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Zinc in diet could protect against pneumonia

In a new study, researchers have uncovered a strong link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of...

Why brown fat could protect against obesity and diabetes

In a new study, researchers have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect against obesity and diabetes. The finding...

Full-fat milk is OK if you’re healthy, but reduced-fat dairy is still best if...

The Heart Foundation now recommends full-fat milk, cheese and yogurt or reduced-fat options as part of its updated dietary advice released yesterday. This moves away...

This popular dietary supplement may help fight type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found the extract of the leaves of Ginkgo biloba, a popular dietary supplement, may offer benefits in fighting type...

Intermittent fasting may reduce inflammation and chronic inflammatory diseases

In a new study, researchers found that fasting may reduce inflammation and help treat chronic inflammatory diseases. The research was conducted by a team from...

This everyday fruit may keep your muscles young

Pomegranate is a fruit prized by many health benefits. It contains ellagitannins, molecules that are converted into a compound called urolithin A in the human...

British food is the healthiest in the world, new survey shows

In a new global survey, researchers found when it comes to having the healthiest packaged foods and drinks, the UK tops the charts, with...

Red wine may help you fight stress

Red wine compound resveratrol displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain, according...

This diet may reduce fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis

Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein—good cholesterol—may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new study. The pilot study, which investigated the effects...

How much vitamin D is enough?

In a new study, researchers suggest that when recommending vitamin D supplements, doctors should look at each individual patient as having different requirements and...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...