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Medical News Today: Vegetarian heart health: Study identifies benefits and risks

The authors of a large, long term study conclude that pescatarianism and vegetarianism have an association with a reduced risk of ischemic heart disease, but they note that vegetarians have a slightly higher risk of stroke. A new, large scale study places the health effects of vegetarianism under the microscope once again. Over recent years,… Read More »

Stronger focus on nutrition within health services could save 3.7 million lives by 2025 – World Health Organization

Health services must integrate a stronger focus on ensuring optimum nutrition at each stage of a person’s life, according to a new report released by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is  estimated that the right investment in nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025[1]. “In order to provide quality health services and achieve Universal… Read More »

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms’ research and marketing practices. FILE PHOTO: Juul brand vaping pens are seen for sale in a shop in Manhattan in New York City, New… Read More »