Alzheimer: cientistas diminuem inflamação no cérebro e revertem demência

Cientistas dizem que, pela primeira vez, conseguiram reverter a demência em ratos reduzindo a inflamação no cérebro, em vez de atacar as proteínas invasoras típicas que provocam o problema, as chamadas as placas amilóides encontradas em pessoas com doença de Alzheimer.

O último estudo publicado na Science Translational Medicine sugere que o direcionamento da inflamação no cérebro pode deter a demência.

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Omega-3 fatty acid could help treat autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes


Type I diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition that develops after the immune system attacks and destroys pancreatic β cells, leading to impaired insulin production.

Currently, no therapies can successfully reverse the damage or progression of autoimmune attacks in Type I diabetes.

But recent findings have suggested that people with autoimmune conditions may benefit from supplementation with omega-3 fatty acid (FA), a type of polyunsaturated FA found in fish oil.

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You can get better health via many kinds of happiness

A new study links the capacity to feel a variety of upbeat emotions to better health.

The research suggests people who experience a range of positive emotions in their daily lives – from enthusiasm to cheerfulness and calm – have lower levels of inflammation, compared to those who experience a narrower range of emotions.

Lower levels of inflammation are linked to a lower risk of premature death and chronic diseases like diabetes.

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A Astaxantina é uma Promotora da Longevidade

Por Dr. Mercola

Descobrir a fonte da juventude tem sido um dos empreendimentos mais desejados e inatingíveis do mundo. Novas informações sugerem que um metabolismo melhorado pode ser uma chave valiosa para melhorar a saúde e a longevidade.

Cientistas da Faculdade de Medicina John A. Burns da Universidade de Havaí e a empresa de ciências da vida, Cardax, colaboraram em um estudo cujo objetivo era avaliar um produto químico natural que poderia ser usado para uma terapia antienvelhecimento.

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Intermittent Fasting Can Heal Your Gut & Calm Inflammation. Here’s Exactly How To It

Dr. Amy Shah is a double board certified M.D. and one of mbg’s favorite holistic health experts. With training from Cornell, Columbia, and Harvard, she helps her patients get to the root cause of illness. This week, we’re sharing Dr. Shah’s approach to taming inflammation for optimal health and well-being. To learn more, check out her mindbodygreen class The Ultimate Guide To Inflammation

Intermittent fasting is one of my favorite multitasking tools to help you fight inflammation, improve digestion, and boost your longevity. Our bodies are actually designed for periods without food, and chances are that our foraging ancestors weren’t eating three organized meals each day or grazing on snacks all afternoon. Just as you and I need sleep to reset and revitalize, so does our digestive tract and organs. Studies have indicated that periods of intermittent fasting result in the following anti-inflammatory responses:

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The 6 Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Beets

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  • Beet roots contain valuable nutrients that may help lower your blood pressure, fight cancer and inflammation, boost your stamina, and support detoxification
  • Beet greens are equally, if not more, nutritious with nutrients that may strengthen your immune system, support brain and bone health, and more
  • Beet roots have the highest sugar content of all vegetables, so they should be eaten in moderation
  • Try adding beet roots raw to salads or as part of your vegetable juice; beet greens can be sautéed with spinach or Swiss chard

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