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Posted on July 16, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Cancer Functional Foods GI-Digestive
Tree Nuts May Reduce Cancer Risk

One-ounce of almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and/or walnuts daily may lower colorectal cancer risk by 13%, among women. 

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Posted on July 13, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Longevity Stress
Chronic Stress Compromises Longevity

Women under chronic stress have significantly lower levels of klotho – a hormone associated with aging.

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Posted on July 7, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Cancer Inflammation
Inflammation May Precipitate Cancer

Pre-existing inflammation raises levels of chitinase-3-like-1 (CHI3L1), a known biomarker for breast cancer.

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Posted on July 1, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Cardio-Vascular Stress
Stressful Events Take Toll on Heart

Traumatic life events such as losing a child or a spouse increase the chances of a heart attack by more than 65%, among women.

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Posted on June 24, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Functional Foods Infection Protection
Cranberries Confer Infection Protection

The tart red berry may reduce urinary tract infection (UTI) by half, among women who undergo gynecological surgery.

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Posted on June 23, 2015, 6 a.m. in Longevity Demographics Stem Cell Women's Health
Secret to Longevity in Stem Cells

Of today’s 53 living supercentenarians (age 110 and over), 51 are female.

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Korean Condiment Combats Obesity

Fermented kimchi is a good source of lactobacilli, a “friendly bacteria” that may beneficially alter gut microbiota, among obese women.

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Posted on May 28, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Cardio-Vascular Environment
Pesticide Exposure Linked to Heart Disease

Exposure to the pesticide DDT can raise cardiovascular risks, among premenopausal women.

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Posted on April 30, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Cancer Weight and Obesity
Weighty Concerns for Cancer

Obesity raises the risks of a weight-related cancer by 40%, among women.

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Posted on April 21, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Brain and Mental Performance Minerals
Minerals for Memory & Mood

Supplemental iron and zinc can help to improve cognitive skills and enhance mood, among women who are deficient in these minerals.

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