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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...

How a high fat diet damages your health

Eating a high fat diet causes a chain reaction in the gut, starting with the cells of the gut wall causing metabolic regulation of...

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...

Eating red and processed meats increases heart disease risk

Consumption of bacon, ham and sausages, and lamb, beef and pork, has been shown in research to increase the risk of heart disease, while...

Baby’s gut bacteria and breast feeding duration predict future obesity

A higher per cent of Bifidobacteria and a lower per cent of Prevotella in baby’s microbiota are associated with a lower BMI and lower...

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...

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...

Adopting a Mediterranean Diet significantly reduces death rate from strokes and...

One in eight deaths from heart disease and strokes avoided if we all ate a Mediterranean Diet full of whole grains, nuts and seeds,...

Dementia patients at higher risk with Covid

Dementia patients, especially vascular dementia patients and people of African descent were at a much higher risk of catching and dying from Covid-19. Researchers from...