Antioxidants naturally found in cheese may help protect blood vessels from damage from high levels of salt in the diet, according to a new Penn
Some of the anti-cancer benefits of tomatoes, specifically those from a compound called lycopene, could disappear when they’re eaten with iron-rich foods, according to a
Four substances isolated from Mimosa caesalpiniifolia were found to be more effective against thrush and candida than was fluconazole. Brazilian researchers are developing an ointment.
A computer generated-simulation allowed researchers to see how a toxin produced by algal blooms in saltwater might cause Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Source: Research suggests
An international team of scientists has shown that the blood pressure-lowering effect of exercise is significantly reduced when people rinse their mouths with antibacterial mouthwash,
Melatonin could be a novel drug for preventing bone loss of astronauts during space flight. Here we used goldfish scales as a bone model of
A new study published in the International Journal of Cancer found an inverse relationship between mushroom consumption and the development of prostate cancer among middle-aged
Drinking more coffee may help reduce the risk of developing gallstones, according to a new study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Source: Coffee
We’ve all heard that ‘food is good for your mood’. Now a new study into mental health and nutrient supplementation has taken a leap forward
Research shows that controlling inflammation may be key to helping the brain develop the flexibility to respond to antidepressant drugs, potentially opening the way for
A dietary supplement, sarcosine, may help with schizophrenia as part of a holistic approach complementing antipsychotic medication, according to a UCL researcher. Source: Dietary supplement
General probiotic use in the US could save the health care payer and the economy around $1.4 billion in medical bills and lost productivity due
Legend states that after the Greek army defeated the invading Persian forces near the city of Marathon in 490 B.C.E., the courier Pheidippides ran to
Eating nuts at least twice a week is associated with a 17% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease, according to research presented today at
Low-dose aspirin does not prolong disability-free survival of healthy people over 70, even in those at the highest risk of cardiovascular disease. The late breaking
A poor diet caused a young patient’s blindness, according to a case report published in Annals of Internal Medicine. According to the authors, nutritional optic
Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence, according to a new University
In ongoing investigations, clinical researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital are exploring whether pomegranate juice intake during pregnancy can have a protective effect. Source: Can
Researchers have uncovered a crucial link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of pneumonia. Globally, it is estimated
Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin have shown in the largest study to-date that lower levels of specific
Ginkgo Biloba, one of the oldest living trees species, may offer some clues in better treatments for Type 2 Diabetes, says one University Cincinnati researcher.
A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition will make it possible for researchers to calculate how much omega-3 EPA and DHA
An international team of BHF-funded researchers may have discovered why some people experience muscle pain after taking statins and have shown that moderate exercise may
The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Accelerated Approval Program was created in 1992 to significantly accelerate the ability to bring certain new drugs to market.