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  • What you Eat and Drink in Early Life Reduces Your Risk of Dementia

    What you Eat and Drink in Early Life Reduces Your Risk of Dementia

    3 April, 2022

    A new study shows the direct association of alcohol consumption and brain atrophy. Another new study also shows that high levels of good cholesterol (HDL) and low blood glucose levels between the ages of 35-50 leads to a lower risk of dementia.

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  • How Viruses Can Help Protect our Food

    How Viruses Can Help Protect our Food

    17 March, 2022

    As we are fast running out of options with antibiotics interest in a group of viruses called bacteriophage is now intensifying. Given their ubiquity and specificity, it is no surprise that science is now very interested in harnessing their abilities.

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  • Epstein-Barr Virus; A Virus That Nearly all of Us Have, Yet Few of us Know About

    Epstein-Barr Virus; A Virus That Nearly all of Us Have, Yet Few of us Know About

    18 February, 2022

    The Epstein-Barr Virus, as emerging evidence is beginning to suggest, has a key role in many autoimmune diseases, such as Multiple Sclerosis, and cancers.

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  • Nutritional Values on Food Labelling are not as Accurate as you Think!

    Nutritional Values on Food Labelling are not as Accurate as you Think!

    15 February, 2022

    Put simply ‘we don’t eat nutrients - we eat food.’ Many of us clearly do rely on food labelling to give us information that helps determine our food choices. A food label will after all give us a simple list of nutrients. So, it must be right?

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  • You can’t be Serious! Cheese is Good for Your Health!

    You can’t be Serious! Cheese is Good for Your Health!

    28 January, 2022

    New Research strongly suggests that a specific type of fatty acid present in milk products (called odd chain saturated fatty acids or OCFAs) is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

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  • Our Greatest Accidental Health Triumph. Eliminating Iodine Deficiency (Until Now).

    Our Greatest Accidental Health Triumph. Eliminating Iodine Deficiency (Until Now).

    20 January, 2022

    In the UK we have never directly addressed iodine deficiency. Eradicating it was an ‘accidental public health triumph’. This relied on the fact that milk consumption by UK consumers increased rapidly in the 1950s and 60s.

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  • Dementia has Many Causative Factors! The Latest Theories Revealed.

    Dementia has Many Causative Factors! The Latest Theories Revealed.

    17 December, 2021

    Dementia is now commonly viewed as a disease that has many contributing factors. These involve complex cascades of physiological processes that we do not yet fully understand. Put simply, it is not a singular disease, but an agglomeration of pathologies that lead to a loss of cognitive function.

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  • Neurodegeneration & Dementia. Why is our Understanding so Limited?

    Neurodegeneration & Dementia. Why is our Understanding so Limited?

    12 December, 2021

    We have limited understanding of the pathophysiology behind most Neurodegenerative Disorders. Given our lack of knowledge it is therefore difficult to identify what the precise targets should be for any therapeutic interventions.

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