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Critical Care Journal reported the findings of a study conducted by researchers based at University of Southampton in England.  Researchers found improvements in patients with sepsis, a serious infection of the blood, in patients who received omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oils.   Sepsis occurs in response to an overwhelming inflammatory response to infections, […]


A Journal of the American Medical Association study found that fish oils slowed down DNA shortening (telomere) that is now linked to biological aging. Research has known for quite a while that fish intake is associated with longer survival in patients with coronary heart disease.  The particular way fish oil provides this benefit was not […]


Many diabetes experience severe nerve pain, known as diabetic neuropathy. Approximately 70 percent of all diabetics experience this condition.  It usually affects the feet, but can also impact the hands.  Symptoms including pain, tingling and or a burning sensation in the extremities. This damage is cause by prolonged elevation of the blood sugar level, over […]


Once more, scientists report  that low levels of vitmain D are associated with increased risk of death, all causes and from heart disease. “Our results provide a rationale for future studies to test whether vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality and/or cardiovascular diseases in persons with vitamin D deficiencey, Stefan Pilz from the Medical University of […]



Pomegranates are one of the healthiest foods we can eat, primarily because of the positive impact they have on heart health.   Scientists are now studying pomegranate extract to uncover the many advantages it may have for human health.  Pomegranates contain an array of beneficial phytonutrients such as phenolic compounds and tannins, including punicalagins that […]


Scientists at the University of Barcelona confirm that a diet rich in polyunsaturated fats, helps boost the creation of stem cells in the brain stem.  Mice fed a diet rich in polyphenols and poly unsaturated fats, have more cell growth in the two portions of the brain where new cells are made, the olfactory bulb […]


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