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Poor diet and lack of exercise could increase dementia risk

An unhealthy diet and lifestyle could heighten the risk of cognitive decline and diseases such as dementia, new research has suggested. In a study led...
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Preventing malnutrition and dehydration in older adults

Dr Anne Holdoway stresses why preventing malnutrition and dehydration among the elderly should be an integral part of patient-centred care. As we age, our daily...
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Low glycaemic diet improves blood sugar levels in diabetics

Following a low glycaemic diet can provide additional benefits to drug or insulin therapy for controlling diabetes, new research has suggested. A study published in...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 18

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 18

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 18, which looks at the ever-changing updates and response to COVID-19; covering everything from digital health to gender...
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App expands expert team to improve nutritional support services

Nutrition app Lifesum has appointed two well-known nutrition specialists to its Health Advisory Board, with the aim of reversing disease using nutrition and lifestyle...
Low omega-3 index is a strong predictor of early death

Low omega-3 index is a strong predictor of early death

New research has shown that a low omega-3 index is as strong of a predictor of early death as smoking. The landmark finding is from...
Balancing diet may help reduce skin and joint inflammation

Balancing diet may help reduce skin and joint inflammation

A new study has suggested that switching from a high fat and sugar diet to a more balanced diet may help to reduce inflammation...
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Children’s processed food consumption must be reduced, warn experts

Experts have called for urgent action to tackle British children’s consumption of 'exceptionally high' proportions of ultra-processed foods. A study, led by Imperial College London,...
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Diabetes diet also reduces blood pressure and need for medication

Following a weight loss diet to manage Type 2 diabetes can also lower blood pressure and reduce the need for medication, research has found. New...
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Intermittent fasting plan improves long-term memory retention

Following an intermittent fasting plan has been proven to improve the long-term memory of mice, a new study has revealed. Researchers from the Institute of...
Using computer analysis to create diets that prevent disease

Using computer analysis to create diets that prevent disease

New research has used computer analysis to help design specifically tailored diets that could help prevent disease. Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden...
Could vitamin B6 help prevent COVID-19 cytokine storms?

Could vitamin B6 help prevent COVID-19 cytokine storms?

A team of scientists has called for research into the role of vitamin B6 in helping to prevent COVID-19 cytokine storms. Researchers at Hiroshima University...
Vitamin supplements effective for fighting COVID-19

Vitamin supplements boost immune system in fight against COVID-19

New findings have confirmed the efficacy of dietary vitamin supplements – including vitamin C and vitamin D – in helping the immune system fight...
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Looking to burn more calories? Then eat a big breakfast

Research finds that eating more at breakfast time instead of lunch and dinner could burn twice as many calories and help to prevent obesity New...
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Human breast milk found to enhance cognitive development in babies

New research suggests that a carbohydrate found in breast milk is shown to affect a baby’s neurodevelopment Previous animal studies have shown that the carbohydrate,...
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Coeliac disease: are biopsies needed for childhood diagnoses?  

Experts have issued new guidance to physicians on the diagnosis of coeliac disease in children The new guidance from the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and...
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Fat fighter: trials for obesity reversing drug underway

Research from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Centre, have discovered a potential new drug that prevents obesity in mice. The researchers discovered that a receptor,...
The keto diet: how ‘cheat day’ can damage your body

The keto diet: how ‘cheat day’ can damage your body

The keto diet is gaining popularity due to its low carb count, but can it do damage to our bodies? The often embraced 'cheat day'...
Could the Monarch butterfly help us to understand seasonal depression?

Could the Monarch butterfly help us to understand seasonal depression?

New findings pave the way for understanding the mechanisms by which vitamin A operates in the brain. Understanding the findings to translate day length encoding...
Fewer food choices at high prices are impacting child health in Ethiopia

Fewer food choices at high prices are impacting child health in Ethiopia

Study find that the rural poor in Ethiopia usually live near lower-quality food markets that sell fewer food groups at high prices, adversely impacting...

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