Time-restricted eating reduces CVD risk for older breast cancer survivors
May 19, 2022
Cardiovascular disease risk for breast cancer survivors fell by 15% following an eight-week time-restricted eating intervention.
Scientists publish findings on what constitutes a ‘longevity’ diet
Alicia Lasek (f3)
May 10, 2022
A century’s-worth of studies have helped researchers define a diet to help extend the life span. Adjustments should be made for older adults, they say.
Coffee tied to better heart health, no added risk for Afib, studies find
Mar 25, 2022
Drinking two to three cups of coffee daily is linked to a lower risk of heart disease and atrial fibrillation, investigators say. The findings, across two studies, held true for people with and without...
Dietary protein often too high in seniors with kidney disease, nephrologists say
Jan 26, 2022
Study results underscore the need for a thorough nutritional review and intervention in this population, investigators say.
Low-sodium DASH diet may have rapid effect on heart health, new research finds
Jun 18, 2021
A newly published study has for the first time linked a DASH-low sodium diet to cardiovascular markers of heart strain, injury and inflammation, investigators say.
Daily cup of leafy greens cuts heart disease risk by 26 percent, nutritionists find
May 05, 2021
People who regularly consume a relatively small amount of nitrate-rich vegetables have about 2.5 mm Hg lower systolic blood pressure and up to a 26% lower risk of heart disease, a long-term population...
MedDiet linked to improved cognition, but not dementia benefits, in updated review
Oct 15, 2020
An updated review confirms that adherence to the much-studied Mediterranean diet offers some protection against cognitive decline, investigators say.
A healthy diet may reduce hearing loss, study finds
Nov 19, 2019
Eating healthfully may substantially reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss, according to Harvard investigators.
Trans fats linked to significantly greater dementia risk
Oct 28, 2019
Dietary trans fat is associated with an increased risk of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to new findings from Japan.
Clinical Briefs for Thursday, October 3
Oct 02, 2019
Elderly at high risk for thiopurine side effects in IBD treatment … Stroke incidence rates decline among older adults … FODMAPs diet eases symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease