Tag: Disease

Choline Supplementation and Alzheimer’s Prevention

Choline Supplementation and Alzheimer’s Prevention Choline Supplementation and Alzheimer’s Prevention Choline is an attractive candidate for prevention of AD as it is considered a very safe alternative, compared with many pharmaceuticals. “At 4.5 times the RDI (recommended daily intake), we are well under the tolerable upper limit, making […]

Health Research Report 30 SEP 2013

Topics: Melatonin consumption shown to help increase metabolism /Burn fat * Journal of Pineal Research : 26 SEP 2013 Multiple Sclerosis reversed in 100% of animals using Calcitriol & ongoing Vitamin D Sup * Journal of Neuroimmunology : Online August addition

Your body’s microbiome has a unique ‘fingerprint’

Contact: Suzanne Price sprice@nutrition.org 617-954-3976 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Study suggests increasing complexity of gut effect on health Boston, MA—The microbiome is your body’s set of microbial communities; microbial cells outnumber human cells roughly ten to one. Through studying the microbiome, scientists are learning more […]

Plantain and broccoli fibers may block key stage in Crohn’s disease development

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Emma Dickinson edickinson@bmjgroup.com 44-207-383-6529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Translocation of Crohn’s disease Escherichia coli across M-cells: Contrasting effects of soluble plant fibers and emulsifiers Plantain and broccoli fibres may block a key stage in the development of the inflammatory bowel disorder, Crohn’s disease, […]

Trial results ‘do not support the use of general health checks’ warn experts

Contact: Stephanie Burns sburns@bmjgroup.com 44-020-738-36920 BMJ-British Medical Journal Checks have not reduced number of deaths from cardiovascular disease or cancer Research: General health checks in adults for reducing morbidity and mortality from disease: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis Editorial: The value of conducting periodic health checks Researchers have […]

Plant-Based Diets Can Remedy Chronic Diseases

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 63 percent of the deaths that occurred in 2008 were attributed to non-communicable chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, Type 2 diabetes and obesity—for which poor diets are contributing factors. Yet people that live in societies that eat healthy, […]

Melatonin may save eyesight in inflammatory disease: Uveitis

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Angela Colmone acolmone@asip.org 301-634-7953 American Journal of Pathology Buenos Aires, Argentina — Current research suggests that melatonin therapy may help treat uveitis, a common inflammatory eye disease. The related report by Sande et al., “Therapeutic Effect of Melatonin in Experimental Uveitis,” appears […]

Should doctors treat lack of exercise as a medical condition? Mayo expert says ‘yes’ Quote: prescribing supported exercise, and more formal rehabilitation programs that include cognitive and behavioral therapy would develop

Contact: Sharon Theimer newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic ROCHESTER, Minn. — A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/obesity/DS00314), and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes/DS01121), high blood pressure (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-pressure/DS00100), joint damage (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/arthritis/DS01122/DSECTION=risk-factors) and other serious health problems. But what […]