Saturday, April 20, 2019

Gum Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pneumonia

Researchers are reporting new findings on how bacteria involved in gum disease can travel throughout the body, exuding toxins connected with Alzheimer's disease, rheumatoid...

Animal Study Suggests Women May Not Benefit From Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet recently has been touted for weight loss and improving blood sugar control, but a new animal study finds that women fail...

20 Minute “Nature-Pills” Shown to Significantly Lower Stress Hormone Levels

Taking at least twenty minutes out of your day to stroll or sit in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature...

Liver, Colon Cancer Cells Thwarted by Compounds Derived From Hops

Hops, the plant that adds flavor, color and bitterness to beer, also produces a primary compound that thwarts cancer cells, and two important derivatives...

Pueraria Root: Modern Research Supports Health Benefits of an Ancient Vine

Despite its reputation as a vexing vine taking over countless backyards, Pueraria root (radix puerariae) – commonly known as kudzu – is a powerful...

Drinking Hot Tea Doubles Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Previous studies have revealed a link between hot tea drinking and risk of esophageal cancer, but until now, no study has examined this association...

Study Identifies Coffee Compounds That May Inhibit Prostate Cancer

For the first time, scientists have identified compounds found in coffee which may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer. This is a pilot study,...

More Vitamin D May Improve Memory, But Too Much May Slow...

How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that...

Green Tea and Carrot Compounds Reverse Alzheimer’s-like Symptoms in Mouse Study

A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers say. Researchers...

Thyroid Hormones Helped Early Humans Survive, But Left Us Susceptible to...

Although most victims survive the 735,000 heart attacks that occur annually in the U.S., their heart tissue is often irreparably damaged — unlike many...

Deep Sleep Helps Brain Remove Waste and Toxic Proteins Linked to...

New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain's ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often...

Thunder God Vine Sensitizes Brain to Leptin Signaling to Curb Hunger...

Celastrol, a natural compound isolated from a traditional Chinese medicine, Thunder God Vine, has been shown to possess potent anti-obesity effects. Derived from the roots...