3,831 elderly people had their cognitive abilities assessed at the start and then three more times over a seven year study. The people who had a higher intake of vitamin C . . . 

A two year double-blind, placebo-controlled study gave either 400mcg of folic acid and 100mcg of B12 or a placebo to 900 elderly people suffering from depression. . . .

Of all the natural supplements for cancer, curcumin, the active ingredient in the herb turmeric, is one of the most exciting.

A recent review of curcumin in cancer therapy has concluded that curcumin has anti-cancer effects at several stages of cancer formation: . . . 

When researchers followed almost 29,000 healthy women who were forty-five years old or more for ten years, they found that the more whole grains you eat, the less high blood pressure there was. . . . 

In addition to all of its other draw backs, it now seems that drinking cola causes kidney disease. . . .

People undergoing cancer treatment are often told that they can’t take antioxidants during chemotherapy. But the claim is based on theory and not on actual studies.
A just completed review of 280 studies, including 50 human trials, . . . 

In this review of studies on zinc lozenges, none of the studies that used less than 75mg of zinc showed any benefit. But seven of the eight studies that used over 75mg found . . . 

Before you reach for your next soft drink, two new studies have found that people who drink soft drinks on a daily basis are more likely to suffer a stroke. . . .

As if the cognitive decline is not cruel enough, people with dementia often suffer from psychological problems as well. Depression, apathy or agitation and aggression each occur in about a third of people with dementia.

Ginkgo is the best treatment for dementia, so researchers decided to see if the herb could help with the psychological problems too. And it did. . . .

Lately, all kinds of research is showing the benefit of higher doses of vitamin D than used to be recommended. This latest study adds pregnant women to the list of people who could benefit from more vitamin D: or rather, their babies could. . . .

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