Health

Multivitamins Reduce Cancer Risk

So many of us spend a small, monthly fortune on supplying our bodies with the very best possible vitamins in hope that they are actually ‘doing something.’ We’re never really sure, except that maybe we find we aren’t actually catching every hideous flu going around and assume that we have built up our immune systems enough to avoid...
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FDA approved Belviq – a miracle weight loss drug?

In June, 2012 the FDA approved an new weight loss medication, Belviq for release. Lorcaserin activates serotonin 2C brain receptors which makes you feel full or satiated sooner. Two immediate concerns that apply to all weight and appetite management medications. Is this drug safe? Does this drug work? Safety is always a concern with serotonin modifying drugs, both fenfluramine (in Phen-Fen) and Meridia were withdrawn from the market...
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Eat Away Dementia?

It turns out that just swallowing some vitamins will not necessarily protect your brain from Alzheimer’s and dementia. However, giving your body specific nutrients and molecules from certain foods, just might help you remember which driveway is yours. According to studies done at OHSU in Portland, people in their late 80s with higher blood levels of B, C,...
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