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New protein structure could help treat Alzheimer’s, related diseases

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, but the research community is one step closer to finding treatment

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Omega-3 fish oil might help protect against alcohol-related neurodamage

Researchers found there was up to 90 percent less neuroinflammation and neuronal death in the brain cells exposed to alcohol plus DHA than in the cells exposed to alcohol alone

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The link between dietary factors and osteoarthritis

Omega 3 fatty acids, commonly found in fish or fish oil supplements, are often touted as “healthy fat” given their heart-healthy and anti-inflammatory properties

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Apple is a powerful aphrodisiac for young women

Instead than wine, chocolate or chili pepper Italian researchers discovered a regular daily apple intake can boost sexual pleasure in healthy women. The scientists surmised the higher satisfaction may be thanks to the compound phloridzin, present in apples, , stimulating blood flow to the vagina

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Our body's internal biological clock influenced by diet

An internal biological or 'circadian' clock plays an important role in preferred sleep times, times of peak alertness, and the timing of certain physiological processe

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Compounds in dark chocolate can improve circulation and aid patients

Polyphenols could yield small benefit for people with PAD. The compounds found in cocoa and other foods may help people with peripheral artery disease walk a little longer and farther before pain sets in

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Acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing cancer

Coffee, fried potato products, biscuits, crackers and crisp breads, soft bread and certain baby foods are important dietary sources of acrylamide

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Ancient parasite suggests human technology contributed to spread of diseases

The discovery of a schistosomiasis parasite egg in a 6,200-year-old grave at a prehistoric town by the Euphrates River in Syria may be the first evidence that agricultural irrigation systems in the Middle East contributed to disease burden.

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Nanomaterials in food and drinks could interfere with digestive cells

Nanoparticles from dietary supplement drinks are likely to reach environment, say scientist.  Consumers might absorb some of these materials through their skin, and inhale and ingest them. What doesn’t get digested is passed in urine and feces to the sewage system

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Going gluten-free can remove nutrients from diet

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and triticale. People who have the autoimmune disease, celiac disease, experience a toxic immune response when they ingest gluten and should eliminate gluten from their diets

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‘Tomato pill’ improves function of blood vessels

A daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease, according to new research from the University of Cambridge

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Discovery of new genes involved in food preferences will revolutionise diets

University of Trieste and the IRCCS Burlo Garofolo Institute for Maternal and Child Health set out to identify novel genes and pathways involved in taste perception and food preferences. People in the group who had followed the gene-based diet lost 33% more weight than the controls over two years

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Coffee consumption is not linked to digestive complaints

The 'mythbuster' highlights that there is no evidence to suggest that coffee consumption is associated with a range of digestive health issues, such as acid reflux, dyspepsia, IBS or constipation

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Smokers and passive smokers more likely to suffer hearing loss, study shows

Giving up or reducing smoking and avoiding passive exposure to tobacco smoke may reduce your risk of hearing loss, new research shows

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