Monday, February 18, 2019

New Compound Reverses Memory Loss linked to Aging and Depression

A new therapeutic compound developed at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows promise for reversing the memory loss linked to depression...

Vitamin C Lowers Blood Sugar Levels and Blood Pressure in Type...

A new study by Australian researchers has found that taking 500 mg of vitamin C twice daily can help people with Type 2 diabetes...

Eating “Ultra Processed” Foods Linked to Premature Death

A growing body of research has suggested a link between consumption of "ultraprocessed foods" and higher incidence of diseases, such as diabetes and cancer....

Fasting Boosts Metabolism, Reverses Aging Effects to Increase Lifespan

Fasting may help people lose weight, but new research suggests going without food may also boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and help reverse...

San Qi: The Powerful Ginseng Few People Have Heard Of

For thousands of years, health practitioners in China have relied on San Qi (also called Radix Pseudoginseng and Panax Notoginseng) to treat and support...

Sleep Deprivation Accelerates Alzheimer’s Brain Damage

Poor sleep has long been linked with Alzheimer's disease, but researchers have understood little about how sleep disruptions drive the disease. Now, studying mice and...

Aspirin and Ibuprofen Improve Patient Survival in Head and Neck Cancers

Regular use of a common type of medication, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, significantly improves survival for a third or more patients with head...

New Research Links Alzheimer’s Disease to Bacteria That Causes Gum Disease

Poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. What’s not clear is whether gum disease causes the disorder or is merely a...

Revolutionary ‘Planetary Health’ Diet Designed to Improve Health, Avoid Climate Catastrophe

With more than 3 billion people malnourished and food production driving climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution, a transformation of the global food system...

New Blood Test Identifies Alzheimer’s Years Before Symptoms Appear

Years before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease manifest, the brain starts changing and neurons slowly begin to degrade. Now scientists at the German Center for...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Reduced by Metabolite From Pomegranates

Scientists at the University of Louisville have shown that a microbial metabolite, Urolithin A, derived from a compound found in berries and pomegranates, can...

How Candida Albicans Exploits Lack of Oxygen to Cause Disease

Scientists have discovered how a common yeast, Candida albicans, adapts to low oxygen levels in different parts of the body, allowing it to emerge to cause...