Best Seasonal Deals and Popular Drugs at Canadian Health and Care Mall

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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 Medicine in St. Louis. The medications, known as aromatase inhibitors, are commonly prescribed to shrink breast tumors fueled by the hormone estrogen and help prevent cancer […]

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 mineral density (BMD), according to a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. The findings were presented at […]

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, there was some suggestion of an increase in fatty liver disease with higher volume of alcohol consumed per day. Moderate drinkers had lower levels of […]

Insomnia worsens insulin resistance in diabetics

UChospitals.edu – In the largest study of it kind to establish a link between sleep and diabetes, researchers found that people with diabetes who sleep poorly have higher (worse) insulin resistance, and a harder time controlling the disease. The findings, published in the June 2011 issue of Diabetes Care, suggest that insomnia or poor sleep […]

Belly fat doubles death risk from heart disease

MayoClinic.org – One of the largest studies of its kind has found that people with coronary artery disease who have even a modest beer belly (belly fat) or muffin top are at higher risk for death than people whose fat collects elsewhere. The effect was observed even in patients with a normal Body Mass Index […]

Estrogen boosts dendritic spines, mental performance

Northwestern.edu – Estrogen is an elixir for the brain, sharpening mental performance in humans and animals and showing promise as a treatment for disorders of the brain such as Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. But long-term estrogen therapy, once prescribed routinely for menopausal women, now is quite controversial because of research showing it increases the risk of cancer, heart disease […]

Dim light at night worsens mood, dendritic spines in hippocampus

OSU.edu – Exposure to even dim light at night is enough to cause physical changes in the brains of hamsters that may be associated with depressed mood, a new study shows. Researchers found that female Siberian hamsters exposed to dim light every night for eight weeks showed significant changes in a part of the brain called the hippocampus. This […]

Inadequate sleep, poor sleep increase inflammation, CRP, IL-6

People who have poor sleep or do not get enough sleep have higher levels of inflammatory markers C-reactive protein, IL-6, and fibrinogen, indicating increased inflammation in their bodies, researchers have found. Inflammation is a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Data from a recent study were presented Sunday, November 14, 2010 at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago by Alanna Morris, […]