Monday, May 16, 2022

Sleep Loss Linked to Increased Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Deep sleep, also called “slow-wave sleep,” is thought to be the most restorative sleep stage, but its significance for physical well-being has not been...

Sleep Apnea Thickens Blood Vessels, Increases Heart Disease Risk

Research Update   Obstructive sleep apnea, or periodic interruptions in breathing throughout the night, results in thickening of blood vessels and increased risk of several forms...

Skin Cancer and Nutritional Supplements

Growing Role for Supplements in Prevention of Skin Cancer By Jim English Night gazers across North America are occasionally treated to glimpse of the aurora borealis,...

Saving Eli: One Family’s Struggle with Autism

By Jim English Eli was born a healthy and vibrant baby, welcomed into the world and embraced by his overjoyed parents and two brothers in...

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

By Jim English and Ward Dean, MD (Published May, 2003) The recent appearance of a new lethal infectious respiratory disease is naturally a cause for concern...

Rosemary

Modern Remedy From Ancient Lore By Jim English History is rich with references to rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.), a small, perennial evergreen shrub native to the...

Reversing Osteoporosis Reduces Fracture Risks in 78-Year-Old Patient

By Hyla Cass, MD Recently, one of my long-time patients, a 78-year-old woman named Jean, called to tell me that her Beverly Hills endocrinologist was...

Reversing Memory Loss and Lack of Concentration

By Hyla Cass, M.D. It’s happened to all of us: fuzzy thinking, daydreaming, inability to concentrate, a slow mind, and the struggle to connect names...

Reversing Altered Metabolic Functions to Enhance Long-Term Weight Control

By Jim English According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) an estimated 65 percent of all American adults are currently either obese or clinically...

Resveratrol Mimics Caloric Restriction to Turn on “Longevity Genes”

By Jim English Caloric restriction has been shown to be one of the most effective means of slowing the pace of aging and extending lifespan....

Lipid Lowering Effects of Red Yeast Rice Extract

Natural Supplement Lowers Elevated Serum Cholesterol Levels By Jim English Elevated serum cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia) are a recognized risk factor for developing Coronary Heart Disease (CHD),...

Controlling Inflammation with Proteolytic Enzymes

By Lane Lenard, PhD, Ward Dean, MD and Jim English Enzymes are the unsung heroes of the body – without them life would be impossible....