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Turmeric compound could boost memory and mood

A compound in the popular spice turmeric — called curcumin — has been found to improve the memory and mood of older adults in a new study.

Tips for a healthy immune system

What are the best ways to boost the immune system and can they give you enhanced protection against infections and diseases? We take a look.

Infant formula upgrade: Prebiotics may boost memory

A recent study using piglets found that adding prebiotics to infant formula improved their memory and produced subtle changes in brain chemistry.

The nutrient mix that could boost women's energy levels

Women experience certain nutritional deficiencies that affect their energy levels and their athletic performance. Could this supplement fix this problem?

Why regular coffee intake could worsen sports performance

Many athletes turn to caffeine as a way of boosting their performance, but a new study suggests that regular caffeine intake may have the opposite effect.

Heart Disease Prevention - How Would Hypertension Affect Health?

Patients with hypertension are often unaware of their condition because there are usually no obvious signs or symptoms. Uncontrolled hypertension makes one more likely to get not only heart disease and stroke but also other diseases like kidney disease, eye diseases, and peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Can beet juice help treat erectile dysfunction?

Beet juice is becoming a popular home remedy for erectile dysfunction (ED), but can it really help a man get and keep an erection? We look at the evidence.

Is senna tea safe to drink?

A look at senna tea, which is used for many reasons including constipation relief. Included is detail on drug interactions and the potential side effects.

Coconut oil: Healthful or unhealthful?

Coconut oil is shrouded in controversy. While health organizations advise a limited intake, it is seen by many as a superfood. What is the latest?

Colon cancer: Could proinflammatory diets raise risk?

A large-scale study examines the link between diets rich in pro-inflammatory markers and the risk of developing colorectal cancer.

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