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Loss of Cognitive Powers in Elderly Linked to Declining GABA Levels...

Diminishing levels of GABA, the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, may play a role in cognitive decline as we age, according to a...

Insecticides Mimic Melatonin, Creating Higher Risk of Diabetes

Synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products bind to the receptors that govern our biological clocks, University at Buffalo researchers have found....

New Study Links Hot Peppers to Longer Life

Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer, say researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, who found...

Diet High in Red Meat Linked to Diverticulitis

A high dietary intake of red meat, particularly of the unprocessed variety, is linked to a heightened risk of developing the common inflammatory bowel...

Restricting Late Day Feeding Reduces Appetite, Speeds Weight Loss

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are trying to find out whether changing a person's eating schedule can help them lose weight and burn...

Thirteen Ways to Keep Free Radicals Away, and Why it’s so...

We hear a lot about antioxidants, and we are encouraged to eat foods that are rich in them. But what exactly are they, and...

Restoring Bladder Control to Prevent Incontinence

By Lane Lenard, Ph.D. Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common disorder affecting at least 51 million people in the United States. Women are especially prone to...

Novel Diet Therapy Helps Children with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Can diet alone be used to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC)? It's a question Dr. David Suskind, a gastroenterologist at Seattle Children's,...

Gelatin, Vitamin C Regenerate Collagen in Damaged Joints, Tendons and Ligaments

A new study from Keith Baar's Functional Molecular Biology Laboratory at the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences and the Australian Institute of Sport...

Magnesium In Your Diet: Risks Of Heart Disease And 5 Other...

By Lizette Borreli We all know vitamins and minerals such as calcium are vital nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy. Magnesium, a versatile mineral, is often overlooked,...