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Study: Zinc deficiency linked to immune system response, particularly in older adults Zinc, an important mineral in human health, appears to affect how the immune system responds to stimulation, especially inflammation, new research from Oregon State University shows.
Medical News Today | Mar 26, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Heat-beater' beans could protect staple food as planet warms Beans - a staple food for nearly half a billion people - are under threat from rising temperatures. Now new heat-proof strains promise to protect this vital source of protein.
Medical News Today | Mar 25, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Discovered mechanism to stop ageing As medicine has improved, increasing our ability to treat disease, so our longevity. The deterioration of the body with age, though, is a whole other matter.
Medical News Today | Mar 25, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Air Pollution Raises Stroke Risk Air pollution even for just one day significantly increases the risk of stroke, a large review of studies has found.
New York Times | Mar 24, 2015 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Crave chocolate? A 15-minute walk will magic those bad feelings away Researchers looking at how to regulate snacking behaviors have found that a short, brisk walk reduces cravings for high-calorie sugary snacks.
Medical News Today | Mar 24, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Growth of global antibiotic use for livestock raises concerns about drug resistance Use of antibiotics in livestock - used routinely in modern farming to prevent disease and promote growth - is set to rise 67% by 2030, raising concerns about increasing superbugs.
Medical News Today | Mar 24, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bringing chefs into school kitchens proves effective in randomized trial for healthy eating A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics finds that chef-led school meals are effective at making healthy eating palatable for kids.
Medical News Today | Mar 24, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research team discovers backup system that helps sustain liver during crisis Scientists from Montana State University and Sweden have discovered an antioxidant system that helps sustain the liver when other systems are missing or compromised.
Medical News Today | Mar 24, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: What Else Can We Add to a Smoothie? Over the years, Martha Rose Shulman has taught us that you can add pretty much anything to a smoothie, including nuts, seeds and an array of vegetables. Now she blends in a new addition grains.
New York Times | Mar 23, 2015 7:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: The Road to Cancer Treatment Through Clinical Trials Few adults with cancer enter clinical trials, even though they are the backbone of todays successful treatments. But many are available.
New York Times | Mar 23, 2015 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend