New research has suggested that taking icosapent ethyl is a new way to further reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atherosclerosis or who are at high risk of stroke, who have elevated triglyceride levels and are already taking statins.
A new study has identified that one of the major factors of age-related brain deterioration is the loss of a substance called myelin.
To be well and vital and help prevent certain diseases, like obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, and many other conditions, we need to prioritize sleep.
The dark side of antibiotics and what we can do about it
Researchers found that exposure to a processed diet, which is representative of a typical Western diet, led to persistent differences in fungal communities that significantly associated with differential deposition of body mass in male mice, as compared to mice fed a standardized diet.
Dr Rob Winwood, CSci FIFST, Proprietor of Winwood Bioscience, will examine what is known about the efficacy of specific nutrients, individually and in combination, in relation to delaying the onset of Mild Cognitive Impairment. Thursday 25.2.21 at 11:00am
Never has there been a more prescient time to raise awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle as a first line of defence against disease and viruses.
This study found that people consuming a diet in the highest 20 percent of glycemic index were 50 percent more likely to have a cardiovascular attack, stroke, or death if they had a pre-existing heart condition.
This seminar, presented by Professor Philip Calder BSc(Hons), PhD, DPhil, RNutr, FRSB, FAfN (Bio), describes inflammation, its role in immune defense and how it is linked to many different health conditions. This presentation is available to listen to for free until the 19.3.21.
A recent survey has found 47% of people were experiencing poorer sleep than usual during the pandemic, compared with 25% before COVID hit.
This new study shows that fructose causes the immune system to become inflamed and that process produces more reactive molecules which are associated with inflammation - this could lead to disease.
Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.
Researchers have identified distinct signatures in the gut microbiome that are associated with either healthy or unhealthy aging trajectories, which in turn predict survival in a population of older individuals.
The report, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, is important because it suggests that intervention in a modifiable condition (cardiovascular disease) could prevent the development of dementia, a disease for which there is currently no cure.
The researchers in this study found that people with higher than normal blood sugar levels were 42% more likely to experience cognitive decline over an average of four years.
Trials in older people have also shown that responses to vaccination are better after actions are taken to improve nutrition.
When adopting an increasingly plant-based diet, it is important, in terms of bone health, to ensure adequate calcium and vitamin D intake.
Three meta-analyses of clinical studies have come to the conclusion that vitamin D supplementation was associated with a reduction in the mortality rate from cancer of around 13 percent.
We know that what happens in the mouth doesn't stay in the mouth—but the oral cavity's connection to the rest of the body goes way beyond chewing, swallowing and digestion.
The early postnatal months are critical to ensure proper physical and psychological development; children who are neglected during this phase can experience stunted growth as well as behavioral and learning problems.