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Intermittent Fasting A Trendy New Way To Diet, But Researchers Say More Studies Need To Be Done – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Losing weight is always a top New Year’s resolution. This year, a lot of people are talking about and trying intermittent fasting as an option to lose weight. Becca Fischer decided to give it a try after her boyfriend committed to fasting at the start of the new year. “For the last… Read More »

Double the number of women suffer from dementia — so why are even the lab rats in brain studies male?

Depression, stroke and dementia are twice as common in women as in men. Among Alzheimer’s patients, 70 per cent are female. But according to Lynn Posluns, the driving force behind the first “Women’s Brain Health Day,” launched this week, most research on these disorders focus on only one gender — right down to the mice… Read More »

Polytoxicity — Why Chemical Safety Studies Cannot Be Trusted

One section of the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to “compile, keep current and publish a list of each chemical substance manufactured or processed” in the U.S.1 The initial reporting began in 1978 and was published in 1979, listing 62,000 chemical substances. Currently, the TSCA inventory lists 85,000 chemicals.2… Read More »

Food myths and what happens when the industry pays for nutrition studies – San Francisco Chronicle

When you grab a bag of Barkthins, a product billed as “snacking chocolate” that is made of slivers of pretzels or nuts in a light coating of dark chocolate, you won’t see anything about health on the label. The U.S. government won’t allow it, but the nutrition claim is no longer necessary. Among consumers, dark… Read More »

Removable PrEP implant produces high drug levels in rabbits; further studies planned

A small removable plastic implant resembling a tiny piece of dry spaghetti is capable of delivering sustained levels of the drug tenofovir, researchers told last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P 2018) in Madrid. The drug delivery capability of the implants was tested on rabbits and will now advance into tests on dogs and… Read More »

The vast majority of studies have been done on longjing tea

Polyphenols have blocked lipid peroxidation, scavenging enzymes. According to the Japanese Okuda Billiton Yong test results confirmed that anti-aging effects of tea polyphenols stronger than vitamin E, 18 times. The vast majority of studies have been done on longjing tea. Inhibition of cardiovascular disease: Polyphenols contribute to the suppression of cardiovascular disease on the human… Read More »