Abstracts & Commmentary
05-20-2020 Which probiotic strains work best for different subtypes of IBS and at what dose? A recent meta-analysis offers some answers.
05-20-2020 Spore-based probiotics may offer an appealing alternative to pricey rifaximin and onerous diets in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.
05-20-2020 A combination of natural agents long used by natural-medicine practitioners gets some evidence-based validation in a new intervention study.
05-20-2020 Cutting down on certain poorly absorbed sugars in your diet may relieve gastrointestinal distress.
05-20-2020 Supplementing with vitamin D was associated with increased beneficial bacteria and decreased pathogenic bacteria in a recent study.
05-06-2020 Natural infection by measles—but not the measles vaccine—may compromise the immune system for many years.
05-06-2020 To supplement with B complex or not to supplement? A new study raises tricky questions.
05-06-2020 After 3 months on a ketogenic diet, women with PCOS lost more than 20 pounds on average, a new study reports.
04-06-2020 A recent study that combined tissue culture, mouse, and human data creates a compelling argument that pollen exposure weakens innate immune defense against viral infection—and not just in allergy sufferers.
04-01-2020 The growing appetite for ultra-processed foods worldwide is linked to a rise in mortality and obesity risks.
04-01-2020 Looking at scenes of nature may curb a sweet tooth—and the desire for instant gratification—better than viewing urban scenery.
04-01-2020 A recent study found that eating more than 2 servings a week of mushrooms may reduce risk of mild cognitive impairment compared to fewer servings.
Physical Fitness Decreases Risk of Colorectal Cancer for Individuals with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
03-04-2020 A recent cross-sectional, double-blind study investigated the impact of physical fitness on the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
03-04-2020 Bovine colostrum may offer another tool in the fight against childhood infectious diarrhea.
03-04-2020 An emerging dietary strategy—time-restricted eating—may help treat metabolic syndrome, with better compliance than more rigorous weight-loss programs.
03-04-2020 A new pilot study suggests that frankincense, the sap from the Boswellia tree, may help alleviate cerebral edema in patients with brain tumors.
02-16-2020 Which supplements may benefit, harm, or have no effect for chemotherapy patients? A recent study tackles this important question.
02-05-2020 Nutritional supplements may positively affect telomere length and aging, according to a recent intervention study.
02-05-2020 One more argument for encouraging movement: Exercising may lower the risk of depression even in those with a genetic risk for it.
02-05-2020 Although conventional belief is that you need to walk 10,000 steps a day to see health benefits from walking, a recent study found that a more modest 4,400 steps daily can substantially reduce mortality rates.