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May 27, 2015

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Apr. 23, 2015 — A genetic mystery that has afflicted three unrelated families plagued by congenital eye malformations has now been solved by researchers. By mapping and sequencing family DNA, the research team found ... read more

Genetically Modified Crops to Fight Spina Bifida

Apr. 28, 2015 — Genetically modified crops are usually designed to have herbicide tolerance and insect resistance, but there are other applications of such engineered plants, such as the incorporation of genes for ... read more

In Utero Exposure to Extreme Morning Sickness May Cause Developmental Deficits in Children

Apr. 20, 2015 — Women who experience extreme morning sickness during pregnancy are three times more likely to have children with developmental issues, including attention disorders and language and speech delays, ... read more

Excessive Use of Dietary Supplements Linked to Increase Cancer Risk

Apr. 20, 2015 — While dietary supplements may be advertised to promote health, new research shows a link between consumption of over-the-counter supplements and increased cancer risk, if the supplements are taken in ... read more

Obesity Significantly Increases Prostate Cancer Risk in African-American Men

Apr. 16, 2015 — Obesity in black men substantially increases the risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer, while obesity in white men moderately reduces the risk of low-grade cancer and only slightly increases ... read more

Apr. 13, 2015 — Researchers have discovered how vitamin E deficiency may cause neurological damage by interrupting a supply line of specific nutrients and robbing the brain of the 'building blocks' it ... read more

Got Cold Sores? Ironing out Oxidative Stress With Vitamin E

Apr. 8, 2015 — You're up in the mountains, the snow is blindingly white, and the sun is blazing down from the sky: ideal skiing conditions -- but any skiers carrying the herpes virus might also have to reckon ... read more

Apr. 2, 2015 — The micro RNA miR-22 has long been known for its ability to suppress cancer. However, questions remain about how it achieves this feat. For example, which molecules are regulating miR-22, and which ... read more

High-Fat Dairy Products Linked to Reduced Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Apr. 2, 2015 — Consumption of high-fat yoghurt and cheese are linked to a reduction in the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as a fifth, according to new research. High meat consumption, on the other hand, is ... read more

Vitamin D Can Affect Pain, Movement in Obese Osteoarthritis Patients

Mar. 30, 2015 — If you are overweight and have osteoarthritis, you may want to bone up on vitamin D. According to a new study, higher levels of vitamin D may decrease pain and improve function in obese individuals ... read more

Low Vitamin D Linked to Worse Prognosis in Type of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Mar. 30, 2015 — People with lower vitamin D levels prior to treatment for follicular lymphoma succumb to the disease or face relapse earlier than patients with sufficient vitamin D levels in their blood, a new study ... read more

Team Succeeds in Doubling Life Span of Mice Suffering from Premature Aging

Apr. 1, 2015 — An increase in the capacity to produce nucleotides, the 'building blocks' of DNA, reduces genome fragility and counteracts premature aging in mutant mice for the ATR protein. The ... read more

Eating Green Leafy Vegetables Keeps Mental Abilities Sharp

Mar. 30, 2015 — Something as easy as adding more spinach, kale, collards and mustard greens to your diet could help slow cognitive decline, according to new research. The study also examined the nutrients ... read more

Natural Extract Shows Promise for Preventing Breast Cancer, Study Suggests

Mar. 29, 2015 — In a new study, the extract from rosehips — the fruit of the rose plant — significantly reduced the growth and migration of cells from a type of breast cancer known as triple negative. This ... read more

Consuming Eggs With Raw Vegetables Increases Nutritive Value

Mar. 29, 2015 — There is burgeoning research showing that co-consuming cooked whole eggs with your veggies can increase carotenoids absorption. With the recent scientific report from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines ... read more

Hip Fracture Patients in Long-Term Care Are Less Likely to Receive Osteoporosis Therapy

Mar. 29, 2015 — Canadian researchers calculated the proportion of high-risk residents of long-term care homes receiving osteoporosis medications and vitamin D supplementation according to specific high-risk ... read more

Mar. 27, 2015 — A new study found that more than one-third of elite, Division I college athletes may have low levels of vitamin D, which is critical in helping the body to absorb calcium needed to maintain bone ... read more

Are Our Schools Damaging Children's Eyes?

Mar. 24, 2015 — Shockingly, research has shown a dramatic increase in the number of students leaving secondary school with short-sightedness, or myopia, and a new study suggests lighting in schools could be a ... read more

Metformin, Vitamin D3 Show Impressive Promise in Preventing Colorectal Cancer

Mar. 23, 2015 — The concept was simple: if two compounds each individually show promise in preventing colon cancer, surely it's worth trying the two together to see if even greater impact is possible. Not only ... read more

Cerebellar Ataxia Can't Be Cured, but Some Cases Can Be Treated

Mar. 23, 2015 — No cures are possible for most patients who suffer debilitating movement disorders called cerebellar ataxias. But in a few of these disorders, patients can be effectively treated with regimens such ... read more

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