Monday, February 18, 2019

Poor Sleep Linked to Atherosclerosis Plaque Buildup, Increased Cardiovascular Risk

People who sleep less than six hours a night may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared with those who sleep between seven...

Does This Widely Used, Unlabeled Food Additive Cause Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, where gluten triggers the immune system to attack the gut. It is common, lifelong, and can seriously harm...

Extra Vitamin C Prevents Antioxidant Depletion of Metabolic Syndrome

A higher intake of vitamin C is crucial for metabolic syndrome patients trying to halt a potentially deadly cycle of antioxidant disruption and health-related...

Getting The Most Out of Spinach: Maximizing the Antioxidant Lutein

Eating spinach in the form of a smoothie or juice is the best way to obtain optimal levels of the antioxidant lutein, according to...

CBD in Marijuana May Worsen Glaucoma, Raise Eye Pressure

One of the most commonly proposed uses of medical marijuana is to treat glaucoma. But a study from researchers at Indiana University has found that...

Bacterial-Based Cancer Drug Delivery System Outperforms Conventional Methods

An interdisciplinary team of Virginia Tech faculty members has created a drug delivery system that could radically expand cancer treatment options. The conventional cancer treatment...

Fighting Obesity: As Simple As Eating Dirt?

The obesity epidemic is rapidly becoming the leading cause of preventable death in the United States and other developed countries. Now new research from the University...

Coenzyme Q10 Plays Many Roles As Anti-Aging Nutrient

Ward Dean, MD Coenzyme Q10, also known as CoQ10, is a normal and essential component of the membranes of mitochondrial the intracellular organelles that manufacture...

Antibiotic Compound From Wasp Venom Kills Bacteria, Harmless to Human Cells

The venom of insects such as wasps and bees is full of compounds that can kill bacteria. Unfortunately, many of these compounds are also...

Gastric Balance: Heartburn Not Always Caused by Excess Acid

The human requirement for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients remains relatively constant throughout adult life. Unfortunately our ability to properly digest food and absorb...

Orange Juice, Leafy Greens and Berries May Help Prevent Memory Loss...

Eating leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables and berry fruits, and drinking orange juice may be associated with a lower risk of memory...

Virus Kills Carcinoma Cells, Offers New Approach to Treating Cancer

Scientists have equipped a virus that kills carcinoma cells with a protein so it can also target and kill adjacent cells, in what they...