Lead to Increased Risk of Childhood Asthma, Study Suggests ScienceDaily (Jan. 27, 2011) -- When babies are given antibiotics, their risk of developing asthma by age 6 may increase by 50 percent. This relationship between antibiotic...

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more on vitamin d



Mechanisms underlying the actions of vitamin DDr. Christine Gonzalez from Los Angeles, California, has written a thorough review of vitamin D.Let's focus on the actions of vitamin D thought to contribute to disease prevention.Vitamin D effects    * Cancer          o Decreases...

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Healthy Gums, Healthy Lungs



Healthy Gums, Healthy Lungs: Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums May Reduce Risk for Pneumonia, Chronic Obstructive Pumonary DiseaseScienceDaily (Jan. 18, 2011) -- Maintaining periodontal health may contribute to a healthy respiratory system, according to research published in the Journal of...

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Taking More Steps Every Day Can Help Ward Off Diabetes



Taking More Steps Every Day Can Help Ward Off Diabetes ScienceDaily (Jan. 14, 2011) -- Simply taking more steps every day not only helps ward off obesity but also reduces the risk of diabetes, finds a study published on the...

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Pregnant Women in US Test Positive for Multiple Chemicals



99% of Pregnant Women in US Test Positive for Multiple Chemicals Including Banned Ones, Study Suggests ScienceDaily (Jan. 14, 2011) -- The bodies of virtually all U.S. pregnant women carry multiple chemicals, including some banned since the 1970s and others...

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Deceptive Food Labels Lead to Increased Risk of Deadly Diseases



Call for Truth in Trans Fats Labeling by US FDA: Study Shows How Deceptive Food Labels Lead to Increased Risk of Deadly DiseasesScienceDaily (Jan. 3, 2011) -- Did you know that when you pick up a product promoted as trans...

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Importance of Exercise for Those at Special Risk for Alzheimer's



Importance of Exercise for Those at Special Risk for Alzheimer'sScienceDaily (Nov. 19, 2010) -- In a study that included healthy 65- to 85-years-old who carried a high-risk gene for Alzheimer's disease, those who exercised showed greater brain activity in memory-related...

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Consuming Vegetables Linked to Decreased Breast Cancer Risk in African-American Women



Consuming Vegetables Linked to Decreased Breast Cancer Risk in African-American WomenScienceDaily (Oct. 12, 2010) -- Investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have reported that African American women who consume more vegetables are less...

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