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High-fat diet and age alter microflora and cause inflammation in heart failure: Experiments with mice show involvement of gut bacteria and spleen in this heart pathology – Science Daily

Growing older and a high-fat diet enriched with omega 6 fatty acids are major contributors to health risks ranging from diabetes to heart failure. How these two factors regulate the immune response is not well-understood. Ganesh Halade, Ph.D., and colleagues at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and other institutions have investigated how aging and… Read More »

Slap on suncreen daily, new guidelines say

Australians should be slapping on sunscreen every day under new guidelines aimed at cutting the nation’s skin cancer rates. The new policy is a step up from the old advice, which recommended people use sunscreen when planning to spend time outside. But sun safety authorities now say that’s insufficient to guard against DNA damage caused… Read More »