Friday, June 22, 2018

Gum Disease Bacteria Linked to Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints and internal organs, causing pain and leading to disability. Rheumatoid arthritis...

‘Kissing Virus’ Linked to Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Celiac and Other...

A ground breaking study by scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital reveals that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) – best known for causing mononucleosis – also...

Heart Attack Symptoms Often Misinterpreted in Younger Women

Young women who report heart attack symptoms are more likely to have them dismissed by their providers as not heart related, a new study...

Common Acid Reflux Meds May Promote Chronic Liver Disease

Approximately 10 percent of the general population take a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drug to block stomach acid secretions and relieve symptoms of frequent...

Not All Plant-Based Diets Are Created Equal

Plant-based diets are recommended to reduce the risk of heart disease; however, some plant-based diets are associated with a higher risk of heart disease,...

Aspirin Doubles Heart Attack Risk in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

If you're taking an aspirin a day in the hopes it will reduce your risk of a heart attack or stroke, a new study...

Potassium From Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas — and even coffee — could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia McDonough,...

Unhealthy Diet Linked to 400,000 Cardiovascular Disease Deaths Each Year

If you're eating a diet that's low in healthy food and/or high in unhealthy foods, you're at greater risk of dying from heart and...

Live Viruses (Phages) Effective Against Drug Resistant Lung Infections

Phage therapy may be a safe and effective antibiotic alternative for the treatment of cystic fibrosis lung infections, scientists from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and...

Vitamin C Effective in Targeting, Stopping Cancer Stem Cells

Vitamin C is up to ten times more effective at stopping cancer cell growth than pharmaceuticals, according to scientists in Salford, UK. The new...

Common Food Additive Crosses Gut Barrier, Linked to Immune Disorders

A newly published study is adding to growing concerns over the use of titanium dioxide as a common food additive. Researchers from the The International Agency for Research on Cancer...

Fighting Insulin Resistance to Reverse Diabetes, Manage Weight and Reduce Carb...

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association nearly 50% of all adults in the U.S. are either currently diabetic or suffering from metabolic syndrom...