Dr. Catarina Magalhaes Porto of the University of Pernambuco, Brazil published an article, ‘Association between Vitamin D deficiency and heart failure risk in the elderly’ in the Journal ESC Heart Failure.
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Dr. Diully Mata Balisteiro, Sao Paulo University, Brazil conducted a study comparison among conventionally and organically grown soybeans and their antioxidant capacities. Read here
It was found that organic soybeans had a higher protein content and lower trypsin inhibitory activity than soybean cultivated by the conventional system.
Dr. Ruth Ann Luna et al of the Texas Children’s Microbiome centre, Department of Pathology, Texas Children’s Hospital published a research article in the Journal Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology evaluating whether microbiome-neuroimmune profiles differed in children with autism spectrum disorder and functional gastrointestinal disorders, as compared with neurotypical children. Read here
Dr. Paulo Eduardo Sichetti Munekata, Department of Food Engineering, Faculty of Animal Science and Food Engineering, University of Sao Paulo published an article in the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. The article reviews the phenolic compounds of green tea, it’s health benefits and technological application in food. Read here
Dr. Roghayeh Sohrabi at al published an article in the Journal Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences outlining the role and effectiveness of mindfulness education on students exam anxiety. Read here
The results of the research showed that mindfulness training decreases exam anxiety, emotional anxiety and worry or cognitive disposition of exam anxiety.
Dr. Wen-Hui Wang of the Department of Dermatology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China published an article in the Journal, Dermatologica Sinica investigating the environmental influences in facial dermatitis. Read here
Contact factors such as cosmetic application, treatment medication, sunlight exposure, low moisture, high humidity and food ingestion may all play an important contributing role.
Dr. Syed Haris Omar of the College of Pharmacy, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia published an article in the Journal, Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal. Read here
The article reviews a number of researches documenting the cardioprotective role of oleuropein derived from olive leaf.
Dr. Brian K. McFarlin of the University of North Texas published an article in the Journal BBA Clinical which addresses the benefits of oral supplementation with bioavailable curcumin.Read here
It was identified that curcumin impacts significantly on muscle recovery and other exercise induced damage thus improving functional capacity during subsequent exercise sessions.
Jeongseon et al carried out a case-control study to examine the association between fish sourced omega-3 fatty acid intake and the risk of breast cancer.
The results of the study suggest that high consumption of fatty fish is associated with a reduced risk for breast cancer.Read Here
Dr. Ming-Jie Liu of The Ohio State University published an article in Cell Reports
Liu’s research team carried out a study outlining the role of the micronutrient zinc in immune function. The study suggests that zinc deficiency is associated with elevated inflammation and poor response to bacterial infection.
It is no surprise that stress can make you sick. The idea that there may be a link between the emotions and disease has been researched by scientists and healthcare professionals for generations.
In her published article, Limbic System, Disease & Homeopathy, Homeopath, Sally Ann Hutcheson suggests that optimal health may be restored through healing the limbic system.This article was originally published in Positive Health Online, August 2016 – Issue 232