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January 2018

Big implications for how salt interacts with gut bacteria

Excess dietary salt interacts with common bacteria in the gut with implications for the development of not only hypertension but certain autoimmune diseases as well.

31 January, 2018

Iron deficiency link to depression in pregnancy

Pregnant women who are iron deficient may be more likely to have higher levels of depression in mid- to late-pregnancy, according to Canadian researchers

29 January, 2018

More evidence connects gum disease with cancer

Two large scale studies, from the US and Finland, have shown that taking better care of your teeth could help reduce the risk of getting – and dying from – a range of cancers.

24 January, 2018

Vitamin D deficiency link to metabolic syndrome

Vitamin D deficiency could raise the risk of metabolic syndrome among postmenopausal women, according to a recent study.

23 January, 2018

Pet products add to high levels of neonics in UK waterways

A recent survey reveals that the UK’s streams and rivers are suffering high levels of neonicotinoid pollution – some of which is due to agriculture, and some of which is due to high use of neonics in pet products.

22 January, 2018

Turmeric shows benefits in lowering LDL cholesterol

Pooled evidence from several trials suggests that regularly consuming turmeric, or its active constituent curcumin, could help lower some of the risk factors for heart disease.

19 January, 2018

Melatonin – more than just a sleep remedy?

New evidence suggests that the hormone, known for its benefits in resetting the body clock and aiding sleep, may also have applications in diseases like Alzheimer’s.

16 January, 2018

Which foods boost your mood? It depends on how old you are

Your mood can be linked the food you eat – and keeping your moods on an even keel may mean changing your diet to match your age.

16 January, 2018

Daily probiotic improves acne-prone skin

New research suggests that supplementing with the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus​ SP1 may work at the genetic level to improve the appearance of adult acne.

12 January, 2018

Apples and tomatoes help heal the lungs

For ex-smokers, a diet rich in fruits such as apples and tomatoes could help restore lung damage caused by smoking.

9 January, 2018