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Higher doses of vitamin D may reduce frailty

When it comes to vitamin D, most adults exhibit either frank deficiency, which results in clear clinical symptoms, or insufficiency, which often goes undetected. But...

This simple daily habit may reduce your risk of Parkinson’s disease, Harvard study shows

While movement problems are the main symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, people with the disease often have non-motor symptoms such as constipation, daytime sleepiness, and...

What fuels the beating heart?

Study reveals nutrients used by normal and failing hearts. A team led by scientists in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania...

This vitamin may protect you from blinding eye disease

Glaucoma is the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness, affecting more than 60 million people worldwide. The disease, which leads to vision loss when cells...

These healthy foods may help lower risk of type 2 diabetes

In two recent studies, researchers in the U.S. and Europe found higher consumption of fruit, vegetables, and whole-grain foods are linked to a lower...

How does coffee or tea wake you up?

A hot cup of coffee or tea is a highlight of the morning for some people. It can make you feel awake and alert. Caffeine...

This low-carb diet may protect against heart disease and diabetes in older people

Older adults with obesity are at a particularly high risk of developing cardio-metabolic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Rather than total...

This nutritional supplement may boost cancer therapy

In a new study, researchers have found a mechanism by which the tumor's harsh internal environment sabotages T lymphocytes, leading cellular agents of the...

Popular vitamin supplement could hide heart attacks if used too much

In a recent study at the University of Minnesota, researchers found at high doses, the popular vitamin biotin supplement could mask heart trouble by...

Caffeine and brain health: What you need to know

A hot cup of coffee or tea is a highlight of the morning for some people. It can make you feel awake and alert. Caffeine...