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Dietary Amino Acids Improve Sleep Problems in Mice With Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted December 12, 2013

Scientists have discovered how to fix sleep disturbances in mice with traumatic brain injuries — a discovery that could lead to help for hundreds of thousands of people who have long-term and debilitating sleep and wakefulness issues after they suffer concussions.

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Extracellular micronutrient levels and pro-/antioxidant status in trauma patients with wound healing disorders: results of a cross-sectional study

Posted December 5, 2013

Disorders in wound healing (DWH) are common in trauma patients, the reasons being not completely understood. Inadequate nutritional status may favor DWH, partly by means of oxidative stress. Reliable data, however, are lacking. This study should investigate the status of extracellular micronutrients in patients with DWH within routine setting.

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Yoga provides relief to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Posted November 18, 2013

It used to be that “yoga” and “veterans” were two words you never heard in the same sentence. But in 2013, yoga for veterans has become a necessary practice for those suffering with PTSD, with classes springing up around the country. In fact, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for PTSD lists “PTSD 101 Courses: Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and PTSD” on their site.

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Acupuncture May Reduce the Use of Emergency Care and Hospitalization in Patients after Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted September 1, 2013

In a study examining the use of emergency care and hospitalization of patients in the first year after having a traumatic brain injury, treatment with acupuncture was found to be associated with reduced use of emergency care and hospitalization during the first year after injury.

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Bright light therapy may improve sleep and promote recovery in patients with mild TBI

Posted June 1, 2013

A new study suggests that bright light therapy may improve sleep, cognition, emotion and brain function following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results show that six weeks of morning bright light therapy resulted in a marked decrease in subjective daytime sleepiness. This improvement was further associated with improvements in the propensity to fall asleep and nighttime sleep quality. Bright light therapy also affected depressive symptoms.

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Supplementation with Eicosapentaenoic Acid Ethyl Ester Reduces Triglycerides

Posted April 30, 2012

In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study involving 229 diet-stable patients with very high fasting triglyceride levels (between 500 and 2000 mg/dL, with or without background statin therapy), supplementation with the omega-3 fatty acid agent, AMR101, containing 96% eicosapentaenoic acid ethyl ester, 4 g/d or 2/g, was found to be associated with significant reductions in triglyceride levels and improvements in other lipid parameters.

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A New Statin Alternative? Study Shows This Vitamin Lowers Triglycerides in 30 Days

Posted April 30, 2012

Extensive Big Pharma propaganda has most allopathic physicians and their patients focused on blood cholesterol levels as a critical factor in cardiovascular disease development, as this is a number they can easily manipulate with dangerous statin drugs. Extensive scientific research points to increased levels of blood fat triglycerides as a primary cause of heart disease, cognitive decline, dementia and metabolic syndrome leading to diabetes.

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Dietary long-chain, but not medium-chain, triglycerides impair exercise performance and uncouple cardiac mitochondria in rats

Posted April 30, 2012

Short-term consumption of a high-fat diet impairs exercise capacity in both rats and humans, and increases expression of the mitochondrial uncoupling protein, UCP3, in rodent cardiac and skeletal muscle via activation of the transcription factor peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha.

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Pistachios Helps Weight, Triglycerides

Posted April 30, 2012

Pistachios can be consumed as a portion-controlled snack for individuals restricting calories to lose weight without concern that pistachios will cause weight gain, according to a study conducted at the Center for Human Nutrition. By comparison to refined carbohydrate snacks such as pretzels, pistachios may also have beneficial effects on triglycerides as well, the study noted.

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Resveratrol May Help The Body Burn Fat

Posted April 30, 2012

If you’ve been reading the news in the past few years, you may have heard some of the hype concerning berries and red wine, which reportedly contain some of the same healthy compounds commonly found in herbal supplements made with dark-purple fruit peels. But what are these benefits? And can they be gotten without drinking alcohol ?

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