Saturday, April 20, 2019

Aspirin and Ibuprofen Improve Patient Survival in Head and Neck Cancers

Regular use of a common type of medication, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, significantly improves survival for a third or more patients with head...

New Research Links Alzheimer’s Disease to Bacteria That Causes Gum Disease

Poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. What’s not clear is whether gum disease causes the disorder or is merely a...

Revolutionary ‘Planetary Health’ Diet Designed to Improve Health, Avoid Climate Catastrophe

With more than 3 billion people malnourished and food production driving climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution, a transformation of the global food system...

New Blood Test Identifies Alzheimer’s Years Before Symptoms Appear

Years before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease manifest, the brain starts changing and neurons slowly begin to degrade. Now scientists at the German Center for...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Reduced by Metabolite From Pomegranates

Scientists at the University of Louisville have shown that a microbial metabolite, Urolithin A, derived from a compound found in berries and pomegranates, can...

How Candida Albicans Exploits Lack of Oxygen to Cause Disease

Scientists have discovered how a common yeast, Candida albicans, adapts to low oxygen levels in different parts of the body, allowing it to emerge to cause...

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...