Saturday, May 25, 2024

Hardening of Arteries Linked to Plaques in Brain

Even for elderly people with no signs of dementia, those with hardening of the arteries are more likely to also have the beta-amyloid plaques...

Anti-Aging and Anti-Viral Effects of “Herbal Youth” Compound

By Jim English In a study published in the Nov. 2008 Journal of Immunology, researchers shed light on the anti-viral and anti-aging benefits of Astragalus, a primary active...

Health Benefits of Reversing Age-Related Thickening of Blood

By John Steinke, L.Ac. Increased thickening of blood – or elevated blood viscosity – is a common age-related condition that contributes to a number of...

Eating Walnuts Shown to Improve Endothelial Function in Overweight Adults

Medical researchers from the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center in Connecticut have found evidence suggestive that adding walnuts to one's diet can protect against diabetes...

Rejuvenating, Anti-Aging Benefits of Vital Cell Herbal Formula

Clinical Trial of Age-Related Health Problems in 150 Adults by Jim English Vital Cell® is an advanced herbal formula designed to counter a host of problems...

Heart Stem Cells Offer New Treatment for Heart Failure

Researchers at King's College London have for the first time highlighted the natural regenerative capacity of a group of stem cells that reside in...

Potentially Life-Saving Cooling Treatment Rarely Used for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests

The brain-preserving cooling treatment known as therapeutic hypothermia is rarely being used in patients who suffer cardiac arrest while in the hospital, despite its...

Lipid Lowering Effects of Red Yeast Rice Extract

Natural Supplement Lowers Elevated Serum Cholesterol Levels By Jim English Elevated serum cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia) are a recognized risk factor for developing Coronary Heart Disease (CHD),...

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

Beneficial Effects on Energy, Atherosclerosis and Aging By Ward Dean, MD and Jim English Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) are a unique form of dietary fat that...

Dementia Costs Top Those For Heart Disease Or Cancer, Study Finds

The monetary cost of dementia in the United States ranges from $157 billion to $215 billion annually, making the disease more costly to the nation than either heart disease or cancer, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The greatest economic cost of dementia is associated with providing institutional and home-based long-term care rather than medical services, according to the findings published in the April 4 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Job Burnout Can Severely Compromise Heart Health

Americans work longer hours, take fewer vacation days, and retire later than employees in other industrialized countries around the globe. With such demanding careers, it's no surprise that many experience job burnout -- physical, cognitive, and emotional exhaustion that results from stress at work. Researchers have found that burnout is also associated with obesity, insomnia, and anxiety.

Mummy CT Scans Show Preindustrial Hunter Gatherers Had Clogged Arteries

Like nearly 4.6 million Americans, ancient hunter-gatherers also suffered from clogged arteries, revealing that the plaque build-up causing blood clots, heart attacks and strokes is not just a result of fatty diets or couch potato habits, according to new research in the journal The Lancet.