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Female Infertility Associated with Increased Risk of Death from...

A retrospective cohort study found that infertility in women was associated with an increased risk of death from certain endocrine related disease such as...
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Probiotics and Omega-3s May Help Manage NAFLD

Results of a new trial demonstrated that the combination of probiotics and omega-3 fatty acids reduced the risk for steatosis (fatty liver) in patients...
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Magnesium, Carbs & Diabetes…Is There a Link?

Recent research from three well-known cohorts, The Nurses’ Health Study (NHS), NHS2 and Health Professionals’ Follow-Up Study (HPFS), reveals that higher magnesium intake is...
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Maternal Supplementation with Multivitamin Protective against Autism in Offspring

A population-based cohort study found that maternal use of multivitamin supplements in early pregnancy was associated with lower risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
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Effect of Diet on Breast Cancer and Mortality in...

Most women spend more than one-third of their lives in the postmenopausal phase, and one of the major health concerns for postmenopausal women is...
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Lifestyle Interventions Reduce Odds of Undergoing C-Section

Diet and exercise interventions during pregnancy helped women minimize excess gestational weight gain and lower the odds of caesarean section (C-section). [1] Multiple clinical trials...
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Early Natural Menopause Linked to Increased Risk for T2D

Women who enter natural menopause before 45 years old have increased risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and overall mortality compared with women whose onset...
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Are Fetal and Postnatal Exposures to Heavy Metals Associated...

Recent research continues to support the idea that both a genetic and environmental component may be potentially associated with the development of autism spectrum...
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DASH-ing for Improved Outcomes in PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders for reproductive aged women in the US with a prevalence of 4-12%;...
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Early Data Suggest Peanut Allergy in Children May Benefit...

Results from a recent small randomized clinical trial found that a combined probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy (PPOIT) may potentially be an effective option...
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More Awful Truth about Artificially Sweetened Beverages (Diet Soda)

Artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs) are non-caloric soft drinks sweetened by non-nutritive sweeteners instead of sugars. For consumers interested in losing weight, improving glycemic control,...
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It’s Not the Salt Shaker

High sodium intake is linked to high blood pressure, which is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for...
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Associations between Dietary Composition, Stress Response and Gastrointestinal Symptoms...

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are commonly associated with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal pain and diarrhea, among others. Moreover,...
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Sulforaphane, Found In Cruciferous Veggies, May Support Diabetes Management

Sulforaphane, a naturally occurring compound found in cruciferous vegetables, has exhibited therapeutic potential to support the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) via attenuating...
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Healthy Women with Prior Gestational Diabetes Have Higher Risk...

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), characterized by accumulation of triglycerides in the liver in the absence of excessive alcohol consumption, is the most common...
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Increased Vegetable Intake Helps Prevent Fractures in Older Women

Increased vegetable intake, specifically cruciferous and allium vegetables were associated with a lower rate of hospitalization for fractures in women over 70.[1] Fractures in older...
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Are Your Emotions Influenced by Your Microbiome?

A recent review from the World Journal of Gastroenterology by Arturo Panduro, et al., examined the relationship between genes, gut microbiota, emotions and eating...
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Chondroitin Sulfate Equally Effective as NSAIDs in Management of...

Previous clinical studies investigating the efficacy of chondroitin in the management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) yielded inconclusive findings due to idiosyncratic study design or...
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