September 30, 2022

School Age Children More Likely To Be Hit By Lightning Than Die Of Coronavirus

Schoolchildren under the age of 15 are more likely to be hit by lightning than die from coronavirus, new figures suggest.
September 30, 2022

Study Finds Omega-3 Combination Formula Gave Cognitive Support To Alzheimer’s Sufferers

A new study has found that a formula containing omega-3s, carotenoids and vitamin E had a significant positive effect on measures of cognitive decline among an older cohort suffering from milder Alzheimer’s disease.
September 30, 2022

New Curriculum Aims To Bring Nutrition Into UK Medical Education

The Association for Nutrition in the UK has developed a new undergraduate nutrition curriculum designed to create future doctors who will understand and recognize the role of nutrition in health.
September 30, 2022

Omega-3s Linked To Younger ‘Biological Age’

Data from the scientific literature “overwhelmingly” supports beneficial effects of omega‐3 fatty acids on the length of telomeres, reported to be a marker of biological aging, says a new review.
September 30, 2022

Folic Acid Reduces Cardiovascular Events In Diabetic Patients

Folic acid supplements may lower cardiovascular risks in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus by regulating homocysteine and sortilin levels.
September 23, 2022

Vitamin D Deficiency In Melanoma Patients Associated With Worse Overall Survival

Vitamin D levels affect overall survival for melanoma (skin cancer) patients, a new study presented at the 31st European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress has shown.
September 23, 2022

Study Suggests Possible Link Between Artificial Sweeteners And Heart Disease

A large study of French adults published by The BMJ suggests a potential direct association between higher artificial sweetener consumption and increased cardiovascular disease risk, including heart attack and stroke.
September 23, 2022

B Vitamins Can Potentially Be Used To Treat Advanced Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore have uncovered a mechanism that leads to an advanced form of fatty liver disease — and it turns out that vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements could reverse this process.