Eat nuts to reduce inflammation

Nuts may exert their beneficial effects in part by reducing systemic inflammation

New York: In a study of more than 5,000 people, researchers have found that greater nuts consumption is associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation, a finding that may help explain the health benefits of nuts. Nuts may exert their beneficial effects in part by reducing systemic inflammation Five or more servings of nuts per week or substituting More...

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New dual-targeting drug candidate, referenced as "SR10171.", could treat both diabetes and bone disease
By Agencies On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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New drug may treat both diabetes and bone loss

New York: Researchers have developed a new class of compound that has shown promise in treating both diabetes and bone disease. New dual-targeting drug candidate, referenced as “SR10171.”, could treat More...

The combination of phytochemicals inhibited colon cancer cells from multiplying and spreading
By Agencies On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Turmeric compound may prevent, treat colon cancer

New York: A compound found in turmeric, a spice widely used in curries, could play a very important role in preventing and treating colon cancer, which frequently is caused by lifestyle factors, such as diet, say More...

The results also suggested a link between illicit drugs and prescription opioids among patients with chronic low back pain
By Agencies On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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Chronic back pain linked to illicit drug use

New York: People living with chronic low back pain are more likely to use illicit drugs — including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine — compared to those without back pain, says a study. The More...

Thigh muscle strength was assessed at three months and knee function was recorded at two years
By Agencies On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Exercise as effective as surgery for knee injury

London: Exercise therapy is as effective as surgery for middle-aged patients with a common type of knee injury known as meniscal tear, a study has revealed. Thigh muscle strength was assessed at three months and More...

Our mitochondria-targeted compound can address an unmet need in the skincare and sunscreen fields
By Agencies On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Novel sunscreen compound to prevent UV-A radiation developed

London: Researchers have developed a new compound that offers unprecedented protection to the skin against the harmful effects of ultraviolet-A (UV-A) radiation in sunlight. Our mitochondria-targeted compound can More...

It has been established that cranberries rank high among the berry fruits
By Agencies On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Cranberry beneficial for cardiovascular, immune system

New York: Cranberry could protect the gut microbiota — a complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans and other animals — and provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory More...

Some people are born naturally good learners, some become good learners by effort
By Agencies On Sunday, July 17th, 2016
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Cinnamon may boost your kid’s learning ability

New York: Is your kid finding it difficult to memorise lessons at school? Worry not, as feeding cinnamons, a delicious addition to toast, coffee and breakfast rolls might help improve learning ability, says a study More...

No association was found with intakes of poultry, fish, eggs, or dairy products
By Agencies On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Red meat consumption may up kidney failure risk

Singapore: Love to binge on red meat such as bacon, sausage, beef or pork? Be careful, an excess intake of red meat may increase the risk of kidney failure, warns a study and adds that consuming plant-based sources More...

This sugar coating may hold the key to new therapeutics that can be harnessed to cure HIV
By IANS On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Protein that may ‘shock and kill’ HIV virus identified

New York: Researchers have identified a protein that can potently force the latent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viruses out of hiding and poison them on their way out, leading to potential treatments for the More...