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Probiotics may not always be a silver bullet for better health To combat the effects of a poor diet, probiotics may be just the thing. However, surprising new research from UNSW suggests probiotics are much less effective when taken alongside a balanced diet...
Medical News Today | Mar 16, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taking B vitamins may reduce epigenetic effects of air pollution A new study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health showed that B vitamins may play a critical role in reducing the impact of air pollution on the epigenome, further...
Medical News Today | Mar 15, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Craving chocolate? Psychological technique could help you resist Researchers suggest that a psychological method involving cognitive defusion and guided imagery could help stave off chocolate cravings.
Medical News Today | Mar 14, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vitamin C can target and kill cancer stem cells, study shows A new study investigates the effectiveness of experimental drugs, a clinical drug, and natural compounds in stopping the growth of cancer stem-like cells.
Medical News Today | Mar 13, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor diet to blame for almost half of CVD deaths A poor diet - especially one low in nuts and vegetables - accounts for more than 415,000 deaths from cardiovascular disease in the U.S., new study finds.
Medical News Today | Mar 10, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sodium intake high, rising among people with high blood pressure Despite recommendations to limit sodium intake to support a heart-healthy lifestyle, daily sodium intake significantly increased in Americans with high blood pressure from 1999-2012, according to a...
Medical News Today | Mar 10, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could eating yogurt help treat depression? Probiotic bacteria present in live-cultured yogurt - Lactobacillus - have the potential to treat depression, new research suggests.
Medical News Today | Mar 9, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Photos show promise as dietary assessment tool, but more training needed Research at Oregon State University suggests that photographs of your food are good for a lot more than just entertaining your friends on social media - those pictures might help improve your...
Medical News Today | Mar 9, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: War Wounds That Time Alone Can't Heal Moral injury resembles post-traumatic stress disorder with an added burden of guilt, and requires different treatment.
New York Times | Jun 6, 2016 8:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Direct-to-Consumer Lab Tests, No Doctor Visit Required Firms promise to help consumers spot metabolic red flags. Critics say the services persuade healthy people to seek unneeded treatment.
New York Times | Jun 6, 2016 8:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend