Sunday, March 7, 2021

Yale Researchers Reverse Alzheimer’s with New STEP Drug in Animal Study

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered a new drug compound that reverses the brain deficits of Alzheimer's disease in an animal model....

How Bacteria on Skin can Influence Wound Healing

A new study suggests microbes living on our skin influence how quickly wounds heal. The findings could lead to new treatments for chronic wounds,...

Traditional Chinese Herbs For Arthritis

Arthritis is a generic term for more than 100 different disorders, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout and fibromyalgia. Osteoarthritis, or wear-and-tear arthritis, is the most prevalent and disabling of all chronic conditions, affecting approximately 80 percent of all U.S. adults over 65.

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...

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...

‘Catastrophizing’ Again? Meet the Tiny Part of Your Brain That Imagines...

'Catastrophizing' is described by pscyhologists as cognitive distortion. If you tend to predict the worst case scenario and then leap to the conclusion that a catastrophe...

Eating Walnuts Shown to Improve Endothelial Function in Overweight Adults

Medical researchers from the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center in Connecticut have found evidence suggestive that adding walnuts to one's diet can protect against diabetes...

Natural Compound Reverses Aging in Mice – Potential for Application in...

Researchers have discovered a novel cause of aging that may be easily reversible. The finding focuses on a breakdown in communication between a cell's nucleus and...

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...

Developing Diabetes in Middle Age Increases Loss of Brain Cells Later...

People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to have brain cell loss and other damage to the...

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...

Natural Solutions To Sleep Deprivation

By Hyla Cass, MD   I'm seeing increasing numbers of patients with sleep problems, ranging from difficulty in falling asleep, to being unable to sleep soundly...