Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study

Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study For this study, the researchers took a look at two compounds: EGCG, or epigallocatechin-3-gallate, a key ingredient in green tea, and FA, or ferulic acid, which is found in carrots, tomatoes, rice, wheat and oats. “After three months, combination treatment completely restored working…

Kefir may help Hypertension and Neuroinflammation

Kefir may help Hypertension and Neuroinflammation Kefir may help Hypertension and Neuroinflammation Drinking kefir may have a positive effect on blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut and brain. Kefir is a fermented probiotic milk beverage known to help maintain the balance of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system. Probiotic Kefir Antihypertensive Effects in…

Plant flavonoid found to reduce inflammatory response in the brain: luteolin

Contact: Diana Yates diya@illinois.edu 217-333-5802 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign IMAGE:Animal sciences professor Rodney Johnson, and graduate student Saebyeol Jang found that a plant flavonoid, luteolin, inhibited a key pathway in the inflammatory response of microglia. Click here for more information.  Researchers at the University of Illinois report this week that a plant compound found…