Quercetin May Help Cut Covid Risk

Previous research has shown that quercetin helps lower the odds of developing severe Covid symptoms, as well as the need for hospitalization. Results from a new trial provide even more evidence that this potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory is a standout natural therapy for Covid. In a pilot study conducted atRead

High-Fiber Diet Linked with Lowered Dementia Risk

Dietary fiber intake, especially soluble fiber was inversely associated with the risk of dementia among Japanese subjects aged 40–60, according to a new study in Nutritional Neuroscience. The study is part of a large-scale research project at the University of Tsukuba (the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study) involving 3739 JapaneseRead

Cannabinoid Receptors and the Endocannabinoid System: What Is it and What Does it Do?

Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system consists of endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids), cannabinoid receptors and the synthetic and degrading enzymes responsible for synthesis and degradation of endocannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are so named because they were first identified as activating the same receptors as cannabinoids, the primary psychoactive components of cannabis. Published in Journal of Neuroendocrinology 20Read