Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Is revitalizing old blood the secret to slowing aging?

Research has demonstrated the power of young blood to rejuvenate older bodies, making hearts and muscles stronger and minds sharper. But you can’t walk into your doctor’s office and ask to be hooked up to an IV of blood from a 20-year-old. Here’s what you can do…

Virginia Tims-Lawson

Spirulina may reduce severity of a COVID-19 infection

We owe a debt of gratitude to all the frontline workers who’ve taken care of the sick, and to the scientists developing vaccines so we can begin returning to some sense of normalcy. But during this crisis, it’s also been great to see research come out proving the power of nutrition.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Missing link between gum health and heart disease found

Brushing and flossing your teeth is about far more than just avoiding cavities. In fact, the health of your mouth is tied to serious conditions from diabetes to heart disease. But until now, the reason wasn’t clear. Now researchers know it’s tied to a particularly powerful immune cell that, when hyperactivated, can circulate through your body to do major damage…