Strawberry tree honey may inhibit colon cancer

Strawberry tree honey may inhibit colon cancer Strawberry tree honey may inhibit colon cancer Spanish and Italian researchers have proven that when honey from strawberry trees, a product typical of Mediterranean areas, is added to colon cancer cells grown in the laboratory, cell proliferation is stopped. Sadia Afrin et al. Strawberry tree honey as a…

Chewing gums reveal the oldest Scandinavian human DNA

The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made from birch bark pitch. This is shown in a new study conducted at Stockholm University and published in Communications Biology. Source: Chewing gums reveal the oldest Scandinavian human DNA

Neuropathy Completely Reversed with monounsaturated fats

Neuropathy Completely Reversed with monounsaturated fats Swapping dietary saturated fats for monounsaturated fats reverses nerve damage and restores nerve function in male mice, finds new preclinical research published in JNeurosci. Amy E. Rumora, Giovanni LoGrasso, John M. Hayes, Faye E. Mendelson, Maegan A. Tabbey, Julia A. Haidar, Stephen I. Lentz, Eva L. Feldman. The divergent…

Heart failure deaths rising in younger adults

Death rates due to heart failure are now increasing, and this increase is most prominent among younger adults under 65, considered premature death, reports a new study. The increase was highest among black men. This study shows for the first time that death rates due to heart failure have been increasing since 2012. The increase…

Five things to know about physician suicide

Physician suicide is an urgent problem with rates higher than suicide rates in the general public, with potential for extensive impact on health care systems. A ‘Five things to know about …’ practice article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides an overview of this serious issue. Source: Five things to know about physician suicide