Research Triangle Park, NC—A new study shows that soda fanatics, iced tea lovers and fruit punch aficionados are at a higher risk of developing depression than those who don’t drink sweetened beverages.

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Boston, MA—Nearly every woman is concerned about lowering her risk of breast cancer, and increasing carotenoid levels may be part of the solution.

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Stockholm, Sweden—Researchers from Sweden (Umeå University and Karolinska Institute) published new data in Pediatrics indicating that iron supplements may help ward of behavioral problems in children.

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Mission Viejo, CA— A study on Wakunaga of America’s Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract’s ability to reduce risks for heart disease was recently presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Session 2012 conference.

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Davis, CA—With the growing popularity of organic foods, our nation is becoming more aware of the dangers of ingesting pesticides and toxins. Unfortunately, a recent study published in Environmental Health journal shows that food-borne toxin exposure is still high in children and their families.

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Resveratrol wine isn’t just good for your heart—it helped inhibit prostate cancer androgens in a recent lab study. Prostate cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer, is cause for the second most cancer-related deaths of American men.

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Anaheim, CA—A study released on Wednesday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Anaheim announced that multivitamin use might decrease risks of cancer. Research performed by the National Institute of Health indicated that older males who took a multivitamin over the course of 10 years developed 8% fewer cancers than those taking a placebo pill.

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Columbus, OHA recent study at The Ohio State University on omega-3 fatty acids shows that these “good fats” do more than just fight inflammation; they may actually slow down aspects of aging. Jan Keicolt-Glaser, professor and lead author of the study, found that when overweight adults consumed an omega-3 supplement for four months, telomeres, or segments of their DNA, were preserved greater than people taking a placebo.

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San FranciscoNew studies suggest that low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased symptoms in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

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Ulm, Germany—A new study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease suggests that vitamin C and beta-carotene may play a role in deterring the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

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