Youths, Anxiety, & Vit B6

According to a new study, researchers from the University of Reading found that young adults who took high-dose vitamin B6 supplements for a month reported feeling less anxious and depressed.  “Vitamin B6 helps the body produce a specific chemical messenger that inhibits impulses in the brain, and our study links this calming effect with reduced…

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FRAUD

Last week, some shocking allegations made concerning a prevailing theory of Alzheimer’s shook the research community, calling into question the validity of the study’s authoritative results. Apparently, part of a pivotal 2006 study of Alzheimer’s disease may have been fabricated.  Science magazine proclaimed that it uncovered evidence that images may have been altered in the…

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Chemical Imbalance?

*PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE STOPPING ANY MEDICATION!* NOTE: We typically try to let this sort of research speak for itself, this topic is complicated and fraught with risks. Depression, Anxiety, and mood disorders in general are very real and can have awful consequences. To be perfectly clear: – This research DOES NOT show that…

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Treating Vitiligo

According to a press release by Incyte, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for a topical treatment for vitiligo in patients 12 and older. The Delaware-based pharmaceutical company announced on Monday that its Opzelura cream, known as Ruxolitinib, is the first FDA-approved treatment for repigmentation in patients with nonsegmental vitiligo, the most…

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Hepatitis A

There’s some exciting news coming out of Chapel Hill, NC.  It looks as though scientists have discovered a drug that may hold the key to curing Hepatitis A.  A team from the UNC School of Medicine found that the virus needs specific interactions between the human protein ZCCHC14 and a group of enzymes called TENT4…

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Remarkable & Unprecedented

“I believe this is the first time this has happened in the history of cancer.”  It’s a bold statement, but the results from a cancer trial that left every patient in remission might give Dr. Luis A. Diaz Jr. an excellent reason to exclaim them. And according to the New York Times article, the study…

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Doped Up Fish

Bad news for the fish in Florida. As human wastewater makes its way into oceans, the fish are testing positive for a mess of pharmaceuticals! Researchers at Florida International University and the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust studied the two types of fish found in Biscayne Bay and the Florida Keys since 2018. They found that…

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Too Good?

According to a new study published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine Evidence, a blood test to screen for prostate cancer may be better than experts initially thought, particularly among Black men. As reported by the CDC, there’s no standard test for prostate cancer. Two of the more commonly used tests are a…

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You Are What You Eat

According to a recent exploratory study out of Clarkson University, researchers suggest microbes in our gut may play a role in certain personality traits.   The authors of the study published in the journal Nutrients said the purpose of the study was to “investigate the correlation between mental energy (ME), mental fatigue (MF), physical energy (PE),…

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Heal Wounds Faster

Raise your hand if you love blueberries! Us too! They taste great, are packed with vitamins, and have a very low glycemic impact. They’re a perfect sweet fix for just about everyone, no matter what your health challenges… but that’s not all! It seems those little blue superfood orbs of deliciousness may hold the key…

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