Abstracts & Commmentary
06-03-2020 Exposure to fine particulates is associated with lower bone mass, adding to the arguments in favor of air filters.
06-03-2020 Although hypermobility may be advantageous in disciplines such as ballet, it can also come with debilitating consequences.
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.
05-20-2020 Which probiotic strains work best for different subtypes of IBS and at what dose? A recent meta-analysis offers some answers.
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.
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.
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.
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.