Saturday, April 13, 2024

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Healthy Eating Reduces Depression

A diet high in antioxidants, fiber, lean proteins, and vitamins and minerals may provide the body what it needs to perform at its best...

Cannabis Studies Receive Favorable Media Attention

In cannabis studies for pain, placebos provide similar pain alleviation as active cannabinoids. According to Karolinska Institutet researchers in JAMA Network Open, these studies...

Oil Palm Production Threatens African and Latin American Biodiversity

According to the findings of a recent study, making zero deforestation commitments, could, unintentionally make biodiversity, key habitats in Latin America and Africa more...

Antioxidant Flavonols Reduce Memory Deterioration

Consuming or drinking more flavonol-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables, tea, and wine, may prevent memory loss, suggests a study published online in the...

Researchers Find Oldest Evidence of Fire Controlled Cooking

According to researchers, the bones of a massive carp fish date the earliest indications of cooking by prehistoric people to 780,000 years ago.

Make Tea! Black Tea May Help Your Health as You Age

Black tea is prepared from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis. The leaves are allowed to oxidize or ferment before they are dried...

Study Challenges “Good” Cholesterol’s Role in Heart Disease Risk

HDL cholesterol may not be as useful in predicting cardiovascular disease risk among persons of various races and ethnicities as experts formerly believed.

Why Some People Are Mosquito Magnets

Why some people are 'moquitos magnets'? A recent study revealed that some molecules originating from the skin may provide a potent odor that mosquitoes cannot resist.

Viral DNA in Human Genome Guards Against Infections

According to new research, an ancient viral DNA in human genomes acts as antivirals against certain modern viruses.

Prenatal Caffeine Consumption Shortens Child Height

Caffeine consumption during pregnancy, even in small amount, may lead to slightly shorter child height, suggests an analysis by National Institutes of Health researchers.

mRNA Vaccines Cut Severity of Delta, Omicron Infections

People who received two or three doses of the mRNA vaccine are more likely to have a milder illness if infected with the Delta or Omicorn variants than those who were unvaccinated.

Late Eating Increases Obesity Risk

Late eating may cause decreased energy expenditure, increased appetite, and molecular changes in adipose tissue, increasing the risk of obesity.