Jung Hyun Kwak, Seung Han Baek, Yongje Woo, Jae Kab Han, Byung Gon Kim, Oh Yoen Kim, Jong Ho Lee. “Beneficial immunostimulatory effect of short-term Chlorella supplementation: enhancement of Natural Killer cell activity and early inflammatory response (Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial).” Nutrition Journal, 11:53, 31 July 2012.
Natural approaches to help shed pounds confer health benefits that last up to 10 years.
Motor function and balance in stroke survivors improve with group yoga sessions starting as late as six or more months after the stroke.
Supplementation with chlorella, a single-cell green algae cultivated for its bioactive substances, increases Natural Killer (NK) cell activity.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections doubled at academic medical centers in the US in a five-year period.
Large-scale population based study suggests that people with anxiety depression, and other mental health problems have a higher risk of early death.
Adult stem cells extracted from one's own fat tissue, then cultured into sheets, and rolled into tiny vessels performed as well as natural blood vessels.
In both healthy adults and those with mild cognitive impairment, daily injections of growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) improved cognition.
Meta-analysis of 34 studies indicates a significant association of shift work with myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke.
Curcumin, the spice compound that gives curry its yellow color and pungent flavor, is emerging as a prime candidate as a natural treatment for Alzheimer's.
Link between climate change, ozone loss and possible increase in skin cancer incidence.
A popular dietary supplement could help to boost the immune system of athletes and people who regularly participate in strenuous exercise.
An elevated body temperature plays a vital role on the generation of effective T-cell mediated immune response.
Exceptional cognitive and physical function in old age leaves a tell-tale immunologic fingerprint.
Green vegetables are the source of a chemical signal that is necessary for a fully-functioning immune system.
Revealing a new mechanism controlling ageing in white blood cells, discovery by UK scientists may herald innovative approaches to boost the immune system.
Telomeres, protective caps on the ends of chromosomes that are a measure of cell age, may be protected from premature shortening by regular physical activity.
Daily spirulina supplementation increases counts of white blood cells, among a group of seniors.
Plant derived polysaccharides may improve the immune response, by modifying certain serum proteins.
Daily supplementation of tocotrienols, a form of Vitamin E, aids the immune response.
A newly discovered genetic contributor to late-onset, sporadic Parkinson's disease implicates the immune system.
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32. Head Off Headaches, Joint Pain, Heart Disease, and Cancer
A compound found in olive oil, called oleocanthal, has anti-inflammatory properties much like those associated with the painkiller ibuprofen, an NSAID (see Tip 40), found U.S. researchers in 2005. Oleocanthal inhibits COX enzymes responsible for the inflammatory response implicated in headaches and joint pain. This study not only supports that regular consumption of olive oil might have some of the long-term health benefits of ibuprofen, but may help explain olive oil's widely reported health benefits such as in lowering the rates of heart disease and cancer in populations that consume it in large quantities (such as Mediterranean countries). The study authors conclude that "Our findings raise the possibility that long-term consumption of oleocanthal may help to protect against some diseases."