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Cataracts linked to Increasing Incidence of Depression in Older Adults: Chinese Researchers

Going beyond diabetes, scientists found that older adults with cataracts too are more likely to have symptoms of depression, ruling out the belief that they are independent of each other.  They attributed the link to vision loss that might cause older adults to become isolated and withdrawn, or even refusing to seek treatment for cataracts. According to new research by ...

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Fish Can Lower Risk of Depression by 20% in Men, 16% in Women

Fish can lower the risk of depression, say Chinese researchers, citing a sample study that involved 150 out of 278 participants. Fish, known for its Omega 3 fatty acids, can stimulate dopamine and serotonin levels in the human brain and these chemicals are major players in triggering depression. Several anti-depressant drugs such as SSRIs are manufactured to work directly to ...

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Folic Acid And Vitamin B Lower Stroke Risk, Says Study

Researchers from Perking First Hospital in Beijing found vitamin B had the power to lower stroke risk, almost invalidating long-held fear that Vitamin B may lead to cancer. Their findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, show healthy foods that were rich in vitamin B and protect the inner walls of a person’s arteries. The Chinese researchers ...

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Eating broccoli everyday helps get rid of cancerous cells: study

Researchers from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health along with Chinese institutes found the compound called sulforaphane in broccoli sprouts that is known for its anti-cancer properties . The study observed for three months nearly 2,914 participants aged 53 on average living in highly industrialized parts of China in Jiangsu Province. The subjects were either given broccoli beverage ...

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