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Oregano and rosemary are popular culinary herbs. Now research shows that some of their healthful compounds could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication.

 

Scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that how the herbs are grown makes a difference, and they also identified which compounds contribute the most to this promising trait.

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By Dr. Kelly Brogan

 

There is more and more evidence of the neuroprotective effects of curcumin.

 

In an animal model of depression, researchers explored possible antidepressant mechanisms Continue reading »

 

By Dr. Ronald Hoffman

 

A new study from the Cleveland Clinic has revealed that 99.6 percent of Alzheimer’s drug trials are unsuccessful.

 

Of 244 drugs tested from 2002 to 2012, only one drug was a success—and a very partial one at that, with only temporary small benefits. Continue reading »

 

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Many people like to have their beloved pets indoors to keep them from predators, parasites and disease. But a new study by the University of Illinois finds that rabbits that remain indoors may suffer from vitamin D deficiency.

 

In rabbits kept as pets or used in laboratory studies, the deficiency could lead to dental problems, undermine their cardiovascular health, weaken their immune systems and skew scientific findings.

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By Dr. Mark Hyman

 

You are more likely to be healthy if your friends are healthy and more likely to be overweight if your friends are overweight.

 

Both good health and bad health are contagious. So is happiness or depression.

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by Dr. Michael Fuhrman

 

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector borne illness in the U.S.

 

Traditionally, Lyme disease is defined as a condition caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) and transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks.

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