Thursday, September 23, 2021

Researchers Identify Specific Gut Bacterium Linked to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have detected a connection between Brachyspira, a genus of bacteria in the intestines, and IBS – especially the...

Healthy Sleep Habits Help Lower Risk of Heart Failure

Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42% lower risk of heart failure regardless of other risk factors compared to adults with unhealthy...

Researchers Identify New Cause of COVID-19 Blood Clots

Blood clots continue to wreak havoc for patients with severe COVID-19 infection, and a new study explains what may spark them in up to...

Remote Control of Blood Sugar: Electromagnetic Fields Treat Diabetes in Animal...

Researchers from the University of Iowa may have discovered a safe new way to manage blood sugar non-invasively. Exposing diabetic mice to a combination...

Newly Discovered Gut-to-Brain Circuit Drives Sugar Preference, Cravings

A little extra sugar can make us crave just about anything, from cookies to condiments to coffee smothered in whipped cream. But its sweetness...

COVID-19 Coronavirus Epidemic Source Confirmed as Natural, Not Man Made

The novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that emerged in the city of Wuhan, China, last year and has since caused a large scale COVID-19 epidemic and...

Bacteria Living on Our Eyeballs May Help to Treat Common Eye...

You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes – fungi, bacteria and viruses...

Environmental Estrogens: The Invisible Threat That Surrounds Us

On a daily basis we consume and breathe environmental estrogens known to cause birth defects and cancer in animals. These substances are everywhere, in...

Common Food Additive Linked to Microbiota and Gut Inflammation

New research provides evidence that nanoparticles, which are present in many food items, may have a substantial and harmful influence on human health. The study,...

California “Holy Herb” Medicinal Plant May Hold Promise For Alzheimer’s Treatment

The medicinal powers of aspirin, digitalis, and the anti-malarial artemisinin all come from plants. A Salk Institute discovery of a potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory...

Poor Sleep Linked to Buildup of Arterial Plaque, Cardiovascular Disease

Getting adequate sleep is key to good health, and studies have shown that insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including cardiovascular disease....

Extra Vitamin C Prevents Antioxidant Depletion of Metabolic Syndrome

A higher intake of vitamin C is crucial for metabolic syndrome patients trying to halt a potentially deadly cycle of antioxidant disruption and health-related...