Monday, December 11, 2017

Replacing Gut Microbiome with “Good” Bacteria May Help Treat Crohn’s Disease

Researchers have singled out a bacterial enzyme behind an imbalance in the gut microbiome linked to Crohn's disease. The new study, published online this...

Bad Break: Osteoporosis-Related Bone Fractures Linked to Ambient Air Pollution

Exposure to air pollution is associated with osteoporosis-related loss of bone mineral density and increased risk of bone fractures, according to a new study...

New Treatment Has Potential to Halt Glaucoma in its Tracks

Vision scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Toronto have discovered that naturally occurring molecules known as lipid mediators have...

Old Human Cells Rejuvenated in Antiaging Breakthrough

A team led by Professor Lorna Harries, Professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Exeter, has discovered a new way to rejuvenate inactive...

New Study Reveals How Sleep Loss Disrupts Brain-Cell Communication

Ever sleep poorly and then walk out of the house without your keys? Or space out on the highway and nearly hit a stalled...

Diseases in Elderly Linked to Chronic Inflammation Triggered by Gut Bacteria

New research shows for the first time that gut bacteria from old mice trigger age-related chronic inflammation when transplanted into young mice. Called "inflammaging,"...

Protecting Your Brain From The Damaging Effects of Modern Stress and...

Our fast-paced, interconnected world is seemingly fueled by non-stop, 24-hour news cycles that are a significant source of stress and anxiety. And while a...

Global Study Finds Higher Saturated-Fat Intake Reduces Mortality

Results from a recently released, long awaited dietary study will put supporters of low-fat diets into a carbohydrate-fueled tailspin. According to the large cohort...

Dietary Potassium May Help Protect Against Vascular Calcification

Bananas and avocados — foods rich in potassium — may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries. University of...

Vitamin K Deficiency Linked to Enlarged Heart Chamber in Adolescents

Scientists have found another reason for children to eat their green leafy vegetables. A study of 766 otherwise healthy adolescents showed that those who consumed...

Drinking Coffee Reduces Mortality Rate by 50% in Patients with HIV,...

Patients infected by both human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are at specific risk of end-stage liver disease and greater risk...

Sugar Intakes Raises Risk of Heart Disease in ‘Healthy People’

Even healthy people who consume too much sugar are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. In a ground-breaking study from the University of...