In case you missed it, here are the biggest headlines of the week!


A Non-Surgical Therapy for Prostate Cancer

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A novel multicentric European research study revealed non-surgical vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy employed in low-risk prostate cancer kills cancer cells while preserving normal tissue and has more effective safety and efficacy than active surveillance … [read more]




Frequent Sexual Intercourse May Be Associated with Improved Memory Function

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Preliminary research hypothesizes that sexual intercourse may stimulate brain cell regeneration and contribute to enhanced performance on memory tests … [read more]





Increased Zinc Intake Reduces DNA Damage

DNA damage

An American study group investigated the effects of a moderate increase in dietary zinc and found that it reduced DNA damage and increased plasma protein concentrations related to DNA repair without altering plasma zinc … [read more]




Marker for Cardiovascular Disease Linked to Resistant Starch in Diet

resistant starch

A new study aims to determine the effects of resistant starch (RS) on the levels of trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO), a marker for cardiovascular disease found in the blood, by observing the levels of TMAO in subjects exposed to a diet either high or low in resistant starch … [read more]



Benefits of Cocoa Flavanols on Heart Health Are Enhanced by Methylxanthines

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A new study finds cocoa flavanols and methylxanthines work synergistically to enhance cardiovascular benefits … [read more]

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