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A blend of choline, uridine, and docohexaenoic acid (DHA) serves as precursor to lipid molecules essential for forming and maintaining membranes of brain cells.
High-resolution ultrasound offers an inexpensive, non-invasive and fast method to detect cancer that could someday help doctors identify cancers.
Drinking cranberry juice or taking cranberry supplements associates with a protective effect against urinary tract infection (UTI).
University of Nottingham (UK) researchers have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate tissue.
Frankincense, the resin from the trunk of the Boswellia tree, contains substances that may hold promise in treating conditions of inflammation.
Eating Western-style fast food on a regular basis significantly increased the risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease.
Higher doses of Vitamin D may be the most beneficial approach to reduce bone fractures among older adults.
Parkinson’s Disease may start with non-motor symptoms affecting physical, mental, and emotional health, that precede the onset of the disease by several years.
Strawberry extracts stimulate proteins that help to increase antioxidant activities of cells.
Low levels of vitamin B-6 and B-12 are associated with an increased risk of impaired cognition.
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant compound found abundantly in green tea, helps to improve blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.
Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
Snacking on raisins three times a day may significantly lower post-meal glucose levels.
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements can lower inflammation in healthy, but overweight, middle-aged and older adults.
Levels of C-Reactive Protein (CRP) fell by 26% among subjects who received supplementation with resveratrol-rich grape extract for one year.
Juices of blackcurrant, cranberry, and lingonberry help to reduce levels of inflammatory markers that may contribute to atherosclerosis.
When provoked by stress, older adults who do not sleep well display a heightened inflammatory response, potentially leading to increased risks for mental and ph
Heavily stressed muscles responded to massage therapy with a variety of biologic changes associated with reduced inflammation.
Levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, decrease with increased blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids.
People who go to the dentist for regularly scheduled tooth cleanings are 24% less likely to have a heart attack.
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18. Women Be Wary
While the Pap Smear is a test that doctors routinely conduct to check women for cervical cancer, the Pap may not find abnormal cells in the cervix until cancer already has developed. A new test, the human papilloma virus (HPV) test, detects elevated levels of the infectious pathogen that is the cause of nearly all cases of cervical cancer...