Gut microbes impact on conventional chemotherapy; more likely to respond to imuno-therapy treatment

news_20151027_gut_bacteria_full_169Gut bacteria have been associated with a number of immune diseases and treatment of diverse medical conditions. A new study presented at the National Cancer Research Institute’s (NCRI) Cancer conference in Liverpool has highlighted the role of gut bacteria with cancer immuno-therapy treatment. Continue reading “Gut microbes impact on conventional chemotherapy; more likely to respond to imuno-therapy treatment”

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Polyphenol intake: Green tea prevents artery explosions

cup-of-green-tea-with-leavesA new study, by Kyoto University, has revealed that a major component of green tea (polyphenols) prevents a deadly condition. Continue reading “Polyphenol intake: Green tea prevents artery explosions”

Multiplpe sclerosis linked to gut bacteria

multipleResearchers from the University of Iowa, Caver College of Medicine have published a new study linking multiple sclerosis (MS) to gut  bacteria. Continue reading “Multiplpe sclerosis linked to gut bacteria”

Depression and anxiety like behavior caused by high fructose consumption.

fructNew research findings presented at Neuroscience 2014 suggest that consuming a diet rich in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depression and anxiety like behavior, impacting on how the brain responds to stress. Continue reading “Depression and anxiety like behavior caused by high fructose consumption.”

Flavonoids reduce risk of developing ovarian cancer.

flavanolsFlavenoids are active compounds found in tea, red wine, apples, grapes, citrus fruit and juices. A study by the Department of at UEA’s Norwich Medical School has investigated 171,940 women aged between 25 and 55 for a period of 30 years. Continue reading “Flavonoids reduce risk of developing ovarian cancer.”

Non-cow milk has lower levels of vitamin D.

milkA Canadian study examined the levels of vitamin D in non-cow milk such as rice, almond, soy or goat’s milk; a popular alternative for the lactose intolerant. Continue reading “Non-cow milk has lower levels of vitamin D.”

Vitamin D mitigates asthma attacks.

vitd1A new study published in the journal Allergy has confirmed that Vitamin D could help to mitigate asthma attacks. Continue reading “Vitamin D mitigates asthma attacks.”

Another study has determined that sugar sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone and stress response

sugarA new study published in the journal of Clinical Endocrinology and has found that sugar sweetened has an even more adverse impact than previously realized. Thirty-five percent of adults and 17% of children in the United States are obese based on studies from the U.S. Center for Disease Control. Continue reading “Another study has determined that sugar sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone and stress response”

A mushroom a day improves the immune response

mushroomsA new study was released by the University of Florida which revealed that daily  of shittake mushrooms increased immunity. Twenty specifies of mushrooms are used globally for culinary purposes. Continue reading “A mushroom a day improves the immune response”

Dietary glycemic index linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder

autism1A new study, published in the Molecular Psychiatry, specified that dietary glycemic index is often linked to symptoms that are characteristic of (ASD). Continue reading “Dietary glycemic index linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder”