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Natural Supplement Shows Promise as COVID Treatment

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Diet and Nutrition, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

The dietary supplement L-arginine shows strong potential to help COVID-19 patients recover faster. 

A double-blind trial tested L-arginine in 90 patients hospitalized with COVID. Half took L-arginine supplements twice a day. The other half took placebo pills.  

The patients taking a placebo were hospitalized for 46 days on average.  

But those who took the supplement recovered much faster. They got out of the hospital three weeks earlier, in an average of 25 days.Read More

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Get Off the Holiday Weight Rollercoaster

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, General Health, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

Many of us repeat the same cycle every year… 

During the holidays we eat, drink, and be merry. 

Then we step on the scale in January to discover how much weight  

we’ve packed on. Much of the rest of the year is spent trying to lose it. 

Of course, it would be easier and healthier if we could enjoy the holidays without ending up the size of Santa. Read More

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Holiday Travel in the Age of COVID: Beware of This Germ Hotspot

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

It’s always stressful to travel during the holidays. But COVID-19 takes the anxiety to a whole new level.  

Anybody who does much air travel knows that it’s easy to pick up a cold or the flu while flying. And now we’ve added COVID to the equation. 

One study found that 20% of air travelers report respiratory illnesses within a week of taking a plane flight.Read More

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This Brain Hack Makes It Easier to Learn New Skills

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

Anybody who has tried to learn to play golf, to dance, do yoga, or to play the piano will tell you that it’s not easy learning a new physical skill. 

Sometimes your body just won’t do what your mind wants it to do. It’s easy to give up when frustration sets in. 

But researchers have discovered a simple trick that might help.Read More

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Make Sure Your Holiday Cakes Don’t Have This Type of Frosting

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Colorful cakes are an important part of many special occasions, but you should think twice before eating bakery items that have glittery frosting.  

That’s because the so-called “luster dust” used in sparkly cake decorations can contain poisonous heavy metals. 

A new report in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that inedible, toxic glitter is often mixed with or used in place of edible food-grade glitter for frosting.Read More

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It’s in the Air…and It’s Damaging Your Heart

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

You may have read the news stories about cities in India and China that have air pollution so thick that people have to stay inside their homes to avoid getting sick.i 

Anyone who has visited Los Angeles can tell you that the U.S. has its own air pollution problems.  

You may figure you’re not being harmed by air pollution if you don’t live a big city with smog. Read More