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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

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Month: October 2012

Fat Cell Hormone Linked to Depression/Anxiety

On : 30 October, 2012

In : Depression

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Hormone in Fat Cells Linked to Depression/Anxiety For the first time an investigation has been able to link human levels of leptin, a hormone produced by fat cells, with symptoms of anxiety and depression independent of weight . The study, led by Dr Elizabeth Lawson from Harvard Medical School andRead more

Low Water Intake and Prediabetes

On : 25 October, 2012

In : Diabetes

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People who drink less than a couple of glasses of water each day may be more likely to develop abnormally high blood sugar, a new study suggests. When someone’s blood sugar levels are high, but not high enough to fit the definition of diabetes, doctors often consider that person toRead more

Taurine May Help Complications of Diabetes

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Diabetes

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The potential usefulness of taurine on diabetes mellitus and its complications Takashi Ito1, Stephen W. Schaffer2 and Junichi Azuma1 (1) Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Hyogo University of Health Sciences, 1-3-6 Minatojima, Chuo-ku, Kobe Hyogo, 650-8530, Japan (2) Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile,Read more

Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Turmeric

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Inflammation

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Anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric Curcuma longa, commonly known as turmeric, possesses anti-inflammatory properties and is used in traditional Indian (Ayurvedic) and Chinese medical practices to treat painful inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, injury, and asthma. While anti-inflammatory drugs, such as hydrocortisone, are used to reduce inflammation, they are often accompaniedRead more

Thyme Extract Shown to Inhibit H. Pylori

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Peptic Ulcers

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Thyme extract shown to inhibit Helicobacter pylori Peptic ulcers are sores in the lining of either the small intestine (duodenal ulcers) or the stomach (gastric ulcers). Ulcers cause painful, burning sensations and can often result in more serious complications such as stomach bleeding, tarry or red stools, or increased weightRead more

Broccoli Sprouts in Cancer Prevention

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Cancer

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Broccoli sprouts in cancer prevention Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States and in many other industrialized countries. According to Dr. Marion Nestles in Nutrition Reviews, while both early detection and treatment have made great advances in recent years, the “overall death rates from cancerRead more

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Have Anti-Inflammatory Action

On : 18 October, 2012

In : Inflammation

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Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory action While inflammation is in fact a protective and restorative response to injury, excessive or prolonged inflammation can cause many chronic health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. The classic signs of inflammation?local redness, swelling, heat, pain, and loss of function?are caused andRead more

Medical Food Detoxification for Chronic Health Problems

A medical food-supplemented detoxification program in the management of chronic health problems Although the body is designed to eliminate toxins, it cannot always handle the overload present in today’s environment. Toxin overload can lead to a variety of health problems such as chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, muscle andRead more

Reducing Inflammation

On : 15 October, 2012

In : Inflammation

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Is inflammation causing you pain? Temporary inflammation helps you, but chronic inflammation can be a real pain. Inflammation is the body’s protective response to injury or infection. But sometimes white blood cells and their inflammatory chemicals can damage tissues and cause a variety of bothersome symptoms, including pain. This isRead more

Fruit Sugar is a Damaging Ingredient in Food

On : 15 October, 2012

In : Alzheimers , Cancer , Hypertension

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The rotten truth: Why ‘fruit sugar’ is one of the most damaging ingredients in our food By JOHN NAISH Sweet, cheap and natural — fructose sounds like the ideal ‘healthy’ sweetener. The high content of fructose in processed fruit juice may be the trigger for rectal cancer However, the sugar,Read more

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