Exposure to Hydrocarbons Increases Arthritis Risk
Research published in the journal BMJ Open found that exposure to compounds caused by burning coal, oil, wood, and tobacco can increase risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
Inhaling Menthol Improves Cognitive Function in Alzheimer’s Patients
A Spanish study published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology found that smelling menthol modulated immunity and improved cognition in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease.
Bone Health Linked to Brain Health
A study published in Neurology finds that people with low bone density have a higher risk of developing dementia than those with higher bone density.
Extra Magnesium May Help Prevent Dementia
An abundant mineral in the body that’s also naturally present in many foods, magnesium is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate biochemical reactions in the body. It plays a key role in protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation, asRead
Vitamin E Alleviates Postmenopausal Insomnia
According to a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in Nutrients, vitamin E was shown to help alleviate chronic insomnia disorder and enhance sleep quality in postmenopausal women. Insomnia is one of the most common conditions during and after menopause. For this study, scientists wanted to know if vitamin E supplements could beRead
Sleep: Your Night Job
Any health news junkie can see that the importance of sleep has come to center stage. Our collective interest in this shut-eye time grew when studies started linking a lack of sleep to obesity. Ghrelin, an appetite regulatory hormone, became known as the “carb gremlin” with nutritionists reminding us that fewerRead
To Slow Aging, Drink More Water
Water makes up 60 percent of the human body and we cannot live without it, yet so many of us do not get enough. Now, a new study from the National Institutes of Health makes the strongest case yet for getting enough water and other hydrating beverages. According to researchers,Read
Nicotinamide Mononucleotide Increases Muscle Insulin Sensitivity in Prediabetic Women
Among various anti-aging health products, nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) has been gaining attention as a promising anti-aging product. Mitochondrial decay, which is responsible for aging, can be reversed by the increased levels of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) in the body. NMN is a precursor of NAD+ that acts as an intermediateRead
Collagen Peptides & Joint Health
According to a review in the journal Amino Acids, collagen peptide supplementation (COL) in conjunction with exercise, has been shown to help support healthy joint functionality for people with degenerative bone and joint problems. Collagen peptides are a critical element of extracellular connective tissue, making up one-third of the total proteins in the human body.Read
High Blood Pressure and Dementia – There Is a Strong Link
Controlling high blood pressure later in life slashes the risk of dementia, according to a study in the European Heart Journal. While other trials have investigated the health benefits of lowering high blood pressure, not many have looked at its role in dementia. This global study involved more than 28,000Read