Green med diet cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by half – Ben-Gurion U. study

IMAGE: MRI photos illustrate the green MED diet effect on hepatic fat loss A green Mediterranean (MED) diet reduces intrahepatic fat more than other healthy diets and cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver… view more  Credit: Gut 2021 BEER-SHEVA, Israel…January 18, 2021 – A green Mediterranean (MED) diet reduces intrahepatic fat more than other healthy diets and cuts […]

Scientists decry death by 1,000 cuts for world’s insects

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The world’s vital insect kingdom is undergoing “death by a thousand cuts,” the world’s top bug experts said. Climate change, insecticides, herbicides, light pollution, invasive species and changes in agriculture and land use are causing Earth to lose probably 1% to 2% of its insects each year, said University of Connecticut […]

A novel monoclonal antibody therapy cuts LDL cholesterol by half in a high-risk patient population,

The investigational drug evinacumab reduced low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol–the so-called “bad” cholesterol–by 50 percent in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia whose condition is resistant to standard treatments, a phase 2 study from the Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai and other global academic sites has found. Results from the study sponsored by Regeneron, are being […]