Saturday, January 22, 2022

Blueberry/Grape Compound Reduces Body Fat in Mice, Potential Role for Treating...

Pterostilbene, a phenolic compound in the same family as resveratrol, is present in small amounts in a large variety of foods and beverages like blueberries...

Walnuts Protect Cognitive Function, Prevent Brain Degeneration in Animal Model of...

A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing...

Medication Mistakes Affect 1 Child Every 8 Minutes

Every 8 minutes, a child in the United States is affected by a medication error on the part of their parents or caregivers, according...

Intake of Fish Fats Improves Effectiveness of Antidepressants

Up to 42 percent of all treated cases of depression do not respond to antidepressants. While the reasons for this have been a mystery,...

Drinking Just One Soda Daily Shortens Telomeres, Accelerates Cellular Aging and...

Consuming sugary soft drinks is associated with increased risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular death, and certain types of cancer. Now a new...

The Common “Everyday” Drug Responsible for Acute Liver Damage

According to the FDA, acetaminophen – the active ingredient in Tylenol and numerous over-the-counter drugs – was the leading cause of acute liver failure...

Promising Gene-Silencing Technique Shows Promise in Fight Against Cancer, Liver Diseases

Since its discovery 16 years ago, researchers have been eyeing RNA interference (RNAi) – a natural process for ‘silencing’ genes – as a therapy...

Many Women Unaware of Risks of Developing Ovarian Cancer

The statistics for ovarian cancer are frightening. Whereas early detection tests for breast cancer are relatively commonplace, 75-85% of women with ovarian cancer are...

Soy Supplements With Isoflavones ‘Reprogram’ Breast Cancer Cells

Taking soy protein supplements may lead to some concerning genetic changes for women with breast cancer, a new study suggests. In the study, half...

Mechanism of Traditional Chinese Herb Revealed

The mysterious inner workings of Chang Shan – a Chinese herbal medicine used for thousands of years to treat fevers associated with malaria – have been...

Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Might Actually be ‘Good Guy

A team of investigators at the University of Kentucky has made a thought-provoking discovery about a type of cholesterol previously believed to be a...

Spinach Extract Decreases Cravings, Aids Weight Loss

A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases 'hedonic' hunger up to 95% and increases weight loss by 43% according to a...