Spider web silk could make artificial tendons or regenerate ligaments

A body of folklore dating back at least 2,000 years tells of the potential medical value of spider webs in fighting infections, stemming bleeding and healing wounds, explained molecular biologist Randolph Lewis at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. Spider webs have even found a place in Shakespeare’s play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” where the Read more about Spider web silk could make artificial tendons or regenerate ligaments[…]

NOT ALL CALORIES ARE CREATED EQUAL – HARVARD REPORT

Not all calories are created equal – Harvard Report Burning more calories each day than you consume may have been the diet advice from the past, but that doesn’t work for everyone.  Instead, the focus should be on eating whole foods and avoiding processed carbohydrates — like crackers, cookies, or white bread. A recent review in Read more about NOT ALL CALORIES ARE CREATED EQUAL – HARVARD REPORT[…]

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES RECOMMENDED FOR PATIENTS WITH LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE (ALS)

Fruits and vegetables may improve muscle and nerve function in patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), according to a study published in JAMA Neurology. Researchers followed nutrient intake for 302 participants from the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Multicenter Cohort Study of Oxidative Stress study and assessed muscle and respiratory function. Those participants with the highest intake of Read more about FRUITS AND VEGETABLES RECOMMENDED FOR PATIENTS WITH LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE (ALS)[…]