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Current studies suggest that hydrogen (H2) water offers neuronal protection against the degradation of dopamine receptors associated with both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. H2 was also shown to be helpful in preventing DNA damage and lipid peroxidation. Lipid peroxidation is what occurs when free oxygen radicals steal electrons from fats in cell membranes leaving them […]
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Macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in older people. It is brought on by the deterioration of the retinal pigment epithelium accelerated by oxidative stress. The net effect is blind spots. There are two forms of macular degeneration, dry and wet. Wet is caused by the aberrant growth of blood […]
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A new study suggests that oral anti-depression protocols won’t lighten a person’s mood until they brighten his or her personality—two personality traits that predispose people to depression must be affected first. They are high neuroticism* and low extraversion**, both of which have been linked to depression. As measured on a standard personality questionnaire, high neuroticism […]
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A new research study conducted at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute revealed a link between elevated red cell distribution and depression. This new discovery should help physicians diagnose depression earlier among their heart patients. This is the first time this association has been discovered. Results of the study were presented during the American Heart Association […]
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