Year 12 | 23 January 2020 | TO ENTER | TO REGISTER


Diabetes in middle age may lead to brain cell loss later in life

People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to have brain cell loss and other damage to the brain, as well as problems with memory and thinking skills

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Abdominal fat accumulation prevented by unsaturated fat, as olive oil

Saturated fat builds more fat and less muscle than polyunsaturated fat

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Grape seed promise in fight against bowel cancer

In laboratory studies grape seed taken orally significantly reduced inflammation and tissue damage caused by chemotherapy in the small intestine

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Mediterranean diet linked with lower risk of heart disease among young U.S. workers

The study shows that promoting Mediterranean-style diets could have significant health benefits for young, working populations

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Bisphenol A: risks to human health

Bisphenol A is used as a monomer in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastic found in such items as reusable drinking bottles, storage containers and in the epoxy lining of some food and drink cans

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New poll finds diabetes top health concern for Latino families

Nearly one in five (19%) Latinos said diabetes is the biggest health problem facing their families

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Boosting vitamin D could reduce severity of multiple sclerosis

Vitamin D as an early predictor of multiple sclerosis activity and progression. Low vitamin D levels are common and can be easily and safely increased by oral supplementation

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Consumers like more healthy or taste biscuits?

Consumers expected that they would like the olive and sunflower oil biscuits with low fat contents the most, although when they tasted the biscuits these samples obtained the lowest liking scores

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Calcium helps sleep and remedies insomnia

In a study published in the European Neurology Journal, researchers found that calcium levels in the body are higher during some of the deepest levels of sleep

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Hair loss research: study shows a promising natural remedy

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to achieve therapeutic health benefits. It dates back thousands of years to the time of Cleopatra.

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Eating healthy vs. unhealthy diet costs about $1.50 more per day

Meta-analysis pinpoints the price difference of consuming a healthy diet, which could be burden for low-income families but is trivial compared with health costs of eating an unhealthy diet

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Overweight people could cut heart disease, stroke risks by more than half

Worldwide, obesity has nearly doubled since 1980, according to a previous study by the research team, and more than 1.4 billion adults aged 20 and older are overweight or obese

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Researchers investigate nut allergy mechanisms

Foods, including peanuts and tree nuts, contain proteins that are digested into smaller fragments called peptides

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