Thursday, December 13, 2018

Coenzyme Q10 Plays Many Roles As Anti-Aging Nutrient

Ward Dean, MD Coenzyme Q10, also known as CoQ10, is a normal and essential component of the membranes of mitochondrial the intracellular organelles that manufacture...

Antibiotic Compound From Wasp Venom Kills Bacteria, Harmless to Human Cells

The venom of insects such as wasps and bees is full of compounds that can kill bacteria. Unfortunately, many of these compounds are also...

Gastric Balance: Heartburn Not Always Caused by Excess Acid

The human requirement for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients remains relatively constant throughout adult life. Unfortunately our ability to properly digest food and absorb...

Orange Juice, Leafy Greens and Berries May Help Prevent Memory Loss...

Eating leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables and berry fruits, and drinking orange juice may be associated with a lower risk of memory...

Virus Kills Carcinoma Cells, Offers New Approach to Treating Cancer

Scientists have equipped a virus that kills carcinoma cells with a protein so it can also target and kill adjacent cells, in what they...

Diet of Vegetables and Fish Supports Heart Health, Lower Blood Pressure

Elevated levels of trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) – a compound linked with the consumption of fish, seafood and a primarily vegetarian diet – may reduce...

Immigrating to the U.S. Damages Microbiome, Increases Risks of Obesity and...

Researchers at the University of Minnesota and the Somali, Latino, and Hmong Partnership for Health and Wellness have new evidence that the gut microbiota...

Turmeric Reduces Plasma Fibrinogen Levels to Benefit Cardiovascular Health

By Ward Dean, M.D. Fibrinogen is a high molecular weight plasma protein that plays a key final role in the cascade that results in the...

Probiotic Bacillus Eliminates Staphylococcus Bacteria

A new study shows that a "good" bacterium commonly found in probiotic digestive supplements helps eliminate Staphylococcus aureus, a type of bacteria that can...

Intermittent Fasting Reverses Type 2 Diabetes in New Paper

Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors writing in the journal BMJ Case Reports after three patients in their...

Gallium Overcomes Drug-Resistant Superbug, Improves Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis Patients...

The lack of new antibiotics is among the most critical challenges facing medicine. Researchers have been on the hunt for new drugs to combat...

Type and Severity of Cold Symptoms Are Controlled by Bacteria Living...

In news with several layers of weird, researchers have determined that the mix of bacteria that live inside your nose – yes, there are...