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Eating more fish ‘could prevent Parkinson’s’

Parvalbumin, a protein found in great quantities in several different fish species, prevents the formation of protein structures closely associated…

Regular fish consumption linked to higher IQ in children

Children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have higher IQ scores than those who consume…

Eating meat ‘significantly increases’ type 2 diabetes risk

Higher intake of red meat and poultry is associated with a significantly increased risk of developing diabetes, according to new…

Can oily fish protect the brain from dementia?

‘Oily fish can beat dementia,’ read the front page of yesterday’s Daily Express. The headline was widely mocked. ‘Great news…

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Can a gut bacteria transplant make us young again? It worked for fish

Older fish live longer if they consume microbes from the faecal matter of younger fish, according to a study by…

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The Mediterranean diet ‘reduces brain shrinkage’? The study didn’t prove any such thing

New research has claimed that a Mediterranean diet can protect the brain from shrinking in old age (however, see our…

Fed up with scare stories about statins? Here is what you should know

It was the latest in a long stream of scare stories. ‘Statins DOUBLE the risk of diabetes,’ said the headlines.…

A daily portion of fish is likely to lower your risk of depression

According to researchers from China’s Qingdao University, eating a daily portion of fish could prevent depression. The researchers pooled data…