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Supplementation with vitamin C may reduce blood pressure, with greater benefits seen among hypertensive people.
Pronounced difference between systolic and diastolic pressure may increase risk of cerebrovascular disease, in older men and women with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Piceatannol blocks cellular processes that enable fat cells to develop, opening a door to novel approaches to control obesity.
Men and women with obstructive sleep apnea are at elevated risk for major depression.
Older adults who remain physically active experience less psychological distress and fewer functional limitations.
People with diabetes may have a heightened risk of developing Parkinson's disease, especially at a relatively young age.
Older men and women who regularly practice Tai Chi demonstrate improved expansion and contraction of arteries, as well as improved knee muscle strength.
Spouses of cancer patients are at increased risk for coronary heart disease and stroke.
The most common artificial source of ionizing radiation, dental x-rays are linked to an increased risk of meningioma.
Among adults under the age of 40, skin cancer rates are rising.
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255. The Negatives of Additives
Phosphate, in the inorganic form, is commonly present in many types of fast food. Its consumption can measurably elevate the serum phosphate concentration, which may pose a health risk among patients with compromised kidney function. German researchers report that because inorganic phosphate is entirely resorbed in the gastrointestinal tract, people with renal disease are at increased risk of death...