Identifying genes key to human memory: Insights from genetics and cognitive neuroscience

Identifying genes key to human memory: Insights from genetics and cognitive neuroscience Researchers have identified more than 100 genes important for memory in people. The study is among the first to identify correlations between gene data and brain activity during memory processing, providing a new window into human memory. It is part of the nascent…

Oil Up Your Weight Loss Goals

Higher blood levels of omega 3 (EPA/DHA) fish oil could be the missing link to your weight loss goals. Recent British Journal of Nutrition research findings discovered that overweight and obese people have blood levels that are lower than in healthy weight individuals. The clinical findings showed that increased omega-3 levels were associated with a…

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) *

TOWNSEND LETTER – JUNE 2009 by Chris D. Meletis, ND and Nieske Zabriskie, ND Fortunately, there are many clinical markers that can be used to quantify risk and to measure successful therapeutic intervention when applied in the patient model. The following discussion offers a select review of well-known and more obscure clinical indices along with…

Supporting Gastrointestinal Health with Nutritional Therapy*

Chris D. Meletis, N.D., and Nieske Zabriskie, N.D Digestive disorders are increasingly common and affect millions of Americans. There were 41.3 million office visits to physicians and 15.1 visits to the emergency rooms for digestivesystem symptoms in 2004, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) most recent data. 1 Conditions include irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); inflammatory bowel…