Tag Archives: Benefit

Ashwagandha: A Multi Benefit Exotic Indian Herb

Ashwagandha is known as an exotic Indian herb that has an exceptional stress-relieving component than those other powerful drugs that are used to treat anxiety and depression. Ashwagandha brings excellent protective effects on human’s nervous system, making it a promising treatment alternative for various degenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. One of the many Ashwagandha… Read More »

Nutrition: Substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish – Science Daily

The average Dane will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to calculations from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. Men over 50 and women of childbearing age in particular would benefit from such a change in diet. In a PhD… Read More »

CMS cracks down on spread pricing by pharmacy benefit managers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is taking aim at pharmacy benefit manager spread pricing practices that it says results in an upcharge to Medicaid and CHIP managed care plans and higher costs for states and taxpayers. Spread pricing occurs when health plans contract with a pharmacy benefit manager to manage their prescription drug… Read More »

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Medical News Today: 5-minute breathing ‘workout’ may benefit heart and brain health

Preliminary research reveals that a technique called Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training can boost cognitive and physical performance, as well as cardiovascular health. New research adds another tool in the toolbox for preventing high blood pressure. Most of us know that exercising and eating right are good for us. However, putting in the effort to do… Read More »