LANCET: 34% of COVID-19 Survivors Diagnosed with Neurological or Psychiatric Condition within 6 Months

COVID-19 Survivors and mental health

One in three COVID-19 survivors received a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis within six months of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, an observational study of more than 230,000 patient health records published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal estimates. The study looked at 14 neurological and mental health disorders. Study using electronicRead …

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Web Based Platform: 14 Different Diseases with Common Metabolic Pathways

In medicine, the terms like remarkable and ground breaking seldom occur. However researchers from Cambridge University and the Institute of Computational Biology, Munich, Germany have done something beneficially remarkable by identifying 14 different diseases with common metabolic pathways and placing the information on an open access webserver. As is wellRead …

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The American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s (ACLM) Mental Health Program Earned Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program Designation

American College of Lifestyle Medicine

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) announced that mental well-being program The Lift Project has earned Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program designation. The designation recognizes, supports and encourages adoption of evidence-based health intervention programs that meet rigorous review requirements and standards for offering lifestyle modification for chronic disease treatment andRead …

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Study Finds 55 Never Reported “Mystery” Chemicals in Humans (BONUS: Toxin Educational Videos by Joe Pizzorno, ND)

Scientists at UC San Francisco have detected 109 chemicals in a study of pregnant women, including 55 chemicals never before reported in people and 42 “mystery chemicals,” whose sources and uses are unknown. The research, published in Environmental Science & Technology, notes that the chemicals most likely come from consumerRead …

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Lab Research Explores the Potency of Five Botanicals Against Tick-borne Babesiosis Disease

tick babesiosis

Could specific botanicals play a role in addressing the parasitic disease babesiosis? Early experimental research from the Bay Area Lyme Foundation in Portola Valley, California provides clues as to which herbal medicines have enough potent activity to be studied in the future. Of note: This was a test-tube study, soRead …

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Experimental Mice Study Shows CBD May Reduce Plaque and Improve Cognition in Familial Alzheimer’s Model

Just as FDA is a new months away from making a ruling on the new drug aducanaumab that is reported to clear amyloid plaque, an experimental mouse study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease shows that a two-week course of CBD may reduce plaque and improve cognition. Researchers tested aRead …

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Clinical Commentary: Post-Viral COVID Long-Haul Treatment Mirrors Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Therapy

This interview with Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and fibromyalgia (CFS/FMS) researcher and board-certified internist explores the commonalities among CFS/FMS and post-viral COVID (aka Long-Haul Syndrome) and relapse symptoms seen in patients after viral infection. As described in a recent case study in Clinical Microbial and Infections, persistent symptomsRead …

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Hyperinsulinemia and Insulin Resistance Develops as part of Elevated Free Fatty Acids

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While it is commonly accepted that free fatty acids (FFA) cause insulin resistance and hyperglycemia in obese individuals, which drives hyperinsulinemia. However, as this new research shows, hyperinsulinemia may be observed in subjects with normoglycemia. The authors suggest that this and other evidence supports the notion that the paradigm shouldRead …

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