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July 16, 2020

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High-Fat Diet With Antibiotic Use Linked to Gut Inflammation

Researchers have found that combining a Western-style high-fat diet with antibiotic use significantly increases the risk of developing pre- inflammatory bowel disease. This combination shuts down the ...

Pickled Capers Activate Proteins Important for Human Brain and Heart Health

A compound commonly found in pickled capers has been shown to activate proteins required for normal human brain and heart activity, and may even lead to future therapies for the treatment of epilepsy ...

Higher Fruit, Vegetable and Whole Grain Intake Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes

Higher consumption of fruit, vegetables and whole grain foods are associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to two new ...

Probiotics Alone or Combined With Prebiotics May Help Ease Depression

Probiotics either taken by themselves or when combined with prebiotics, may help to ease depression, suggests a review of the available ...
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Researchers Outline Strategy for Testing Ketone Bodies Against COVID-19

A new review encourages researchers studying metabolism and immunity to turn their attention to ketone bodies, which are being widely studied for their role in aging, as a possible therapeutic ...

Aquaculture's Role in Nutrition in the COVID-19 Era

A new paper examines the economics of an aquaculture industry of the future that is simultaneously environmentally sustainable and nutritious for the nearly 1 billion people worldwide who depend on ...

A Vaccine Targeting Aged Cells Mitigates Metabolic Disorders in Obese Mice

Researchers developed a novel vaccine that removes senescent T cells from adipose tissues. They showed that vaccinated obese mice had improved glucose tolerance and insulin resistance without showing ...

Raw Milk May Do More Harm Than Good

Raw or unpasteurized cows' milk from U.S. retail stores can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, according to a new ...

The Gut Shields the Liver from Fructose-Induced Damage

After one consumes food or a beverage containing fructose, the gastrointestinal system, or gut, helps to shield the liver from damage by breaking down the sugar before it reaches the liver, according ...

Excessive Sugar Intake Linked With Unhealthy Fat Deposits

Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for ...

Common Food Additive Causes Adverse Health Effects in Mice

A common food additive, recently banned in France but allowed in the US and many other countries, was found to significantly alter gut microbiota in mice, causing inflammation in the colon and ...

Transgenic Rice Lowers Blood Pressure of Hypertensive Rats

In the future, taking your blood pressure medication could be as simple as eating a spoonful of rice. This 'treatment' could also have fewer side effects than current blood pressure ...

Urine Test Reveals Quality of Your Diet -- And Whether It's the Best Fit for Your Body

Scientists have completed large-scale tests on a new type of five-minute urine test that measures the health of a person's diet, and produces an individual's unique urine ...

Vitamin D May Help Prevent a Common Side Effect of Anti-Cancer Immunotherapy

published in CANCER indicates that taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent a potentially serious side effect of a revolutionary form of anti-cancer ...

Sugary Drink Tax Models Show Health Gains, Cost Reductions, but Vary by Tax Design

A simulation model details how different taxing strategies for sodas and other sugary drinks could impact health gains linked to heart attacks, strokes and diabetes while also lowering health care ...

Molecules That Reduce 'Bad' Gut Bacteria Reverse Narrowing of Arteries in Animal Study

Scientists have developed molecules that can remodel the bacterial population of intestines to a healthier state. They also have shown -- through experiments in mice -- that this approach reduces ...

COVID-19 Will Affect the Food and Financial Security of Many for Years to Come

The complex food shopping patterns that financially insecure families employ have been upended by COVID-19. To facilitate advocacy and policy change around this food insecurity crisis, researchers ...

Following a Variety of Healthy Eating Patterns Associated With Lower Heart Disease Risk

Greater adherence to a variety of healthy eating patterns was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular ...

Addressing the Safety of High Folate Levels in the Older Population and Implications for Fortification in Ireland

A new study challenges claims from some international scientific circles, that having high blood levels of folate (folic acid) increases the risk of poor cognition in older adults, especially in ...

Vegetarians Tend to Be Slimmer and Less Extroverted Than Meat Eaters, Study Finds

The less animal products someone consumes, the lower his body mass index on average and the less he tends to be extroverted. A connection with depressive moods as other studies had found could not be ...

Multi-Ethnic Study Suggests Vitamin K May Offer Protective Health Benefits in Older Age

A new, multi-ethnic study found adults aged 54-76 with low circulating vitamin K levels were more likely to die within 13 years compared to those with adequate levels, suggesting vitamin K may offer ...

Even 'Low-Risk' Drinking Can Be Harmful

It's not just heavy drinking that's a problem -- even consuming alcohol within weekly low-risk drinking guidelines can result in hospitalization and death, according to a new ...

Parasites and the Microbiome

In a study of ethnically diverse people from Cameroon, the presence of a parasite infection was closely linked to the make-up of the gastrointestinal microbiome, according to a research ...

New Approach to Turning on the Heat in Energy-Burning Fat Cells

Researchers have discovered a new set of signals that cells send and receive to prompt one type of fat cell to convert fat into heat. The signaling pathway, discovered in mice, has potential ...

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