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A new study examines the association between childhood trauma and dementia. As the global population continues to age, dementia prevalence is increasing. It’s estimated that by 2050, there will be close to 150 million dementia sufferers worldwide (1). This dementia time-bomb has led to greater research focus on the underlying causes of dementia. Although no
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Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes are caused by a drop in insulin sensitivity blamed on “intramyocellular lipid,” the buildup of fat inside our muscle cells. Saturated fat can be toxic to the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas, explaining why animal fat consumption can impair insulin secretion, not just insulin sensitivity. Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org’s free
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In a recent study, researchers determined whether cocoa drinks can help people with peripheral artery disease walk longer distances. Lower extremity peripheral artery disease affects blood flow and circulation in the lower body, which makes it challenging to complete basic tasks requiring the lower body. For example, it may be harder to walk for long
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Researchers investigated brain response patterns to visual stimuli in migraine sufferers. Migraine sufferers experience intermittent severe headaches, usually worse on one side of the head and often combined with nausea, vomiting, and hypersensitivity to light, smell, or sound. Around a fifth of sufferers notice visual symptoms such as flashing lights, wavy lines, or blurred vision
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Implementing a strategy to increase handwashing at the 10 most influential airports can help in stopping the spread of coronavirus by up to 37% according to a recent study. The coronavirus and other flu-type viruses are often transmitted through bodily fluids and physical contact between humans. Global virus transmission is further strengthened and accelerated through
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