Sunday, October 17, 2021

Prostate Cancers Are Fewer, Smaller On Walnut-Enriched Diet

New research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio indicates that eating a modest amount of...

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...

Combination of Chinese, Western Medicines Could Lead to New Cancer Treatments

Combining traditional forms of Chinese and Western medicine could offer new hope for developing new treatments for liver, lung, colorectal cancers and osteosarcoma of...

Antibiotics Drastically Overprescribed for Sore Throats, Bronchitis

A vast majority of people who see their doctors for sore throats or acute bronchitis receive antibiotics, yet only a small percentage should, according...

Fecal Transplant Pill Knocks out Recurrent C. Diff Infection

Swallowing pills containing a concentrate of fecal bacteria successfully stops recurrent bouts of debilitating Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection by rebalancing the bacteria in the gut,...

Bug Vs. Bug: Benign C. Difficile Strains Keep Fatal Strains at...

In a recent study, two different strains of non-toxigenic Clostridium difficile provided protection against both historic and epidemic C. difficile strains. The research was conducted by researchers at...

Poor Oral Health Impairing Performance of Olympic Athletes

Many of the elite sportsmen and women who competed at the London 2012 Olympic Games had poor levels of oral health, similar to those...

Molecule Produced During Exercise Boosts Brain Health

A large body of research has shown that exercise is good for the brain. While it's known that exercise can boost cognitive function and...

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...

Time to End the War Against Saturated Fat?

The British Medical Journal has issued a clarion call to all who want to ward off heart disease: Forget the statins and bring back...

From the Heart: Saturated fat is not the major issue

Aseem Malhotra Interventional cardiology specialist, Croydon University Hospital, London Scientists universally accept that trans fats—found in many fast foods, bakery products, and margarines—increase the risk of...

Magnesium Levels Vital to Aging Brain Health

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month and the serious issues of cognitive health will be in the spotlight in the coming weeks. The medical...