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Increasing Obesity and T2D Rates Lead to More Strokes in Younger Adults
Often considered a disease of the older population, recent reports are indicating that an estimated 10% of stroke victims are less than 50 years of ageand, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA),ischemic stroke rates have risen in young adults aged between 24-50 years. The study further points out thathospitalization rates for stroke have also increased for both women and men-nearly double in the case of men...
Can SPMs be used as preventative supplements in healthy people?
In this short video, we ask Dr. Charles Serhan of Harvard Medical School how
SPMs can be used as preventive dietary supplements in healthy people.
Dr. Serhan responded that pre-clinical models indicate that SPMs can regenerate tissue, expedite endogenous inflammatory resolution, and return to homeostasis after an insult or injury...
Join Metagenics Institute at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) Annual Conference 2017
The Dynamic Brain
Special sponsored lunch with Mark Lyte, PhD, MS, MT (ASCP)
The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis: Shared Neurochemistry
and Its Potential Role in Infection and Behavior
Friday June 2, 2017
12:30 pm -1:30 pm
JW Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. Live ▪ Los Angeles, CA
Mark Lyte, PhD, is Professor of Microbiology and Preventive Medicine at Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. Results from Dr. Lyte's laboratories have demonstrated the ability of microorganisms to produce, and respond to, neurochemicals capable of influencing host health, behavior and disease pathogenesis
Watch the ReachMD video podcast of Dr Taz Bhatia and Dr Mark Lyte as they discuss "The New Era of Microbiome Sciences: Impacts on Health and Disease"
Women's Health: Reducing Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Women who consume increased amounts of antioxidants from fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet may reduce their risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A 2017 prospective study published in theAnnals of Rheumatic Diseasesreviewed data from the Nurses' Health Studies to evaluate the association between long-term dietary quality and risk of RA in women...