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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Monsanto’s Roundup a health risk to dairy cows and to the consumer.

roundupAnother study has demonstrated the devastating impact of the chronic ingestion of Roundup contained in genetically modified crop. Dairy cows from eight  were tested for the presence of  in urine. All cows tested who ingested genetically modified crops excreted  in urine. As milk is excreted by the cows as well, the assumption is that  will also be present in the dairy cow milk product.

Continue reading “Monsanto’s Roundup a health risk to dairy cows and to the consumer.”

Saffron inhibits the growth of human pancreatic cancer cells

saffron.jpgA new study, published by the University of Kansas Medical Center’s Department of Cancer Biology, has revealed that a saffron compound (crocetin) inhibits the growth of pancreatic cancer cells in humans. Continue reading “Saffron inhibits the growth of human pancreatic cancer cells”

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.”

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”

MIND diet easiest to follow, second best diet in U.S. and impacts on Alzheimer’s disease

mind-diet.jpgA new report, released in the 2016 U.S. News World Report by Rush University Medical Center, has specified that the MIND diet has considerable impact and is the easiest to follow. The name of the MIND diet is short for Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. Continue reading “MIND diet easiest to follow, second best diet in U.S. and impacts on Alzheimer’s disease”

Replacing Sugar in soft drinks could prevent 1 million cases of obesity. UK Study finds.

sugarA new study by the Queen Mary University of London, published in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, specifies that reducing all sugar sweetened beverages by 40% over five years would prevent one million cases of obesity, and 300,000 cases of over two decades. Continue reading “Replacing Sugar in soft drinks could prevent 1 million cases of obesity. UK Study finds.”

Pomegranate fruit reduces the progression of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

pom.jpgA study by a Nigerian at the University of Huddersfield has demonstrated that Alzheimer’s disease and its corresponding symptoms can be slowed by a natural compound found in pomegranate. Continue reading “Pomegranate fruit reduces the progression of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.”

Curcumin acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.

tumericCumeric contains a compound called curcumin, used for centuries as an alternative medical treatment for such ailments as allergies, diabetes and ulcers. Continue reading “Curcumin acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.”

Spleen immune cells control high blood pressure.

also called hypertension is the leading cause of death globally affecting more than 1 billion people. Continue reading “Spleen immune cells control high blood pressure.”