October 19, 2016
Resveratrol improves disease activity, quality of life, in ulcerative colitis patients
A recent issue of the Archives of Medical Research reported the outcome of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study that found a benefit for supplementing with resveratrol in adults with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcerative colitis "can occur and develop notably as a result of oxidative stress by reactive oxygen species," according to the authors of the report.
October 18, 2016
Vitamin D protects against asthma, reduces attacks by 50%
(NaturalNews) Vitamin D supplements reduce the risk of severe asthma attacks by 50 percent, according to a recent research review by the world-renowned Cochrane Collaboration.
Read more about the research here.
October 11, 2016
Greater vitamin C, folate, potassium intake linked with longer telomeres
The Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics published a report by researchers at Kookmin University in Seoul, Korea which revealed an association between increased consumption of specific micronutrients and longer telomere length.
Telomeres, which shorten with aging, are regions of DNA that cap and protect the ends of chromosomes. Longer telomere length has been associated with a reduction in the risk of age-related diseases that include diabetes, coronary heart disease and dementia.
October 10, 2016
Major Hurdle Cleared in the Fight for Longevity
Researchers have identified six new groups of molecules that may be the key to delayed aging.
October 4, 2016
10 worst cancer-causing household products likely penetrating your skin daily
(NaturalNews) Our bodies constantly absorb from and communicate with our surroundings; they are not separate from the environment. The largest organ of the body, the skin, is a porous, absorbent network of glands that is always feeling and interacting with external elements.
October 3, 2016
How Safe Is Your Cell Phone?
There is a growing body of scientific evidence that wireless microwave radiation is potentially harmful to human health, including damage to DNA.
September 19, 2016
Research reveals role of sugar industry in heart disease studies
(UPI) -- Despite research in the 1950s beginning to show sugar's role in increased risk for and development of heart disease, that role was downplayed because of the sugar industry meddling in medical research.
September 14, 2016
What Happens To Your Body If You Lose Sleep
(Natural News) Most people do not take sleep seriously, and so they will only have enough of it when they have time to spare. However, this is a huge mistake because if you do not sleep enough, your body will suffer the consequences. Contrary to what most might think, the lack of sleep does not just make you foggy and grumpy, because it can have severe effects on your health. The following are some of the things that can happen to your body if you lose sleep. And so the next time you plan on skipping sleep to go out or to work you should have these consequences mind.
September 12, 2016
Increasing nursing mothers' vitamin D levels may benefit babies
New research from New Zealand's University of Otago has found that giving breastfeeding mothers monthly high-dose vitamin D supplements may be a possible way to improve their babies' vitamin D status.
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