Blueberry supplement shows promise for hepatitis C | Parents responsible for childhood obesity | DHEA and stress response

Blueberry leaves can fight hepatitis C

Results of a new study show the blueberry leaves can help fight against hepatitis C. The leaves of blueberry contain a powerful compound that prevents the virus from reproducing. Hepatitis C affects 200 million people worldwide, and can lead to cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, and death. Keep reading

How and why parents can stop childhood obesity

Childhood obesity has become so rampant; researchers say the current generation of children may be the first to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. According to a new report, childhood obesity has quadrupled in the last forty years. According to a new study, parents can stop childhood obesity. Keep reading

DHEA found to increase performance under stress

A study from researchers at University School of Medicine and the VA National Center for PTSD shows that DHEA can contribute to stress resiliency. The hormone, secreted in response to stress, was found to enhance performance of soldiers during a final underwater navigation exam, compared to soldiers with less DHEA. Keep reading