Olivia I. Okereke, Jennifer Prescott, Jason Y. Y. Wong, Jiali Han, Kathryn M. Rexrode, Immaculata De Vivo. “High Phobic Anxiety Is Related to Lower Leukocyte Telomere Length in Women.” PLoS ONE, 11 July 2012.
Phobic anxiety associates with shorter telomeres – a marker of a cellular aging, in middle-aged and older women.
Extracts from green tea and grape seed inhibits the action of certain start-digesting enzymes, thereby offering plant-based options to control blood sugar.
Nationwide (US) life expectancy would potentially be 2 years higher if adults reduced their time spent sitting to less than 3 hours a day.
University of Pennsylvania (US) researchers use sugar and a 3-D printer to replicate a vascular template.
A blend of choline, uridine, and docohexaenoic acid (DHA) serves as precursor to lipid molecules essential for forming and maintaining membranes of brain cells.
High-resolution ultrasound offers an inexpensive, non-invasive and fast method to detect cancer that could someday help doctors identify cancers.
Drinking cranberry juice or taking cranberry supplements associates with a protective effect against urinary tract infection (UTI).
University of Nottingham (UK) researchers have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate tissue.
Frankincense, the resin from the trunk of the Boswellia tree, contains substances that may hold promise in treating conditions of inflammation.
Eating Western-style fast food on a regular basis significantly increased the risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease.
DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands, helps to alleviate menopausal symptoms.
Study results suggest that regularly taking certain supplements, including multivitamins, folic acid, iron, and copper, may increase the risk of death in older
Engaging in regular physical activity is associated with less decline in cognitive function in older adults.
UK study reveals that tall women may be at greater overall risk for cancer, with significant increases in risk for each four-inch increase in height.
Among older women, indoor air pollution associates with increased blood pressure.
Pre-menopausal women with the highest average intakes of folate from the diet are at a 40% reduced risk of developing breast cancer.
Among older women, Vitamin D supplementation extends longevity.
Daily physical activity, a low-fat whole-grain diet, low BMI, and other healthy behaviors significantly reduce a woman’s risk of sudden cardiac death.
Women who take supplements of vitamin D and calcium may be at a reduced risk of developing skin cancer.
`Yale University (US) researchers report that women who have more wrinkles have lower bone mineral density.
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Japanese study reported that compounds found in wine may inhibit Alzheimer's Disease (AD). Small pre-proteins (peptides) found in red and white wines inhibit an enzyme implicated in the production and accumulation of amyloid plaques, which deposit in the brain and cause memory loss. The greatest concentrations of these AD-busting peptides are found in Merlot (California), Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux) and Pinot Noir wines...