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Viva!Health unravels the most recent scientific research and makes it easy to understand. Here we update you on the latest findings...

Nurses from across the US were recruited to try veganism and the results are astonishing

Nineteen nurses participated in a nutrition educational program by following a...

A refreshingly original long-term study of several hundred elderly women found that a daily intake of pulses and soya products was associated with a significantly reduced risk of functional...

A study looking at the diets of almost 800 middle-aged and elderly people clearly showed that vegetarians were at a much lower risk of metabolic syndrome – a bunch of health problems (such as high...

A recently published study of 7,087 people over the age of 65 revealed that people with metabolic syndrome are at an increased risk of cognitive decline. Metabolic syndrome is a condition...

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People who eat omega-3 fatty acids may have a lower risk of Alzheimer’s later in life say researchers from Aberdeen University. 120 over-64s were given written...

People with high cholesterol levels in mid-life are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than those with low cholesterol according to new research from California. From a group of 9,752...

Too much calcium may lead to dementia in the elderly new research reveals. Scientists found that excess calcium in the diet can narrow the blood vessels in the brain leading to tissue damage (...

New research suggests that drinking fruit and vegetable juices frequently may cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.  In a study published in the American Journal of Medicine...

A new study published in Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology suggests that overweight people are not as smart as their slimmer counterparts. ...

New research suggests obesity in middle-age could lead to dementia. Obesity is epidemic in Western societies and constitutes a major public health concern. US scientists now report in the ...