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Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein clumps lead to the progressive loss of brain cells that… Read More »

‘Intermittent Fasting’ Diet Could Boost Your Health – WebMD

Kittrell said her lab evaluates different diets by looking at the evolutionary, historical and biological basis for them, and intermittent fasting passes all three tests. “There’s an evolutionary basis in the sense that hunter-gatherers essentially followed an intermittent fasting diet because food was scarce. They wouldn’t necessarily know the next time they’d eat,” she said.… Read More »

Why the medicine you take could actually be bad for your health – New Scientist

Rushing medicines to market is supposed to help people in need. But relying on lower standards of evidence may ultimately cause more harm than good. Health 27 November 2019 By Jessica Hamzelou Tassii/Getty Images WEEKS before their due date, some women find themselves stunned, peering through glass at their baby, a tiny body covered in… Read More »