Saturday, November 27, 2021

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...

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...

Gut Microbes Closely Linked to Proper Immune Function, Other Health Issues

A new understanding of the essential role of gut microbes in the immune system may hold the key to dealing with some of the...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...