Sunday, October 17, 2021

Sleep Deprivation Linked to Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes

Population-level studies have indicated that insufficient sleep increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. These diseases are known to be linked...

Autism Risk Linked to DDT Insecticide Exposure in New Study

A study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that elevated levels of a metabolite of the banned insecticide DDT in the...

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,...

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...

Herbal Treatment Improves Spinal Cord Injuries in Animal Study

A new study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience demonstrates that Chinese herbal medicine Ji-Sui-Kang (JSK), given systemically for three weeks after injury in rats, improved...

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...

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...

Estrogen Deficiency Partially Responsible for Male Andropause?

Just as menopause symptoms in women are linked to a sharp drop in estrogen production, age-related changes in middle-aged men – including declines in...

Study Says Eating Mediterranean Foods May Prevent Brain Shrinkage, Prolong Brain...

Following a Mediterranean-like diet is associated with losing fewer brain cells due to aging, according to a study published in the October 21, 2015,...

Long-Term Use of Common Heartburn and Ulcer Medications Linked to Vitamin...

Long-term use of commonly prescribed heartburn and ulcer medications is linked to a higher risk of vitamin B12 deficiency, according to a new 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...