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Lycopene may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death among most industrialized nations, but its incidence is notably reduced in southern Europe, where a Mediterranean diet consisting of a larger consumption ...

Men and women ages 50 and older who get six to nine hours of sleep a night think better than those sleeping fewer or more hours.

A number of published small-scale studies in the United States, Western Europe and Japan suggest that sleep of sufficient duration and quality help to maintain cognitive skills with aging.  A ...

Poor nutrition – including a lack of fruit, vegetables and whole grains – associates with the development of multiple chronic diseases over time.

With global rates of chronic diseases rising as the population ages, scientists seek solutions to lower the risks of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.  Zumin Shi, from the University of ...

A broccoli sprout beverage promotes excretion of airborne toxins.

Broccoli sprouts are a convenient and rich source of a compound that generates sulforaphane, a chemopreventive agent, as well as key enzymes that protect cells.  Researchers from the Johns Hopkins ...

Bisphenol S (BPS) may disrupt heart rhythms, among women.

Now generally considered as an endocrine disrupting chemical, bisphenol A (BPA) has been widely used in the production of plastic consumer goods. Its chemical cousin, bisphenol S (BPS), is increasingly ...

Standing during meetings boosts the excitement around creative group processes.

Many contemporary office settings are including non-sedentary work configurations – such as standing desks – which encourage standing rather than sitting in the course of work.  Andrew Knight, from Washington University (Missouri ...

 

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