Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Sixty ml of Montgomery tart cherry juice significantly elevated total hemoglobin and oxygenated hemoglobin and significantly reduced systolic blood pressure in 27 participating healthy 40-60 year olds, but did not improve cognition or mood. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Four weeks of 15-minute daily sessions of 7000-lux white light significantly improved symptoms of depression in participating subjects with bipolar disorder. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Eight weekly 2-hour workshops in meditation awareness training significantly improved fibromyalgia symptoms in the seventy-four participating subjects compared to the control group participants. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. A 6-week supplementation with 248 mg of MgCl2 significantly reduced symptoms of anxiety and depression in the 126 participants with diagnosed depression. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A 2016 observational case-control comparative study demonstrates that autistic Egyptian children, relative to healthy controls, have significantly increased levels of urinary porphyrins which may serve as useful biomarkers for heavy metal exposure. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A prospective observational study found that a three-month supplementation with a combination of feverfew, magnesium and coenzyme Q10 significantly decreased headache duration in the 68 participants with migraine headaches. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. In a randomized cross-over trial, lavender inhalation aromatherapy significantly improved psychological and behavioral problems in the participating Chinese elderly suffering from dementia. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A forty-day supplementation with 250 mg of phosphatidylserine-fortified milk significantly enhanced memory in the sixty participating subjects compared to the control group in this randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. This randomized cross-over study demonstrated that a four week supplementation with hops significantly improved anxiety, depression and stress levels in the 26 participating subjects.
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. The one hundred children with autism spectrum disorder had significant higher hair levels of mercury, lead, and aluminum compared with the 100 healthy children. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. This study demonstrated that Salvia lavandulaefolia essential oil extract inhibits human acetylcholinesterase as evidenced by significant improvements in cognitive function tests, improved alertness and decreased fatigue in participating test subjects. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PhD. Studies show that music therapy retrains how the brain thinks and may prevent and correct many of the problems associated with dementia and at a significant cost reduction compared to the cost of traditional medicine.
Plasma Lutein and Zeaxanthin Linked to Improved Cognitive Function in Older Adults – Director’s Choice
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Analysis of 4,076 community-dwelling adults found that higher plasma lutein and zeaxanthin were independently associated with better composite scores for global cognition, memory, and executive function; however, only zeaxanthin, was associated with better processing speed.
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. This study investigates the mechanisms by which mulberry leaf extract protects against glyphosate-induced brain toxicity. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. DHA supplementation during football season significantly decreased the serum level of neurofilament (NFL), a sensitive biomarker of brain cell injury due to head impacts occurring in football players over the course of a football season. (more…)