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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
WUSTL.edu – 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
Endo-society.org – 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
Ohio.edu – 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
Sportsmed.org – 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
HSS.edu – 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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McCain Announces Opposition to Republican Health Bill, Likely Dooming It
Senator John McCain released a statement saying he would oppose the latest proposal, by Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.
News Analysis: Yes, Aaron Hernandez Suffered Brain Injury. But That May Not E...
The links between biology and behavior are complex, and a number of factors contribute to violence. Yet evidence is mounting that C.T.E. may be involved.
New Effort to Kill Obamacare Is Called ?the Most Radical?
The Graham-Cassidy bill would turn federal funding for a law Republicans loathe into block grants to states, realizing a long-held goal of the party.
Global Health: World Health Officials Describe Progress Against Tetanus, H.I....
Tetanus in babies has been eliminated from the Americas, experts said. Malaria treatment will be expanded in Africa; new HIV drugs will be available there, too.
Take a Number: The HPV Vaccine Gains Ground Among U.S. Teenagers
Sixty percent of adolescents received the vaccine in 2016. A decade ago, less than 30 percent did.
While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable
A new survey of employers shows moderate price increases in health benefits despite turmoil in the individual insurance market.
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