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I have decided to post a quick data rebuttal, after the publishing of a few misguided headlines (i.e ” Statins have virtually no side-effects, study finds”, and “Give statins to all over-40s, says heart surgery pioneer”, from the London Telegraph… Read More ›
Gluten-free diet reduces risk of type 1 diabetes in mice – The experiment showed that the diet changed the intestinal bacteria in both the mother and the pups. The intestinal flora plays an important role for the development of the… Read More ›
Highlights: – Researchers from Louisiana State University found that drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice twice a day for two weeks helped increase sleep time by nearly 90 minutes among older adults with insomnia * Experimental Biology APR 2014 meeting.
Highlights: – Those who ate most fibre had a 25% lower chance of dying in the nine years after their heart attack compared with those who ate least fibre, the researchers found. Every 10g per day increase in fibre intake… Read More ›
Highlights: – Thirty patient families chose antibiotics alone and 47 opted for surgery. Those in the non-operative group were admitted to the hospital and received IV antibiotics for at least 24 hours, followed by oral antibiotics for a total of… Read More ›
Public release date: 26-Sep-2011 New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that prenatal exercise improves brain plasticity, decreases toxic protein deposits, inflammation and oxidative stress, which wards off Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
Public release date: 3-Oct-2011 The number of individuals with type 2 diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions. One of the main risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes is resistance of the cells in the body to the effects of the… Read More ›
It is predicted that the incidence of type 1 diabetes in Europe will rise by an alarming 70% between 2005 and 2020
Sweden has 2-3 times as many adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes as previously thought; Findings have potential implications for other high-income countries New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of… Read More ›
Public release date: 11-Jul-2011 Association between cancer and contact allergy: A linkage study 2011 Contact allergies (reactions caused by direct contact with substances like common metals and chemicals) may help prime the immune system to ward off certain types of… Read More ›
Public release date: 12-Jul-2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The active ingredient in a traditional Chinese herbal remedy might help treat deadly brain tumors, according to a new study by researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G…. Read More ›
Highlights: – The meta-analysis showed that calcium supplementation with or without vitamin D does not increase coronary heart disease or all-cause mortality risk in elderly women. * MAR 2014 Abstracts from IOF-ESCEO World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
Public release date: 7-Jun-2011 Advanced hepatitis C patients with chronic liver disease may benefit from drinking coffee during treatment, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. Patients who received peginterferon… Read More ›
Public release date: 7-Jun-2011 Overweight carries a greatly increased risk of cirrhosis of the liver in men, reveals a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy. “Given the increasing problem of overweight in Sweden, there is reason to fear that more… Read More ›
Public release date: 16-May-2011 Study looked at attitudes and prescribing trends of 1,078 family doctors, cardiologists and diabetologists Patients with heart disease risks are more likely to be prescribed cardiovascular (CV) drugs if they see a younger doctor and recommended… Read More ›
– disrupting the normal bacterial content of the gut with antibiotics produced changes in behaviour; the mice became less cautious or anxious Public release date: 17-May-2011 McMaster research finds link between gut bacteria and behavior … Read More ›
Public release date: 12-May-2011 Even healthy children as young as nine-years-old can start to show an increased risk of future heart problems if they are physically inactive, according to a study in the May issue of Acta Paediatrica. A team… Read More ›
Public release date: 7-Feb-2011 PHILADELPHIA — The more allergies one has, the lower the risk of developing low- and high-grade glioma, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Public release date: 9-Feb-2011 PORTLAND, Ore. – The dietary concerns of too much fructose is well documented. Sweeteners containing fructose are commonly added to processed foods. Many dietary experts believe this increase directly correlates to the nation’s growing obesity epidemic…. Read More ›