Tag Archives: Reduce

Study provides insight into spatial repellents as method to reduce infection of vector-borne diseases, encourages additional research

by Jessica Sieff A new report from the World Health Organization says initial results from a five-year study into the efficacy of spatial repellents encourage further research into their potential impact to reduce infection of vector-borne diseases including malaria, Zika and dengue fever. According to researchers at the University of Notre Dame, data from a clinical trial… Read More »

Exercise Helps To Reduce Risk Of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

According to a study, as little as 30 minutes of light exercise each week offers effective protection against subarachnoid hemorrhage, the most lethal kind of cerebral circulation disorder, with as many as half of affected patients dying within 3 months.[1] What is subarachnoid hemorrhage? Subarachnoid hemorrhage is a potentially lethal kind of stroke as a… Read More »

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease

Mice with inflammatory bowel disease tried a vegan dietWestend61/Eva Gruendemann/Getty By Donna Lu A low-calorie diet may help alleviate the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). That’s according to experiments with mice with IBD who were fed a low-calorie, low-protein diet and had reduced intestinal inflammation and a regenerated gut as a result. In humans,… Read More »