Coffee Consumption May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Coffee Consumption May Reduce Diabetes Risk

After conducting a systematic review of more than 10 years of research, scientists from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet have concluded habitual coffee consumption may slash your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 29 percent.1

Is Parkinson’s Disease a Gut Problem?

Is Parkinson’s Disease a Gut Problem?

The study, which was conducted at the Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan, found that Parkinson’s disease may be triggered, at least for some people, by a gut protein that collects in the appendix.1 These findings were based on an analysis of the medical records of close to 1.7 million men and women in Sweden’s national health database, going back as far as 1964.

Cold Weather—More Heart Attacks

Cold Weather—More Heart Attacks

The study, which took place at Lund University in Sweden, found that weather conditions that include low temperatures and strong winds are associated with an increase in heart attacks.1 These results are based on the medical records of 274,029 adults living in Sweden who had experienced a heart attack at some point from 1998 through 2013.