Monday, April 19, 2021

NSAIDs Pain Relievers Like Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen May Blunt Effectiveness of...

New research shows that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduced both antibody and inflammatory responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection in mice. The study appears this week...

Common Amino Acid, Taurine, Helps to Prevent Bacterial Infection

Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient – taurine – that helps the gut recall prior infections and...

New Therapy Targets Protein Pathway to Halt Cartilage Degeneration and Reduce...

There is currently no cure for osteoarthritis, but a group of scientists have discovered a method through which a simple knee injection could potentially...

Exposure to Common Food-Borne Pathogen Linked to Rare Brain Cancer

(Fig. 1. Parasitic protozoans Toxoplasma gondii in tachyzoite stage.) A new study suggests a link between Toxoplasma Gondii (T. gondii) infection and the risk of...

Vitamins C and E Linked to 32% Lower Risk of Developing...

People who consume high levels of vitamin C and E in their diet may have a lower risk of Parkinson’s disease than people who...

Ginger Helps Halt Progression of Autoimmune Diseases in Mouse Study

Ginger is well known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects, making it a popular natural option for treating inflammatory diseases. Now a new study...

Thailand Approves Use of Andrographis as Herbal Treatment for COVID-19

The Government of Thailand has approved the use of the traditional herb, andrographis (Andrographis paniculata) in a pilot study aimed at reducing the initial...

Possible Explanation for “Happy Hypoxia” (Low Blood Oxygen Levels) in Covid-19...

One of the most puzzling symptoms of COVID-19 is a condition referred to as “silent hypoxemia” or “happy hypoxia.” Patients suffering silent hypoxemia present...

Study Reveals Link Between Gut Bacteria and Vitamin D Levels

Our gut microbiomes – the many bacteria, viruses and other microbes living in our digestive tracts – play important roles in our health and...

COVID-19 Crosses Blood-Brain to Trigger Cognitive Effects, Brain Fog and Fatigue

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, like many viruses before it, is bad news for the brain. More and more evidence is coming out that people with...

Scientists Restore Vision, Reverse Age-Related Vision Loss From Glaucoma in Animal...

Harvard Medical School scientists have successfully restored vision in mice by turning back the clock on aged eye cells in the retina to recapture...

Glucosamine Use Linked to 65 Percent Reduction in Cardiovascular-Related Deaths in...

Glucosamine supplements may reduce overall mortality about as well as regular exercise does, according to a new epidemiological study published in the Journal of...