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Dr. Ed Okello and his Tea-researching Alzheimer’s-fighting team from Newcastle University UK,
Have found some encouraging results in preliminary tests on slowing down the disease with Britain’s favorite drink (besides lager & lime).
Their findings, published in the Journal ‘Phytotherapy Research’,
Show that black and green tea affect the actions of a few enzymes known to have involvement in the disease.
The effects from green tea were…
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have made a breakthrough in osteoporosis research.
They have found that chemicals called endogenous cannabinoids, related chemically to cannabis,
Can exacerbate osteoporosis.
This type of cannabinoids is produced naturally in our bodies.
Blocking them and their attachment to receptors in our bodies and bone tissue can…
It turns out that Chocolate is good for you!
-However: It has to be Dark Chocolate.
Researchers at the University of Cologne, Germany and Italy’s National Institute for Food and Nutrition have done studies on the health effects of this popular treat.
Each participant in the studies ate 3.5 ounces worth of chocolate per day…
Chief author Dr. Larry Clark, Bruce W. Turnbull and others at Cornell and the University of Arizona have written a study on Selenium and its effects on cancer.
It was funded by the NIH and others.
The study was originally targeted at testing efficacy of Selenium on Skin Cancer,
In populations where the trace mineral content is lower in the local soil.
These regions include the Upper Midwest, Northeast and Florida.
The subjects who took selenium supplements had 41…
As if Loneliness weren’t bad enough, according to CMU grad student Sarah Pressman,
-It turns out it could affect your immune system negatively.
It is disturbing that this study neglected to count the number of inverted keg-stands or fraternity indoctrination rituals in the lives of the subjects.
If those don’t kill your defenses in a week, nothing will…
Diet reviews can be a big help to predict your likely results and it turns out Consumer Reports found peer-pressure wins out in the end!
I knew I should have done what all the Cool Kids were doing. Damn!
Weight Watchers comes out as CR’s highest rated diet for its simplicity and high retention rate.
Those weekly indoctrination meetings with free Kool-aid seem to help also.
Slim-Fast was their second choice based on convenience. –If it’s at every 7-11…
Researchers investigating Turmeric at the University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center,Kumamoto University, and the University of Rochester are finding some encouraging results in early tests involving the yellow curry spice.
Their early results suggest it may help slow multiple myeloma and possibly other types of cancer.
It has also been shown to help impede the production of the Interleukin-8 protein, which is secreted in higher-than-normal levels…