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Betaine supplement increases sprint muscle power
A study of the effects of betaine – TMG, or trimethylglycine – on muscular power during cycling found that ingesting 2.5 grams of the dietary supplement betaine for 7 days before a series of cyclin...

New Olympian-designed bone health supplements
Aging adults concerned about bone health, bone strength and integrity, and osteoporosis risk might be interested in a new, carefully formulated line of dietary supplements available at OsteoNatural...

The Nrf2 knockout scare ? can dietary antioxidants hurt you?
A recent UCLA study on the actions of a cellular antioxidant regulator, Nrf2, found that it had some connection to the formation of atherosclerotic plaque, and that reducing Nrf2 decreased atherosc...

Vitamin D relieves joint pain, muscle pain from breast cancer medication – High-dose vitamin D relieves joint pain and muscle pain for many breast cancer patients taking estrogen-lowering drugs, according to a new study from Washington University School of Med...

Vitamin D intake recommendations in new clinical practice guideline – The Endocrine Society recently released “Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline.” The clinical practice g...

Yo-yo dieting may improve metabolism and lifespan – Yo-yo dieters may be healthier and live longer than those who stay obese, according to a new Ohio University animal study. Mice that switched between a high-fat and low-fat diet every fo...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to muscle injuries in NFL football players – Vitamin D deficiency has been known to cause an assortment of health problems, and a recent study suggests that lack of vitamin D might also increase the chance of muscle injuries i...

Higher vitamin D levels improve bone density drug response 700 percent – Vitamin D levels should be maintained above the limits recently recommended by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in order to fully optimize a drug therapy for osteoporosis and low bone mine...

Moderate alcohol intake linked to lower fatty liver risk
In a large study of men in Japan, the presence of fatty liver disease by ultrasonography showed an inverse (reduced risk) association with the frequency of moderate alcohol consumption; however, th...


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Well: The Hurdles to Getting Hearing Aids
Hearing loss is usually gradual, and people often fail to recognize when it becomes severe enough to warrant hearing aids.

Well: Calcium Doesn?t Improve Bone Density, Analysis Finds
Whether eaten in foods or taken as supplements, calcium also has little effect on the risk of fractures in people over 50.

Reactions: Letters to the Editor
Readers respond to articles in Science Times.

Global Health: Caribbean Hospitals Getting Help for Hurricanes
The Pan American Health Organization and the British government have begun a ?Smart Hospitals? program to retrofit vulnerable hospitals.

Heart Scan Can Fine-Tune Risk Estimate for Patients Considering Statins
A study found that a CT scan could ascertain the heart health of people over 40 to better help them make a decision on taking cholesterol-lowering statins.

Well: Chiropractic Care Grows, and Gains Acceptance
More and more doctors agree that such treatment can help ease back pain, and while all doubts have not been swept away, the author gave it a try.




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