Friday, April 28, 2017

Reducing Salt Intake Doesn’t Lower Blood Pressure in New Study

A new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years found that consuming less sodium wasn't associated with lower blood...

Sleep-Inducing Component of Traditional Herb (Ashwagandha) Identified

Can't sleep? Your sleep problems may be improved if you try an Indian herb, Ashwagandha. Researchers in the sleep institute in Japan found that...

Higher Doses of Vitamin C Significantly Reduce Duration of Common Cold

The relationship between vitamin C dosage and its effects on the duration of the common cold symptoms may extend to 6-8 grams per day. Dozens...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome May Originate in the Brain

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition that is a common cause of infertility and other female problems, may begin in the brain rather than...

Drinking Diet Soda Increases Risk of Stokes, Alzheimer’s by 300%

Higher consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks has been associated with an increased risk of both strokes and dementia in an analysis of more than...

Common Virus Triggers Celiac Disease

A virus may be to blame for the development of celiac disease, researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Pittsburgh School...

Pet Exposure Linked To Lower Risk for Allergies And Obesity

Researchers have known for a long time that young kids who are exposed to pets have less of a risk of allergies. But now...

Insulin Resistance Linked To Faster Declines In Cognitive Function

Insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to respond normally to the hormone insulin, is as harmful to cognitive health as it is...

Active Surveillance Benefits Prostate Cancer Patients

Prostate cancer patients with a low-risk form of the disease may be better off if they avoid surgery or radiation treatment and instead participate...

Whole Fat Dairy Products Linked To Lower Body Fat and Blood...

If you're dieting, giving up whole milk, butter, cream, and cheese may be the wrong thing to do, according to a new study published...

New Technique Selectively Kills Old Cells, Reduces Signs of Aging in...

Even if you aren’t elderly, your body is home to agents of senility—frail and damaged cells that age us and promote disease. Now, researchers...

How Normal Stress Turns Into Unchecked, Debilitating Anxiety

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of Camerino, Italy have discovered how normal stress and anxiety is transformed into a...