Posts From Michael Downey

NEWS BRIEFS – November 2014

November 1, 2014

CURCUMIN EFFECTIVE AGAINST DEPRESSION A research trial has found that curcumin, the medicinal compound that gives turmeric its distinctive colour, has significant antidepressant benefits. In...

NEWS BRIEFS – October 2014

October 1, 2014

VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY LINKED TO DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER’S A new study has reported that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of...

News Briefs – Strategy for Disease Prevention; Many Alzheimer’s Cases Are Preventable; Good Habits Reduce Heart Risks

September 1, 2014

STUDY PLEADS FOR NEW STRATEGY FOR DISEASE PREVENTION Researchers have concluded that, by treating the overall metabolic and molecular causes of human aging, it may...

News Briefs – June 2014

June 1, 2014

The Latest Research on Nutrition, Health & Anti-Aging From Around the World SEVEN DAILY FRUIT-VEG PORTIONS LOWER DEATH FROM ALL CAUSES Together, two new studies...

NEWS BRIEFS – May 2014

May 1, 2014

The Latest Research on Nutrition, Health & Anti-Aging From Around the World (This study does not prove a causal link but suggests that probiotics might...

News Briefs – April 2014

April 1, 2014

The Latest Research on Nutrition, Health & Anti-Aging From Around the World OREGANO COMPOUND KILLS NOROVIRUS Researchers have published a study showing that a compound...

NEWS BRIEFS – March 2014

March 1, 2014

DIETARY FIBRE PROTECTS AGAINST ASTHMA Researchers have reported that the Western diet probably has more to do with the current asthma epidemic than has been...

NEWS BRIEFS – December 2013/January 2014

December 10, 2013

The Latest Research on Nutrition, Health & Anti-Aging from Around the World MULTI-MINERAL-VITAMIN PILLS CUT BREAST CANCER MORTALITY Researchers have found that postmenopausal women who...

HEALTH NEWS: Lifestyle Reverses Aging; Diabetes and Anti-Depressants; Beetroot Lowers Blood Pressure

November 18, 2013

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CAN REVERSE AGING AT MOLECULAR LEVEL Researchers have shown that exercise, good diet, stress management, and social support have the potential to reverse...

News Briefs – October 2013

October 1, 2013

BROCCOLI COMPOUND MAY PREVENT OSTEOARTHRITIS Researchers have found that sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli, may play a key role in preventing, or slowing the...

News Briefs – September 2013

September 1, 2013

The Latest Research on Nutrition, Health & Anti-Aging From Around the World COCOA MAY CONTROL INFLAMMATION-RELATED DISEASES A new study reports that a small amount...

News Briefs – July/August 2013

July 1, 2013

B Vitamin Cocktail Delays Alzheimer’s Researchers have shown that an inexpensive regimen of specific B vitamins delay the start of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. A...

News Briefs – June 2013

June 1, 2013

Did You Know…? A green tea compound known as epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, has been found to help prevent the mis-folding of proteins in the...

News Briefs – May 2013

May 1, 2013

Daily Vitamin C Required for Optimum Muscle Health Research into the importance of vitamin C for optimal muscle function has found that many fruits do...

News Briefs – April 2013

April 1, 2013

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Disease by a Third New research shows that those who adhere to a vegetarian diet have a 32% lower...

News Briefs – March 2013

March 1, 2013

Study Confirms Link Between Dietary Glycemic Load and Diabetes Risk Scientists have now determined that there is a strong association between a diet that reduces...