Exposure to higher levels of animal and pest allergens (cats, cockroaches, and mice) during the first three years of life was linked to a reduced risk of asthma at the age of seven.
Being overweight was associated with worse hearing in both middle-aged women and children aged 11-12.
The number of head impacts received playing American football in high school or college was related to an increased risk of apathy, depression, cognitive impairment, and behavioral issues later in life.
Eating more fruits and vegetables is associated with lower risk of hip fractures in men and women over 50.
Eating red meat and white meat had similar effects on cholesterol over a four week period, whereas eating non-meat proteins lowered cholesterol. Regardless of meat intake, diets that were higher in saturated fats increased cholesterol.
For women aged 18 to 32, mental well-being may be supported by following a Mediterranean-like diet rich in leafy vegetables, beans, fruits, nuts, and fish, whereas men the same age may improve mental well-being by more generally avoiding diets heavy in fast food.
For patients with ulcerative colitis, fecal transplant from a donor increased the likelihood of symptom remission eight weeks later.
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