According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 40 percent of the American population over the age of 40 is currently obese – with potentially life-threatening consequences.
Someone in America is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease every 65 seconds.
Researchers from India have found that curcumin, the main compound in turmeric, is a safe and effective natural treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
The Indian spice turmeric has been getting a lot of attention lately for its health benefits, and many people now take turmeric supplements regularly for their anti-inflammatory effects.
Pain is one of the first signs that the body exhibits whenever it’s experiencing problems.
For thousands of years, olive oil was known to be beneficial for health.
by Paul Fassa Health Impact News
If you have been visiting Health Impact News, you may have noticed the notion that arterial inflammation is what’s behind heart disease, not cholesterol from saturated fats.
A clinical human trial recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine in August of 2017 may tip a few more in the medical field into accepting the current awareness that inflammatory damage is a major cause of heart and cardiovascular disease, and cholesterol is trying to patch up the damage before the vessel begins to leak or rupture.
New research shows that during inflammation, macrophages convert mitochondria to toxic compound producers that further amplify inflammation. Controlling inflammation can have huge implications when it comes to the treatment of numerous diseases. Efforts to understand and control inflammation are complex and ongoing. Interestingly, breaking research discovered how macrophages play a role in turning mitochondria into chemical-producing and toxic promoters of inflammation.
vitamin-d-and-sunburn-news(NaturalHealth365) Although direct sunlight is an important source of beneficial vitamin D, excessive exposure can result in painful sunburn. And sunburn is by no means a rare occurrence, even with growing public awareness of the dangers.
In fact, according to the CDC, over a third of American adults report having suffered a sunburn within the past year. Now, with “sunburn season” upon us, a fascinating new study attests to the ability of high doses of vitamin D to ease sunburn by significantly reducing redness, swelling and inflammation.
Unless you have lived on remote Planet Zod for the last hundred years (some doctors have, I think!) you will know that stress is the number one killer. No question.
But you may be surprised at the emerging mechanism. It’s certainly not intuitive: stress mainly works its mischief by ramping up inflammation problems. Even short-term stresses (exams, application for a job, etc.) can lead to a temporary rise in inflammatory markers.1