Fatty Acids from Fish and Walnuts Can Lower Breast Cancer Risk, Study Reveals

By Matt Higgins Those who have a higher risk of breast cancer should think about changing their diet. Researchers collaborating with The North American Menopause Society found that diets high in n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may help reduce the risk of breast cancer. Fish, vegetable oil, nuts (especially walnuts), flax seeds, flaxseed oil, and … Read more

Exercise Can’t Compensate for a Poor Diet, Study Says

By John Anderer Exercise alone won’t compensate for a poor diet, according to researchers from the University of Sydney. Even if you spend all day and night in the gym or running laps, you’re still better off steering clear of fatty, processed foods. Researchers conclude that high levels of physical activity do not counteract the … Read more

Study on mechanism of curcumol against liver fibrosis based on autophagy and apoptosis of hepatic stellate cells.

n / a PMID: Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2022 Feb; 47 (3): 730-736. PMID: 35178956 Abstract Title: [Study on mechanism of curcumol against liver fibrosis based on autophagy and apoptosis of hepatic stellate cells]. Abstract: The present study clarified the molecular mechanism of curcumol against liver fibrosis based on its effects on the autopha-gy … Read more

Study Finds Gardening Benefits Mental Health

By John Anderer If you’ve been feeling down lately, or particularly stressed out, researchers from the University of Florida suggest getting more hands-on with nature. Their study finds gardening helped lower stress, anxiety, and depression among a group of healthy women attending twice-weekly gardening classes. Even better, you don’t have to be an experienced gardening … Read more

These study results revealed that electroacupuncture improved cognitive complaints in cancer patients.

PMID: Integr Cancer Ther. 2022 Jan-Dec; 21: 15347354221098983. PMID: 35608027 Abstract Title: Electroacupuncture for Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment: A Clinical Feasibility Study. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI) is a significant problem for cancer patients, as the number of cancer survivors experiencing cognitive impairments is increasing in the absence of standard treatment. There have been attempts … Read more

Practicing Mindfulness Can Improve Interactions with Co-workers, Study Says

By John Anderer Practicing mindfulness can certainly provide plenty of benefits. Stronger emotional control, less risk of depression and anxiety, and ever a stronger memory are just a few that studies have found. Now, researchers in Virginia say mindfulness can also improve our interactions with co-workers. Study authors from Virginia Commonwealth University report individual mindfulness … Read more

Plant-based Meats Less Nutritious than the Real Thing, Study Reveals

By Study Finds Plant-based meats don’t pack the same protein punch, making them less nutritious than the real thing. A team from The Ohio State University says their experiments reveal human cells take in fewer proteins from meat alternatives because they are harder to absorb. The discovery could lead to the development of healthier products, … Read more

1 in 7 People Had Lyme Disease and Didn’t Know It, Study Says

By Chris Melore The summer season is also tick season in many parts of the world, and a new report finds many people may have contracted tick-borne Lyme disease without even realizing it. Researchers estimate that over 14 percent of the world’s population has had a case of Lyme disease due to contact with a … Read more

Traditional Indian Medicines Can Effectively Treat Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says

By Study Finds Traditional Indian medicines can effectively treat type 2 diabetes, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of Nottingham found that Ayurveda medicines, which are a common tool in South Asia, can help people with the condition maintain their blood sugar levels. These remedies can also help people manage their body weight, … Read more

Mediterranean Diet Can Help Young Men Beat Depression, Study Says

By Study Finds Sticking to the Mediterranean diet can help young men overcome depression, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney say doctors should look to send youngsters dealing with depressive symptoms to a nutritionist or dietitian as part of their treatment program. The clinical trial is the first to … Read more