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Anti-inflammatory diets including leafy greens, red wine linked to better heart health: study

Red meat or green, leafy vegetables? Sugary drinks or red wine? Researchers say opting for a diet with anti-inflammatory potential can lower the long-term risk of heart disease. Findings were published in the Nov. 10 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, among other institutions, followed over… Read More »

How hearing aids help kids learn better

It’s well-known that untreated hearing loss can impact school performance. Fortunately, though, research also shows that hearing aids and other interventions (such as cochlear implants) can help minimize the impact of hearing loss.  For example, a University of Iowa study showed that hearing-impaired children learn language and speech better when they use hearing aids. The earlier a… Read More »

‘I resent that I have to decide between knowing my body better or a safer sex life’

Most people aren’t seriously thinking about fertility until they’re too old to do much about it, according to fertility researcher Emmalee Ford, whose work has recently been published in the journal Reproduction. I sat down with Ford to have a fascinating chat on the very broad topic of fertility, hormones and birth control. I wanted… Read More »