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This Is Your Brain on Sugar

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diabetes by INH Research0 Comments

It’s long been known that having type 2 diabetes can affect your memory and thinking skills. 

But what about non-diabetics? Can rising blood sugar damage your mental sharpness if your level is not high enough to make you a diabetic? 

That’s the question a major study set out to answer. Researchers analyzed blood sugar levels and cognitive function in 5,189 people over a decade.Read More

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The Simple Diet Fix That Relieves Chronic Pain

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Pain Relief by INH Research0 Comments

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is notorious for causing headaches, allergy symptoms, and other unsettling health problems. 

MSG is a so-called “flavor enhancer.” It’s added to some processed and Asian foods. 

For decades, food manufacturers have denied that it causes any problems. But the ill effects are so common that they even have a name:  

Chinese restaurant syndrome. It’s also referred to as MSG symptom complex.Read More

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Cancer-Causing Chemical Found in Popular Sunscreens

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Health Warning, Skin Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

Dozens of sunscreen brands contain a potent carcinogen that can be absorbed through the skin.i 

That’s the alarming finding of a new analysis. It found benzene in 78 sunscreen and after-sun products.  

We recently told you that benzene also had been discovered in hand sanitizers. The chemical is linked to leukemia, multiple myeloma, and lymphoma.  

The International Agency for Research on Cancer puts benzene in its highest risk category of carcinogens, on par with radioactive materials, asbestos, and formaldehyde.Read More

Two Types of Blood Pressure Drugs May Do More Harm Than Good

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

If you have high blood pressure and take medication for it, you should have two goals. 

One is, of course, to lower your blood pressure. 

The second is to do it consistently. 

If the drug you’re taking causes big swings in your pressure, it’ll do more harm than good. 

Research published in the British Medical Journal associated these swings with a 15% increase in all-cause mortality.Read More

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COVID Alert: Many Prescription Drugs Reduce Vaccine Response

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that people who take certain prescription medications may not get full protection from COVID vaccines.[1]

The drugs include common steroid anti-inflammatory medications, autoimmune drugs, cancer drugs, and immunosuppressants taken by organ recipients.[2]

Nearly 3% of Americans over 65 take at least one of these drugs, the researchers said.

Are Your Medications Thwarting the COVID Vaccine?

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Using This to Clean Your House Is Like Smoking a Pack a Day

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

It’s a nice feeling to have freshly scrubbed floors, sparkling windows, spotless bathrooms, and dust-free shelves.

But a major study has found that a clean house can mean terrible lung health.[1]

The chemicals in commercial cleaning sprays can be so damaging to your lungs that using them regularly can be the equivalent of smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, according to the research.… Read More