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Beetroot Beneficial for Athletes and Heart Failure Patients, Research Finds

Researchers find the nitrate in beetroot targets fast-twitch muscles, increasing the blood flow to muscles that receive less oxygen. This can increase high-intensity athletic performance and improve quality of life of heart failure patients.

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Chemical Derived from Broccoli Sprouts Shows Promise in Treating Autism

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Results of a small clinical trial suggest that a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts — and best known for claims that it can help prevent certain cancers — may ease classic behavioral symptoms in those with autism spectrum disorders.

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New Study: Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice Lowered Blood Uric Acid Levels and a Marker for Inflammation

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A new study published in the Journal of Functional Foods is the first to report consumption of Montmorency tart cherries caused changes in uric acid metabolism, which can have an impact on joint pain. The study also detected increases in specific anthocyanin compounds in the bloodstream after consuming tart cherries.

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Antioxidant Found in Grapes Uncorks New Targets for Acne Treatment

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UCLA researchers have demonstrated how resveratrol, an antioxidant derived from grapes and found in wine, works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne. The team also found that combining resveratrol with a common acne medication, benzoyl peroxide, may enhance the drug’s ability to kill the bacteria and could translate into new treatments.

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Curcumin, Special Peptides Boost Cancer-Blocking PIAS3 to Neutralize Cancer-Activating STAT3 in Mesothelioma

A common Asian spice and cancer-hampering molecules show promise in slowing mesothelioma, cancer of the lung lining linked to asbestos. Scientists from Case Western Reserve and Georg-Speyer-Haus demonstrate curcumin and cancer-inhibiting peptides increase a protein inhibitor that slows mesothelioma.

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Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches from Nutrition Experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Offer

Today, in America, one in three children is considered overweight or obese. Now is a good time to start the school year off right with healthy eating habits. Nutrition experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering parents tips for packing healthy school lunches.

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A Friend at the End

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At Suburban Hospital, an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins Hospital system, nurses and volunteers offer compassion, companionship so that No One Dies Alone.

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How Science Sizzles in the Modern Kitchen

Some of the world’s finest chemists don’t wear lab coats. Instead, they don aprons and toques, and masterfully meld their passion for cooking with a growing awareness of the science behind the culinary arts. The results are driving an extraordinary expansion of our cuisine and transforming ordinary meals into fabulous feasts. That’s according to a group of prominent chefs, authors and culinary educators who will speak on Sunday, August 10, from 9 a.m. until noon, at the 248th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society.

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Southern-Style Eating Increases Risk of Death for Kidney Disease Patients

Consuming fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages is linked to a 50 percent increase in risk of death, according to a new study in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.

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