Alzheimer’s Patients Experience Marked Improvement With New Drug – Really?

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This is supposed to be good news but is it? According to mainstream medicine there is currently no drug treatments on the market that can slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease but the pharmaceutical company making aducanumab believes that their new medication could soon be a groundbreaking treatment for dementia patients. Continue reading

Lethal Viruses Contaminating the US Blood Supply?

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Retroviruses hide out in the immune system, which means any immune activation could set off this ticking time-bomb and cause diseases like chronic fatigue syndrome among adults, and autism among children.  Are they lurking in the US blood supply? Continue reading

Chocolate May Ease Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Dark chocolate may ease the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, says a new research.

It is characterized by extreme, persistent fatigue for six months or more with other problems as muscle pain, headaches and poor memory.

Dark chocolate is rich in chemicals known to increase signals carried around the brain but this is thought to be the first time the confection has been found to help symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, reports the Telegraph.

Researchers from the University of Hull and the Hull York Medical School in Britain tested a group of patients with a severe form of the disease, according to Nutrition Journal.

They ate dark chocolate for eight weeks, followed by a break and then another variety with little cocoa butter which tasted the same.

They were asked to eat 15 grams three times a day and not make any other changes to their diet. They reported significant improvement in their wellbeing.

Prof Steve Atkin who led the study says: “This is potentially very encouraging news for those who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome.”