Daily consumption of drinks containing caffeine could help in the fight against dementia, a new study has claimed. Researchers found there was a lower chance of dementia or cognitive impairment in older women whose caffeine consumption was above average. The results go some way in supporting claims that caffeinated drinks such as coffee and tea have a role in halting cognitive decline.
Levels of beneficial omega-3 oils in farmed salmon have fallen significantly in the past five years, a study shows.
Lead’s effects on childhood IQ, ADHD, and conduct problems as well as physical health have been of concern for decades. We now know a great deal about how lead affects the brain, including disruption of signaling in the prefrontal cortex and striatum.
In recent years, studies have discovered that vitamin D supplementation helps manage these symptoms. Furthermore, research has illustrated that low vitamin D status relates to reduced QOL.
High gluten intake before the age of two carries coeliac disease risk, researchers say, challenging coeliac development links with breastfeeding and age.
Cellular changes in the brain caused by genetic mutations that occur in autism can be reversed by zinc, according to research at the University of Auckland.
A naturally-occurring sugar found in breast milk may provide protection against life threatening bacterium by acting as a food source for 'friendly bacteria' in a baby's intestine, a study by Imperial College has concluded.
The government's Childhood Obesity Plan has been met with widespread anger from numerous health organisations. This was not least because it delivered “absolutely nothing” to regulate food advertising, something Jamie Oliver had called for.