August 27, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not eating wheat is all the rage, and some sceptics regard it as a fashionable fad—but scientists have discovered that gluten sensitivity is a very real problem, and they’ve also figured out the biological mechanism behind it.

Eating wheat products such as bre...

A widely used class of drugs called anti-cholinergics shows strong evidence of causing cognitive and physical decline in older adults—and yet they are still widely used by seniors. 

 

 

 

 

 

Anti-cholinergic drugs are frequently prescribed for conditions including high bloo...

 

 

 

 

 

A new study has uncovered intriguing connections between levels of different types of saturated fats in the blood and risk of developing type 2 diabetes—adding more data to the growing body of evidence that, contrary to what we’ve been led to believe, saturated fa...

 

Vitamin D deficiency may contribute to erectile dysfunction (ED). Getting enough vitamin D may help minimize the risk for ED by helping to reduce vascular damage caused by inflammation, according to a study published in 2012 in the journal Dermato-Endocrinology.

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Tinnitus, or persistent ringing in the ears, is a widespread but incurable condition that becomes more common in older age—but it appears that heavy coffee drinkers may have some protection against the disease. It is estimated that 50 million Americans have tinnitu...

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