Written by James C. Morton Jr., Staff Writer. In a randomized placebo-controlled clinical research study of healthy students, High-Intensity Hatha Yoga significantly increases apolipoproteins (5.2%) and adipocytokines (14.1%) compared to baseline and placebo group. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Of the sixty participating coronary heart disease patients in the intensive care unit, those who inhaled lavender essential oil experienced significantly improved sleep quality and levels of anxiety.
Written by Marcia J. Egles, MD. Supplementation with the prebiotic inulin-type fructose in ApoE-Knock-out mice fed a PUFA-depleted diet for 12 weeks, totally reversed endothelial dysfunction in their carotid arteries and altered their gut microbiota and liver gene expression. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Compared to standard nursing care, a combination of lavender, chamomile, and neroli was significantly more effective in reducing anxiety levels, improving sleep quality, and stabilizing blood pressure in the participating coronary artery disease patients who underwent coronary angiography and stent insertion. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Two days (20 minutes per day) of geranium oil aromatherapy significantly reduced anxiety levels in the forty participating patients with acute myocardial infarct compared to the placebo group who received primrose oil aromatherapy. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Three months of capsaicin supplementation significantly increased serum HDL-C levels and moderately reduced triglycerides, CRP and PLTP in participating volunteers compared to controls. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Meta-analysis of cohort studies finds that insomnia is positively correlated with risk of heart attack and stroke. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. In this cross-over study, supplementing with 500 mL of pure pomegranate juice for seven days significantly improved blood pressure, fasting blood glucose, LDL-C, VLDL-C, and hsCPR compared to placebo.
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Analysis of urine samples from 200 participating Korean adults revealed a significant relationship between bisphenol A (BPA) and inflammation. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Analyses of questionnaires completed by 423 participating Korean women found that the most severe insomnia was positively correlated with depressive symptoms, higher stress, and more screen time while total and LDL cholesterols were significantly higher in women with insomnia. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A cross-sectional study of 1153 Luxembourg participants, that studied the effects of daily chocolate consumption on insulin resistance and liver function, found that increased chocolate consumption significantly lowered the risk for developing cardiometabolic disorders. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. A four-year supplementation with selenium and coenzyme Q10 significantly increased IGF-1 levels and sustained improved cardiovascular function and mortality for 10 years. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A 12-week supplementation with 1000 mg of curcuminoids plus piperine daily significantly improved serum lipid parameters in the participating type two diabetics compared to those in the control group. (more…)
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. Assessed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2005- 2010) of 14,386 survey participants demonstrated an association between tree nut consumption and dietary adequacy. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Re-evaluation of previous studies validates that increasing dietary saturated fats reduces the risk for coronary heart disease in spite of increasing serum cholesterol.