Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Study Strengthens Links Between Red Meat and Heart Disease

An observational study in nearly 20,000 individuals has found that greater intake of red and processed meat is associated with worse heart function. The...

Consumption of Red Seaweeds Linked to Lower Risk for Colon, Colorectal...

Red seaweeds have been prevalent in the diets of Asian communities for thousands of years. In a new study, published in Marine Drugs, researchers...

Unraveling Potential of ‘Natural Killer’ Cells to Fight Infections and Cancer

Despite a name straight from a Tarantino movie, natural killer (NK) cells are your allies when it comes to fighting infections and cancer. If...

An Omega-3 Oil That’s Poison For Tumors

So-called "good fatty acids" are essential for human health and much sought after by those who try to eat healthily. Among the Omega-3 fatty...

Scientists Successfully Test Light Activated Cancer-Killing ‘Metabolic Warhead’ Drug

Researchers have successfully tested a “Trojan Horse” drug which can kill cancer and bacterial cells without damaging nearby healthy tissue. The drug was invented...

Natural Dietary Supplement Beta-Sitosterol May Help Relieve Anxiety, Study Suggests

A common dietary supplement, beta-sitosterol, has been shown to reduce anxiety in mice, according to a new Weizmann Institute of Science study. The natural,...

Three Years Younger in Just Eight Weeks? A Groundbreaking New Study...

A groundbreaking clinical trial shows we can reduce biological age (as measured by the Horvath 2013 DNAmAge clock) by more than three years in...

Feeling Younger Buffers Older Adults From Stress, Protects Against Health Decline

People who feel younger have a greater sense of well-being, better cognitive functioning, less inflammation, lower risk of hospitalization and even live longer than...

Thin, Brittle Bones Strongly Linked to Increased Heart Disease Risk in...

Thin and brittle bones are strongly linked to women's heart disease risk, with thinning of the lower (lumbar) spine, top of the thigh bone...

Cocoa Powder Improves Health of Obese Mice; Implications for Humans

Supplementation of cocoa powder in the diet of high-fat-fed mice with liver disease markedly reduced the severity of their condition, according to a new...

Death Rate Doubles in Seniors Taking Prescription Drugs Due to Increased...

Nearly every older adult in the US has been prescribed a drug that can significantly increase their risk of falling, according to new study...

Vital Exhaustion Linked with Increased Risk of Heart Attack in Men

Men experiencing vital exhaustion are more likely to have a heart attack, according to research presented at ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021, an online...