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Category Archives: Medicine & Health

Altered ghrelin levels in boys with autism

A novel finding associated with hormonal dysregulation Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2Autism Research and Treatment Center, AL-Amodi Autism Research Chair, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder with unclear pathogenesis. Many clinical observations and hormone studies have suggested the involvement of the […]

A novel bioactive haemodialysis system using dissolved dihydrogen produced by water electrolysis: a clinical trial

Abstract Background. Chronic inflammation in haemodialysis (HD) patients indicates a poor prognosis. However, therapeutic approaches are limited. Hydrogen gas (H2) ameliorates oxidative and inflammatory injuries to organs in animal models. We developed an HD system using a dialysis solution with high levels of dissolved H2 and examined the clinical effects. Methods. Dialysis solution with H2 […]

The Impact of Diet and Lifestyle on Gut Microbiota and Human Health

Michael A. Conlon * and Anthony R. Bird CSIRO Food and Nutrition Flagship, Kintore Ave, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia; E-Mail: tony.bird@csiro.au Received: 17 September 2014 / Accepted: 9 December 2014 / Published: 24 December 2014 Abstract: There is growing recognition of the role of diet and other environmental factors in modulating the composition and metabolic […]

More than 24,500 chemicals found in bottled water

By Dr. Jennifer Landa Compliments of: Wellness Watch Published January 13, 2014 FoxNews.com Bottled water has become a bit of a trend – specific brands with unique shapes that tell the world a little something about you. While your bottle of water might make you appear to be a purveyor of optimal hydration, it is […]

How much water should we drink? University answer.

Is Eight Enough? University Researcher Says Drink Up and Tells Why Jan 14, 2003, 5:00 PM Drinking eight 8­oz. glasses of water a day is the right prescription not only for healthy kidneys but for efficient metabolism as well, according to a University of Utah health expert. Wayne Askew, Ph.D., professor, and director of the […]