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Weight Loss Pills – Science or Hype?

As fad diets continue to be on the rise, so will sales of many “magic” weight loss pill products. Although the market is littered with supplements advertising false and exaggerated claims, there are a handful [...]

Scientists identify protein involved in restoring effectiveness of common treatment for breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women, with estrogen-receptor-positive (ER+) being the most common type. Drugs used to treat this cancer, such as tamoxifen and Faslodex, block the hormone estrogen receptor that ER+ cancer cells need to grow. One problem with these treatments is that many tumors initially responsive to the drugs develop resistance, making the medicines less effective.

Tips to Boost Your Immune System This Fall

For some people, fall can be the hardest time of year. With the sudden climate changes from warm to cool, especially at night, many will find themselves sitting in a doctor’s office looking for relief. There are no guaranteed tricks to remain healthy all season long, however, there are precautions you can take to increase your odds. Read on to learn tips to boost your immune system this fall. Keep Moving! You don’t have to go outside to move more …

Vitamin D Improves Insulin Measures

By: Robert M. Blair, Ph.D. – Strategic Research Scientist Vitamin D deficiency has been shown to be a common occurrence and to be linked to several chronic health conditions. While most studies have explored the relationship between vitamin D levels and health in populations with chronic health conditions, two recent studies have reported that blood levels of vitamin D may have beneficial effects on insulin resistance in healthy populations. In one study, researchers conducted a cross-sectional analysis in 1,807 healthy Korean …

The Decline of Man- Antioxidants, Exercise, and Brain Aging

By: Deedra Mason, ND – nutraMetrix® | Director of Clinical Education & Research What is the difference between age-related memory decline, and something more serious? Where is our ounce of prevention? vs. a pound of cure? As we advance in years, our nervous tissue needs a little more time to ignite. It’s a small amount in the beginning- As time goes by, the time it takes to fire the neurons seems to gap wider and wider. What you may notice is …

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