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Eating a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil may offer protection against age-related bone loss.
Drinking a glass of grapefruit juice each day could make anti-cancer drugs more effective, thereby reducing the dose needed.
Following a simple meditation program can help to reduce loneliness and reduce the expression of inflammatory genes.
Eating a handful of walnuts a day may boost male fertility within just a few months.
An aspirin a day associates with a modest decrease in mortality from cancer, particularly for malignancies of the gastrointestinal tract.
German team reports that DNA methylation is altered by acute stress, thereby affecting the activity of genes.
Middle-aged adults who regularly engage in leisure-time physical activity for more than a decade may enhance their heart health.
The chemical used to impart the flavor and aroma of butter in microwave popcorn poses a respiratory and brain health hazard, in a lab animal model.
More than six in 10 Americans walk for transportation or for fun, relaxation, or exercise.
Dietary supplementation of Vitamin E helps to maintain post-meal vascular endothelial function.
Psychological stress and depression can cause the loss of brain volume, thereby contributing to emotional and cognitive impairment.
Kirtan Kriya Meditation (KKM), a type of yoga, reduces inflammation – thereby curbing the stress response of caregivers to those affected by chronic diseases.
People experiencing psychological stress may be at increased risk of a fatal cerebrovascular event.
Meditation training can help people working with information stay on tasks longer, while improving memory and reducing stress.
Spouses of cancer patients are at increased risk for coronary heart disease and stroke.
Chronic stress may lead to memory problems by interfering with glutamate signaling in the prefrontal cortex, in a lab animal model.
New insights in to the biological pathway by which yoga may be effective for stress-related medical conditions including depression, anxiety, high blood pressur
When provoked by stress, older adults who do not sleep well display a heightened inflammatory response, potentially leading to increased risks for mental and ph
Researchers from Norway suggest a mechanism by which stress may make a person fat, and being obese may create stress.
Men who experience persistently moderate or high levels of stressful life events over a number of years have a 50% higher mortality rate.
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41. Orange You Healthy?
Citrus fruits -- oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit, tangerines, and kumquats -- support heart health and may help ward off cancer, stroke, diabetes, and other chronic diseases. Eat one a day to enjoy good health.