Friday, April 28, 2017

Common Antidepressant Clogs Arteries (Coronary Atherosclerosis) Six-Fold in Animal Study

A commonly prescribed antidepressant caused up to a six-fold increase in atherosclerosis plaque in the coronary arteries of non-human primates, according to a study...

New Advances in Natural Prostate Support

By Lane Lenard, Ph.D. If you’re a man in your 40s or older who suffers with occasional urinary urgency, you’ve no doubt become increasingly aware...

How Gut Bacteria Affect Your Mind and Appetite to Influence Which...

It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us – which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold – may very well be affecting...

Drynaria – Benefits of Unique Bone-Building Herb for Gingivitis and Osteoporosis

by Jim English Advanced gum disease involves a significant loss of alveolar bone, the portion of the jaw that attaches to, and anchors, teeth. If...

‘Pollen Vortex’ Cause of Worst Allergy Season Ever?

Winter is over and everyone should feel free to retire “snowpocalypse” and “polar vortex” from their vocabulary. If letting go of these buzz words...

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Too High for Some Women

Calcium and vitamin D are commonly recommended for older women, but the usual dosages of these common supplements may send calcium excretion and blood...

FDA Warns of Next-Day Impairment From Sleep Drug Lunesta

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning for the insomnia drug Lunesta (eszopiclone) based on evidence of next-day impairment of driving and other activities...

From the Front Lines: Modern Techniques, Ancient Medicines for Sleep, Digestion

By Amy M. Petrarca, MS, RN, L.Ac I know that acupuncture is quickly becoming mainstream, and that a growing number of people are willing and...

Drug May Guard Against Periodontitis, Related Chronic Diseases

A drug currently used to treat intestinal worms could protect people from periodontitis, an advanced gum disease, which untreated can erode the structures —...

Dark Chocolate, Red Wine Heart-Healthy Foods for Valentine’s Day

Forget the oysters and the champagne this Valentine’s Day. If you want to keep your true love’s heart beating strong, the real foods of...

Sleep Problems May Increase Risk for Prostate Cancer

Men who reported sleep problems, including difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, had up to a two-fold increased risk for prostate cancer, according to...

Elevated Melatonin Levels Shown to Reduce Advanced Prostate Cancer Risk by...

Higher levels of melatonin, a hormone involved in the sleep-wake cycle, may suggest decreased risk for developing advanced prostate cancer, according to results presented...