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Brain Inflammation

Fish oil benefits the brain and more, but with some warnings

Posted January 26, 2014

The benefits of fish oil are well documented. Now researchers have found the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil can help preserve brain volume as we age. Scientists from the University of South Dakota in Sioux Falls and Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., in Richmond, Va say fish oil can help preserve memory with aging.

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Researchers find chemicals in marijuana could help treat MS

Posted October 9, 2013

Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease in which the immune system attacks the nervous system. The result can be a wide range of debilitating motor, physical, and mental problems. No one knows why people get the disease or how to treat it. In a new study published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, Drs. Ewa Kozela, Ana Juknat, Neta Rimmerman and Zvi Vogel of Tel Aviv University’s Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Center for the Biology of Addictive Diseases and Sackler Faculty of Medicine demonstrate that some chemical compounds found in marijuana can help treat MS-like diseases in mice by preventing inflammation in the brain and spinal cord.

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This Herb Can Dissolve Deadly Brain Plaques

Posted April 23, 2013

Are you concerned about maintaining the health of your brain as you age? You’re not alone. Losing one’s memory and mental faculties to age-related cognitive decline is something we all fear, and the current statistics on the prevalence of cognitive decline in this country are not pretty. By age 65, 1 in 8 Americans will suffer from severe cognitive decline, and by age 80, 1 in 2 will.

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Breastmilk a natural stem cell therapy

Posted April 30, 2012

Human breastmilk has the potential to help people suffering from diseases including Parkinson’s disease and diabetes, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

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