Electroacupuncture restores learning, memory loss

October 13, 2008  
Filed under Acupuncture, Diabetes, Heart health

CM NEWS – Electroacupuncture has been demonstrated in the lab to be able to significantly restore learning and memory impairment induced by and cerebral ischemia. Read more

Omega-3 heart benefits confirmed; 500mg/day recommended

March 10, 2008  
Filed under Dietary, Heart health

salmon.gifCM NEWS – Omega-3 fatty acids from oily fishes or capsules can reduce cardiovascular risk by up to 45%, according to a review of major scientific data. Experts recommend dosage of 500mg a day for healthy persons and 1 g for patients with coronary artery diseases. Read more

Typical North American diet is deficient in omega-3 fatty acids

March 9, 2008  
Filed under Dietary, Heart health

Child & Family Research Institute release � New research from the Child & Family Research Institute shows the typical North American diet of eating lots of meat and not much fish is deficient in omega-3 fatty acids and this may pose a risk to infant neurological development. Read more

Hawthorn extract ‘helps blood flow’

February 10, 2008  
Filed under Heart health

Telegraph – Hawthorn extract can significantly ease the symptoms of chronic heart failure, research suggests.

The herbal medicine can help the heart beat more powerfully, increasing blood flow through the arteries and reducing irregular heartbeats. Read more

Ginkgo ups blood flow in patients with coronary artery disease

December 29, 2007  
Filed under Heart health

CM NEWS – Looks like ginkgo biloba, the magical “memory pill”, can do more than just improving memory. A recent study indicates that not only can ginkgo help better pumping blood to the brain, it also improves blood flow in patients with coronary artery disease. Read more

Soy reduces heart disease for women

December 3, 2007  
Filed under Heart health, Women's health

AFP – Older women who eat traditional Japanese soy-based foods on a regular basis face lower risks of heart disease, a doctor who headed a government-sponsored study said. Read more

Asparagus root lowers cholesterol, nurtures heart

September 3, 2007  
Filed under Heart health

CM NEWS – Asparagus roots, or tian dong (天冬 or 天門冬) can lower cholesterol and blood lipid, thus help prevent atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases, a new study says. Read more

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