Extended Sleep Reduces Risk of Diabetes

Wednesday,April 27, 2016

Diabetes New research demonstrates that extended sleep for two consecutive nights improves insulin sensitivity and decreases risk of diabetes by over 16%. How’d They Do That? A team of researchers at the University of Colorado studied the insulin sensitivity patterns of 19 young men to determine the how sleep affects the risk of developing diabetes.Read more

Psychological Factors May Help Predict Mortality Risk

Wednesday,April 27, 2016

Mortality Risk After analyzing 65 different variables gathered from nearly 30 years of data, researchers determined that self-assessment of own health and mental processing speed to be stronger predictors of mortality risk; these two variableswere stronger predictors than participation in unhealthy behavior and chronic medical conditions. How’d They Do That? Assessing data gathered from overRead more

Lack of Fitness in Midlife Connected to Decreased Brain Volume 20 Years Later

Wednesday,April 27, 2016

Fitness Our brains shrink as we get older. As our brain shrinks, without fitness the risk for cognitive decline and dementia increase. To minimize loss of brain volume, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine conducted a studyaimed at determining the modifiable factors associated with brain aging. How’d They Do That? To study the effectsRead more

Functional Medicine Update

Friday,March 18, 2016

Functional Medicine There is a tremendous new resource available to you for FREE. Jeff Bland, Ph.D. considered by many to be the father of functional medicine has produced this monthly audio show for the last 30 years. In the program he interviews the thought leaders and key researchers in medicine. Here is a partial listRead more

Fibromyalgia Pain | Melatonin Effective In Treating Fibromyalgia Pain

Tuesday,March 15, 2016

Fibromyalgia Pain New findings published in the BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology journal indicate that melatonin significantly reduced symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia pain. This research also found that melatonin appeared to effectively reduce pain associated with fibromyalgia when used alone or when combined with the antidepressant amitriptyline (Elavil). How’d They Do That? Until now, littleRead more

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