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Mushroom Good to Prevent Dementia, Alzheimer’s: Study

Mushroom, rich in vitamin D, though classifed under fungi, has immense immunity-boosting and anti-cancer properties, said a new study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Researchers from the University of Malaya in their study observed that regular consumption of mushrooms may enhance nerve growth in the brain, thus delaying the onset of age-linked neuro-degenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s. ...

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2016: New Whey-based Health Drink On the Cards for Revolutionary Health Benefits

The Year 2016 may see a new drink in the market for health, riding high on potential health benefits discovered by adding calcium, Vitamin D and pre-biotic dietary fibre to a beverage by a team of Lithuanian scientists. Not named still, the whey beverage, however, does not taste so good, researchers say. The beverage created and tested in two versions, ...

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Coffee or Tea? Coffee too is Good for Your Heart!

A new study has found that there is no relation between drinking coffee and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. The research includes a meta-analysis of four other studies, making it the largest study its kind, involving nearly 250,000 individuals over the course of 12 years to investigate a ...

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Coffee or tea? Which One is Better Healthwise?

A recent study has shown that people consuming three to five cups of coffee a day have the lowest risk of clogged arteries and heart attacks. The latest finding was by the Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Seoul in South Korea, which examined the link between coffee consumption and the presence of coronary artery calcium (CAC) which is an early indicator of coronary ...

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Cinnamon Health Benefits More But Harms Liver Too: Studies

Cinnamon has been in news recently for its properties to reduce blood pressure, bring down triglycerides drastically and helping in brain-relating diseases at bay. But on the flip-side of it, coumarin present in cinnamon is harmful to liver, say studies. Minus coumarin, cinnamon packs high potency of antioxidants and its antimicrobial properties have been shown to fight strains of E. ...

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A gram of turmeric daily could make wonders boosting memory: Study

Adding just one gram of turmeric to one’s breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the early stages of diabetes and at risk of developing cognitive impairment or memory loss,, a study indicates. For the study, professor Mark Wahlqvist from the Monash Asia Institute at the Melbourne-based Monash University tested the working memory of men and ...

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Weight-loss bariatric surgery could improve kidney function: study

In addition to helping patients to shed flab, weight loss surgery may also improve their kidney function, a new study says. “Bariatric surgery serves as a good model to examine the effects of weight loss on kidney function. Our findings suggest a beneficial impact on kidney function in patients with and without baseline kidney disease,” said Alex Chang from the ...

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Health Byte: Consuming Walnuts Daily Curbs Prostate Cancer Growth

The University of California-Davis researchers say walnuts or its oil could significantly slow down the growth of prostate cancer, not merely because of its omega-3 but due to the fat content. It was already reported in many research findings that consuming walnut oil helps blood vessel functioning with good cholesterol and removing the bad cholesterol from the body and may help ...

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