Beyond prevention: sulforaphane may find possible use for cancer therapy

Sulforaphane, one of the compounds found in foods such as broccoli that give it special health benefits, may be able to play a role in therapy for metasticized cancer.

Vitamin E intake critical during "the first 1000 days"

Adequate levels of vitamin E are especially critical for the very young, the elderly, and women who are or may become pregnant, a new report suggests.

Few surfers are deterred by ocean bacteria that makes them sick

Health warnings issued when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.

Motor skill deficiencies linked to autism severity in new research

A study finds a direct relationship between motor skills and autism severity, indicating that development motor skills should be included in treatment plans for young children with autism.

Religion, spirituality influence health in different but complementary ways

Religion helps regulate behavior and health habits, while spirituality regulates emotions, new research from OSU indicates.

Aging men: More uplifts, fewer hassles until the age of 65-70

A new study of how men approach their golden years found that how happy individuals are remains relatively stable, but dealing with “hassles” tends to get worse once you are about 65-70 years old.

Study finds home births comparatively safe - for low-risk women, infants

The largest U.S. study of planned home births found that 93.6 percent of the 16,924 women had spontaneous vaginal births, and only 5.2 percent required a cesarean section.

More benefits emerging for one type of omega-3 fatty acid: DHA

Omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA, may have an even wider range of benefits that previously considered, new research suggests.

Study: Even low-intensity activity shows benefits for health

A newly published study found that you don’t need to run 10 miles a day to gain health benefits – just log more minutes of light physical activity than of sedentary behavior.

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