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Drinking more coffee leads to a longer life, two studies agree

(CNN)Greater consumption of coffee could lead to a longer life, according to two new studies published Monday. The findings have resurfaced the centuries-old conversation on coffee’s health effects. One study surveyed more than 520,000 people in 10 European countries, making it the largest study to date on coffee and mortality, and found that drinking more […]

Insecticides mimic melatonin, creating higher risk for diabetes

A recent study published online in Chemical Research & Toxicology shows that synthetic chemicals used in insecticides bind to receptors that regulate our biological clocks. This NIH- funded study suggests that exposure to these types of insecticides can have an adverse effect on melatonin receptor signaling, which can create an increased risk for diabetes and […]

Gestational diabetes increases risk for postpartum depression

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Karolinska Institutet have found that gestational diabetes raises the risk of postpartum depression (PPD) in first-time mothers. The researchers also established that women with a history of depression are more than 20 times more likely to experience PPD than mothers without a previous […]

Piceatannol altered the composition of the gut microbiota by increasing Firmicutes and Lactobacillus and decreasing Bacteroidetes.

In the modern clinical research community the idea of a micro biome affecting health has grown tremendously. This idea means that the bacteria inside our body can help us be healthy, if conditions are right. Researchers looked at how a drug impacts the micro biome of the body, and they noted significant changes. Piceatannol altered […]

Vitamin D3 contributes to the clinical statues of chronic hepatitis B patients.

In this high-powered scientific research study, clinical researchers looked at the effect that Hep C (hepatitis C) infection had on vitamin D3 levels. Vitamin D3 levels are important for healthy body function and bone health. The study showed that Hep C infection resulted in lower levels of Vitamin D3 in infected individuals when compared to […]

These data suggest Piceatannol as a potential treatment for vascular disease.

New hope may have come from research for people who suffer from a vascular disease. Advanced age is one of the risk factors for vascular diseases that are mainly caused by impaired nitric oxide production. This can be prevented or treated with a medication, and it suggests Piceatannol as a potential treatment for vascular disease. […]

Fortified Milk and Milk Products Market Growth, Trends, Absolute Opportunity and Value Chain 2015-2025 – Satellite PR News (press release)

The future of milk fortification is one of growth, as fortified milk and milk products make their way into developing nations. Fortified milk and milk products have been in use for decades, primarily in developed nations. The most common fortification is the addition of Vitamins A and D which are often deficient in the diets […]

Ways to strengthen your immune system – Jamaica Gleaner

Do you want to avoid catching the flu or other types of infections throughout the year? Then you need to bolster your body’s natural immune system by consuming the right foods that will help protect you from disease. Learn which common foods can help you the most to maintain good health and strengthen your own […]

Superbug may be more widespread than thought

CRE, which tend to spread in hospitals and long-term care facilities, cause an estimated 9,300 infections and 600 deaths each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some researchers were aiming instead to get a population snapshot of CRE, to define how frequently these infections occurred and to […]

Proper maternal vitamins, good nurturing may boost kids IQ – The Siasat Daily

A study has suggested that women who take proper vitamin supplements during their pregnancy as well as provide a strong nurturing environment to their children may boost their memory and cognitive ability equivalent of up to one full year of schooling. The findings showed that children whose mothers who take multi-micronutrient supplements during pregnancy may […]

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