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A low intake of omega-3 fatty acids may be a contributing factor in the increased incidence of inflammatory diseases around the globe.

Dec 04, 19
Restless legs syndrome

Despite its high prevalence, the symptoms of restless legs syndrome are often overlooked or misdiagnosed.

Nov 11, 19

Many Australian children are not meeting the current recommendations for various nutrients fundamental for their growth and development.

Nov 04, 19

Medium chain triglycerides, more commonly known as MCTs, first made their way onto the market as ‘super fats’ in the 1950s, then almost completely disappeared due to emerging health concerns with excessive saturated fat consumption. Recently, MCTs have regained popularity – especially in the form of coconut oil – due to their unique properties that have been repeatedly found to positively influence body composition, general health and athletic performance.

Oct 30, 19

Exploring the association between thyroid hormones, multiple sclerosis and remyelination.

Oct 14, 19

So how exactly do happiness, positivity, and socialization improve health? They profoundly influence stress levels, inflammation, and the release of feel-good chemicals, all of which play roles in autoimmune management.

Oct 09, 19

Your inner world deeply affects all aspects of your physical health, including function of the immune system, brain, hormones, and so on. Simply put, positivity makes for better health.

Oct 08, 19

In recent years, the understanding of how the vaginal microbiome impacts health has expanded. The bacterial inhabitants of the vagina not only influence the direct local environment protecting it from infection, ranging from candida, bacterial vaginosis (BV) and sexually transmitted infection acquisition, it also impacts fertility, birth outcomes and possibly the success of IVF.[1] Understanding of the vaginal microbiome environment offers insights into manipulation that have the propensity to change the clinical approach to female health.

Oct 03, 19

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