Wednesday, October 21, 2020

New Blood Test Detects Alzheimer’s 20 Years Before Onset of Cognitive...

Alzheimer's is a debilitating and incurable disease that affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans age 65 and older. Without successful prevention therapies, the number...

The Truth About Niacin: The Safest, Cheapest, Most Effective Lipid-Lowering Substance...

Ward Dean, MD A 2014 study in the New England Journal of Medicine disparaged the lipid-lowering benefits of niacin and implied that it was actually...

Study Links Loss of Dream-Stage REM Sleep to Higher Risk of...

Spending less time in REM sleep is linked to a greater overall risk of death from any cause, as well as from cardiovascular disease...

Artificial Cartilage May Repair Damaged Knees, Reduce Need For Joint Replacement...

A new cartilage-like material could make the job of repairing damaged knees much easier. The thin, slippery layer of cartilage cushioning the bones in your...

Black Raspberries Reduce Inflammation, Skin Allergy in Mouse Study

Adding black raspberries to your diet might aid in reducing inflammation associated with skin allergies, according to a new study in the journal Nutrients. A...

Gut Reaction: How the Gut Microbiome May Influence the Severity of...

The risk of severe COVID-19 infection is more common in those with high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, conditions that are all associated with...

Hookworm Treatment Offers New Hope to MS Patients

Parasitic worms could offer a new treatment hope for patients suffering from the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis, according to experts from the University of...

Plasma Replacement Therapy Reverses Aging, Rejuvenates Muscle Tissues in Animal Study

A new study reveals that replacing half of the blood plasma with a mixture of saline and albumin reverses signs of aging and rejuvenates...

Gut Damage Linked to Premature Death From Sleep-Loss in New Animal...

Scientists have long studied sleep, a phenomenon that appears to be fundamental for life, yet one that in many ways remains mysterious. Almost every...

Study: Use of Face Masks Can Prevent Second Wave of COVID-19

The widespread use of face masks keeps the coronavirus reproduction number below 1.0, and prevents further waves when combined with lockdowns, new research suggests. A...

90% of Severely Sick Covid-19 Patients Respond to New Anti-Inflammatory Drug...

Researchers report that ruxolitinib, an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat to a deadly childhood immune disease, effectively reversed respiratory and multi-system inflammation in severely ill...

Celiac Disease Linked to Common Chemicals in Pesticides, Nonstick Cookware and...

Elevated blood levels of toxic chemicals found in pesticides, nonstick cookware, and fire retardants have been tied to an increased risk for celiac disease...