Zinc is among the most important elements that ensure optimal health in humans, and a new sensor may help health practitioners better determine the supplementation needs of those at risk of a deficit.
In response to an earlier study which appeared to find a link between antioxidant supplementation and a higher risk of skin cancer, a team from Kaiser Permanente Northern California conducted new research which found this hypothesis to be untrue.
Alzheimer’s is beta-amyloid accumulations in the brain tissue. Amyloid is a microscopic protein fragment of a larger protein called amyloid precursor, or protein normally found throughout the body. In Alzheimer’s disease, this protein is processed improperly, creating a substance called beta-amyloid, which is toxic to brain cells. Although the medical people are at a loss when it comes to therapy for Alzheimer’s, there are ways to combat it. Check out this article for further facts and treatment suggestions for this mind-altering disease…
Switching from butter and other saturated fat sources to polyunsaturated fats in the diet may help diabetics reduce their body fat, according to a new study.
Low levels of vitamin D have been associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease, but the strength of the link in diabetics has always puzzled scientists who are now beginning to understand some of the reasons behind it.
In response to the alarm sounded by the World Health Organization, which estimates some 2 billion people around the world are iron-deficient, scientists in Switzerland have unveiled a new species of rice that has six times more iron than normal.
New academic work has found evidence that appears to challenge the conventional wisdom that all nitrates and nitrites are noxious to humans and suggests that those derived from natural sources, like plants, may in fact offer health benefits.
According to new research, people across America are turning to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) more often in an effort to cure and prevent illness as well as preserve their well-being.
According to a recent study, pregnant women with low levels of the nutrient choline are at a greater risk of having babies affected by brain and spinal-cord defects.
Nutrition experts are saying the modern Western diet has changed the balance of omega-6 fatty acids (w6) and omega-3 fatty acids (w3) – with adverse health consequences – and they are looking into ways of restoring that balance.