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Vitamin D deficiency and poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with steroids

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to a new study from researchers in Boston. “In our study of 1,024 children with mild to moderate persistent asthma, … Continue reading

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Bees can ‘turn back time,’ reverse brain aging

Sandra Leander EurekAlert Brain function improvement related to change in social behavior. Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees. While … Continue reading

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Vitamin B: The Happy Vitamin that Packs a Punch

Melissa Crossman Prevent Disease Vitamin B is sometimes called the “happy vitamin,” and for very good reason. Vitamin B is a dietary powerhouse, boosting energy levels and enhancing performance of nearly every system in the body. Hundreds of delicious and … Continue reading

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Stefan Molyneux Versus Professor Vladimir Safatle ‘The Function of the State in Society’

Stefan Molyneux Freedomain Radio Stefan Molyneux, host of Freedomain Radio, debates Professor Vladimir Safatle in Sao Paulo Brazil, about the role and nature of state power in society, and whether the violence of legal compulsion can ever lead to virtue.

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Neurodegenerative changes in different regions of brain, spinal cord and sciatic nerve of rats treated with sodium fluoride

Source: JMAS Fluoride is known to cross the blood-brain barrier and alter the structure and function of neural tissue. There are few authoritative reports on neurodegenerative changes in hippocampus, neocortex, cerebellum, spinal cord and sciatic nerve in fluoride intoxication. We … Continue reading

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Omega-3 DHA Improves Literacy In ADHD Children

Prevent Disease According to new research from Australia, increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is associated with improved literacy in children with ADHD and learning disabilities. DHA has previously been found to alter the function of the brain … Continue reading

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First, do no harm: Study finds danger in standard treatment for a serious lung disease

Kara Gavin EurekAlert A combination of three drugs used worldwide as the standard of care for a serious lung disease puts patients in danger of death or hospitalization, and should not be used together to treat the disease, called idiopathic … Continue reading

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Dopamine Agonists and Pathologic Behaviors

Kelley et al. PubMed Central The dopamine agonists ropinirole and pramipexole exhibit highly specific affinity for the cerebral dopamine D3 receptor. Use of these medications in Parkinson’s disease has been complicated by the emergence of pathologic behavioral patterns such as … Continue reading

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Study: Toxic chemicals found in gardening tools

Dr. Sanjay Gupta CNN Planting season is here. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a novice, a new study is raising a red flag about some of the products you might be using. Researchers for the Ecology Center, a nonprofit … Continue reading

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Researchers gain better understanding of mechanism behind tau spreading in the brain

Mount Sinai Press Office EurekAlert And the progression of Alzheimer’s disease Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have gained insight into the mechanism by which a pathological brain protein called tau contributes to the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) … Continue reading

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