Alternative Medicine

January 2, 2012

Vitamin E can be harmful

You may be hearing that vitamin E increases the risk of prostate cancer. This was a surprise to many doctors, but is actually based upon reliable […]
January 2, 2012

Experts surprised by rising prevalence of celiac disease

Food companies are always trying to take advantage of the latest dietary trend or health craze. But the story of how we got to a place […]
January 1, 2012

Study reveals bacteria counts on public restroom surfaces

We all know public bathrooms are coated with bacteria, but what kind are they, and how did they get there?
January 1, 2012

Exercise improves sleep quality

Exercise now, sleep better tonight: A study finds that 150 minutes of exercise a week significantly improves sleep quality.
January 1, 2012

Larimore Family Newsletter – January 2012

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Book Sale Family Update Publication Update 1) Walt’s New On-Line Devotional Events of the last month Upcoming […]
December 31, 2011

Statins reduce risk of dying from prostate cancer

Reuters reports that, according to a study published online in the journal Cancer, use of statins may be linked to a lower risk of death from […]
December 30, 2011

Coffee reduces risk of cancer in women

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention suggests that “drinking four or more cups of caffeinated […]
December 30, 2011

Long-term statin use declared safe safe

Recent research published in The Lancet suggests that the benefits from statins, the revolutionary class of cholesterol-lowering medications, “increase the longer someone takes them with NO […]
December 4, 2011

Supplements for lactose intolerance vary dramatically in strength and cost

Can lactose-free milks and lactase enzyme supplements provide help to the millions of Americans with lactose intolerance. Yes! Absolutely! But, and this a BIG “but,” it […]
December 12, 2011

Zinc for the common cold—not if, but when

A new Cochrane Review finds that zinc supplementation CAN reduce the duration and severity of a cold SOME, but ONLY if it’s started early on.
December 25, 2011

Do nitric oxide supplements make muscles bigger and increase endurance?

Nitric oxide supplements are widely used for bodybuilding and athletic performance, but do they really work?
January 2, 2012

Vitamin E can be harmful

You may be hearing that vitamin E increases the risk of prostate cancer. This was a surprise to many doctors, but is actually based upon reliable […]
January 3, 2012

New review of melatonin sleep supplements

Melatonin supplements may help some people get to sleep sooner, particularly those with chronic sleeping problems, but don’t just buy ANY supplement. A new review says […]
January 19, 2012

Only SOME zinc supplements have the dose proven to shorten colds

Can zinc supplements shorten colds and reduce the progression of advanced macular degeneration?  “Yes, but not all supplements provide a dosage that has been proven effective.” […]