Green Tea may be beneficial in prevention or progression of Alzheimer’s disease

These studies suggest that EGCG (Green Tea) may be a beneficial agent in the prevention of development or progression of Alzheimer's disease Green Tea may be beneficial in prevention or progression of Alzheimer's diseaseAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Nutr. 2009 Oct;139(10):1987-93. Epub 2009 Aug 5.Green tea (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate inhibits beta-amyloid-induced cognitive dysfunction through modification of secretase activity via … Continue reading Green Tea may be beneficial in prevention or progression of Alzheimer’s disease

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Lactobacillus from Sauerkraut has Anti-Helicobacter Pylori Activity

Helicobacter pylori may cause stomach diseases such as ** chronic gastritis **, ** peptic ulcer **, and ** gastric cancer ** Lactobacillus plantarum from ** sauerkraut ** showed anti-H. pylori activityAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Dairy Sci. 2010 Dec;93(12):5627-34.In vitro screening of lactobacilli with antagonistic activity against Helicobacter pylori from traditionally fermented foods.Chen X, Tian F, Liu … Continue reading Lactobacillus from Sauerkraut has Anti-Helicobacter Pylori Activity

Sauerkraut Rx Helicobacter Pylori (Its the Lactobacillus)

This study tested and located the ** anti-Helicobacter activity ** of seven Lactobacillus strains The strain displaying the strongest inhibition of H. Pylori was a Lactobacillus from ** sauerkraut **!!! SIGNIFICANCE AND IMPACT OF THE STUDY: In view of the rapid spread of resistant H. pylori strains caused by antibiotic therapy, addition of a fermented … Continue reading Sauerkraut Rx Helicobacter Pylori (Its the Lactobacillus)

Drinking water is associated with weight

Drinking water is associated with weight loss; Absolute and relative increases in drinking water were associated with significant loss of body weight and fat over time, independent of covariates. The results suggest that drinking water may promote weight loss in overweight dieting women.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govObesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Nov;16(11):2481-8. Epub 2008 Sep 11.Drinking water is … Continue reading Drinking water is associated with weight

Update on Gout and its Therapy

Update on Gout and its Therapy See Medscape for more info...Amplify’d from http://www.medscape.orgFrom Medscape Education Clinical Briefs Diagnosis and Treatment of Gout Reviewed CME/CE News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd Authors and Disclosures CME/CE Released: 02/07/2011; Valid for credit through 02/07/2012 Print This Email this Share Facebook Twitter   processing....   [   … Continue reading Update on Gout and its Therapy

Fructose Intolerance, Malabsorption a Common Culprit in Abdominal Pain

Fructose Intolerance, Malabsorption a Common Culprit in Abdominal PainAmplify’d from cme.medscape.com From MedscapeCME Clinical Briefs Fructose Intolerance, Malabsorption a Common Culprit in Pediatric Abdominal Pain CME News Author: Nancy A. Melville CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd Authors and Disclosures CME Released: 10/29/2010; Valid for credit through 10/29/2011 Print This Email this Share Facebook Twitter … Continue reading Fructose Intolerance, Malabsorption a Common Culprit in Abdominal Pain

Alendronate (Brand name: Fosamax) Stomach Ulcers

antral ulcers induced in rats by alendronate Alendronate (Brand name: Fosamax) Alendronate is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis by impairment of the mucosal antioxidative system and does not involve acid/peptic digestionAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Physiol Pharmacol. 2009 Sep;60(3):85-93.Antral ulcers induced by alendronate, a nitrogen-containing biphophonate, in rat stomachs - prophylactic effect of rebamipide.Ohashi Y, Aihara … Continue reading Alendronate (Brand name: Fosamax) Stomach Ulcers