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Blueberries promote bile acid excretion, a process necessary in achieving healthy cholesterol levels.
Among overweight men who lost weight, the prevalence of hypogonadism (testosterone deficiency) decreased by almost 50%.
Found abundantly in Brazil nuts, higher levels of the essential trace element selenium may associate with a reduced risk of type-2 diabetes.
MIT (US) researchers report devising nanoscale production units for manufacturing protein-based drugs with the human body.
Chinese researchers report that blood sugar control, and triglyceride levels, among type-2 diabetics improve with cinnamon supplementation.
Dietary fiber promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria.
Exercise appears to be effective in reducing beta-amyloid formation, a defining characteristic of Alzheimer's Disease, in a lab animal model.
People who drink two eight-ounce cups of American-style coffee a day are at 11% lower risk of heart failure.
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant compound found abundantly in green tea, helps to improve blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.
More than half of all inhaled diesel soot particles remain in the body.
Shrinking of the hippocampal region of the brain occurs with age and may be caused by the cumulative effect of genetic factors.
Strategies to train the memory may also re-engage the hippocampus– a brain region critical for memory formation, among people affected by mild cognitive impairm
Eye-opening report reveals the personal, financial, and familial tolls affecting the estimated 5.4 million Americans who have Alzheimer’s Disease.
Frequent awakenings and a habit of lying awake are linked to higher levels of markers of the brain plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's Disease.
Adiponectin, a hormone derived from visceral fat, may play a role as a risk factor for development of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer's Disease in women.
A diet rich in key vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids helps to promote cognitive function, as well as reduce brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer’s Disease.
German researchers report that a red dye derived from lichens appears to reduce the abundance of small toxic protein aggregates in Alzheimer’s disease.
A diet rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acvids, as well as antioxidant vitamins, may beneficially impact the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Japanese team reports that people with diabetes may be at a significantly increased risk of developing cognitive disorders, including Alzheimer’s Disease.
Japanese researchers reveal that people with high cholesterol may be at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease.
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13. Prevent Prostate Problems
Prostate cancer is a major cause of death among men. It has claimed the lives of 56,000 European men (1998), along with 29,900 American men (2004). To-date, there have been no obvious preventive strategies, however in 2005 scientists from the Northern California Cancer Center (USA) proposed that Vitamin D may cut prostate cancer risk. The researchers found that in men with certain gene variants, high sun exposure reduced prostate cancer risk by as much as 65%. Previous research has shown that the prostate uses Vitamin D...