Abstracts & Commentary
Echinacea extract may be an effective prophylactic treatment for respiratory tract infections in children and may help to decrease antibiotic usage.
Although health practitioners often discourage late-night eating, this small study found that eating meals later in the evening may better protect cardiorespiratory fitness in obese, heart-failure patients than eating meals earlier.
A recent paper identifies the effect of Ramadan fasting on the gut microbiome and adds to the body of research supporting the health benefits of intermittent fasting.
A ketogenic diet, which consists of adequate protein and high fat, can dramatically increase the incidence of kidney stones.
Cancer patients who received light therapy slept more than 2 hours longer and had 16% greater sleep efficiency than the control group.