health risks and benefits of statin drugs

health risks and benefits of statin drugs

I don’t mean to pick on statins. There’s just so much about them in the news right now. A colleague pointed me to an excellent website that puts findings about prescription drugs into perspective. And I think it’s important information to share. Most...
Dark chocolate protects brain from stroke effects

Dark chocolate protects brain from stroke effects

Sweet news from the chocolate researchers: They’re now finding a component in dark chocolate can help protect brain cells when oxygen is cut off by a stroke. The researchers gave epicatechin, found naturally in dark chocolate, to lab animals before and after inducing...