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March 2018

Supplements in pregnancy could cut kids’ allergy risk

Women who take fish oil supplements and probiotics in later pregnancy – and during breastfeeding – may reduce their child’s risk of food allergy and eczema, according to new research.

28 March, 2018

High-fibre diet treats type-2 diabetes

New research shows that a diet rich in a diversity of fruits and vegetables can help treat type-2 diabetes by changing the balance of bacteria that live in the gut.

28 March, 2018

Early exposure to thyroid-disrupting chemicals harms babies’ brains

Toxic chemicals in every day items such as food, cosmetics and plastics can disrupt the maternal thyroid hormones in pregnant women, essential for normal brain development of children.

26 March, 2018

Non-antibiotic drugs can harm the microbiome

Worrying new research shows that non-antibiotic drugs can kill the good bacteria commonly found in a healthy gut, and also contribute to antibiotic resistance.

21 March, 2018

Omega-6 fats protect against premature death

Getting adequate levels of omega-6 fatty acids in your diet could prevent against early death and help keep keep cardiovascular diseases at bay.

20 March, 2018

Vitamin D improves mental health in women with type-2 diabetes

Recent research suggests that a high weekly dose of vitamin D could improve depression and anxiety among women with type 2 diabetes.

19 March, 2018

Holding hands can help ease pain

Holding the hand of a loved one in pain could significantly reduce their suffering, due to a combination of brainwave synchronisation and empathy.

15 March, 2018

Added ingredients make pesticide formulations more toxic

The added ingredients in pesticide formulations can make the mixture many times more toxic, but regulators aren’t testing for this effect say UK scientists.

13 March, 2018

Skin’s natural bacteria protects against cancer

The skin microbiome is increasingly seen as important to human health; now scientists say that a bacteria commonly found on the skin may help prevent UV induced skin cancer.

12 March, 2018

Depressed people may be low in arginine

People suffering with major depressive disorder may have inflammation that reduces their ability to absorb the amino acid arginine, according to Finnish scientists.

6 March, 2018