Thursday, September 23, 2021

Omega-3 Reduces ADHD Symptoms in New Animal Study

A new multidisciplinary study shows a clear connection between the intake of omega-3 fatty acids and a decline in ADHD symptoms in rats. Researchers at...

Researchers Identify Gene Implicated in Statin Muscle Pains, Discomfort

Researchers have used a novel approach to identify a genetic variant that may contribute to the muscle pain and weakness experienced by some statin...

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...

Niacin – The “Cholesterol Wars” Champion Can Also Raise Growth Hormone

By Ward Dean, MD A  study in the Archives of Internal Medicine (Guyton, et al, 2000) confirms my long-held belief in the superiority of niacin...

High Lifetime Costs for Type 2 Diabetes

A person with type 2 diabetes may spend an average of nearly $85,500 to treat the disease and its complications over his or her...

New Study Redefines How Plaques Grow in Heart Disease

The growth of deadly plaque inside the walls of arteries may not happen as scientists believed, research from the University of Toronto and Massachusetts...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Heightens Risk of Dangerous Leg and Lung Blood Clots

Rheumatoid arthritis significantly increases the risk of potentially fatal blood clots in the legs and lungs, reveals a large nationwide study published online in...

Chocolate May Help Keep Brain Healthy

Drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day may help older people keep their brains healthy and their thinking skills sharp, according to a...

Electric Lights Alter Daily Sleeping Patterns Rhythms

Humans’ circadian clocks become skewed when they are exposed to electric lights but revert to a schedule more in tune with the sun when...

Vitamin B: Choline Intake Improves Memory and Attention-Holding Capacity

An experimental study in rats has shown that consuming choline, a vitamin B group nutrient found in foodstuffs like eggs and chicken or beef...

Gut Microbes for Life

Most strains of gut microbes stay with us for decades, which may prove useful for tracking our health. By Ed Yong | The Scientist | July 4, 2013 We all...

The Downside of Antibiotics?

Bacteria-killing antibiotics might also damage a person’s tissues. In addition to the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bugs, there may be another reason doctors should refrain...