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Muscle health = general health
Unless we are body builders, we may not think about our muscles all that much, but as it turns out muscle mass predicts our longevity....
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Osteosarcopenia: an emerging geriatric giant
Although sarcopenia has long been asso...
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Sarcopenia: not just a concern for older Australians
Sarcopenia is defined as a progressive skeletal muscle disorder characterised by low muscle strength and low muscle quantity and/or qualit...
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Green Tea Compound May Form Basis for Future Arthritis Therapy By Will Chu
A compound found in green tea, may prove effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis, as its anti-inflammatory action is expressed without blo...
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Peripheral Neuropathy In Cancer Patients Linked to Vitamin D
The severity of peripheral neuropathy is associated with lower vitamin D levels among patients with multiple myeloma who have been treated wi...
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B Vitamins May Boost Cognitive Ability in Older Adults: Study By Stephen Daniells
Supplementation with vitamins B6, B12 and folic acid may improve cognitive function in older people with mild cognitive impairment, says a ne...
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Searching for the Brain's Internal Clock
New research suggests we may use the same neurons to map time and space....
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Insomnia's effects on brain explored
Research is drawing links between brain plasticity and the healing powers of sleep...
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Mitochondria trigger cell aging, researchers discover
Cellular senescence serves as an important anticancer growth-arrest mechanism, but also contributes to aging. This study shows that mitoch...
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Gastric Balance: Heartburn Not Always Caused by Excess Acid
February 5, 2016 | Jim English Gastric Balance:The human requirement for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients remains relatively constan...
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40% Pain-free in just 4 weeks?
Lower back pain can be debilitating and effects up to 90 per cent of Australians at some time in their lives, however research shows a dai...
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5-HTP for depression…equal in effectiveness to fluoxetine?
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, with nearly 50% of all Australians experiencing the condition at some time in their ...
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MTHFR? How to Boost Your Folate Absorption by 36%
We know that folates are essential for hundreds of reactions in the body. Carriers of carbon, they facilitate both DNA production and homo...
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Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A 74% improvement in IBS symptomology with a specific dietary intervention
With 1 in 7 Australian adults now diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), recent gastroenterological research has given the dietary...
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Forget about soy…flax lignans boost oestrogen clearance by 103%
Lignans in flax are the new heavyweights in the field of oestrogen clearance following new research which shows they are more effective th...
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