Cancer and Nutrition Study Series Reveals Diet and Nutrients for Prostate Heath

In North America alone, it is estimated that 224,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020, according the US and Canadian Cancer Societies estimates. Among other risk factors, more and more studies point to diet as a major factor in the development of prostate cancer, as it isRead …

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What Does an “Almost Vegetarian” Diet do to Blood Pressure?

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Researchers at University of Warwick posed this question and found that consuming a plant-based diet can lower blood pressure even if small amounts of meat and dairy are consumed too. Published online by a team from Warwick Medical School in the Journal of Hypertension, they argue that any effort toRead …

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Case Report: Hormonal Regulation In PCOS with Acupuncture and Herbal Supplements

From our partners at Integrative Medicine, a Clinician’s Journal. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause of menstrual irregularity and hyperandrogenism in women of reproductive age. Conventional treatment is centered around the use of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) to regulate menstrual cycles, protect against endometrial hyperplasia, and manage clinicallyRead …

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Extrapulmonary Manifestations of COVID-19

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ABSTRACT/ Although the coronavirus is most well known for causing substantial respiratory pathology, it can also result in several extrapulmonary manifestations of COVID-19. These conditions include thrombotic complications, myocardial dysfunction and arrhythmia, acute coronary syndromes, acute kidney injury, gastrointestinal symptoms, hepatocellular injury, hyperglycemia and ketosis, neurologic illnesses, ocular symptoms, andRead …

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Three Fasting Studies Uncover Ideal Weight Loss Eating Times & Potential Benefits for Breast Cancer

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Three recent fasting studies lend clarity to the timing of fasting for weight loss and benefits of fasting diets for breast cancer patients. Let’s look first at the timing question. STUDY ONE/ A study, in Cell Metabolism, compared the timing of two daily fasting diets, also known as time-restricted feedingRead …

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Access Bio Receives FDA Approval for 83-Minute COVID-19 Test

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PRESS RELEASE / Access Bio, Inc., a development of diagnostic testing company for infectious diseases, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its SARS CoV-2 RT-PCR test. The test offers results in 83 minutes, allowing for fewer delays andRead …

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New COVID-19 Era Studies Show Zinc Supports Immunity & Respiratory Health

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In recent months a number of new studies have emerged regarding the use of zinc in clinical settings. Zinc is necessary for normal metabolism and functioning of the reproductive, cardiovascular and nervous systems, but it is also important for the immune system, in particular for the proliferation and maturation ofRead …

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Three Distinct Immunotypes in Serious Cases of COVID-19

Researchers from the Penn Institute of Immunology discovered three distinct immune responses or immunotypes to the SARS-CoV2 infection that could help predict the trajectory of disease in severe COVID-19 patients and may ultimately inform how to best treat them. The findings were published in Science. “For patients who are hospitalizedRead …

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