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Dialysis patients live longer if they eat more fruits and vegetables, shows a new study Consumption of 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per week in dialysis patients reduced risk of premature death by about 25%. A new study found that...
Statins reduce the risk of vascular events in older people, even those above 75 A meta-analysis has found that despite less evidence in the over 75s than in younger patients, statins work at every age in reducing cardiovascular risks. The research...
E-cigarettes are associated with higher risk of stroke, heart attack or angina and coronary heart disease   E-cigarettes increase your odds of having a stroke, heart attack and coronary heart disease, according to a research presented at the American Stroke Association's...
Researchers say it is not always the weight or the inches that matter Scientists know that the type of fat you can measure with a tape isn't the most dangerous. But what is the most effective way to fight internal,...
Over or underweight children may be at risk of eating disorders when they grow up, scientists say If you are a parent fretting over you skinny child, you have reason to be alarmed. A new study has found that a persistent...
Researchers debunk perception about breakfast being key to keeping body weight under control There is no good evidence to support the idea that eating breakfast promotes weight loss. Or that skipping breakfast leads to weight gain, finds a review published...
Study finds one in three hospitalised adults at risk of malnutrition Malnutrition remains a huge problem not just at home but also in hospitals. For the 36 million Americans hospitalized each year, adequate nutrition plays a critical role in their health...
Researchers find high levels of satiety hormone are associated with Alzheimer's disease You may be familiar with the saying, "You are what you eat," but did you know the food you eat could impact your memory? Auriel Willette, assistant professor, and...
When it comes to health myths are often more powerful than facts. A fact check is in order Life is not a bed of roses, we have often been told. And life in the information and internet age can be...
Heavy pressures at work seem to predispose women to weight gain, irrespective of whether they have received an academic education. This is shown in a study of more than 3,800 people in Sweden. "We were able to see that high...

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