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Australian team observes lower blood pressure among people who drink three or more cups of black tea daily.
Large numbers of Americans who are at-risk for breast, colon, and cervical cancers are not having screening exams.
By increasing cognitive abilities, older adults become more open to new and challenging experiences.
Among older people with glucose intolerance, daily resveratrol supplementation improved insulin sensitivity and reduced post-meal spikes in blood sugar.
For every 10 g per day increase in soluble fiber intake, a woman may reduce her risk of breast cancer by up to 26%.
Peptides from soybeans modulate neurotransmitters, thereby helping to boost circulation in the brain.
Capsaicin (found in hot peppers) and capsiates (present in sweet peppers) exert modest weight management benefits.
While over 20% of U.S. adults receive periodic health examinations each year, many do not receive recommended preventive screening tests and counseling services
Researchers from Norway suggest a mechanism by which stress may make a person fat, and being obese may create stress.
Swedish researchers report that people who are short on sleep experience greater levels of hunger.
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People who live near a park, wooded area, or other green space reap benefits for both physical and mental health. Researchers from the EMGO Institute VU University Medical Centre (Netherlands) studied the medical records of 345,143 Dutch adults, identifying for the prevalence of 24 health conditions, and classifying each study subject’s residence in relation to a nearby green space. The team discovered that for 15 of the 24 health conditions...