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Caesarean Sections Can Cause Microbiome Changes Which Lead To Obesity

Prevent Disease - October 18, 2017 - 5:18am
For the first time, researchers have shown that being born by C-section can contribute to obesity.
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Black Tea Linked To Weight Loss By Changing Gut Bacteria

Prevent Disease - October 17, 2017 - 4:18am
While the benefits of green tea polyphenols have long been touted, new research suggests that those found in black tea may also aid weight loss by acting as a prebiotic.
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Magic Mushrooms Reset The Brain Circuits Known To Cause Depression

Prevent Disease - October 16, 2017 - 7:07am
Patients taking psilocybin, a naturally occurring psychedelic compound which occurs naturally in "magic mushrooms," can safely improve the moods of patients with advanced-stage cancer and anxiety. Now researchers have shown it reduces symptoms of depression weeks after treatment following a 'reset' of brain activity.
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Probiotics Provide Anti-Cancer Effect

Prevent Disease - October 12, 2017 - 7:49am
Differences in the bacterial make up of breast tissue in those with breast cancer point to the existence of a "microbiome" within the breast as well as the prospect of probiotic use in the battle against this disease.
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Is Getting a Good Night's Sleep All In Your Head?

Prevent Disease - October 11, 2017 - 7:22am
For the thousands of peri- and postmenopausal women who struggle to sleep and battle depression, help can’t come soon enough. Although physical changes during the menopause transition are often the cause of these problems, a new study from the University of Texas suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy might provide the relief these women seek.
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Kids Playing Outdoors May Have Better Eyes

Prevent Disease - October 9, 2017 - 7:51am
The ready availability of technology may make the children of today faster at configuring a new smartphone, but does all of that screen time affect the development of their eyes?
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Stevia - A Natural Alternative For Your Metabolism

Prevent Disease - September 29, 2017 - 7:06am
Stevia's health benefits go beyond sugar reduction -- it could also be a natural alternative for treating metabolic disorders, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, say researchers. If you're determined to sweeten your foods and beverages, consider using this amazing natural herb.
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The Era of Teleporting Information Has Begun

Prevent Disease - September 28, 2017 - 7:56am
We are only one step away from admitting that the world around us is just an illusory product of our mind. Quantum physics is largely revealing that our world is not what we think it is and teleportation of information is now a reality of that world.
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This Combination of Coffee and Coconut Oil Speeds Up Weight Loss

Prevent Disease - September 27, 2017 - 7:13am
Like it or not, caffeine holds a prominent spot in the modern-day diet. Be it coffee, green tea, regular tea or even energy drinks, they all contain caffeine and are harbingers of many health benefits. Mixing this one oil with your daily joe could change your metabolism.
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Do Ketogenic Diets Prevent Inflammation?

Prevent Disease - September 26, 2017 - 8:39am
Ketogenic diets -- extreme low-carbohydrate, high-fat regimens that have long been known to benefit epilepsy and other neurological illnesses -- may work by lowering inflammation in the brain, according to new research by UC San Francisco scientists.
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Apps Are Reducing Depression

Prevent Disease - September 25, 2017 - 7:51am
New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people around the world diagnosed with this condition.
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You Can 'Pick Up' A Good or Bad Mood From Your Friends

Prevent Disease - September 21, 2017 - 7:39am
New research suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up' from friends, but depression can't.
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Do Avocados and Olive Oil Increase Your Intelligence?

Prevent Disease - September 19, 2017 - 4:28am
Consumption of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs), found in olive oil, avocados and nuts, is linked to general intelligence according to a recent study in Neuroimage.
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Your Longevity May Be Based On How You Perceive Time

Prevent Disease - September 18, 2017 - 2:13am
Time perception is a construction of the brain. How fast we perceive time to be passing -- or "mind time" -- can be manipulated or distorted. Evaluations of time differ based on our state of being at the time of judgment. How you age and how long you live may depend on that perception.
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Consuming Folate Around Conception Reduces Risk of Autism From Pesticides

Prevent Disease - September 14, 2017 - 1:14am
Mothers exposed to pesticides who took high-doses of folic acid around conception reduced their risk of having children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study in Environmental Health Perspectives.
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Here's Why Forgetting Things Actually Makes You Smarter

Prevent Disease - September 13, 2017 - 7:44am
You're probably thinking you're a genius right? Well, you know those people who always boast about having a perfect memory? Maybe they shouldn't, because having total recall is totally overrated. That's according to a new paper in the journal Neuron, which concludes that forgetting things is not just normal, it actually makes us smarter.
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Cannabis Reduces Prescription Drug Use

Prevent Disease - September 11, 2017 - 7:29am
From 2000 to 2015, half a million people died from prescription drug overdoses. Stories continue to roll in daily about the lives claimed by prescription and non-prescription drug overdoses. Cannabis is not only excluded from the overdose drug list, but it reduces the use of dangerous prescription drugs.
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The People's Power Could Cut Electric Bills By 50 Percent

Prevent Disease - September 7, 2017 - 4:12am
Millions of people already sell electricity from solar panels back into the grid. New battery technology makes it increasingly practical for neighbors to store and share electricity.
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Antioxidants In Chocolate May Prevent Diabetes

Prevent Disease - September 6, 2017 - 6:17pm
Specific compounds within cocoa promote the release of insulin and help protect against the onset of type-2 diabetes (T2D), reports a new study in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.
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Teaching People To Visualize An Outcome More Effective Than Teaching People What To Do

Prevent Disease - September 3, 2017 - 5:33pm
An established but little known psychological theory is likely to improve performances across a range of activities, including sport, according to new research published that can be applied to amateurs or skilled performers alike says psychologist Dr Warren Mansell, from The University of Manchester.
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