Antioxidant precursor molecule could improve brain function in patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Monday 09th March 2020

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a naturally occurring molecule that replenishes antioxidants and shows improved brain metabolism and self-reported improvements in cognitive function in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a study published in the journal, Frontiers in […]

Adequate folate levels linked to lower cardiovascular mortality risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Friday 06th March 2020

Decreased folate levels in the bloodstream have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, shedding light on why those patients are more susceptible to heart and vascular disease, […]

Cow’s milk may increase risk of breast cancer

Tuesday 03rd March 2020

A new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has revealed that higher intakes of cow’s milk are linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. The study was funded by the National Cancer […]

Disease and odour – an intriguing relationship

Saturday 29th February 2020

The relationship between odour and disease is an interesting two-way street. Olfaction, or smell, is our oldest sense, yet often receives less attention than vision and hearing. A survey from 2011 discovered that around half of people […]

The chemistry of a kiss

Wednesday 26th February 2020

If you always thought you had a special chemistry with your loved one, you may finally have been proved right. Throughout history, kissing has held different significance to different cultures – in ancient Greece, it […]