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Scientists have confirmed the existence of what has been called the “second brain” – neurons lining the intestinal tract that communicate just like the neurons in the brain. Scientists have also confirmed inflammation and nutrition can influence the second brain, affecting our mental well-being. Read more to find out how.

In a randomized, controlled study, use of methylsulfonylmethane  (OptiMSM®) was found to be effective in reducing nasal allergy symptoms.



Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health — it also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight.



Taking daily supplements of the extract of French maritime pine bark, Pycnogenol®, may shorten the duration of the common cold and reduce the severity of sore throat, congestion, headache, coughing and sneezing, says a new study from Italy.



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Springtime Renewal
Spring is the season of renewal, rebirth and growth. All of nature seems to sprout and blossom, as the days increase in length and the weather becomes warmer. Why not let spring be a time of personal growth and renewal as well? Here are a few ideas to get you started on your internal spring cleaning.

Age-Linked Structures on DNA May Also Hint at Cancer Risk
For the first time, researchers have identified a pattern of change in DNA that may signal the development of cancer long before a standard diagnosis can be made.
Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men
After seeking medical treatment in the emergency room for an asthma attack, women are much more likely than men to need hospitalization, researchers report.
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