Health Science Research

“Go Mediterranean avoid plus girth”

Adherence to the healthy Mediterranean dietary patterns are key factors for avoiding the natural long-term yearly weight gain occurring during adulthood and with advancing age. These are the findings of a research study after following 10,000 Spanish university graduates for six years. The average age of the students were 38 years The study found the […]

“Rx for success”

If they walk like a duck If they quack like a duck They must be ducks. Once again hasty generalization is not valid. What turns a dummy pill into a catalyst for relieving pain, anxiety, depression, sexual dysfunction, or the tremors of Parkinson’s disease? The brain’s own healing mechanisms, unleashed by the belief that a […]

“One advantage to getting older -weight loss”

For middle age and older adults weight loss is increased by drinking two glasses of water before eating. Recent research has found that one can lose 30 percent more weight than those who did  not drink before eating. Scientists at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg assigned 48 overweight or obese men and women ages 55 to […]

“Sitting more now your body enjoying it less -women at risk”

Sitting increases six hours or more can increase the risk of death especially in women.

"Work as a team? = Progress in Alzheimer’s research"

Alzheimer’s Disease may be cured one day by scientists who have learned to collaborate.

“Ashwagandha helps calm nerves and improve brain funtioning”

Hope for memory challenges of the elderly may come from an Indian herb Ashwagandha.

"Remyelination of the spinal cord after injury may be a step closer"

Spinal cord injuries could be healed in the future by researchers learning how to control the remyelination process controlled by special nerve cells called oligodendrocytes.

"Benedryl and its’ cousins maybe bad mojo for long term users"

Benadryl and its anti anticholinergic drug relatives contain diphenhydramine that is a potent anticholinergic agent when used by elderly healthy African-Americans for six years decreased their brain functioning.

"TM -one way to concentrate and sleep better"

Integrated medicine has many non toxic ways to decrease ADHD and hyperactivity-TM is one way.

"Testing of US Drugs in third world – Pfizer is the poster child"

Pfizer may finally see its day in court over the Trovan scandal. This may be the case that opens Pandora’s box to finally show how US drug companies really test a drug before it goes to the open US market.