Timed-release melatonin may improve sleep quality and morning alertness in insomnia patients with NO withdrawal effects
In a randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-center study involving 170 primary insomnia outpatients (aged 55 years or older), treatment with prolonged-release melatonin (2 mg/d) for a period of 3 weeks was …Read More
UCLA neuroscientists have shown for the first time that a diet high in the omega-3 fatty acid DHA helps protect the brain against the memory loss and cell damage caused by Alzheimer's disease. The new research suggests that a DHA-rich diet may lower one's risk of Alzheimer …Read More
There are several fish oil supplements that are marketing themselves as being “Pharmaceutical Grade” implying that “Pharmaceutical Grade” fish oil supplements are the only fish oil supplements with a more potent fish oil and the only fish oil supplements free of mercury and other toxic substances.
This is g …Read More
A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of Omega 3 fatty acids in bipolar disorder was recently conducted by Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
BACKGROUND: Omega3 fatty acids may inhibit neuronal signal transduc …Read More
Although, there has been some controversy regarding the effect of omega-3 fatty acids in diabetes, scientific experts and research studies appear to support the use of fish oil supplementation for patients with type 2 diabetes, suggesting a positive effect on triglyceride levels and no adverse effect on glyc …Read More
More than 20 million children and adults in the U.S. are affected by major depression or bipolar disorder, and depression has been shown to be a leading cause of disability worldwide. In recognition of the scope and burden of these serious medical illnesses, The National Institute of Mental Health, (NIMH), a U.S. Government …Read More
In a recent 6 month study, Dr. Emeir Duffy from the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Ulster studied the effect of fish oil supplements in 52 lupus patients.
The results are promising for sufferers of this disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy tissue throughout the body, causing painful or swo …Read More
Carnitine and Alzheimer’s disease
There are several reports in the literature on the beneficial effects of carnitine supplementation in mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. Carnitine as acetyl L- carnitine was employed in these studies, with very encouraging outcome. The data suggest that …Read More
A new study revealed that a good intake of turmeric can help prevent the onset of dementia. By eating curry dishes for at least once a week, a person's risk of suffering from dementia is greatly reduced, thereby helping one's chances of steering clear of this degenerative disease.
Curcumin …Read More