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Vitamin D, fish oil supplements of little benefit to heart health
 

Vitamin D, fish oil supplements of little benefit to heart health

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Two large new clinical trials have examined the benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements for staving off heart disease and cancer.

Brain injury: New target may help eliminate inflammation
 

Brain injury: New target may help eliminate inflammation

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Researchers have identified a new cellular target that may, in the future, allow them to prevent the harmful effects of inflammation after brain injury.

To what extent do our genes really dictate longevity?
 

To what extent do our genes really dictate longevity?

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The genetic traits that we inherit may indeed influence how long we are likely to live. But are they the most important factor? A new study investigates.

How coffee protects the brain
 

How coffee protects the brain

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New research reveals what gives coffee its protective properties for brain health, and why it can help keep Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease at bay.

Can this Amazonian diet offer a solution to heart disease?
 

Can this Amazonian diet offer a solution to heart disease?

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One indigenous population from the Bolivian Amazon may have a lesson or two to teach us about how diet and lifestyle can protect heart health.

Daily serving of nuts may stave off weight gain
 

Daily serving of nuts may stave off weight gain

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Two new studies suggest that a daily serving of nuts helps stave off weight gain in the long run and benefits cardiometabolic health in women.

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