Health

Lutein may have role in brain health

Researchers have known for a while that getting enough lutein in your diet seems to be a good thing for eye health; people who consume more of this deep yellow pigment found in dark green leafy vegetables ...

Oct 27, 2014
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Energy and sports drinks not for kids: study

(Medical Xpress) -- In a recent study published in Pediatrics, Dr. Holly Benjamin from the American Academy of Pediatrics, urged parents and pediatricians to keep sports drinks and energy drinks away from c ...

May 31, 2011
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Eating chocolate cuts risk of heart disease

(Medical Xpress) -- The researchers compiled a systematic review of seven studies using data from 114,000 patients and found that people who consumed the most chocolate had a 37 per cent lower risk of developing ...

Aug 31, 2011
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Pleasant, enjoyable exercise has health benefits

(Medical Xpress) -- Exercise doesn’t need to be all about ‘no pain, no gain’ to reap the associated health benefits, according to research published in two top-ranking journals.

Mar 19, 2012
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Longer life for those who follow nutritional guidelines

Those who follow the nutritional guidelines issued by Sweden's National Food Agency live longer. This is shown by a new study of the diets of 17 000 Swedish men and women over a long period of time. The greatest effect ...

Jun 22, 2012
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Medical myth: Reading from a screen harms your eyes

The time most of us spend looking at a screen has rapidly increased over the past decade. If we're not at work on the computer, we're likely to stay tuned into the online sphere via a smart phone or tablet. ...

Oct 19, 2012
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