Altered Iron Levels in Parkinson's BrainsIron, which occurs naturally in the human body, distributes itself in an unusual way in people with Parkinson's Disease.
Parkinson’s disease affects the neurological functioning of the brain. Researchers are unsure of the causes or underlying mechanisms associated with the disease, but it has been speculated that it ...More »
Nature’s Cancer FightersAbundant in flavonols and flavanones, tea and citrus fruits and juices associate with a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer.
In the United States, about 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, and globally, the disease is the fifth-leading cause of cancer death among women. Aedin Cassidy ...More »
New Protein Linked to Aging & Age-Related DiseasesThe discovery of Tmem135 could lead to the development of new treatments for conditions causing sight loss in later life.
Scientists have discovered a new protein that links aging with age-related retinal diseases. This could lead to new therapies for eyesight loss in older people. In an article published in ...More »
Take a Break for Learning's SakeMental rest and reflection help to enhance later learning.
Contrary to popular behavior, information cramming may not be the best approach to learning. Quite to the contrary, brain mechanisms engaged when people allow their minds to rest and reflect ...More »
Short-Term Sleep Deprivation Impacts Heart FunctionJust one night of sleep deprivation can seriously affect your heart.
According to a recent study, lack of sleep can seriously interfere with normal heart function. Individuals employed in emergency medical services, medical residencies, fire departments and other high-stress jobs are ...More »
Amino Acid Prompts ActionSupplementation of GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) may enhance a person’s ability to react to and prioritize actions.
GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) is an amino acid that is the most prevalent inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. GABA is found in large amounts in the hypothalamus, thus ...More »
Natural Remedies to Dissolve Kidney StonesHere are some natural treatments that may help prevent or soothe the discomfort of kidney stones and facilitate the healing process.
Anyone who has ever passed kidney stones can relate in excruciating detail just how painful that process can be. People suffering from this event often end up in the emergency ...More »
Simple Secret to SleepWhat one technique may improve sleep quality and reduce insomnia and fatigue, among older men and women?
As we age, we typically experience declines in the quality of our sleep. Mindfulness meditation is a self-administered approach that intentionally focuses one's attention on the emotions, thoughts and ...More »
Gut Microbes Alter Host Gene ExpressionNew research reveals that under the influence of diet, gut microbes switch host genes on and off.
New research has found that changes in diet affect our gut microbe population and in particular our health. More evidence has shown the important role bacteria plays in our gut ...More »
Trees for TranquilityViewing a video of trees induces calming effects, among people who are recovering from a stressful experience
Admiring nature may confer stress relief, as outdoors enthusiasts, painters, and writers have observed. Bin Jiang, from the University of Illinois (Illinois, USA), and colleagues enrolled 160 study subjects, assessed ...More »
Groundbreaking Research That May Make Aging ObsoleteIs it possible that aging is preventable?
Researchers are on the verge of cracking the aging code, and death caused by aging may become obsolete by as early as 2033. A synergy between two ground-breaking research fields ...More »
Neurology NaturallyOmega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D impact brain serotonin.
Previously, a number of studies suggest that marine omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D improve cognitive function and behavior in the context of certain brain disorders, such as autism spectrum ...More »
New Smell Test for Alzheimer's DetectionNew screening for Alzheimer's Disease tests patients' ability to distinguish odors
In a non-evasive procedure developed by a research team from Massachusetts General Hospital, patients were tested to recognize and then remember different odors. The ability for patients to recall the ...More »
Oats Promote Heart HealthBeta-glucan, found abundantly in oats, may help to lower total and LDL cholesterol, in people with high cholesterol.
Oats are an abundant source of beta-glucan – polysaccharide compounds for which previous studies show free-radical scavenging activity. X. Zhu, from People's Hospital of Gaozhou (China), and colleagues completed a ...More »
4 Reasons to Go VegetarianThinking about becoming a vegetarian? Here are some good reasons to make the switch.
If you have been thinking about becoming a vegetarian, there’s no better time to make the switch. For those of you have been on the fence, here are a ...More »
Vitamin D – Stroke LinkLow vitamin D levels may not only increase a person’s risk of stroke, but lower their health post-stroke.
Low vitamin D has been associated in past studies with neurovascular injury (damage to the major blood vessels supplying the brain, brainstem, and upper spinal cord). Nils Henninger, from University ...More »
Benefits of AromatherapyEssential oils are a commonly used relaxation technique, but they can also be used to ease many health related issues.
Many people are aware of the effect various scents and smells have on how they feel, physically as well as emotionally. Pregnant women often experience nausea when they are exposed ...More »
Dark Chocolate for Athletic Performance BoostStudy shows daily consumption of chocolate may give athletes an extra edge in their fitness training. More »
Study Reveals Why High Protein Diets Assist in Weight LossHigh protein diets curb appetites through a boost of phenylalanine.
High protein diets such as the Atkins Diet have been proven to help in weight loss for some time. Now researchers have discovered the mechanism between protein and weight control ...More »
Spice Compound Boosts Brain Stem CellsA compound found in the popular curry spice turmeric has been shown to promote stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain.
Aromatic (ar-) turmerone, a bioactive compound found in the curry spice turmeric, has been shown to promote stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain. Adele Rueger and colleagues from ...More »
Hypochondriacs Have Higher Risk of Heart DiseaseFrequently worrying about having a heart attack may increase your chances of actually having one.
For those who worry regularly that something drastic is going to happen to their health, especially for those who envision having a heart attack, Norwegian researchers warn that constantly thinking ...More »
Air Pollution Can Damage the BrainAmbient fine particulate matter can damage the brain’s structure and impair cognitive function.
Air pollutants that originate from a variety of sources – such as power plants, factories, trucks and automobiles and the burning of wood – is characterized as having a particle size of ...More »
Gene Variants Protect Some Primates Against ObesityA team of researchers may have discovered why a lucky few primates are resistant to obesity.
Scientists have discovered gene variants in a group of primates that make them resistant to obesity. The study published in the journal Scientific Reports found that when the female primates ...More »
Vitamin B3 May Delay AgingScientists have enhanced the global antioxidant capacity of cells, leading to a delay in aging and an increase in longevity.
Most attempts to show that oxidative damage is relevant for aging have not been successful, including many trials with antioxidant compounds. Because of this, although the accumulation of oxidative damage ...More »
Low Oxygen Promotes Heart RegenerationAn international team of scientists has successfully regenerated heart muscle by placing adult mice in a low-oxygen environment.
Cardiologists with UT Southwestern Medical Center have been able to duplicate the regeneration process of the heart's muscle, by putting experimental mice in a crucial low-oxygen environment. Researchers from ...More »
5 Lesser-Known Headache TriggersMillions of Americans experience excruciating headaches that can be debilitating. Here are some of the less obvous causes.
1. Smoked Meats
Nitrates and nitrites are frequently used in packaged meat. Be it cured, smoked, pickled or canned, foods such as deli meats, pastramis and beef jerky, are preserved ...
Alzheimer's Disease: A Diabetic Disorder of the BrainEvidence of a similarity in the way insulin signaling works in the brian and in the pancreas of diabetic patients leads to promising new treatment.
Researchers at Tohoku University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences headed by Dr. Shigeki Moriguchi together with Professor Kohji Fukunaga, have concluded that Alzheimer's disease can be described as a ...More »
Magnesium Improves Metabolic MarkersDietary magnesium may help to lower elevated glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), elevated systolic blood pressure, and elevated C-reactive protein..
Magnesium is a mineral with a major role in the metabolism of glucose, the production of cellular energy, and the manufacture of protein. A research team led by Yanni Papanikolaou ...More »
Senescent Cells Key in Fighting AgingInvestors are uniting in the fight against age-related diseases.
Some big investors have made it their purpose to fight age-related diseases and even slow down the aging process. Unity Biotechnology, a San Francisco startup, has raised $116 million from ...More »
Go BananasPotassium-rich foods, such as bananas, may reduce stroke risk, among older women.
Potassium, found abundandly in bananas, is a mineral for which previous studies suggest is effective at lowering blood pressure. The US Department of Agriculture recommends that women consume at least ...More »
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Low Vitamin D Linked to Bladder Cancer
Systemic review of 7 studies finds increased risk of developing bladder cancer is associated with Vitamin D deficiency.Read the full article »
Key Mechanisms of Cancer, Aging and Inflammation Revealed
Researchers have discovered new information about the biology of telomeres and the role they play in age-related diseases.Read the full article »
Anti-Aging Powers of Broccoli Enzyme
NMN compensates for loss of energy production, reducing typical signs of aging such as loss of insulin sensitivity, weight gain, and decline in physical activity in mouse model.Read the full article »
Selenium and CoQ10 Combo Cuts Heart Disease Deaths in Half
Five year study reveals that combining selenium with CoQ10 has been found to dramatically slash the risk of death from cardiovascular diseaseRead the full article »
Newly Discovered Proteins Key to Fighting Effects of Aging
Protein found in the mitochondria may be the key to controlling aging, as well as treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’sRead the full article »
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