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Medical News Today: Processed foods lead to weight gain, but it’s about more than calories

In the first study of its kind, scientists have shown that eating ultra-processed foods leads to weight gain in human volunteers in as little as 2 weeks. Volunteers put on weight after 2 weeks on an ultra-processed food diet. There are plenty of studies in mice linking processed foods to problems such as obesity and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alzheimer’s: How light therapy could protect the brain

Researchers have previously shown that a type of light therapy could potentially reduce toxic proteins that build up in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease. Now, the same team has identified what happens at cell level to achieve this result. A recent study asked why flickering light might help fight Alzheimer’s. In 2016, scientists at Massachusetts… Read More »

Medical News Today: Pain at big toe joint: Everything you need to know

People may experience pain at the big toe joint as a result of many common problems, including arthritis, injuries, and bunions. The pain can make everyday activities, including walking, more challenging. The metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint attaches the big toe to the foot. This joint is vital for supporting the body and allowing the toe to… Read More »