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High-Protein Diets Increase Risk for Heart Failure

Men who consume more protein are more likely to have heart failure, according to a new study published by the American Heart Association. Researchers followed 2,441 middle-aged men for more than two decades as part of the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study and found that participants who ate the most total protein and…

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Turmeric keeping you alive?

Upon review of over 5,000 study abstracts…..some of the most demonstrated health benefits of turmeric and/or its primary polyphenol known as curcumin are: *Destroying multi-drug resistant cancer *Destroying cancer stem cells *Protecting against radiation-induced damage *Reducing unhealthy levels of inflammation *Protecting against heavy metal toxicity *Preventing and Reversing Alzheimer’s disease associated pathologies  

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Diet-Related Diseases Are Leading Cause of Death in U.S

Diseases linked to unhealthful diet and lifestyle choices, are the leading causes of death in the United States, according to data published in JAMA. Researchers compared mortality for hundreds of causes and risk factors and found that heart disease, lung cancer, high BMI, high blood pressure and high blood sugar were all among the top risk…

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3-D Human Cancer Model Offers Novel Insights into Cancer Progression

Researchers recently developed a three-dimensional cellular model of lung cancer encased within a clear gelatinous matrix that allowed them to study the interaction between the tumor cells, immune cells, and the tumor microenvironment. Researchers found that the cancer’s ability to grow, transform, and spread elsewhere is enhanced by higher stiffness in the matrix surrounding the…

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New Insights into Brain Development

Recently researchers used an organ-on-a-chip model to study the interaction between human blood vessel tissue and brain tissue derived from human stem cells. They discovered that the blood vessel tissue can activate genes to direct the development and maturation of spinal cord tissue. This study offers insights into how spinal cord tissues develop and offers…

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New Computational Tool provides 3-D Views Of Molecular Processes….

New Computational Tool provides 3-D Views of Molecular Processes Affecting Human Metabolism Researchers recently created a novel virtual resource called Recon3D to provide biologists with 3-D perspectives of spatially linked genes, proteins, and metabolites for analyzing molecular processes affecting human metabolism. Recon3D is currently available online through two databases: Bigg Models and the Virtual Metabolic…

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Avoid Increased Risk for Hypertension ~

According to data presented by the American Heart Association, certain cooking methods for meat, fish and chicken increase risk for high blood pressure. Researchers compared meat consumed after high-temperature cooking methods and tracked hypertension incidence rates from more that 100,000 disease-free participants. Increased consumption of red meat, fish and chicken prepared on an open-flame, and…

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Colon Cancer Prevention for Women ~

According to a study published in the International Journal of Cancer, a diet high in red meat increases risk of colon cancer in women. Researchers compared cancer incidence rates for dietary patterns centered on red meat, fish, poultry, or no meat in 32,147 women. Those who consumed red meat were more likely to develop distal…

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Vegetarian Diets Lower Diabetes Risk in Asian Populations

Vegetarian diets help prevent diabetes, according to a study published in Nutrition and Diabetes. Plant-based diets increase fiber and magnesium intake associated with improved insulin signaling via whole grains, vegetables, and soy products and eliminate saturated fat intake from meat products. Researchers assessed dietary patterns for 2,918 Taiwanese participants over five years and tracked diabetes incidence…

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Obesity & overweight people tend to have a shorter life span.

Researchers examined data for 190,672 participants from The Cardiovascular Disease Lifetime Risk Pooling Project. They tracked BMI, cardiovascular disease incidence rates, and mortality. Those with BMIs higher than 24.9 increased their risk for heart disease, developed heart disease earlier in life, and were more likely to die from a cardiovascular event when compared to those…

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