New Drugs From Algae: Practical and Sensible

(DGIwire) – Algae have been used as ingredients in traditional medicine for centuries. But what role can these organisms play in today’s ultramodern pharmaceutical industry? The answer is: a potentially big one. That’s the message recently conveyed in the pages of The Medicine Maker by Andrew Dahl, President and CEO of ZIVO Bioscience, a biotech/agtech […]

Prescribed a Self-Injection? Ask a Doctor These Questions

(DGIwire) – When prescribed a new medication that requires self-injection, it is likely that any patient would have a series of questions. The best person for them to ask is their healthcare practitioner, who can provide detailed answers that are specific to their particular condition and course of treatment. However, there are some general questions […]

The Link Between Sugar, Insulin and Dementia

(DGIwire)   In the Framingham Heart Study, researchers from Tufts University analyzed blood samples from 840 participants.  They found high levels of a hormone called adiponectin in the 159 participants who subsequently developed dementia.   Although the connection was found in both men and women, there were not enough men in the study to draw a definitive […]