• Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Reduce Heart Risks for Black Americans, Study Finds

    1 month ago - By Time

    It's fairly established medical science that people who have had heart attacks can take regular low doses of aspirin to significantly lower their risk of having another heart attack, or other heart problems including stroke. But it is still an open question whether or not people who haven't had a heart event, but are at higher risk of one they have diabetes, high blood pressure, or elevated cholesterol levels), can also benefit from the over-the-counter painkiller and anti-inflammatory drug.
    A new study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association , adds to that debate by...
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  • The Mediterranean Diet May Relieve Anxiety and Symptoms of Depression, A New Study Finds

    The Mediterranean Diet May Relieve Anxiety and Symptoms of Depression, A New Study Finds

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    It's often said that eating better can help you feel better , both physically and mentally. But just how far does that effect go, especially in terms of mental health? Can what you eat actually change how you feel? That's what was put to the test in a new study, which looked at whether a healthy change in diet could affect symptoms of depression .
    In the study, published in October in PLOS One , researchers asked over 100 college students with symptoms of depression and less-than-healthy diets to rate their symptoms, including anxiety, current mood, and self-efficacy. Then, the students...
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  • Piglets, probiotics and prebiotics: Study finds gender disparity in immunological function

    Piglets, probiotics and prebiotics: Study finds gender disparity in immunological function

    1 month ago - By NutraIngredients-USA

    A new study looking at the effectiveness of dietary supplements on the immune system found that prebiotics and probiotics may need to be targeted according to sex to achieve optimum health benefits.
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  • Coffee may reduce risk for kidney disease

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Recently published findings suggest coffee consumption may provide a beneficial effect on kidney function, thereby reducing the risk for developing chronic kidney disease.
    “With no cure for CKD, the recent focus has been on the detection of mild/moderate CKD and prevention of progression to kidney failure, along with strategies to prevent and improve management of hypertension and diabetes,” Oliver J. Kennedy, BM BS, PhD, of the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, and colleagues wrote. “However, there is currently a lack of effective population-level strategies for
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  • Coffee and heart health: Study finds that excessive coffee drinking has no negative effect on the heart

    Coffee and heart health: Study finds that excessive coffee drinking has no negative effect on the heart

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    For some people, coffee is more than just a beverage; it's a way of life. You'd be hard-pressed to find an avid coffee drinker skip out on their daily cup of joe. But the unfortunate thing about coffee is that information about its association with heart health can be very conflicting. Some studies claim that...
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