Author Archives : Devon Andre

Devon Andre has been involved in the health and dietary supplement industry for a number of years. Devon has written extensively for Bel Marra Health. He has a Bachelor of Forensic Science from the University of Windsor, and went on to complete a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh. Devon is keenly aware of trends and new developments in the area of health and wellness. He embraces an active lifestyle combining diet, exercise and healthy choices. By working to inform readers of the options available to them, he hopes to improve their health and quality of life.

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New study finds genetic link between IBD and Parkinson’s disease

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a genetic link connecting inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with Parkinson’s disease (PD). This discovery could lead to new treatments that address both conditions. The research team, led by Dr. Meltem Ece Kars, Dr. Inga Peter, and Dr. Yuval Itan, used advanced genomic techniques ...click here to read more

New Research Suggesting Getting Enough Sleep Helps Prevent Osteoporosis

At the recent University of Colorado Department of Medicine’s Research Day, Dr. Christine Swanson talked about her study on whether getting enough sleep could help prevent osteoporosis. Dr. Swanson explained that osteoporosis can happen for various reasons, like hormonal changes, aging, and lifestyle habits. Some patients she sees have osteoporosis without a clear reason. So, ...click here to read more

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Keeping Blood Sugar in Check After Stroke: Key to Recovery

A recent trial suggests that controlling blood sugar levels in stroke patients who’ve received powerful clot-busting drugs could improve their chances of survival. High blood sugar increases the risk of a dangerous brain bleed after clot-busting drugs reopen blocked brain arteries. This was seen particularly in older patients who had experienced severe strokes, researchers found. ...click here to read more

How Physical Activity Protects Your Heart by Reducing Stress Signaling in the Brain

Recent research suggests that engaging in physical activity can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease by reducing stress-related signals in the brain. A study was led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). It was published in the American College of Cardiology Journal. The research discovered that individuals facing stress-related conditions such as depression saw ...click here to read more

Don’t Ignore Chest Pain: New Study Helps Identify Those Most at Risk for Heart Attack

Researchers at Keele University have made significant progress in understanding how to better prevent future heart attacks in individuals experiencing unexplained chest pain. This breakthrough could potentially benefit millions of people who visit their GP every year in the UK due to chest discomfort. Despite undergoing various tests, many individuals remain undiagnosed, leaving their condition ...click here to read more

New Study Links Prolonged Inactivity to Age-Specific Changes in Cholesterol Dynamics

A recent study delving into cholesteryl esters reveals how extended periods of inactivity might impact individuals, particularly as they age. Cholesteryl esters, compounds formed by linking cholesterol with fatty acids, are crucial in transporting cholesterol throughout the body. As people grow older, their chances of being confined to a hospital bed or experiencing prolonged periods ...click here to read more

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