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Medical News Today: Nutrient in mother's diet may help fight Alzheimer's in offspring

Recent research suggests that a maternal diet that is high in an essential nutrient can reduce the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on future generations. Meat, fish, eggs, and dairy are the main dietary sources of choline. In the study, scientists bred mice that were genetically predisposed to develop hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease from females whose… Read More »

Medical News Today: Does this common food additive stop us exercising?

A two-part study that examined both mice and humans revealed a strong link between inorganic phosphate, a food additive that is prevalent in the “Western diet,” and a lack of physical activity. Inorganic phosphate is present in processed meat and cola. According to the latest statistics from the United States Department of Health and Human… Read More »

Medical News Today: Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked

New research, published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, suggests that a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes may be a cause of erectile dysfunction. New research finds evidence that erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes are genetically linked. Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects approximately 30 million adults in the United States. There are several… Read More »