Toxins in Household Dust: Study Looks at the Big Picture

Although a number of smaller studies have explored the presence of common toxins in household dust, researchers from three prominent…

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Can Our Gut Bacteria Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Two new studies point to a link between the gut microbiome and rheumatoid arthritis—an autoimmune disorder characterized by widespread inflammation…

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Study: These 2 Things Help Keep Your Brain Young

As we age, so do our brains, but researchers at Concordia University in Canada believe there may be a couple…

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How Does a Year in Space Affect the Gut? One Astronaut May Hold the Answer

Recently astronaut Scott Kelly returned home from space. It was the longest trip ever completed by an American astronaut, and…

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5 Fast Facts about Fish Oil

Ever wonder why so many health experts recommend eating more fish? The answer has to do with the beneficial fatty…

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Studying the Microbiome in Space

What do gut bacteria and outer space have in common? More than you might think. Astronauts on the International Space…

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Can We Upgrade Our Gut Bacteria to Help Fight Disease?

Programming our gut bacteria to detect the early warning signs of disease and help keep us healthy may sound like…

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3 Ways Golf is Good for Your Health

In addition to the fresh air and camaraderie, studies show that playing golf provides a broad range of health benefits…

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Study Uncovers Link between Parkinson’s and Gut Bacteria

Researchers in Finland found that people with Parkinson’s disease have distinctly different gut bacteria, and finding out more may one…

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Stress and Your Health: Two Studies

Often when we hear the word stress we think about things like a hectic day at work or an argument…

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Omega-3 EPA May Help with Depression, Inflammation

As scientists work to understand more about depressive disorders and their impact on human health, recent studies have uncovered a…

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Exercise for Your Health, But Cut Sugar to Fight Obesity

While staying active plays an important role in disease prevention and overall health, it turns out it is not the…

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Study Finds Good Bacteria in a Glass of Wine

Probiotics are the good bacteria in the gut that promote a balanced digestive environment and support healthy digestion and immune…

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A Shot of Spinach a Day Keeps the Cravings Away

Professor Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson and a team of researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified a natural component known as…

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Gut Microbes May Shape Our Minds, Mood and Behavior

The next time someone tells you to “listen to your gut” it may be wise follow their advice. Thanks to…

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