Thursday, December 13, 2018

Blood Supply Breakthrough – Functioning Human Platelets Produced in Advanced Bioreactor

Platelets (thrombocytes) are blood cells whose primary function is to stop bleeding. More than 2.17 million platelet units from donors are required each year...

Apple Peel Ingredient Prevents Muscle Wasting and Atrophy to Promote Stronger...

Researchers have identified a natural compound found in apple peels, Ursolic acid, as a candidate for preventing the widespread and debilitating muscle wasting condition that affects nearly everyone at...

Silencing Tinnitus – New Research Seeks to Reduce Ringing in Ears

Tinnitus, the buzzing, humming or ringing sounds perceived in the ears or head – can be as quiet as a whisper one minute or...

Potential Epidemic as Painful Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Arrives in U.S.

The tropical virus, Chikungunya, has turned up the U.S. and is poised to become an epidemic, according to researchers with the Centers for Disease Control...

Are Antihistamines in Your Medicine Cabinet The Next ‘New’ Cancer Drug?

New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that antihistamines may play a role in reducing the growth of tumors by interfering...

Injection Reverses Type 2 Diabetes in Mice

In mice with diet-induced diabetes—the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans—a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to...

Potassium Supplements May Increase Survival in Heart Failure Patients

Researchers have found that patients taking potassium supplements together with loop diuretics for heart failure have better survival rates than those taking diuretics without potassium....

Drynaria – Benefits of Unique Bone-Building Herb for Gingivitis and Osteoporosis

by Jim English Advanced gum disease involves a significant loss of alveolar bone, the portion of the jaw that attaches to, and anchors, teeth. If...

Study Links Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy to Developmental Problems in Children

Paracetamol (known as acetaminophen in the USA) is the most commonly used medicine in pregnancy, yet there are very few studies that have investigated...

Chart of Top 10 Corporations That Control Almost Everything You Buy

Chart showing network comprised of ten mega corporations that control the output of almost everything you buy - from household products to pet food and from jeans...

Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Attack in New...

Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade. Recent studies linking testosterone use with...

Controlling Stress and Anxiety Naturally

Hyla Cass, MD One of my patients, Ashley, is a 35-year-old real estate agent, single parent, and self-styled “soccer mom.” Ashley recently decided to take...