Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Western' diet associated with respiratory symptoms, COPD

(HealthDay)—A "Western" diet appears to be associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), respiratory symptoms, and decreased lung function, according to a study published online Feb. 15 in the Annals of ...

Health

Can what you eat change your gut microbiome?

Almost everything we eat has some effect on our gut microbiomes. There's good reason to be aware of that. We know from a dizzying number of studies that a diverse, well-balanced microbiome is associated with health benefits, ...

Cardiology

Plant-based diet associated with lower heart failure risk

Eating a mostly plant-based diet was associated with less risk of developing heart failure among people without previously diagnosed heart disease or heart failure, according to preliminary research presented at the American ...

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