A psychedelic drink used for centuries in healing ceremonies is now attracting the attention of biomedical scientists as a possible treatment for depression. Researchers from Brazil last month published results from the first clinical test of a potential therapeutic benefit for ayahuasca, a South American plant-based brew.
That a discussion has begun about sugar, has largely to do with one man: professor Robert Lustig, a renowned American scientist who proclaims that sugar is poison.
From a new large study shows that organically grown fruit and vegetables are much healthier. An international team of scientists from Newcastle University in England has 343 studies reviewed and compared.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society shows that increasing diet soda intake is directly linked to greater abdominal obesity in adults 65 years of age and older. Findings raise concerns about the safety of chronic diet soda consumption, which may increase belly fat and contribute to greater risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases.
The eighties didn’t just bring us the magic of hot green biker shorts; it also gave us FDA approval of the artificial sweetener Aspartame and the antidepressant Prozac.
Get two thirds of children with ADHD by their conduct disorder off by following a new diet. That says Dutch research published today in the journal The Lancet.