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‘Pink noise’ boosts deep sleep, memory for older adults

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‘Pink noise’ boosts deep sleep, memory for older adults

As we age, our quality of sleep declines. Researchers believe that this may contribute to later-life memory loss. New research, however, suggests that there may be a simple solution to this problem: “pink noise.” Researchers say that pink noise may help to improve deep sleep quality and memory for older adults. Pink noise is defined…

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Ketogenic diet may protect against gout

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Ketogenic diet may protect against gout

New research examines the effects of a high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet on both rodents and humans, and suggests that it can alleviate the symptoms of gout. New research suggests that a ketogenic diet – typically consisting of meats and high-fat dairy – may protect against gout. Gout is a rheumatic disease that affects more than 8 million people…

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Unhealthful plant-based diet can increase heart disease risk

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Unhealthful plant-based diet can increase heart disease risk

Plant-based diets are said to play an important role in preventing heart disease. This does hold true in most cases, but a team of researchers has found that some types of plant-based diet could do more harm than good. Specialists have repeatedly noted the health benefits of diets with a consistent plant intake. It is…

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Blood group may affect heart attack risk

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Blood group may affect heart attack risk

What blood group are you? According to a new study, the answer to this question may affect your heart health. Researchers have found that people with A, B, and AB blood types may be at greater risk of cardiovascular events – particularly heart attack – than individuals with O blood types. Lead study author Tessa Kole, of…

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