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A nasal spray containing fatty acids may prevent memory loss, Alzheimer’s onset

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Mar 21, 2022 … NEW ORLEANS, La. — A nasal spray containing specialized fatty acids may be the answer to preventing Alzheimer’s disease, a new study finds. Researchers say the treatment successfully stopped memory loss and brain degeneration in an experimental model of Alzheimer’s — the most common form of dementia in older adults. The team from LSU Health New…

Spraying gold particles on the heart may help cure cardiovascular disease, study reveals

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Mar 18, 2022 … OTTAWA, Ontario — Having a “heart of gold” may literally be the ticket to a longer life. Researchers at the University of Ottawa have created a gold spray which can repair a damaged heart and may one day help treat cases of cardiovascular disease. This innovative technique sprays extremely tiny particles of gold and peptides on…

Cocoa extract shows promise at cutting risk of death from heart disease

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Mar 17, 2022 …  BOSTON — Could chowing down on chocolate be the key to stopping heart disease? Not exactly, but a new study finds a key extract in cocoa does significantly reduce the chances of dying from cardiovascular problems. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that consuming cocoa flavanols lowered the risk of cardiovascular death by 27…

More healthy years: Average person is living longer without disability

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Mar 16, 2022 … NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom — The window people have to live a happy and healthy life is getting bigger. A new study reveals the average person’s “healthspan” is going up, meaning they’re living for more years free of disability during old age. A team from Newcastle University adds that even people with chronic health conditions are enjoying…

Losing weight alone won’t boost pregnancy chances, study says

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Mar 15, 2022 … CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — If an obese woman is struggling to become pregnant, it’s common for doctors to suggest losing some weight. Unfortunately, a new study finds losing weight alone fails to provide any fertility benefits. Importantly, however, exercise regardless of weight loss does appear to offer some fertility upsides. Study authors from the University of Virginia…

Struggle with sleep? Resistance exercises may be more helpful than aerobics

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Mar 05, 2022 … DALLAS — Sleep has been especially hard to come by for countless people over the past two years, which is certainly understandable. Between an ongoing pandemic and seemingly unrelenting inflation, there’s no shortage of topics to keep us up at night lately. You’ve probably already heard that exercising can help improve sleep issues, but now research…

6 Amazing Benefits From Taking Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements, According To Scientists

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Feb 27, 2022 … Fish oil dietary supplements are booming in popularity among people looking to enjoy a variety of health benefits without actually eating fish multiple times per day. That’s because omega-3 fatty acids represent vital roles in the body’s function. Omega-3 fatty acid supplements typically come in three forms: Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and eicosapentaenoic…

Heart attack survivors less likely to get Parkinson’s disease later in life

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Feb 26, 2022 … AARHUS, Denmark — There’s nothing good about suffering from a heart attack, but one study reveals a surprising benefit for patients. Heart attack survivors are less likely to get Parkinson’s disease later in life, research shows. Scientists at Aarhus University in Denmark find that people who suffered a heart attack saw a 20 percent lower…

New ‘ultra-precise’ atomic clock may unlock realms of physics not yet explored

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Feb 26, 2022 … MADISON, Wis. — Imagine arriving for a work meeting and your boss informs you that you’re late by about one billionth of a second. This nightmare scenario may come to pass one day thanks to a team of physicists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Researchers there created one of the highest performance atomic clocks ever constructed.…