Thursday, September 23, 2021

New Hope for Cataracts: NAC (N-Acetylcarnosine) Eye Drops

by Ward Dean, MD Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, accounting for about 42 percent of all cases of blindness worldwide (affecting about 17...

Magnesium Stearate: A Safe and Effective Filler – Setting the Record...

An Interview with Dr. Dana Myatt, NMD ( Focus on Allergy Research, April 2013) Note: Magnesium stearate, a common “inactive” ingredient in many nutritional supplements,...

Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Nutrition and Aging

By Ward Dean, MD Every cell in the human body is packed with tiny organelles called mitochondria (Fig. 1). Mitochondria are often referred to as...

Niacin – The “Cholesterol Wars” Champion Can Also Raise Growth Hormone

By Ward Dean, MD A  study in the Archives of Internal Medicine (Guyton, et al, 2000) confirms my long-held belief in the superiority of niacin...

Of Brains and Bones: How Hunger Neurons Control Bone Mass

In an advance that helps clarify the role of a cluster of neurons in the brain, Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that...

How Flu Virus Attacks Immune System to Establish Infection

Shedding light on influenza's insidious nature, scientists from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts have discovered how the flu virus is able to quickly...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

14 Supplements You Should Never Take (Part 1)

By Dr. Ronald Hoffman I’m a big proponent of nutritional supplements. And though the majority of supplement manufacturers are responsible and ethical, and their claims are, by...

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...