Restorative Medicine Digest

A Novel Role for Senolytic Therapies

The link between viral infections and cellular senescence has prompted researchers to investigate the efficacy of senolytic agents, which have been shown to induce apoptosis in senescent cells. read more »

Berberine in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health

Both pre-clinical and clinical studies continue to shed light on berberine’s therapeutic potential, corroborating many of its traditional uses. read more »

Cardiovascular Health Update: Red Yeast Rice

Studies have shown that daily consumption of Red Yeast Rice lowers plasma levels of LDL cholesterol by 15-25% within six to eight weeks. read more »

LDL Oxidation: A Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis

Oxidation of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particles plays a key role in the development and progression of atherosclerosis. read more »

Berberine and Neurological Health

Modern-day research continues to shed light on the multiple cellular targets that berberine modulates, with increasing attention being paid to the potential role this remarkable compound may have in neurological health. read more »

Updates in Neurology: Nicotinamide Riboside and Mitochondrial Support

Therapeutic approaches that help regulate mitochondrial biogenenesis and mitophagy (a specialized form of autophagy that removes impaired mitochondria) could potentially have positive effects on the early stages and severity of neurodegenerative conditions, as well as supporting healthy aging in general. read more »

Updates in Neurology: Photobiomodulation Therapy

Photobiomodulation therapy, using the low-dose application of red or near-infrared light, is a noninvasive, therapeutic approach with the potential to stimulate, enhance, and repair cell and tissue architecture and restore function. read more »

Updates in Neurology: Parkinson’s Disease

Increasing evidence suggests that PD has a multifactorial etiology involving complex interactions between genetic and environmental factors that may as yet be unidentified. read more »

The Role of the Glymphatic System in Neurological Health

The brain’s drainage system is critical for maintaining homeostasis of intracranial fluid volume. It is also key to CNS immune response and surveillance. read more »

Updates in Neurology: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

The link between head trauma and the potential to develop early-onset dementia has been recognized for some time.1 Now, a recent review of the literature has demonstrated a link between head trauma and susceptibility to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). read more »