Health

Relationship between food, disease stronger than you may think

The phrase "you are what you eat" is commonly used in conversations about health and the connection between food and the body. Eating an unhealthy diet can have serious consequences and can increase someone's risk of dying ...

Medical research

Microparticles could help prevent vitamin A deficiency

Vitamin A deficiency is the world's leading cause of blindness, and in severe cases, it can be fatal. About one-third of the global population of preschool-aged children suffer from this vitamin deficiency, which is most ...

Overweight & Obesity

What makes mice fat, but not rats? Suppressing NMU, study finds

Our sensory urges ranging from anger to hunger are regulated by hormonal or neuronal signals. Often, these impulses appear as behavioral responses, evoked through complex biological reactions. Components of these reactions ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancers in adults under 50 are on the rise globally

Over recent decades, more and more adults under the age of 50 are developing cancer. A study conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital reveals that the incidence of early onset cancers (those diagnosed before ...

Oncology & Cancer

New study links ultra-processed foods and colorectal cancer in men

For many Americans, the convenience of pre-cooked and instant meals may make it easy to overlook the less-than-ideal nutritional information, but a team led by researchers at Tufts University and Harvard University hope that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Feeling anxious or blue? Ultra-processed foods may be to blame

Do you love those sugary-sweet beverages, reconstituted meat products and packaged snacks? You may want to reconsider based on a new study that explored whether individuals who consume higher amounts of ultra-processed food ...

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