Posted by
What is the best time to take statins and why?

What is the best time to take statins and why?

Statins are cholesterol-lowering drugs. Some statins work best in the evening while others work just as well in the morning. The best time to take statins depends on the specific drug. Statins are a type of prescription medication that can lower a person’s risk of heart disease. They do this primarily by reducing a person’s […]

Posted by
What is the GAPS diet? A complete overview

What is the GAPS diet? A complete overview

The GAPS diet theory says that eliminating certain foods, such as grains and sugars, can help people treat conditions that affect the brain, such as autism and dyslexia. The term “GAPS” stands for “gut and psychology syndrome.” The GAPS diet follows the notion that gut health is linked with overall physical and mental health. In […]

Posted by
What are the health benefits of buckwheat?

What are the health benefits of buckwheat?

Buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain that many people consider to be a superfood. Among its health benefits, buckwheat may improve heart health, promote weight loss, and help manage diabetes.Buckwheat is a good source of protein, fiber, and energy. Buckwheat does not contain gluten, so for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerances, buckwheat […]

Posted by
Scientists confirm blood test could track Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists confirm blood test could track Alzheimer’s disease

A long-term study supports earlier suggestions that testing the blood for levels of a certain protein could be a noninvasive way to track the progress of Alzheimer’s disease. Detecting a protein in the blood could track the progress of Alzheimer’s onset. The protein is called neurofilament light. It spills out of damaged and dying nerve […]

Posted by
This neurotransmitter helps aggressive tumors spread

This neurotransmitter helps aggressive tumors spread

New research has looked at human cancer cells implanted into mice, human tumor samples, and other assays in an attempt to better understand what drives the spread of certain aggressive cancers. A ‘chemical messenger’ could be helping aggressive cancers grow and spread. A team at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, MD, has recently conducted a […]

Posted by
Patterns of antibiotic use may predict cardiovascular risk

Patterns of antibiotic use may predict cardiovascular risk

A new study that analyzed the health information of thousands of women found that prolonged antibiotic use is correlated with a higher risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event. Women may wish to consider limiting their use of antibiotics to prevent cardiovascular issues. Scientists at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, Harvard Medical School and Harvard […]

Posted by
Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Buspar (buspirone)

Klonopin (clonazepam) vs. Buspar (buspirone)

Clonazepam vs. buspirone: What’s the difference? Klonopin (clonazepam) and Buspar (buspirone) are used to provide short-term relief of symptoms in the treatment of anxiety. Clonazepam is primarily used to treat panic disorder, to prevent certain types of seizures, and to treat Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Buspirone is especially effective in persons with limited to moderate generalized anxiety. […]

Posted by
Is Chlamydia Contagious?

Is Chlamydia Contagious?

Is chlamydia contagious? Chlamydia is a contagious STD (sexually transmitted disease). Chlamydia bacteria cause the most common STD in United States. Approximately 3,000,000 women and men become infected every year. Chlamydia is most common among women and men under the age of 25. Chlamydia is caused by the gram-negative bacteria from the genus Chlamydia (C. […]