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Health News - Nutrition/Agriculture

Is shrimp high in cholesterol? Nutritional and heart health information
Are shrimp safe for people to eat who have high cholesterol? Learn about things to consider when eating shrimp and how to prepare them in a healthful way. (Medical News Today)

Exercise is best for reducing breast cancer recurrence
Patients with breast cancer can incorporate a variety of lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence, a new review suggests. (Medical News Today)

Lou Gehrig's disease: Mercury in fish, seafood could be risk factor
The risk factors for Lou Gehrig's disease are poorly understood. Breaking research shows that mercury consumed through seafood and fish might play a part. (Medical News Today)

Low level vitamin D during remission contributes to relapse in ulcerative colitis patients
A new study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that lower levels of vitamin D in the blood increase the risk of clinical relapse in patients with... (Medical News Today)

Natural and home remedies for a sore throat
Learn about the different natural remedies that may alleviate symptoms of a sore throat, what over-the-counter remedies may work, and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Cholesterol test: Uses, what to expect, results
What are the risks of cholesterol and who should have a test? Learn about what to expect with the test, what the results mean, and treatment options. (Medical News Today)

Cholesterol levels by age: Differences and recommendations
How do the levels of cholesterol differ by age naturally and what are the healthy levels for different age groups? What are the treatment options? (Medical News Today)

Food additive found in candy, gum could alter digestive cell structure and function
The ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens is "significantly decreased" after chronic exposure to nanoparticles of titanium dioxide, a common food... (Medical News Today)

Carbs help the body recover after intense workout
A review of existing research suggests eating carbohydrates either during or immediately after intense exercise helps the body's immune system to recover. (Medical News Today)

Vitamin B-3 successfully prevents glaucoma in mice
New mouse study finds a way to prevent glaucoma in genetically predisposed mice. This could pave the way for safer treatments for glaucoma patients. (Medical News Today)

Unsaturated fatty acid may reverse aging effect of obesity
Obesity, or a high fat diet, can lead to changes in the immune system similar to those observed with aging. That's what research published in Experimental Physiology suggests. (Medical News Today)

B vitamins may improve schizophrenia symptoms
The first meta-analysis of its kind reviews data from 18 clinical trials to conclude that B vitamins have a positive effect on schizophrenia symptoms. (Medical News Today)

New evidence that vitamin D prevents respiratory infections
Whether vitamin D supplements reduce the risk of acute respiratory infections is a hotly debated topic. A new meta-analysis swings in vitamin D's favor. (Medical News Today)

Can honey and cinnamon help treat acne?
Can a honey and cinnamon face mask help relieve the symptoms of acne? Learn about the possible benefits for the skin along with research into this remedy. (Medical News Today)

High levels of vitamin D may improve muscle strength
Using a cutting-edge technique, researchers from the United Kingdom investigate the effect of active and inactive vitamin D levels on muscle strength. (Medical News Today)

Study finds that melatonin content of supplements varies widely
Results highlight the need for improved quality control of melatonin supplements. (Medical News Today)

Gluten-free diet may have 'unintended consequences' for health
Researchers suggest individuals who follow a gluten-free diet may be at greater risk of exposure to arsenic and mercury, which may pose harm for health. (Medical News Today)

Dietary supplement could improve heart health
Dietary intervention could benefit heart health in those with muscular dystrophy. That's according to new research published in Experimental Physiology. (Medical News Today)

Sugar, salt, and fat taxes could save billions in health care costs
Australia could save AUD $3.4 billion (USD $2.3 billion) in healthcare costs over the remaining lifetimes of all Australians alive in 2010 by instituting a combination of taxes on unhealthy foods... (Medical News Today)

Too much soda may raise children's risk of fatty liver disease
Consuming high amounts of fructose - particularly from sweetened drinks - has been linked to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in children and adolescents. (Medical News Today)

Mediterranean diet enriched with virgin olive oil may protect the heart
New research suggests that a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may boost the cardioprotective benefits of HDL 'good' cholesterol. (Medical News Today)

Obesity may raise heart risk by triggering harmful immune response
New research suggests that obesity caused by a high-fat diet increases immune system T cells, resulting in inflammation that raises cardiovascular risk. (Medical News Today)

Glucose or fructose: A new study about the impact of sugar on metabolism and cardiovascular health
The kind of consumed sugar - not only the taken quantity - can determine the risk of suffering from metabolic and vascular diseases, according to a study carried out on laboratory animals and led... (Medical News Today)

Evidence points to fish oil to fight asthma
University of Rochester Medical Center scientists have discovered new essential information about omega 3 fatty acids contained in fish oil and how they could be used for asthma patients. (Medical News Today)

Gout and Diet: Nutritional Information and What to Avoid
What is gout and how might diet affect gout? Learn about the recommended food types for a gout diet and the outlook for the future in this article. (Medical News Today)

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