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BMJ Study Suggests Possible Link Between Sugary Drinks and Cancer

A study published in the BMJ reports a possible association between higher consumption of sugary drinks and and an increased risk of cancer. While cautious...

(R)-Lipoic Acid: Unique ‘Mitochondrial Antioxidant’ Fights Premature Aging

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a unique, vitamin-like antioxidant that can combat radiation sickness, repair damaged livers, treat diabetes and diabetes-related conditions (polyneuropathy) and protect...

Strain of Common Cold Virus Destroys Bladder Cancer Cells

A strain of the common cold virus has been found to potentially target, infect and destroy cancer cells in patients with bladder cancer, a...

New Study Identifies Gut Bacteria That Prevent, and Reverse, Food Allergies

Every three minutes, a food-related allergic reaction sends someone to the emergency room in the U.S. Currently, the only way to prevent a reaction...

Tart Cherries Reduce Joint Pain, Sore Muscles of Breast Cancer Treatment

Tart cherry reduces the musculoskeletal effects of aromatase inhibitors in patients with non-metastatic breast cancer, according to new findings from a clinical trial by...

Predatory Viruses Reshape the Gut Microbiome as They Hunt Bacteria

The gut microbiome is a complex, interconnected ecosystem of species. And, like any ecosystem, some organisms are predators and some are prey. A new...

How Elevated Blood Sugar Levels Damage Blood Vessels to Trigger Diabetic...

Researchers have discovered the mechanism whereby elevated blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) damage human blood vessels to trigger the onset of a range of deadly...

Anxiety Might be Alleviated by Regulating Gut Bacteria

People who experience anxiety might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements,...

New Study Links Autism to Spontaneous Mutations in Noncoding ‘Junk’ DNA

Using artificial intelligence, researchers have demonstrated that mutations in so-called 'junk' DNA can cause autism. The study, published May 27 in Nature Genetics, is...

Environmental Estrogens: The Invisible Threat That Surrounds Us

On a daily basis we consume and breathe environmental estrogens known to cause birth defects and cancer in animals. These substances are everywhere, in...