Saturday, November 27, 2021

Vitamin C From Fruits and Vegetables Shown to Protect Against Cataracts

Need another reason to eat more fruits and vegetables? Higher dietary intake of vitamin C has been found to have a potentially preventative effect on...

Life-Extending Hormone Protects Thymus Gland, Bolsters Body’s Immune Response

A hormone that extends lifespan in mice by 40% is produced by specialized cells in the thymus gland, according to a new study by...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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Blood-Oxytocin Levels in Normal Range in Children with Autism

Autism does not appear to be solely caused by a deficiency of oxytocin, but the hormone's universal ability to boost social function may prove...

Promising New Approach for Gum Disease Treatment Identified

Nearly 50 percent of all adults in the United States suffer from the gum disease, periodontitis. Of these 17 percent suffer from a more severe form of periodontitis that increases their...

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...

Altering Gut Bacteria Promotes Health and Increases Lifespan

Scientists at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging have promoted health and increased lifespan in Drosophila by altering the symbiotic, or commensal, relationship between bacteria...

Most Clinical Studies On Vitamins Flawed by Poor Methodology

Most large, clinical trials of vitamin supplements, including some that have concluded they are of no value or even harmful, have a flawed methodology...