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Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in Women?

25 days ago   |   By Medscape

Greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with lower risk for stroke in a UK population, with a stronger effect in women than in men.
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High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children

High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children

25 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can increase the risk of diabetes.
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Mediterranean-style diet may lower women's stroke risk

25 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Following a Mediterranean-style diet (high in fish, fruits and nuts, vegetables and beans and lower in meat and dairy) reduced stroke risk in women over 40, but not in men. The Mediterranean-style diet reduced stroke risk among white adults who were at high risk of cardiovascular disease.
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease

With cardiovascular disease among the leading causes of death worldwide, a lot of time is spent on research to find possible ways to cure or prevent fatalities from the... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Research suggests fad diets often lead to deficiency in essential nutrients

Research suggests fad diets often lead to deficiency in essential nutrients

There are different kinds of fad diets, from some calling for strict portion control to more outrageous ones that suggest the consumption of cotton balls to fool your body into... Read more ...

New hope for spinal cord injuries: Silk from moths can be used to stabilize...

New hope for spinal cord injuries: Silk from moths can be used to stabilize the injury and promote repair, according to experts

British scientists have discovered a novel method of treating spinal cord injuries: modified silk from the Chinese Oak Silkmoth. By cleaning and sterilizing the silk produced... Read more ...

Three natural remedies that treat erectile dysfunction

Three natural remedies that treat erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, is a bigger problem than it's often given credit for. Its effects go beyond sexual satisfaction, influencing even its sufferers'... Read more ...

Have you heard of the MIND diet? Learn how to boost your mental health with...

Have you heard of the MIND diet? Learn how to boost your mental health with this new healthy eating plan

Living healthy is a choice that many people want to make. However, choosing an appropriate diet can get overwhelming since there are so many choices available. Each of these... Read more ...

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

Severe obesity levels have hit a record high among Year 6 children

The proportion of English children who are classified as 'severely obese' is higher than ever this year, with 4.2 per cent - more than 24,000 children - falling into the... Read more ...

Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

Pizza and pies 'must shrink' to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

The proportion of ten and 11-year-olds who are overweight or obese has grown to 34.3 per cent - 197,888 children - compared with 31.6 per cent in 2016/17. Read more ...

Medicinal plants for skin disorders: Healers in rural areas of South Africa...

Medicinal plants for skin disorders: Healers in rural areas of South Africa that don't have modern healthcare effectively use plants without side effects

A study made by researchers from the University of Johannesburg has shed light on the therapeutic effect of plants commonly used by a rural group in South Africa. To answer for... Read more ...