Recent Clinical Research

Zinc deficiency may play a role in high blood pressure

Lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension) by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Renal Physiology. Source: Zinc deficiency may play a role in...

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Is it possible to restore memory function in Alzheimer’s?

Is it possible to restore memory function in Alzheimer’s?

"When we gave the AD animals this enzyme inhibitor, we saw the rescue of cognitive function confirmed through evaluations of recognition memory, spatial memory and working memory. We were quite surprised to see such dramatic cognitive improvement," Yan said. "At the...

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Frequent use of aspirin can lead to increased bleeding

The results showed that: Aspirin use was associated with an 11% lower risk of cardiovascular events. Approximately 250 patients needed to be treated with aspirin for 5 years to prevent a single heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death. Aspirin use was associated...

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Tap or bottled? Water impacts health benefits Green tea

Tap or bottled? Water impacts health benefits Green tea

In tests conducted at Cornell's Sensory Evaluation Center, consumers liked green tea brewed using tap water more than using bottled water, because it produced a sweeter taste. "But, when steeped in bottled water, the green tea contained about double the amount of the...

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