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Vitamin D can reduce respiratory infections

Vitamin D can reduce respiratory infections, says study

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that high doses of vitamin D reduce the incidence of acute respiratory illness...
How protein-rich diets help lose weight

How protein-rich diets help lose weight

A common end-product of digested protein -- phenylalanine -- triggers hormones that make rodents feel less hungry and leads to weight loss, according to...
Low-sugar diet can make liver recovery faster

Liver recovery difficult even with improved diet, but faster if sugar intake is low

Liver damage caused by the typical "Western diet" -- one high in fat, sugar and cholesterol that's common in developed countries such as the...
whole-fat milk

Drinking whole-fat milk is associated with thinner body in children

Children who drink whole milk are leaner and have higher vitamin D levels than those who drink low-fat or skim milk, new research suggests. Children...
Eating chocolate everyday

Eating chocolate everyday can help reduce risks of heart disease and diabetes

A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition appears to back up the adage that a little of what you fancy does...
Fast-cooking dry beans retain more protein and iron

Fast-cooking dry beans retain more protein and iron than slower dry beans

Beans are a versatile, inexpensive staple that can boost essential nutrients in a diet, especially for people in low-resource areas where food options are...
Green leafy vegetables can keep mental abilities sharp

Green leafy vegetables can keep mental abilities sharp, says research

Something as easy as adding more spinach, kale, collards and mustard greens to your diet could help slow cognitive decline, according to new research. The...
MIND diet

MIND diet repeatedly ranked among best to protect our brain

A diet created, studied and reported on by researchers at Rush University Medical Center has been ranked the easiest diet to follow and the...
Eating baked or broiled fish once a week can improve brain health

Eating baked or broiled fish once a week can improve brain health

Eating baked or broiled fish once a week is good for the brain, regardless of how much omega-3 fatty acid it contains, according to...
Tea and citrus fruits and juices are linked to lower risk of ovarian cancer

Tea and citrus fruits and juices are linked to lower risk of ovarian cancer...

Tea and citrus fruits and juices are associated with a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer, according to new research from the University of...

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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...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

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...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...