September 27, 2013
If the title phrase is something you or someone you know frequently says, you will want to read this entire article. The Blue Mountains Hearing Study suggests that nutritional status may play a role in age-related hearing loss (presbycusis). Hearing loss is right behind vision loss and arthritis as a handicapping condition. It puts considerable burden on sufferers and those with whom they associate.
September 20, 2013
Alpha-lipoic acid (LA), also referred to as thioctic acid, brilliantly neutralizes free radicals and oxidative stress. It’s both water-soluble and fat-soluble, which means it’s easily absorbed and transported into many different organs and body systems including the eye, brain, liver and nerves. ...
September 06, 2013
The lack of scientific evidence supporting the supposed danger of supplemental Ginkgo biloba is a beginning to read a bit like Samuel Beckett's grim play, Waiting for Godot, which is about two men standing on a bridge waiting and waiting for something, and telling each other that whatever it i...
August 30, 2013
September is the designated Macula Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. AMD affects more than 10 million people in this country alone. This week's Friday Pearl presents the AMD Patient Bill of Rights.
August 23, 2013
Biosyntrx is honored to present the following abstract from a recent Bruce Ames, PhD lecture at MD Anderson Cancer Center. As many of you know, Dr. Ames 540 peer-reviewed publications have resulted in his being is one of the top few hundred cited scientists in the world (in all fields). "Most of the world’s population, even in developed countries, has inadequate intake of on...
August 16, 2013
During the development of an infection, bacteria often undergo what could be called a lifestyle change; instead of living as individual organisms, they form community structures known as biofilms. Findings from the University of Iowa shed light on how lactoferrin can prevent slimy biofilm development on the ocular mucosal surface. According to an article published last year ...
August 09, 2013
Grow Less Corn and More Apples. A simple change that could help end obesity and dramatically improve our country’s health, according to a Harvard Business Review AUDACIOUS IDEAS column.
August 02, 2013
Fortunately for our healthcare system, a growing number of forward-thinking doctors are focusing on the cause of disease and advocating for lifestyle and nutrition reform.
July 26, 2013
Epigenetics is the study of changes in gene activity that doesn't involve alterations in our DNA genetic code and are passed down to one or more successive generations.
July 19, 2013
Falls are the leading cause of death by injury in people over the age of 65. Falls can be caused by many factors including poor eyesight; loss of balance due to illness, physical condition, dehydration or side effects ...