Sunday, October 17, 2021

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...

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...

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...

Commonly Prescribed Statin Linked to Memory Impairment in Animal Study

New research on two commonly prescribed statin drugs has found that one of the drugs tested caused memory impairment in rats (1). These findings...

Lithium in the Brain

At present lithium is most popular for its use in rechargeable batteries. But for decades now, lithium has also been used to treat various...

Going Viral – Bacteriophages Offer Sustainable, Powerful Method of Controlling Microbes

In the early 1900s, most researchers believed that DNA was a “stupid molecule,” too simple to be of any value in the transmission of...

Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Nutrition and Aging

By Ward Dean, MD Every cell in the human body is packed with tiny organelles called mitochondria (Fig. 1). Mitochondria are often referred to as...

Bacteria Responsible for Gum Disease Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chronic periodontal disease (PD) – one of the most prevalent infectious inflammatory diseases affecting humans – has been positively linked to systemic inflammatory disorders,...

Translating Nature’s Library Yields Drug Leads for AIDS, Cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease

An ingredient, prostratin, derived from a medicinal tea traditionally brewed from tree bark by tribal healers on the South Pacific island of Samoa is...

Study Reveals Best Test for Clostridium Difficile (C. Diff) Diagnosis

The largest study of its kind, carried out by experts at the University of Leeds, has shown the most effective test for the diagnosis...

Fruit Consumption, Not Juice, Shown to Reduce Type-2 Diabetes

Eating more fruit, particularly blueberries, apples and grapes, is linked to a reduced risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. Blueberries cut the risk of developing Type-2...

Stomach Bacteria Switch Off Human Immune Defenses to Cause Disease

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that establishes a life-long stomach infection in humans, which in some cases can lead to duodenal ulcers or stomach cancer....