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A blend of choline, uridine, and docohexaenoic acid (DHA) serves as precursor to lipid molecules essential for forming and maintaining membranes of brain cells.
High-resolution ultrasound offers an inexpensive, non-invasive and fast method to detect cancer that could someday help doctors identify cancers.
Drinking cranberry juice or taking cranberry supplements associates with a protective effect against urinary tract infection (UTI).
University of Nottingham (UK) researchers have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate tissue.
Frankincense, the resin from the trunk of the Boswellia tree, contains substances that may hold promise in treating conditions of inflammation.
Eating Western-style fast food on a regular basis significantly increased the risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease.
Higher doses of Vitamin D may be the most beneficial approach to reduce bone fractures among older adults.
Parkinson’s Disease may start with non-motor symptoms affecting physical, mental, and emotional health, that precede the onset of the disease by several years.
Strawberry extracts stimulate proteins that help to increase antioxidant activities of cells.
Low levels of vitamin B-6 and B-12 are associated with an increased risk of impaired cognition.
An indicator of poor oral hygiene and a potential source of dental infections, the amount of dental plaque may predict death from cancer.
Seeing a dental hygienist at least once a year may help to reduce incidence of myocardial infarction, stroke, and total cardiovascular events.
Young men who play volleyball, basketball or other load-bearing sports for four hours a week or more increase their bone mass.
The most common artificial source of ionizing radiation, dental x-rays are linked to an increased risk of meningioma.
Achieving a healthy body-mass index (BMI) may ward off gum disease.
Vigorous exercise raises osteocalcin levels, a hormone associated with bone heath, insulin sensitivity and fat stores.
`Yale University (US) researchers report that women who have more wrinkles have lower bone mineral density.
Dutch study of periodontal disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis found an association between gum disease severity and activity of the arthritis.
Hesperidin, a flavanone antioxidant found in orange juice, helps to reduce blood pressure and other cardiovascular disease risk factors.
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18. Women Be Wary
While the Pap Smear is a test that doctors routinely conduct to check women for cervical cancer, the Pap may not find abnormal cells in the cervix until cancer already has developed. A new test, the human papilloma virus (HPV) test, detects elevated levels of the infectious pathogen that is the cause of nearly all cases of cervical cancer...