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”

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”

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.”

Sodium consumption causes 1.6 million deaths per year.

salt-300x118.pngA study analyzing populations across 187 countries found that high intake, of more than 2,000 mg per day, caused 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year. Continue reading “Sodium consumption causes 1.6 million deaths per year.”

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.”

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.”