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Prenatal DHA intake may lead to healthier children

Prenatal DHA intake may lead to healthier children

DHA intake during pregnancy linked to more fat-free body mass at five years of age. While researchers don't understand yet what the mechanism for ...
Higher Vitamin D levels may be linked to lower risk of cancer

Higher Vitamin D levels may be linked to lower risk of cancer

High levels of vitamin D may be linked to a lower risk of developing cancer, including liver cancer, concludes a large study of Japanese adults pub...
Beyond diet, but before drugs

Beyond diet, but before drugs

There is huge potential for nutraceutical products with proven efficacy and substantiated health benefits to be used as ‘powerful tools’ in preventing and reversing medical conditions. But, it is vital to have proper definitions and standardised regulations for use, say researchers who note consumers are often confused by the term ‘nutraceutical’.
Using Nutrition to Target Disease

Using Nutrition to Target Disease

A new study proposes a novel approach to manipulate genes using a self-assembling platform that delivers nucleic acids to distinct subsets of cells. The new modular platform offers a robust biological approach -- and may hold the key to the future of personalized medicine.