Thursday, November 21, 2019

Deep Sleep May Act as Fountain of Youth in Old Age

As we grow older our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to...

Deep Sleep Resets Anxious Brain to Restore Calm

When it comes to managing anxiety, Shakespeare's Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the "balm of hurt minds." While a...

China Approves New Alzheimer’s Drug Based on Seaweed

The world’s first new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades – and perhaps the only treatment with the potential...

Choline Supplementation: Lifelong Benefits May Protect Brain From Alzheimer’s

New research suggests that the common dietary supplement, choline, may play a role in preventing Alzheimer's disease (AD). Closely related to the B complex...

High Fiber, Yogurt Diet Associated with Lower Lung Cancer Risk

A diet high in fiber and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a study by Vanderbilt University Medical...

Human “Inner Salamander” May Regenerate Cartilage to Combat Osteoarthritis

Contrary to popular belief, cartilage in human joints can repair itself through a process similar to that used by creatures such as salamanders and...

Bone, Not Adrenaline, Drives Fight or Flight Response

When faced with a predator or sudden danger, the heart rate goes up, breathing becomes more rapid, and fuel in the form of glucose...

Study Finds Onion and Garlic Consumption May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that's a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They may also be a recipe for...

Plant-Based Diets: How Choline Deficiency Affects Childhood Brain Development and Alzheimer’s

Researchers are becoming increasingly concerned that plant-based and vegan diets can lead to widespread deficiencies of dietary choline, an essential nutrient that is critical...

High Doses of Vitamin D May Speed Loss of Bone Mineral...

Exposing bare skin to sunlight for as little as 10-15 minutes is all it takes for the human body to synthesize the vitamin D...

On the Keto Diet? Skip Cheat Days to Avoid Damaging Blood...

The often embraced 'cheat day' is a common theme in many diets and the popular ketogenic diet is no exception. But new research from...

Bacteria Living on Our Eyeballs May Help to Treat Common Eye...

You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes – fungi, bacteria and viruses...