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Omega-3 Fish Oil As Effective As Meds For Some ADHD Kids

According to researchers, attention improved in children with ADHD when given omega-3 fish oil supplements, but only in children with omega-3 blood levels that were low.[1] Previous studies by the researchers discovered that children who are omega-3 deficient are more prone to having severe ADHD. The 12 week randomized controlled trial consisted of 92 ADHD… Read More »

Dolutegravir-based regimen safe and effective for people taking rifampicin for TB

A study from Botswana published in the October issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes provides important scientific evidence, but not strong enough data for a policy change, on the use of a dolutegravir-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen along with a rifampicin-based anti-tuberculosis (TB) regimen, for people living with HIV and TB coinfection.… Read More »

Artificial pancreas is effective for blood glucose control

A new artificial pancreas that automates insulin delivery, also called a closed-loop system, was more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetic patients. Results of a multicenter randomized clinical trial, published on Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, show that the use of Tandem Diabetes Care’s Control-IQ… Read More »

TwHF Herbal Remedy Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Joint Pain

Research has shown that the Chinese herbal remedy Triptergium wilfordii Hook F (TwHF), which is used to alleviate joint pain and reduce inflammation, functions as effectively as the standard drug treatment methotrexate, which is typically prescribed to deal with the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.[1] It was also found that a combination of the herbal remedy and… Read More »

Vitamin B Supplements More Effective With Higher Omega 3 Levels

Many studies have already proven that vitamin B supplements can help slow mental decline in older individuals. But higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids could boost the effect of vitamin B supplements. Researchers examined more than 250 individuals with mild cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment is when brain function is below what is normally expected… Read More »