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Brain Food: Berries Can Slow Cognitive Decline

Alice Park Time Its spring, which means it’s the season for fresh, juicy berries. And that’s good news for your brain. Researchers report in the journal Annals of Neurology that women who ate berries more frequently over a period of … Continue reading

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How Bullying and Abuse May Age Children Prematurely

Alice Park Time A hard life can age you, literally, researchers say. In fact, children who are exposed to violence at a young age show changes in their DNA equivalent to several years of premature aging. That’s the finding of … Continue reading

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Why Shift Work and Sleeplessness Lead to Weight Gain and Diabetes

Alice Park Time Studies show that shift work and other sleep disturbances like jet lag can disrupt your body clock and increase the risks of obesity and diabetes. But, until now, researchers haven’t really been sure exactly how these changes … Continue reading

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Homocysteine, Folic Acid and the Heart: an Association Unravels

Alice Park TIME We may have the final word on homocysteine: higher blood levels of the amino acid don’t raise people’s risk of heart disease after all. Several decades ago, studies of children born with an unusual genetic defect, which … Continue reading

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