Posts From Michael Downey

News Briefs: Fruit Consumption Cuts Breast Cancer Risk; Common Drugs Linked to Cognitive Decline; Air Pollution & High Blood Pressure

July 1, 2016

Teens Who Eat Fruits Cut Risk of Breast Cancer by 25 Per Cent Scientists have reported that eating fruits during the teen years may protect...

News Briefs – June 2016

June 1, 2016

The Latest Research on Nutrition, Health & Anti-Aging From Around the World Raspberries Have Strong Metabolic, Anti-Inflammatory Effects Six separate studies have been released simultaneously,...

News Briefs – May 2016

May 1, 2016

CURCUMIN MAY COMBAT DRUG-RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS A new study has found that curcumin, a substance in turmeric that is best known as one of the main...

News Briefs – April 2016

April 1, 2016

Tree Extract Targets and Kills Pancreatic Cancer Cells A new study has concluded that a natural extract of the neem tree has the potential to...

News Briefs – March 2016

March 1, 2016

Higher Intake of Leafy Greens Helps Prevent Glaucoma Researchers have found that natural compounds in leafy green vegetables may lower the risk of getting glaucoma....

News Briefs – February 2016

February 1, 2016

Eating More Home-Made Meals Lowers Risk of Diabetes According to new research, people who eat more home-cooked meals have a lower risk of developing Type...

News Briefs: Wild Blueberries Boost Cognitive Ability; Factors Influencing Seniors’ Fracture Risk; Exercise Protects Aging Brain

November 25, 2015

Wild Blueberries Boost Cognitive Ability Among Schoolchildren Scientists have found that consuming wild blueberries may have a significant effect on the cognitive ability of primary...

News Briefs – November 2015

November 5, 2015

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Depression New research has found that eating a Mediterranean diet (or any similarly healthy dietary pattern comprised of fruit, vegetables,...

News Briefs – October 2015

October 2, 2015

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers have found that people who are deficient in vitamin D have a 21% greater risk of developing...

News Briefs – September 2015

August 28, 2015

High-Fibre Diet in Pregnancy Cuts Risk of Childhood Asthma Scientists have concluded that women who consume a high-fibre diet during pregnancy may be reducing the...

News Briefs – July/August 2015

July 1, 2015

Vegetables, Fruits Lower Mortality in Prostate Cancer Patients A study has found that after a diagnosis of prostate cancer, men who ate foods rich in...

News Briefs – June 2015

May 28, 2015

Antioxidant Therapy May Help Treat Concussion Injuries A researcher has found that antioxidants may play a key role in reducing the long-term effects of concussions...

NEWS BRIEFS – May 2015

May 1, 2015

Mechanism Found for How Olive Oil Kills Cancer Cells in an Hour The mechanism for how olive oil can induce rapid death in cancer cells...

NEWS BRIEFS – April 2015

April 2, 2015

Milk Thistle Shown to Shrink Brain Tumours Scientists have found that a compound in milk thistle seeds known as silibinin can be used to treat,...

NEWS BRIEFS: Supplement Cuts Cardiac Risk; Diet Changes Preventing Kidney Failure; Triclosan Linked To Liver Cancer

February 1, 2015

Supplement Cuts Cardiac Risk in Those Born with Low Birth Weight A study has concluded that a simple supplement may be a cost effective way...

NEWS BRIEFS – December 2014 / January 2015

December 1, 2014

VEGETABLE COMPOUND MAY IMPROVE AUTISM A new study has found evidence that daily treatment with sulforaphane, a chemical found in cruciferous foods such as broccoli,...