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    1. Jacob

      Vitamin D Linked to Pneumonia Risk

      A study from the University of Eastern Finland finds low serum vitamin D levels are a risk factor for pneumonia. Risk 2.5 Times Greater With Low Vitamin D The risk of contracting pneumonia was more than 2.5 times greater in subjects with the lowest vitamin D levels than in subjects...
    2. Mike

      Vitamin D Gives Cells an Energy Boost

      The more vitamin D is studied the more we learn about how important it is. New research fro Newcastle University in the UK shows that vitamin D Vitamin D is key for muscle work efficiency and boosting energy levels. The study led shows that muscle function improves with Vitamin D...
    3. nm

      Grape Seed Extract FIghts Kidney Disease

      Grape seed extract may have therapeutic and preventative use in fighting obesity-induced kidney disease. New insight into grape seed extract as a therapeutic and preventative measure to fight obesity-induced kidney damage is presented in a new study. Grape seed and skin extract (GSSE) is known to contain powerful antioxidants. This...
    4. Mike

      Study Finds Why Vitamin E Can Help Prevent Cancer

      While many studies suggest that vitamin E can help prevent cancer, like so many things in medicine, how it does so has remained a mystery. Now researchers from Ohio State University have actually identified an anti-cancer property of vitamin E Inhibits Key Enzyme Researchers showed in prostate cancer cells that...
    5. Mike

      Good Gut Bacteria May Get Rid of Resistant Bacteria from Your Gut

      Antibiotics are good gut bacteria killers and can decimate the normal intestinal microbiota, which are key to overall health, including the immune system. The gut may never recover its former diversity. The impact of antibiotics on the gut renders the gut vulnerable to pathogens. Now researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer...
    6. nm

      Grape Seed Extract Fight Kidney Disease

      Grape seed and skin extract – a weapon in the fight against kidney disease caused by high-fat diets Grape seed and skin extract (GSSE) is known to contain powerful antioxidants. A new study finds insight into the extract as a therapeutic and preventative measure to fight obesity-induced kidney damage. This...
    7. orin

      Vitamin Help Some Schizophrenia Patients With Symptoms

      A study of more than 100 patients found that adding the dietary supplements folate and vitamin B12 to treatment with antipsychotic medication improved a core symptom component of schizophrenia. The study focused on negative symptoms of schizophrenia – which include apathy, social withdrawal, and a lack of emotional expressiveness. While...
    8. orin

      Can Gut Bacteria Changes Protect Against Stroke

      Researchers from Sweden finds that an altered gut microbiota in humans can be linked with symptomatic atherosclerosis and stroke. The human gut holds many more bacterial cells than human cells. These bacteria contain a huge number of genes in addition to our host genome, and are collectively known as the...
    9. Mike

      Omega-3 Ups Memory in Healthy Young Adults

      Healthy young adults ages 18-25 can improve their working memory by increasing their Omega-3 fatty acid intake, according to a first of its kind study from the University of Pittsburgh. Omega-3 Helped Healthy Young Adults Improve Memory “Before seeing this data, I would have said it was impossible to move...
    10. orin

      More Evidence That Curry Curbs Cancer Metastases

      The yellow in curry, turmeric is an ancient herbal remedy used for centuries to treat osteoarthritis and other illnesses. Research shows that Its active ingredient, curcumin, acts against inflammation. Now a new study shows that it can also inhibit formation of metastases, the spread of disease from one part of...
    11. Mike

      Omega-3 Supplements May Slow Aging

      Taking enough omega-3 fatty acid supplements to change the balance of oils in the diet could slow a key biological process linked to aging, new research suggests. The study showed that most overweight but healthy middle-aged and older adults who took omega-3 supplements for four months altered a ratio of...
    12. nm

      Zinc Deficiency Linked to Aging, Immune System Declines

      A new study has shown, for the first time, a biological mechanism by which zinc deficiency develop with age, and lead to immune system decline and increased inflammation associated with many health problems, including cancer, heart disease, autoimmune disease and diabetes. The research from the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon...
    13. nm

      Study: Vitamin D Deficiency Ups Heart Disease Risk

      Vitamin D deficiency has traditionally been linked with poor bone health. However, the results from several population studies indicate that a low level of this important vitamin may also be linked to a higher risk of ischemic heart disease, a designation that covers heart attack, coronary arteriosclerosis and angina. Other...
    14. Jacob

      Vitamin B3 May Fight ‘Superbugs’

      A new study suggests that nicotinamide, more commonly known as vitamin B3, may be able to combat some of the antibiotic-resistance staph infections that are increasingly common around the world, have killed thousands and can pose a significant threat to public health. The findings were published in the Journal of...
    15. nm

      Lavender Oil a Potent Antifungal

      Lavender oil iis a powerful antifungal could be used to combat the increasing incidence of antifungal-resistant infections, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. The essential oil shows a potent antifungal effect against strains of fungi responsible for common skin and nail infections. Scientists from the...
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