Yogurt may dampen Inflammation linked To Multiple Diseases

Yogurt may dampen Inflammation linked To Multiple Diseases The study explored the hypothesis that yogurt may help reduce inflammation by improving the integrity of the intestinal lining, thus preventing endotoxins — pro-inflammatory molecules produced by gut microbes — from crossing into the blood stream. Citation: Ruisong Pei, Diana M DiMarco, Kelley K Putt, Derek A…

Ginger for Children with Acute Gastroenteritis. (Study)

Ginger for Children with Acute Gastroenteritis. (Study) Ginger for Children with Acute Gastroenteritis. (Study) The results showed that the number of vomiting episodes was 20% less in the group treated with ginger and the number of children missing school for at least one day was 28% less in the group treated with ginger. Berni Canani,…

Nutmeg’s hidden power: Helping the liver

Nutmeg’s hidden power: Helping the liver Nutmeg’s hidden power: Helping the liver Nutmeg is the seed of the Myristica fragrans tree, which is commonly found in Indonesia, and has been used to treat asthma, rheumatic pain, toothaches and infections. In the laboratory, researchers have shown that nutmeg can fight hyperlipidaemia, hyperglycemia, heart tissue damage and…

Protein Supplements With Meals, better for weight control?

Protein Supplements With Meals, better for weight control?   A new systematic review of available evidence indicates that consuming protein supplements with meals may be more effective at promoting weight control than consuming supplements between meals in adults following a resistance training regimen. Citation: Joshua L Hudson, Robert E Bergia, Wayne W Campbell. Effects of…

Hemp shows strong potential for treating cancer

Hemp shows strong potential for treating cancer Hemp shows strong potential for treating cancer Results from some of the first studies to examine hemp’s ability to fight cancer show that it might one day be useful as plant-based treatment for ovarian cancer. KY Hemp-induced Modulation of Ovarian Cancer Cell Metastasis: Sara Biela, Annie Wang, and…

Drinking baking soda could help combat autoimmune disease

Drinking baking soda could help combat autoimmune disease Drinking baking soda could help combat autoimmune disease A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say. Citation: Oral NaHCO3 Activates a Splenic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway: Evidence That Cholinergic Signals Are Transmitted via Mesothelial Cells J Immunol…

Mystery of the HIV Cure trial?

Mystery of the HIV Cure trial? Mystery of the HIV Cure trial? **Before you proceed the company which initially started the trial went bankrupt and most of the records have been lost, except the trial participants which have all been followed since 2003. A special issue on progress toward a cure for HIV includes a…

Raw Foods result in Greater Happiness then Processed Foods

Raw Foods result in Greater Happiness then Processed Foods Raw Foods result in Greater Happiness then Processed Foods “Our research has highlighted that the consumption of fruit and vegetables in their ‘unmodified’ state is more strongly associated with better mental health compared to cooked/canned/processed fruit and vegetables,” Citation: Intake of Raw Fruits and Vegetables Is…

Antioxidants and amino acids could play role in mental illness

Antioxidants and amino acids could play role in mental illness The systematic review involved eight independent clinical trials of nutrient supplementation in 457 young people. The review primarily covered ‘first-episode psychosis’ (FEP) as well as schizophrenia and a myriad of other ailments associated with the two. Adjunctive nutrients in first-episode psychosis: A systematic review of…

Elderly grow just as many new Brain Cells as the young

Elderly grow just as many new Brain Cells as the young Elderly grow just as many new Brain Cells as the young Researchers show for the first time that healthy older men and women can generate just as many new brain cells as younger people. Human Hippocampal Neurogenesis Persists throughout Aging. Cell Stem Cell, 2018;…

Older adults grow just as many new brain cells as young people

Public Release: 5-Apr-2018   Cell Press Researchers show for the first time that healthy older men and women can generate just as many new brain cells as younger people. There has been controversy over whether adult humans grow new neurons, and some research has previously suggested that the adult brain was hard-wired and that adults…

High omega-6 levels protect greatly against premature death

High omega-6 levels protect greatly against premature death Researchers discovered that the risk of premature death was 43% lower in the group with the highest level of Omega-6, when compared to the group with the lowest level. Serum n–6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of death: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study The…