January 18, 2023

Curcumin Supplementation May Reduce Post-Exercise Muscle Damage In Adolescent Athletes

Regular curcumin supplementation during exercise may relieve associated muscle soreness and fatigue in adolescent athletes, according to a recent study from researchers in Taiwan.
January 18, 2023

Carotenoids For Cognition: Study Suggests Link Between Intake And Brain Health

It was observed that better performances in cognitive function tests were associated with increased dietary intakes of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, in a new cross-sectional study utilizing elderly participants from the Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
January 12, 2023

Dementia Risk Impacted By Vitamin D Status, Study Concludes

In a new study, people with a vitamin D deficiency were found to have a greater risk of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer’s dementia.
January 12, 2023

California Medical School Apologizes For Conducting Unethical Experiments On Prisoners

A prominent California medical school has apologized for conducting dozens of unethical medical experiments on at least 2,600 incarcerated men in the 1960s and 1970s, including putting pesticides and herbicides on the men's skin and injecting it into their veins.
January 12, 2023

Folic Acid And Iodine Supplementation Speeds Up Conception Rate

Dietary supplementation of folic acid and iodine could boost fertility rate, say Singapore researchers.
January 12, 2023

Study Shows Vitamin D Deficiency Could Increase Older People’s Risk Of Losing Muscle Strength

Researchers have shown that vitamin D supplementation reduces the risk of age-associated loss of muscle strength.
January 12, 2023

Vegetable Intake Linked To Reduced Risk For Type 2 Diabetes

Vegetable intake is associated with a reduced risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published online in the journal Diabetes Care.
December 14, 2022

The Huge Fight Behind Those Pop-Up Fundraising Banners On Wikipedia

You have likely encountered them before: the banner ads on English Wikipedia that encourage you to donate. Typically, they run for about a month at the end of the year. As one of the proposed December ads puts it, “If you donate just $2.75, or whatever you can this [whatever day of the week it is], Wikipedia could keep thriving for years.” [...]