Abstracts & Commmentary
07-07-2021 Goldenseal increased the levels of the drug midazolam and decreased the levels of the drug metformin, but flaws in the study design call into question the practical value of the results.
07-07-2021 Increased air pollution exposure in those with heart failure increases hospital readmissions, outpatient visits, and inpatient admissions, suggesting an overall increase in morbidity.
07-07-2021 Treatment with melatonin may help resolve Helicobacter pylori infection, according to a new randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
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 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.
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.
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.