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Women Subsistence Farmers for Intestinal Worms Treated

A new study in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) found that treating women subsistence farmers with just a single dose of a cheap deworming medication significantly improved their physical stamina for the grueling agriculture work needed for their family's survival.

The results of treatment could be twofold: improved health for farming women and increased food production by women who have the stamina to farm more efficiently.

Inter-generational Transmission of Holocaust Trauma

More than 70 years since the end of World War II, there are still signs of intergenerational transmission of Holocaust trauma that are manifested in the way adult offspring of Holocaust survivors care for their elderly parents, according to a new study by researchers at Bar-Ilan University.

Nursing Home Residents Need Better Care

An intervention approach that involves structured visits to healthcare professionals for nursing home residents after hospital discharge halves their chance of readmission and visits to emergency rooms, according to new research by UNSW.

Protein From Nuts And Seeds Is Beneficial For The Human Heart

A study conducted by researchers have found that meat protein is associated with a sharp increased risk of heart disease while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial for the human heart. Titled "Patterns of plant and animal protein intake are strongly associated with cardiovascular mortality: The Adventist Health Study-2 cohort." The study was published in International Journal of Epidemiology, found that people who consumed large amounts of meat protein experienced a 60% increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD), while people who consumed large amounts of protein from nuts and seeds experienced a 40% reduction in CVD.