Abstracts & Commmentary
06-02-2021 For overweight people with metabolic system and low gut diversity, FMT may offer a helpful intervention.
06-02-2021 Participation in a dance aerobics class resulted in a significant increase in the brain’s network flexibility and fewer errors on cognitive generalization tasks.
06-02-2021 Turmeric improved pain, function, and stiffness better than acetaminophen in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
06-02-2021 Lung cancer is the second most common cancer (excluding skin cancer) in both men and women. Supplementing treatment regimens with melatonin, especially in late-stage patients, has the potential to improve survival rates.
05-26-2021 Modifying patients’ microbiome for a healthy gut, through fecal microbiota transplant, diet, or other interventions, may improve patient response to cancer immunotherapy.
05-26-2021 When patients with an upper respiratory tract infection used a propolis spray, packed with antimicrobial and immune-enhancing properties, their symptoms disappeared 2 days earlier than in the placebo group.
05-26-2021 Hydrogen water has been shown to benefit a range of conditions, including cancer, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, and hepatis B, along with improving mood.
05-26-2021 This nutrient-dense food may increase the activity of natural killer cells, modulating the immune system.
05-26-2021 Restoration of gut health appears to regulate inflammation, leading to improved hepatic health and immune function.
05-05-2021 Although supplementation with lipoic acid did not decrease triglycerides, it did lower weight, body mass index, and inflammation in overweight and obese adults.
05-05-2021 Ginger may help lower fasting glucose and total cholesterol in those with type 2 diabetes.
05-05-2021 A study involving the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site found a modest association between adolescent exposure to endocrine disruptors, particularly phthalates, and a greater risk of ADHD.
05-05-2021 Type 2 diabetics following a low-carbohydrate diet showed improved glycemic control, but the long-term effectiveness requires further investigation.
04-07-2021 Spending more time gardening during the lockdown was associated with better self-reported physical, mental, and emotional health compared to those who did not garden.
04-07-2021 About 35 minutes of moderate physical activity a day improves lifespan regardless of hours spent sitting. Even 11 minutes a day of moderate exercise reduces risk for premature death.
04-07-2021 Using a spirulina/curcumin/Boswellia extract for 3 months may reduce the size of benign thyroid nodules.
03-03-2021 Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of conditions, but a plant-dipeptide combo supplement appears to improve saliva production and saliva pH.
03-03-2021 A new randomized controlled trial finds that berberine may act as a gut microbiome modulator for improving gylcemic control, killing some gut microbes and enhancing others.
03-03-2021 Increases in cortisol after an 80-minute biking exercise trial were blunted in people who supplemented with an amino acid mixture compared to placebo.
03-03-2021 After use of a weighted blanket for about a year, 92% of insomnia sufferers in the study had at least a 50% improvement and 78% experienced remission of their insomnia.