Medical News Today: Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts
The results of a meta-review of 25 years worth of research on the cardiovascular effects of nuts are in: a walnut-enriched diet keeps your heart healthy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

New Cochrane health evidence challenges belief that omega 3 supplements reduce risk of heart disease, stroke or death
New evidence published today shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death.Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of omega 3 fatty acids are; alpha ­linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).  ALA is normally found in fats from plant foods, such as nuts and seeds (walnuts and rapeseed are rich sources). EPA and DHA, collectively called long chain omega 3 fats, are naturally found in fatty fish, su...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

How a Mediterranean diet could reduce osteoporosis
(University of East Anglia) Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis -- according to new research from the University of East Anglia. New findings published today show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone loss within just 12 months. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Manual review required with speech recognition software
With a word error rate that can exceed 7%, clinical documents produced by speech...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Software eases clinical follow-up for radiologists Should you change PACS vendors? 10 reasons to consider Radiology and AI: From bête noire to nuts and bolts 7 steps to better AI algorithms Part 1: How will AI affect radiology? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does a nut-rich diet lead to better sperm quality?
With male fertility on the decline, it is important to understand how to improve reproductive health. A new study suggests that eating more nuts may help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

8 Million IVF Babies; Pollution and Diabetes; Nuts for Male Fertility
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - July 6, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nuts may be tiny but they are powerhouses when it comes to improving your health
(Natural News) Once deemed unhealthy due to being high in fat, nuts are now viewed as anything but. It’s these fats, along with many other essential nutrients, that have made nuts a staple in the diets of many health-conscious individuals. Nuts may be small but they pack an impressive nutritional punch. Though the nutritional values... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet rich in nuts ‘significantly improves’ sperm count
A DIET rich in nuts improves sperm count, according to new research. The study shows that the inclusion of nuts in a regular diet "significantly improves" the quality and function of human sperm. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating a handful of nuts every day boosts men ’s sperm production
Researchers from the University Rovira i Virgil, Tarragona, Spain, found that a 60g daily serving of the mixed nuts improves sperm count by 16 per cent. This is thought to be due to their fatty acids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating a handful of almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts every day boosts men ’s sperm production
Researchers from the University Rovira i Virgil, Tarragona, Spain, found that a 60g daily serving of the mixed nuts improves sperm count by 16 per cent. This is thought to be due to their fatty acids. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sperm quality improved by adding nuts to diet, study says
Men who ate about two handfuls of nuts a day improved sperm count and vitality, a study finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want stronger, healthier sperm? Eat your nuts
Snacking on nuts was shown to increase the number and quality of the sperm men producedGrazing on nuts may boost men ’s fertility, according to doctors who found that a daily snack of almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts increased the number and quality of the sperm men produced.Fertility specialists in Spain examined the sperm of 119 healthy young men before and after a 14-week study during which half were randomly assigned to have 60g of mixed nuts added to their diet each day.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 4, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Layal Liverpool Tags: Fertility problems Men's health Science Life and style Food & drink Medical research wellbeing Source Type: news

A diet rich in nuts improves sperm count and motility
(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) The inclusion of nuts in a regular diet significantly improves the quality and function of human sperm, according to results of a randomised trial which measured conventional semen parameters and molecular changes over a 14-week study period. The findings, say the investigators, 'support a beneficial role for chronic nut consumption in sperm quality' and reflect a research need for further male-specific dietary recommendations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Go nuts for your heart: Regularly eating a variety of nuts found to lower risk of heart disease
(Natural News) Cardiovascular disease (CVD) can be prevented by consuming a variety of nuts. A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that people who consumed tree nuts, peanuts, and walnuts had a decreased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, as compared to those who do not eat nuts at all.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research Reveals Immunotherapy More Effective in Men
For mesothelioma patients, immunotherapy is mostly available through clinical trials at this time. Immunotherapy is a relatively new way to treat cancer, and doctors still are learning who will respond best to these novel therapies. Newly released medical research has found men seem to respond better to immunotherapy than women. But this doesn’t mean immunotherapy is off the table for women with mesothelioma. You should learn all you can about how immunotherapy works, why it may or may not be right for you and how you can best prepare yourself if you decide an immunotherapy clinical trial is right for you. Thorough ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 3, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Fitness star Sophie Guidolin shares the foods she eats every day
Sophie Guidolin, from Queensland, eats 'snicker oats' and a smoothie for breakfast - which includes Nutella, chocolate protein power, granulated nuts and maple syrup - and a chicken stir fry for lunch. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness star and mother-of-four Sophie Guidolin shares the foods she eats every day
Sophie Guidolin, from Queensland, eats 'snicker oats' and a smoothie for breakfast - which includes Nutella, chocolate protein power, granulated nuts and maple syrup - and a chicken stir fry for lunch. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts may prevent diabetes, suggests new research
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, found those those who reported eating walnuts showed a lower risk for type 2 diabetes compared to those who did not consume any nuts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meet Benedict Allen, the explorer rescued by the Daily Mail against his will
Last year ’s expedition in Papua New Guinea ended in him falling ill, being rescued by the newspaper and facing accusations of imperialism. What drives him to seek out yet more adventures?Benedict Allen arrives dressed like an explorer: all in green, multi-pocketed jacket, sturdy trousers, a bag that could carry accessories in the Amazon. It is a somewhat anachronistic get-up for a meeting in central London, at the Savoy hotel, but very useful given that we want a picture of him in the gardens next to the Embankment, which, for our purposes, will double as a jungle.He takes the artifice like a trouper, pushing aside ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 28, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Stephen Moss Tags: Exploration Science Papua New Guinea Amazon rainforest Indigenous peoples Source Type: news

The Nuts and Bolts of Oklahoma's Marijuana Proposal (Erika Gee Commentary)
Arkansas' neighbors in Oklahoma vote today whether to approve one of the least-restrictive state laws allowing medical marijuana. Here, Erika Gee examines the law and finds points of comparison with Arkansas' medical marijuana law. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 26, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Same liberal media claiming immigrant children held in "cages" say nothing when American children are chemically IMPRISONED with psychiatric drugs
(Natural News) The mass media is once again going nuts over the fact that aliens entering our country illegally from south of the border are being captured and put in detention facilities as they await deportation. Some sources, chomping at yet another opportunity to bash President Trump, are intentionally describing these facilities in the worst... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks
When I create recipes, I always try to cater to people who have intolerances to ingredients such as lactose. Nut and seed milks are a delicious lactose-free alternative to traditional dairy milk, and they can be used in a variety of recipes that require the real thing. They can also provide your body with essential minerals such as calcium and magnesium. In my cookbook Purely Delicious, I created a full chapter exclusively to these concoctions — 12 total, all with their own unique benefits and flavor profiles. The key ingredient you choose to make your dairy-free milks with will ultimately determine the taste and tex...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Nut crusted tofu
If you've never tried tofu, this is an excellent introduction. It doesn't have to be pecans. Use whatever nuts you have on hand. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network ? just in time for you to try over the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 21, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Risk of CV Events Down With Med Diet Plus Olive Oil, Nuts
MONDAY, June 18, 2018 -- Individuals at high cardiovascular risk who are assigned to a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts have reduced incidence of major cardiovascular events compared with those assigned to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reduce your risk of heart disease by loading up on bananas and avocados
(Natural News) When it comes to heart health, a person’s diet plays a crucial role. Eating a good amount of heart-healthy foods like tuna, nuts, berries, and oatmeal is known to keep the heart in tip-top shape. But there are two other foods that also do a good job of protecting the heart: bananas and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

That Huge Mediterranean Diet Study Was Flawed. But Was It Wrong?
A highly publicized trial in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease. Now the original work has been retracted and re-analyzed, with the same result. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Diet and Nutrition Heart Nuts Olive Oil Statistics New England Journal of Medicine Spain Mediterranean diet Source Type: news

A Landmark Diet Study Was Flawed. The Researchers Stand By the Findings Anyway.
A highly publicized trial in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease. Now the original work has been retracted and re-analyzed, with the same result. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Diet and Nutrition Heart Nuts Olive Oil Statistics New England Journal of Medicine Spain Mediterranean diet Source Type: news

A Landmark Diet Study Was Flawed. The Researchers Stand By It Anyway.
A highly publicized trial in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease. Now the original work has been retracted and re-analyzed, with the same result. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Diet and Nutrition Heart Nuts Olive Oil Statistics New England Journal of Medicine Spain Mediterranean diet Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Scores Again for Heart Health
WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 -- Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in healthy fats from olive oil and nuts provides better protection against heart attack and stroke than a low-fat diet, a new Spanish trial has shown. " Extensive research has found a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Walnuts boost your health by increasing the number of good bacteria in your gut
(Natural News) If you find walnuts tasty, you’re not alone. The bacteria in your gut do, too, according to new research. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, discussed the prebiotic nature of walnuts and how the nuts aid in keeping your stomach – and you – healthy. The researchers found that incorporating walnuts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating nuts daily stabilises blood sugar levels of type 2 diabetics
EXCLUSIVE Researchers from the University of Toronto found just 75g of mixed, unsalted nuts significantly improves patients' blood sugar control. The snack also lowers cholesterol. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating oily fish during pregnancy may prevent future child obesity
Eating oily fish, nuts and seeds could help mothers give birth to healthier children who are more resistant to putting on weight, according to a study by Queen Mary University, London (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant mothers who eat oily fish could help prevent their child from gaining weight
Eating oily fish, nuts and seeds could help mothers give birth to healthier children who are more resistant to putting on weight, according to a study by Queen Mary University, London (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating a handful of nuts every day stabilises blood sugar levels type 2 diabetics
EXCLUSIVE Researchers from the University of Toronto found just 75g of mixed, unsalted nuts significantly improves patients' blood sugar control. The snack also lowers cholesterol. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyond superstition to general causality: AI nutcracker for real-world problems
(University of Johannesburg) Real-world problems in economics and public health can be notoriously hard nuts to find causes for. Often, multiple causes are suspected but large datasets with time-sequenced data are not available. Previous models could not reliably analyze these challenges. Now researchers have tested the first Artificial Intelligence model to identify and rank many causes in real-world problems without time-sequenced data, using a multi-nodal causal structure and Directed Acyclic Graphs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New study finds plant protein, fiber, nuts lower cholesterol, improve blood pressure
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) A new meta-analysis finds that a diet that includes plant protein, fiber, nuts, and plant sterols lowers cholesterol and improves other markers for heart health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Did extreme fluctuations in oxygen, not a gradual rise, spark the Cambrian explosion?
(Geological Society of America) Five hundred and forty million years ago, during the Cambrian period, life suddenly went nuts. 'Blossomed' is far too mild a word: instead, geologists call this sudden diversification an 'explosion.' But what exactly sparked the Cambrian explosion? (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 4, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How does radiology AI fit into value-based healthcare?
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - Artificial intelligence (AI) technology shows considerable...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New framework facilitates radiology AI algorithms Radiology and AI: From bête noire to nuts and bolts Device group picks ACR use case on AI for demo project SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology ACR launches Data Science Institute to drive AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Eating nuts can lower the risk of irregular heartbeat
Research has found that eating nuts at least three times a week was associated with an 18% reduced risk of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that's a major cause of stroke. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dough-To-Go Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts in Zoe ’s Vegan Tuxedo Fudge Cookie
Dough-to-Go of Santa Clara, CA is recalling 20 cases of cookies because they may contain undeclared tree nuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Eating nuts can lower the risk of irregular heartbeat, a major cause of stroke, a new study finds
Research has found that eating nuts at least three times a week was associated with an 18% reduced risk of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that's a major cause of stroke. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My View: Is management missing in health care?
In the past few years alone, we ’re seen politicians argue the nuts and bolts of a national health care plan, and we’ve seen insurers — public and private alike — struggle with balancing premiums and plans with exchanges and actual service. All this at a time when the growth of the health-care industry in the U.S. is expl oding. On its own, health-care spending makes up one-sixth of our economy, topping out in 2017 at around $3.5 trillion. With an aging population, among other factors, there’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - this is how many nuts you should eat everyday to lower blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired, and feeling very thirsty. But, adding nuts to your diet could lower your blood sugar, scientists have revealed. How many cashews, almonds and hazelnuts should you eat everyday? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating nuts ‘can improve glycaemic control for type 2 diabetes’
Eating tree nuts and peanuts improves blood lipid levels and blood glucose levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to Canadian researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 23, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

What is the Nordic diet? (And why should you start eating it?)
You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. But there's another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should start eating the Nordic diet
You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. But there's another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts reduce hunger and cravings by changing your brain
(Natural News) Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have found that walnuts can “trick” your brain into feeling full by activating an area in the brain that regulates hunger and cravings. The study, published in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, is the first of its kind to directly explore the neurocognitive effects that the nuts have on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How What You Eat May Affect Your Brain Size
Can your diet affect your brain? A new study published in Neurology suggests that people who eat healthy diets may have larger brain volumes. Meike Vernooij, a professor in epidemiology and radiology at Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands, and her colleagues wanted to see how diet might impact the brain. They asked more than 4,000 older people in the Netherlands (average age: 66) about what they ate and analyzed brain scans over 10 years. People who ate healthier diets resembling the Mediterranean diet — rich in fruits, vegetables and healthy fats from sources like fish, and low in red meat — s...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Brain Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Better Diet Quality Associated With Larger Brain Volume
WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 -- Better diet quality, including high intake of vegetables, fruit, whole grains, dairy, nuts, and fish, is associated with larger brain volume, according to a study published online May 16 in Neurology. Pauline H. Croll,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news