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Studies Based on Three Continents Show Higher Than Recommended Doses of Vitamin D Prevents Cancer

June 18, 2018 - 4:59am
Research utilizing combined data from 17 studies that included more than 12,000 people from the U.S., Europe, and Asia found that optimal levels of vitamin D for colon cancer prevention are higher than the current U.S. recommendation of 600 international units (IU) per day.
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Skip The Turmeric Smoothies and Lattes

June 15, 2018 - 5:36am
The internet is rife with claims about the healing powers of turmeric and many of the claims do have scientific merit. The claims have also caused a sharp increase in the marketing tactics of beverages in the fast food and restaurant industry. Is the quality of the turmeric you are receiving in everything from lattes to smoothies effective or toxic?
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Thousands of Children Deceived By Liquid Nicotine Packaged Like Juice

June 14, 2018 - 4:29pm
Federal regulators have warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream.
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Scientists Identify 6 Foods That Fight Disease

June 13, 2018 - 5:43am
The foods we eat play a significant role in our health. Scientists are discovering how eggs, nuts, fermented dairy, vegetables and even coffee can help protect against health problems. Nutrition 2018 will feature the latest research into how adding certain foods to our diet might help lower risk for diabetes, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and other health issues.
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People With Higher Empathy Process Music Differently Than Others

June 12, 2018 - 4:52am
People with higher empathy differ from others in the way their brains process music, according to a study by researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas and UCLA.
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How Mangos Promote Gut Health

June 10, 2018 - 1:49am
Next time you suffer from constipation, you may want to consider grabbing a mango instead of reaching for a fiber supplement, suggests a new Texas A and M University pilot study published in the peer-reviewed journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research.
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Why It Pays To Be Humble and Modest

June 7, 2018 - 6:56am
Why do people make anonymous donations, and why does the public perceive this as admirable? Why do we downplay our interest in a potential partner, if we risk missing out on a relationship?
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Walking Faster Found To Reduce Cardiovascular Death Risk Over 50 Percent

June 4, 2018 - 6:18am
Speeding up your walking pace could extend your life, research led by the University of Sydney suggests.
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Top 23 Health Benefits Of Tomatoes That You Should Know

June 1, 2018 - 6:26am
There are more reasons to eat tomatoes than good taste. Tomatoes are packed with health- enhancing properties. Actually, consuming tomatoes can help improve your overall health. Besides, they can be prepared in a variety of dishes, as well as they can be eaten alone. Now, keep both of your eyes on this interesting article to discover some of the main reasons why you need to include more of these superfoods in your daily diet.
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The Dangers Of Popular Teething Remedies

May 30, 2018 - 6:10am
The FDA has some unsettling news for parents looking to soothe their babies' sore gums. The federal agency advised consumers on not to use over-the-counter teething products containing benzocaine--a popular pain reliever--on children under age two, and asked companies to stop selling those products.
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Exercise Treats Addiction By Altering Brain's Dopamine System

May 28, 2018 - 6:45am
New research by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has identified a key mechanism in how exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment -- and even prevention strategies -- for addiction.
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Botanicals With Strong Cognitive Benefits

May 23, 2018 - 5:27am
Some phytochemicals and botanicals have 'very promising' evidence for combating cognitive decline, according to a new systematic review of children.
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Can Egg Consumption Improve Bone Strength?

May 22, 2018 - 5:11am
Researchers at the University of Georgia sought to establish if eating eggs can improve bone strength and cognitive function in obese and normal weight children.
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Are All Calories Equal With Regards To Disease and Obesity?

May 18, 2018 - 11:37pm
While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that sugar-sweetened beverages play a unique role in chronic health problems. The disease risk increases even when the beverages are consumed within diets that do not result in weight gain.
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Heart Attacks and Strokes Can Be Predicted By Our Gut Bacteria

May 16, 2018 - 6:32am
A novel relationship between our gut microbiome and atherosclerosis means the bacteria in our gut could be linked to risk of heart attack and stroke, say researchers.
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The Biggest Addictive Drugs To Humanity Are The Threats of Alcohol and Tobacco

May 14, 2018 - 4:51am
A new review published online in the journal Addiction has compiled the best, most up-to-date source of information on alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and the burden of death and disease. It shows that in 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between them cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability-adjusted life years.
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Forgetting Things More As You Get Older?

May 11, 2018 - 5:47am
Yale University researchers can't tell you where you left your car keys -- but they can tell you why you can't find them.
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Artistically Creative People 90 Percent More Likely To Develop Mental Illness

May 10, 2018 - 6:02pm
Many studies have addressed the question of whether mental disorder is associated with creativity, but high-quality epidemiological evidence has been lacking. According to a study of people in Sweden, artistic education and may really increase the odds of experiencing mental health conditions.
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What Nonverbal Cues Tell Us If Others Find Us Pleasant, Attractive Or Not?

May 9, 2018 - 5:37am
How can you tell if someone likes you? New research led by University of Dayton associate professor of psychology R. Matthew Montoya helps answer that question by identifying a list of nonverbal behaviors to watch for -- identified by the most comprehensive analysis ever.
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Regenerative Ability Of Stem Cells Is Boosted By Fasting

May 7, 2018 - 3:24am
As people age, their intestinal stem cells begin to lose their ability to regenerate. These stem cells are the source for all new intestinal cells, so this decline can make it more difficult to recover from gastrointestinal infections or other conditions that affect the intestine. This age-related loss of stem cell function can be reversed by a 24-hour fast, according to a new study from MIT biologists. The researchers found that fasting dramatically improves stem cells' ability to regenerate.
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