Bacteria Living on Our Eyeballs May Help to Treat Common Eye...

You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes – fungi, bacteria and viruses...

Tea and Apple Flavonoids Aid in Preventing Cancer and Heart Disease

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research...

Dietary Choline Linked to Reduced Risk of Dementia

A new study by researchers at the University of Eastern Finland is the first to observe that dietary intake of phosphatidylcholine is associated with...

Rehmannia: Longevity Herb Supports Healthy Bones, Joints, Heart and Immune System

Each Spring vast tracts of Rehmannia flowers spread across Asia, blanketing the landscape with gold and burgundy blossoms that seduce the eye while hiding...

BMJ Study Suggests Possible Link Between Sugary Drinks and Cancer

A study published in the BMJ reports a possible association between higher consumption of sugary drinks and and an increased risk of cancer. While cautious...

(R)-Lipoic Acid: Unique ‘Mitochondrial Antioxidant’ Fights Premature Aging

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a unique, vitamin-like antioxidant that can combat radiation sickness, repair damaged livers, treat diabetes and diabetes-related conditions (polyneuropathy) and protect...

Strain of Common Cold Virus Destroys Bladder Cancer Cells

A strain of the common cold virus has been found to potentially target, infect and destroy cancer cells in patients with bladder cancer, a...

New Study Identifies Gut Bacteria That Prevent, and Reverse, Food Allergies

Every three minutes, a food-related allergic reaction sends someone to the emergency room in the U.S. Currently, the only way to prevent a reaction...

Tart Cherries Reduce Joint Pain, Sore Muscles of Breast Cancer Treatment

Tart cherry reduces the musculoskeletal effects of aromatase inhibitors in patients with non-metastatic breast cancer, according to new findings from a clinical trial by...

Predatory Viruses Reshape the Gut Microbiome as They Hunt Bacteria

The gut microbiome is a complex, interconnected ecosystem of species. And, like any ecosystem, some organisms are predators and some are prey. A new...