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. Researchers from China have summarized existing evidence on the effects of calcium supplementation in younger age groups, finding that supplementation does, in fact, improve bone mass among adults under 35.Disparities in healthcare systems can affect outcomes for many people. Learn why this matters and how to help.A recent study found that older people who play brain-training games and receive controlled brain stimulation at the same time experience a boost in working memory.

A new study shows that snacking on almonds may improve appetite-regulating hormones compared to a high-carbohydrate snack. But participants in both snack groups reported the same hunger level and consumed the same amount of calories at a buffet afterward.Is having three larger meals per day healthier than having several, smaller, more frequent meals? We weigh the evidence pro and against. In this Honest Nutrition feature, we look at how much protein a person needs to build muscle mass, what the best protein sources are, and what risks to be aware of.

There is a lot of hype around intermittent fasting, but what are its actual benefits, and what are its limitations? We lay bare the myths and the facts.A new study exploring stress relief programs at colleges and universities has found that cats may be better support animals for people who have emotionality as a personality trait.Gilead Demonstrates Strength of Oncology Portfolio Across Diverse Tumor Types at ESMO Congress 2022. Can we use food and diet as medicine? If so, to what extent? What are the pros and cons of this approach to healthcare? We investigate.

To eat or to skip breakfast? What the science says

Is it true that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? What will happen if you choose to skip breakfast? Here is what the science says. A new study in mice suggests that the increased weight gain due to food consumption at inappropriate times could be due to impaired thermogenesis, the process of burning calories to release heat, by adipocytes or fat cells.Diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking can lower the risk of heart disease. Learn how to improve heart health here.Social media can have both a positive and negative effect on relationships, depending on usage. Learn more here.An international study found that smiling—even if it is posed or fake—can help to improve mood and make people happier.

Blue light from electronic devices may impact basic cellular functions, accelerating aging, according to a recent study from researchers at Oregon State University.Human chorionic gonadotropin is a hormone that may help raise low testosterone levels in males, although more research on its effectiveness is needed.Hot yoga is a popular variation of traditional yoga with added temperature and humidity. Read on for the benefits, risks, what to expect, and it how compares to other exercises.Not all plant-based diets are equally healthy. There are ‘junk’ plant-based foods that can increase health risks. How can a person follow a healthy plant-based diet?.

A memory book can help people with dementia relive their past and stimulate long-term memories. They may contain photos, letters, printouts, and other memorabilia.New research suggests that reducing air pollution can positively impact brain health into older age.New TROPiCS-02 Data in HR+/HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Demonstrates Progression-Free Survival Benefit of Trodelvy® Regardless of Their HER2 Status. Glucocorticoids are steroid hormones that can help regulate the body’s immune system. There are two types: natural and synthetic. Learn more here.A new study suggests that exercising in the morning or evening produces different outcomes for women and men, especially for fat loss and mood.There are claims that anti-inflammatory diets could help reduce the risk of some chronic conditions, but are these claims supported by scientific evidence?.