Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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...

Natural “Fasting” Molecule Exerts Anti-Aging Effects to Protect Vascular System

A molecule produced by the body during fasting or calorie restriction has anti-aging effects on the vascular system, which could reduce the occurrence and...

More Vitamin D May Improve Memory, But Too Much May Slow...

How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that...

Thyroid Hormones Helped Early Humans Survive, But Left Us Susceptible to...

Although most victims survive the 735,000 heart attacks that occur annually in the U.S., their heart tissue is often irreparably damaged — unlike many...

New Compound Reverses Memory Loss linked to Aging and Depression

A new therapeutic compound developed at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows promise for reversing the memory loss linked to depression...

Orange Juice, Leafy Greens and Berries May Help Prevent Memory Loss...

Eating leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables and berry fruits, and drinking orange juice may be associated with a lower risk of memory...

New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis Reduces Brain Shrinkage by 50 Percent

Results of a new clinical drug trial offer much-needed hope for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) — a neurological condition that affects primarily women...

Gum Disease Bacteria Linked to Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints and internal organs, causing pain and leading to disability. Rheumatoid arthritis...

Probiotic and Triphala Combination Extends Fruitfly Lifespan by 60 Percent

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal...

Nicotinomide Riboside Mimics Caloric Restriction, May Reverse Cardiovascular Aging

Scientists have long known that restricting calories can fend off physiological signs of aging, with studies in fruit flies, roundworms, rodents and even people...

Daily Ibuprofen Can Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease According to Neuroscientists

A Vancouver-based research team has successfully carried out studies that suggest that, if started early enough, a daily regimen of the non-prescription NSAID (nonsteroidal...

Menopause Shown to Worsen Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women

A recent study published in Rheumatology suggests that women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer a greater decline in physical function following menopause. After studying 8189 women with...