Women with breast cancer who take antioxidant supplements during their chemotherapy or radiotherapy have been found to have higher rates of mortality and cancer recurrence.
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Bone (detail) by Sam Cox. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 A clinical trial in older women finds that taking a daily probiotic supplement slows bone loss. Probiotics are live microorganisms that may offer a … Continue Reading
Eating food slowly seems like good advice. But why could it better for you to slow down at the dinner table? Maybe because new research finds that fast eaters are at greater risk of weight gain and … Continue Reading