Clinical trial compares two popular types of intermittent fasting diets

A new study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago is offering the first clinical trial data comparing the effects of two types of time-restricted feeding diets, a four-hour eating window (20:4) and a six-hour eating window (18:6).

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Gene study suggests healthy aging linked to blood iron levels

A large gene study has discovered several genomic regions linked to longer and healthier lives are also involved in metabolizing iron in the blood. The research suggests abnormal blood iron levels may fundamentally underpin many age-related diseases.

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Cambridge study finds apathy, not depression, is an early sign of dementia

Neuroscientists from the University of Cambridge have identified apathy as an important early sign of dementia. The research finds apathy is distinct from depression, and offers a more accurate longitudinal association with the onset of dementia.

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Cambridge study finds apathy, not depression, is an early sign of dementia

Neuroscientists from the University of Cambridge have identified apathy as an important early sign of dementia. The research finds apathy is distinct from depression, and offers a more accurate longitudinal association with the onset of dementia.

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Age-related vision loss prevented by exercise in experimental study

Studies have seen physical activity slow age-related vision loss, but it hasn’t been clear how causal that relationship has been. New research is now offering the first evidence to show how exercise can directly slow, or prevent, macular degeneration.

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Common food additive found to disrupt gut bacteria, cause inflammation

New research from the University of Massachusetts Amherst is adding weight to a growing body of evidence suggesting the food additive titanium dioxide, also known as E171, can disrupt the gut microbiome, leading to colonic inflammation.

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New urine test can tell if you are on the best diet for your body

A test detecting metabolites in urine can effectively measure not only the quality of one’s nutritional intake but whether they're on the best diet for their specific metabolism. The test could help clinicians generate personalized dietary advice.

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Smartphone app designed to detect heart failure in user’s voice

The most common symptom of heart failure is shortness of breath due to fluid in the lungs. A potentially life-saving app was made with this in mind, as it analyzes the user's voice to see if they're experiencing heart failure-related lung congestion.

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Smartphone app designed to detect heart failure in user’s voice

The most common symptom of heart failure is shortness of breath due to fluid in the lungs. A potentially life-saving app was made with this in mind, as it analyzes the user's voice to see if they're experiencing heart failure-related lung congestion.

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