Friday, September 30, 2022

Discovery Reveals How Blocking Inflammation Can Lead to Chronic Pain

Using anti-inflammatory drugs and steroids to relieve pain could increase the chances of developing chronic pain, according to researchers from McGill University and colleagues...

Sleep Deprivation Impairs Stem Cells in Cornea, Contributes to Vision Impairment

Sleep deprivation – getting too little high-quality sleep – is a serious health problem. More than one-third of people in the US report getting...

Deep Sleep May Act as Fountain of Youth in Old Age

As we grow older our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to...

Seven Hours of Sleep is Optimal in Middle and Old Age,...

Seven hours is the ideal amount of sleep for people in their middle age and upwards, with too little or too much sleep associated...

A Friend, Not Foe: Common GI Tract Parasite Reduces Inflammation to...

The human gut is a thriving ecosystem, teeming with thousands of bacterial species whose interactions determine its health and susceptibility to diseases. While some...

Calcium Supplements Linked to Earlier Death in Older People With Heart...

Calcium supplements, frequently taken to lessen the risk of brittle bones (osteoporosis) and fractures, have been linked to an increased risk of death among...

Cardamon Compound Shows Promise for Treating Aggressive Breast Cancer

Cardamonin — a natural compound found in the spice cardamom and other plants — could have therapeutic potential for triple-negative breast cancer, according to...

Sugar-Fueled Inflammation Linked to Increased Risk of Autoimmune Diseases

People who consume sugar and other carbohydrates in excess over a long period of time have an increased risk of developing an autoimmune disease....

Disinfectant Use During Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Asthma and Eczema

Use of disinfectants by pregnant women may be a risk factor for asthma and eczema in their children, finds a population study, published online...

Two Servings of Avocados a Week Linked to 21% Lower Risk...

Eating two or more servings of avocado weekly has been linked with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, and substituting avocado for certain fat-containing...

Plant-Based Omega-3s May Boost Heart Health, Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

People often think of salmon when they think of omega-3 fatty acids, but a new research review found that the major plant-based version of...

Eating Cranberries Linked to Improved Cardiovascular Health

A new clinical trial has found that daily consumption of cranberries for one month led to improved cardiovascular function in healthy men. The new study,...