Being overweight 'reduces dementia risk'

Posted in Medicine on 10th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Being overweight cuts the risk of dementia, according to the largest and most precise investigation into the relationship.

Drinking coffee decreases the odds of getting liver cancer, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 30th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Drinking three or more of alcoholic drinks increases chances of liver cancer, but drinking coffee decreases odds, according to the World Cancer Research Fund.

New 'MIND' diet may significantly protect against Alzheimers disease

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Even moderate adherence shows reduction in incidence, according to a paper published in the journal Alzheimers and Dementia.

Feast-and-famine diet could help extend life, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Intermittent fasting caused a slight increase to SIRT 3, a well-known gene that promotes longevity and is involved in protective cell responses.

Winter Months Causing Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

According to nutrition researcher Peter Horvath, nearly 50 percent of people have insufficient amounts of vitamin D and 25 percent may be considered deficient.