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Eating raw fruit and vegetables correlated more with psychological well-being in young adults than eating canned, cooked or processed produce.
In a 22-year study of 33,000 women, Harvard researchers found that a healthy diet can lower the risk of moderate to severe hearing loss by nearly a third.
New studies from Italy and China confirm the ability of certain nutrients in pumpkins to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
Fetal exposure to air pollution can thin the outer layer of a developing child’s brain and lead to later cognitive difficulties, say Dutch researchers.
Students’ test scores dropped by as much as 5 percent when taught by teachers that belittled or criticized students or showed favoritism.
A daily handful of walnuts aids gut bacteria linked to heart, metabolic and gastrointestinal health.
In a study of 617 middle-aged female twins, British researchers found that those with more diverse gut bacteria had more flexible arteries.
A simple, inexpensive breath and urine test accurately detected biomarkers for breast cancer in 95 percent of women.
Tip-of-the-tongue word loss occurs less frequently in aerobically fit seniors, British researchers found.
Tocotrienols, a natural form of vitamin E found in wheat, barley, corn, rice and palm fruit, has been shown to lower high cholesterol and high blood pressure in seniors.
After surgery, 86 percent of patients engaged in music therapy eschewed opioids and other painkillers, compared to 26 percent in a control group.
Knitting can lower depression, slow the heart rate, reduce the likelihood of dementia and distract from chronic pain, research shows.
Dutch 6-year-olds that sang, listened to music and played an instrument one to two hours a week showed significantly enhanced cognitive abilities and better grades two and a half years later.
Acupuncture can significantly ease the dizziness, nausea and breathing difficulties that can affect some dental patients.
Adults on a reduced-calorie diet for two years evidenced the reduced oxidative stress that protects against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer and diabetes.
People with irritable bowel syndrome tend to be low in vitamin D, but symptoms can ease with supplementation, report British researchers.
Soil contains bacteria that kills melanoma cancer cells, say Oregon State University researchers.
A survey of 109 emergency room doctors found they frequently underestimated how often they prescribed opioids and that they prescribed fewer when alerted to the situation.
Dutch children that had been breastfed had a 45 percent lower incidence of asthma later in childhood.
Adults that were spanked as children turned out to have a higher risk of depression, suicide attempts, drinking and drug use, according to University of Michigan researchers.
A naturally occurring compound found abundantly in wild berries increases the cancer-fighting ability of sirtuin 6 enzymes.
People that meditated in a three-month retreat enjoyed cognitive gains in sustained attention that lasted to some degree for seven years.
Australian seniors reported feeling more fit, energetic and flexible after taking 10 ballet classes over three months.
When used alone or with other therapies, acupuncture lowered autism markers in Korean children.