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Vitamin D may help cancer patients live longer

In a new study, researchers found that vitamin D could help cancer patients live longer if they were taken for at least three years. The...

Why vitamin D may protect you from autoimmune diseases

In a new study, researchers have found how vitamin D could influence the immune system and change people’s susceptibility to diseases such as multiple...
Why you should not mix drugs with supplements

Why you should not mix drugs with supplements

Many older people take prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and also vitamin or mineral supplements. They may be not aware of the danger of mixing...
These drugs and supplements may help treat headache

These drugs and supplements may help treat headache

Headache is a common health condition many people have. Frequent or severe headaches can strongly interfere with daily activities and decrease quality of life. According to...
More vitamin D could boost memory, but may slow you down

More vitamin D could boost memory, but may slow you down

In a new study, researchers found vitamin D could improve memory performance in older people. However, when taking too much vitamin D supplements, it could...

5 surprising health benefits of vitamin D you might not know

If you search online what vitamin D can do, you will find most of the answers are about its benefits in bone health. But vitamin...
New health benefit and harm of vitamin D you should know

New health benefit and harm of vitamin D you should know

Recently, scientists have discovered a new health benefit of taking vitamin D. They found that vitamin D could improve memory function in older people. But...
Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements cannot provide health benefits

Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements cannot provide health benefits

Many people take vitamin or mineral supplements every day, hoping these supplements provide their body enough nutrients and keep them healthy. However, a recent study...
Protein powders for muscle growth may bring health risks

Protein shake for muscle growth may bring health risks

In a new study, researchers found that excessive use of amino acids (mainly in protein powders) for bodybuilding may bring harmful side effects. The side...
Vitamin D could help cut risk of respiratory infection in half

Vitamin D could help cut risk of respiratory infection in half

In a recent study published in The BMJ, researchers found that vitamin D supplementation can help fight acute respiratory infections such as flu and...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

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...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...