Health Science Updates

The Sunshine Vitamin and Your Heart.

The Sunshine Vitamin and Your Heart.

Feb 6th 2018 Posted by MDR

Using Nano-medical sensors, tiny probes that are 1,000 times smaller than the thickness of human hair, scientists at Ohio State University found that vitamin D-3 benefits the health of human endothelial cells. Damage to the endothelium cells has been linked to high blood pressure, insulin resistance, diabetes, virus infections, tumor growth and ath …
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Can You Catch the Flu Breathing Sick Air?

Can You Catch the Flu Breathing Sick Air?

Jan 30th 2018 Posted by MDR

Researchers studied 142 individuals who were confirmed to have influenza. They took samples from each participant during the first 3 days after their symptoms emerged.Aerosol samples from 23 people were collected during normal breathing, without coughing or sneezing. The scientists found nearly half the samples had detectable traces of vi …
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The Science of Curing Aging.

The Science of Curing Aging.

Jan 30th 2018 Posted by MDR

Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist and pioneer in anti-aging research. He is the Chief Science Officer for the SENS Research Foundation. After decades speaking on the feasibility of extending human life span, the concept of age reversal is going mainstream.Young entrepreneurs who have made fast fortunes with internet empires …
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The Diet that Reduces Brain Aging.

The Diet that Reduces Brain Aging.

Jan 30th 2018 Posted by MDR

The Mediterranean diet has been shown to promote health and longevity. Studies have shown its health benefits include protecting the colon, prostate, and brain. The effect on the brain was the most surprising. It is known that we lose brain cells with aging which can hinder our learning and memory skills.After measuring almost 1,000 peo …
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Help for Achy Joints from the Sea.

Help for Achy Joints from the Sea.

Jan 21st 2018 Posted by MDR

Chances are your grandmother knew that a teaspoon of cod liver oil a day could help her morning stiffness and keep her healthy. Cod liver oil and fish oil contain high levels of two types of omega-3 fatty acids: DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid). Omega-3 fatty acids are vital throughout the body, especially in the brain …
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