Sunday, November 27, 2022

Mold Toxins More Prevalent And Hazardous Than Thought

Mold toxins in buildings damaged by moisture are considerably more prevalent than was previously thought, according to new international research. Erica Bloom from the Division of Medical Microbiology at Lund University in Sweden has contributed to research in this field by analyzing dust and materials samples from buildings damaged by mould. Virtually all of the ...

Getting Less Sleep Associated With Lower Resistance To Colds

ndividuals who get less than seven hours of sleep per night appear about three times as likely to develop respiratory illness following exposure to a cold virus as those who sleep eight hours or more, according to a report in the January 12 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Studies have ...

Carnitine Supplements Reverse Glucose Intolerance In Animals

Supplementing obese rats with the nutrient carnitine helps the animals to clear the extra sugar in their blood, something they had trouble doing on...

Healthy Lifestyle Habits May Be Associated With Reduced Risk Of Chronic...

Four healthy lifestyle factors—never smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and following a healthy diet—together appear to be associated with as much as...

Black Tea May Fight Diabetes

Long known for its antioxidants, immune boosting and, most recently, antihypertensive properties, black tea could have another health benefit. Black tea may be used to control diabetes, according to a study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists.

Omega Fatty Acid Balance Can Alter Immunity And Gene Expression

For the past century, changes in the Western diet have altered the consumption of omega-6 fatty acids (w6, found in meat and vegetable oils)...

Viral Mimic Induces Melanoma Cells To Digest Themselves

Recent research has uncovered an unexpected vulnerability in deadly melanoma cells that, when exploited, can cause the cancer cells to turn against themselves. The...

Aspirin Use After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Associated With Improved Survival

Men and women who were diagnosed with colorectal cancer and began regular use of aspirin had a lower risk of overall and colorectal cancer...

Survival Tip: Heart Attack Patients Need To Be Cooled

Aug 5, 2009 by KJ Mullins In what could seem like a tale from of a science fiction book. the best way to protect a...

Beetroot juice boosts stamina, new study shows

Drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise for up to 16% longer. A University of Exeter led-study, published today (Thursday...

Warnings Strengthened On Arthritis Drugs

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press Federal regulators on Tuesday added stronger warnings to a group of best-selling drugs used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory diseases,...

Unstable Proteins Can Cause Premature Ageing

The normal ageing process has long been linked to problems with cell respiration, the process through which the cells extract energy from nutrients. Researchers...