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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.
More than 6% of Americans ages 70 to 89 develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) every year, and the condition appears to affect men more than women.
Men who are physically fit in their 40s, and maintain that fitness level for a decade, reduce their risk of all-cause death by 30%.
Levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, decrease with increased blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids.
Among healthy men, a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement with added plant extracts helps to boost alertness and feelings of well-being.
Men who experience persistently moderate or high levels of stressful life events over a number of years have a 50% higher mortality rate.
Study results suggest that men who take a daily vitamin E supplement may increase their risk of prostate cancer.
Married men with two or more children may be at significantly lower risk for having a fatal cardiovascular event
An extract from ginger helps slow the growth of prostate tumor cells, in both a lab animal model and human cell study.
Being born and raised in a major urban area is associated with greater lifetime risk for anxiety and mood disorders.
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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...