Archive Monthly Archives: April 2013

Evidence supporting radiation hormesis in atomic bomb survivor cancer mortality data

Evidence supporting radiation hormesis in atomic bomb survivor cancer mortality data A recent update on the atomic bomb survivor cancer mortality data has concluded that excess relative risk (ERR) for

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Blue light for infectious diseases

Blue light for infectious diseases: Propionibacterium acnes, Helicobacter pylori, and beyond? Blue light, particularly in the wavelength range of 405-470 nm, has attracted increasing attention due to its

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Today’s adults less healthy than predecessors

Today’s adult generations are less healthy than their predecessors: generation shifts in metabolic risk factors: the Doetinchem Cohort Study Background The health of the elderly of the future is

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Obesity and altitude

Obesity and Altitude Obesity is a complex and multifactorial chronic disease that remains a military and public health priority in the United States. Recently, we’ve identified a strong association

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The obesogenic environment

Scientific American: Consumption Junction: Childhood Obesity Determined Largely by Environmental Factors, Not Genes or Sloth Regardless of the mechanism, these findings also support the notion that the

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Ketogenic diet and bipolar disorder

The ketogenic diet for type II bipolar disorder Successful mood stabilizing treatments reduce intracellular sodium in an activity-dependent manner. This can also be achieved with acidification of the blood,

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Attenuating immunosenescence

Psychoneuroendocrine interventions aimed at attenuating immunosenescence: a review. There is evidence suggesting that immunosenescence can be accelerated by external factors such as chronic stress. Here

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Rapid aminoacidemia enhances muscle protein synthesis

Rapid aminoacidemia enhances myofibrillar protein synthesis and anabolic intramuscular signaling responses after resistance exercise Background: Ingestion of whey or casein yields divergent patterns of

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Neuroprediction of future rearrest

Neuroprediction of future rearrest Identification of factors that predict recurrent antisocial behavior is integral to the social sciences, criminal justice procedures, and the effective treatment of high-risk

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Zinc supplementation decreases incidence of infections in the elderly

Zinc supplementation decreases incidence of infections in the elderly: effect of zinc on generation of cytokines and oxidative stress Background: Zinc deficiency, cell-mediated immune dysfunction, susceptibility

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Zinc Raises Testosterone and Improves Sexual Health

Many men are marginally zinc deficient, and supplementing with zinc raises testosterone and improves sexual health in parameters such as semen volume. Following are several studies that show the dramatic

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Testosterone replacement effects on muscle

Effects of testosterone replacement on muscle mass and muscle protein synthesis in hypogonadal men–a clinical research center study. Testosterone replacement in hypogonadism has long been known to

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