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Berberine can cut blood sugar and reduce blood pressure

The herbal component berberine, known to reduce blood sugar is shown in this research to reduce blood pressure and improve blood circulation reducing cardiovascular...

Lipophilic statins linked to higher risk of dementia

Atorvastatin and simvastatin are lipophilic statins and, unlike hydrophilic statins, have been linked to a higher risk of dementia; is this because of the...

Evidence mounts for Olive Leaf Extract health benefits

Olive Leaf Extract (OLE) has many properties -antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and therefore a wide variety of uses, from blocking Herpes to killing cancer...

Statins can double risk of diabetes

Statin use is linked to a 'significantly higher risk' of Type-2 diabetes, decreased insulin sensitivity, and an increase in weight even in a very...

Four bacterial species control liver metabolism

Diabetes, better glucose and lipid metabolism and obesity could be managed through a better balance between just four bacterial species, particularly by the addition...

Sugar increase risk of colitis

Glucose, fructose and sucrose sugars can damage the lining of the gut and lead to Inflammatory Bowel Diseases such as colitis, according to UT...

Sleep problems are linked to your gut health

Your gut microbiome is a major player in sleep regulation according to Dr David Gozal and his team from the University of Missouri School...

Fecal Transplants can treat intestinal permeability

Fecal transplants have now shown promise for use in treating intestinal permeability and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease according to research from Lawson Health Research...

Sugar damages immune system, brain cells, telomeres

Sugar weakens the immune system, increases inflammation in the body by causing spikes in insulin and can damage telomeres as much as smoking; It...