• Pollution Could Cancel Out the Health Benefits of Walking, a New Study Says

    2 monthes ago - By Health

    This article originally appeared on Time.com.
    Simple though it may be, walking is one of the best things you can do for your body. Research has shown that it can extend your life and improve your heart health, along with a host of other health metrics .
    A new study published in the Lancet , however, suggests that where you walk matters. Strolling along heavily polluted streets, researchers found, may actually cancel out many of the benefits associated with walking.
    A team of researchers recruited 119 people over age 60. Of these, 40 were healthy; 40 had chronic obstructive pulmonary...
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  • Despite potential, data on vitamin D's benefits for cancer remain inconclusive

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Researchers have long sought to determine whether vitamin D has a true protective effect against cancer.
    Laboratory-based studies have shown vitamin D - a fat-soluble vitamin that promotes bone health -encourages cell differentiation, affects blood vessel formation, is anti-inflammatory and boosts the immune system.
    “All of these different pathways are relevant for cancer development,” Kimmie Ng, MD, MPH, director of clinical research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Gastrointestinal Cancer Center, told HemOnc Today. “Because of these laboratory data, there
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  • CLA, probiotics and plant-sterol studies benefit from BASF's Newtrition Asia Research Grant

    CLA, probiotics and plant-sterol studies benefit from BASF's Newtrition Asia Research Grant

    2 monthes ago - By NutraIngredients-USA

    BASF has handed out â200,000 to five researchers from China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore to support studies that will help meet the most pressing health concerns of Asian consumers.
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