Drinking certain teas is linked with lower diabetes risk

Drinking at least four cups of any of these teas per day has been linked with a 17% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes over an average period of…

Daily multivitamin potentially linked with improved cognition in older adults in new study

“I have to use the word ‘shocked,’ ” Baker said. The researchers — from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston…

Adult ADHD linked to elevated risk of cardiovascular diseases — ScienceDaily

Adults with ADHD are at greater risk of developing a range of cardiovascular diseases than those without the condition, according to a large observational study led by researchers at Karolinska…

Combined birth control pill linked with increased risk of blood clots in obese women — ScienceDaily

Obese women who use oral contraceptives containing oestrogen and progestin have a 24-fold increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with non-obese women not using the drugs, according to a…

Black heart health: Religion linked to better measures

More religious participants had better scores for blood pressure, cholesterol and other metrics known to influence cardiovascular health, found a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association…

Motion of DNA linked to its damage response, ability to repair itself — ScienceDaily

A multidisciplinary team of Indiana University researchers have discovered that the motion of chromatin, the material that DNA is made of, can help facilitate effective repair of DNA damage in…

State health department investigating Legionnaires’ disease cluster in Burbank; 4 cases linked to area church

A cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases has been reported in a southwest suburb, with multiple cases linking back to an area church, public health officials said Friday. The Illinois Department…

Common steroids used for asthma, allergies linked to brain decline, study finds

“This new study is particularly interesting in showing the extent to which white matter, which is required for neurons to connect with each other, is affected by medication use,” said…

Ultraprocessed foods linked to cancer and early death, studies find

Ultraprocessed foods include prepackaged soups, sauces, frozen pizza, ready-to-eat meals and pleasure foods such as hot dogs, sausages, french fries, sodas, store-bought cookies, cakes, candies, doughnuts, ice cream and many…

Drinking black tea may be linked to lower risk of early death, study finds

The study looked at nearly 500,000 men and women ages 40 to 69 years old who participated in the UK Biobank, which houses in-depth genetic and health information, between 2006…