Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
It seems insomnia can be reduced if you add a little weight to the problem.
Researchers in Sweden found study participants reported significantly reduced insomnia severity, better sleep maintenance, a higher daytime activity level, and reduced symptoms of fatigue, depression and anxiety when sleeping with a weighted chain blanket.
September 28, 2020
Vitamin C is important if you want to avoid sarcopenia as you age.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia in England discovered the seniors they studied who had the highest levels of vitamin C circulating in their bloodstream also had the highest levels of muscle mass.
September 21, 2020
The use of antibiotics could lead to health issues down the road for patients.
Researchers in Sweden and the U.S. have found the use of antibiotics, especially those with broad spectrum microbial coverage, is associated with an increased risk for new-onset inflammatory bowel disease and its subtypes, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
September 14, 2020
A new phenomenon is causing college students to lose sleep.
Research shows many students lose sleep because of a condition called nomophomia, which is the fear of being detached from mobile phone connectivity.
September 04, 2020
Don't skimp when it comes to olive oil and your heart will thank you.
Researchers in Australia have found consuming extra virgin olive oil on a daily basis can lower blood pressure, thereby reducing a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
August 31, 2020
Vitamins and minerals can lessen symptoms and help you recover from illness quicker.
Researchers at Oregon State University found older adults who took a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement with high amounts of zinc and vitamin C had less severe symptoms and shorter periods of illness than those given a placebo.
August 24, 2020
Be careful if eat while your brain is occupied.
Researcher shows people who engage in perceptually demanding activities may miss fullness cues and consumed more food than those who eat while performing tasks that required less attention.
August 17, 2020
Fish oil has been shown to protect the brain from a lot of things and now you can add something else to the list.
Researchers at Columbia University have now found omega-3 fatty acids could protect the brain from the damaging effects of air pollution.
August 06, 2020