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Flu can increase the risk of stroke

Two studies have linked ‘flu-like illnesses with an increased risk of a stroke and tears in the inner wall of the neck arteries; both...

Boys grow more slowly after antibiotics

Boys, but not girls, grow more slowly and put on less weight if they are given antibiotics in the first two weeks of their...

Could an amino acid prevent Epilepsy?

D-Serine, an amino acid actually produced in the brain, may play an important role in preventing the most common type of epileptic seizure, temporal...

Antibiotic use linked to Parkinson’s disease

A higher exposure to common oral antibiotics was linked to a higher risk of Parkinson’s disease some 15 years later, according to research from...

Scientists discover bacteria behind neuro-degenersative diseases

Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease stem from changes to a healthy gut microbiome, according to University of Florida researchers and the Short-chain...

Is Alzheimer’s a metabolic disease?

Researchers have shown that Alzheimer’s Disease may be a metabolic disease at least to some degree where ther body is swimming in glucose because...

Gum disease linked to worse Covid outcomes

Periodontitis, or common gum disease, causes a systemic inflammatory response and appears linked to far worse outcomes on Covid-19 cases. We have covered links between...

Prebiotics linked to reduced stress and anxiety levels

A 28-day study from the University of Surrey, England, where 18-25 year old women took a prebiotic pill, showed reduced levels of anxiety and...

Lung microbiome dysbiosis in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Increasing severity of COPD is associated with a greater inflammatory response, in part coming from the use of corticosteroids and in greater part coming...

Eight important benefits of Lycopene – from science

Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that also reduces blood lipid levels, decreasing cardiovascular and stroke risk; it blocks toxicity from mercury and cadmium to...

Aluminium links to Alzheimer’s confirmed

Three studies from the same researchers over the past 18 months have shown that aluminum contributes to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease collocating with...

How Akkermansia muciniphila controls your health

This one bacterium appears to help control your body fat levels, type-2 diabetes, insulin resistance, inflammation, atherosclerosis and increase your longevity, while restoring your...