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Eating three to four eggs a week increases heart disease mortality by 6 percent and all-cause mortality by 8 percent, a new study found.
Montmorency tart cherries in juice or capsules lower systolic blood pressure and insulin levels within hours, reducing factors that lead to metabolic syndrome.
At least one-third of early deaths globally could be prevented if people moved to a largely plant-based diet, Harvard scientists have calculated.
Probiotics significantly reduce body weight and fat mass, concluded a Chinese meta-review of 821 obese and overweight people.
In a 30-year study, women that quit smoking sharply reduced their risk of developing seropositive rheumatoid arthritis, which can cause joint deformities and disability.
After six months of marathon training, running novices reversed the aging of major blood vessels; in another study, heart failure patients that walked fast were less likely to have cognitive impairment.
Chinese seniors that ate more than two teaspoons of nuts a day were found to have better thinking, reasoning and memory than those that didn’t eat nuts.
Italian students that took probiotics for six weeks were less depressed, angry and tired than those in a control group.
New infrared technology allows doctors to detect the weakened blood vessels at the back of the eye associated with early Alzheimer’s.
Germans that ate a diet low in meat and carbs and high in plants and vitamins for four weeks had significantly less gum inflammation and bleeding that subjects that did not change their eating habits.
The common vitamin B12 may help slow the progression of both hereditary and non-hereditary Parkinson’s Disease, new studies show.
The Chinese medicinal fungus cordyceps improved lung function, exercise endurance and quality of life in people with chronic lung diseases.
Women with breast cancer that ate a handful of walnuts daily for two weeks experienced a change in gene expression that suppressed the tumor growth.
Low-carb diets such as Atkins, ketogenic and paleo, which emphasize protein instead of fruits, vegetable and grains, significantly increase the risk of atrial fibrillation, a new study shows.
Replacing a half hour of sitting or lying around with brisk walking and other moderate physical activities reduces the risk of dying over 14 years by 45 percent.
Eleven athletes ran five kilometers a good six percent faster after four days on a Mediterranean diet compared to four days on a Western diet.
Consuming as few as seven to 13 alcoholic drinks a week increases the risk of high blood pressure, say researchers.
Magnesium increases Vitamin D absorption in people with low levels and lowers absorption in people with excessive amounts.
Green spaces and colorful design elements like rainbow-painted crosswalks in a Vancouver, Canada neighborhood made people happier and more trusting of strangers.
After three states legalized recreational marijuana, sales of potato chips, cookies and ice cream rose.
Elderly Japanese women who danced for exercise were 73 percent less likely to be impaired eight years later doing “activities of daily living” such as walking, cooking, dressing and bathing.
An estimated 48 percent of American adults have cardiovascular disease, but about 80 percent of the time the disease can be prevented with precautionary medical care and lifestyle changes.
Women in menopause that are mindful and nonjudgmental of their thoughts are less irritable, anxious and depressed, says the Mayo Clinic.
Mothers-to-be that practiced yoga had fewer C-sections, fewer low-weight newborns, and milder and briefer labor pains.