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Whereas both leisure-time and occupational physical activity lower a person’s risks of a heart attack, certain modern-day conveniences raise that risk.
Mechanisms by which iron affects cognition, brain development, and brain degeneration are revealed.
Chinese researchers reveal cellular mechanism by which heavy coffee drinkers are at a lower risk of developing type-2 diabetes.
Study reports that patients with Type-1 diabetes responded to stem cell therapy with improved fasting C-peptide levels and other disease markers.
People who have access to medical care that is comprehensive, readily accessible, and patient-centered are at lower risks of death.
A person's risk of suffering a heart attack increases by approximately 21 times in the first 24 hours after losing a loved one.
Red wine apparently mimics the effects of aromatase inhibitors, which play a key role in managing estrogen levels.
Large-scale longitudinal study links low blood levels of Vitamin D to depression.
Among older women who strength train, supplementation with omega-3 helps to enhance the benefits on muscle.
Increased carbohydrate – particularly starch – intake associates with a higher rate of breast cancer recurrence.
Supercharge Your Cells
Telomeres are the endcaps on chromosomes, and telomeric shortening is thought to govern the number of times a cell can divide. Telomeres are also thought to be highly susceptible to damage by free radicals. Researchers from the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS; North Carolina, USA) studied multivitamin use and nutrient intakes, as well as telomere length, among 586 women, ages 35 to 74, enrolled in the Sister Study. Compared to non-multivitamin users, the team found that telomeres were 5.1% longer in those who took a daily multivitamin...