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Antiseizure Drug Helps Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis

antiseizure drug helps optic neuritis in multiple sclerosis

The relationship between seizures, optic neuritis, and multiple sclerosis may seem difficult to fathom, but the results of a new study shed some light on the subject. It appears that the common antiseizure drug called phenytoin has the ability to help prevent the development of acute optic neuritis, an eye condition frequently seen in people who have multiple sclerosis.

Gluten-free Better Batter needs help from celiac disease community

Better Batter Gluten Free Flour was founded by Naomi Poe, and the company makes gluten-free, GMO-free and vegan products. However, Poe recently shared that the company is struggling, and she is reaching out to the celiac disease community for help. The expansion has left the company with bills, and vendors still need to be paid.

Western lifestyle could be culprit for our disappearing healthy gut bacteria

Is Western lifestyle to blame for our disappearing healthy gut bacteria?

Researchers are trying to understand more about bacteria in the gut and how diversity of microbes promote or adversely affect our health. A new study suggests Western lifestyle might be the culprit for disappearing bacteria in our intestines that can have implications for health.

Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Responds to Biotin

progressive multiple sclerosis responds to biotin

High doses of biotin, which is also known as vitamin H, were associated with improvements in disability among patients with progressive multiple sclerosis. The results of this latest study, which follows on the heels of another research endeavor concerning biotin for multiple sclerosis, will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting on April 24, 2015.

Celiac disease alert: Recall of Homestyle Meats sausages for undeclared wheat

Celiac disease sausage recall

Homestyle Meats is recalling several types of its sausages because of undeclared wheat. The company shares that the label mistakenly did not include wheat as one of the ingredients. If you have celiac disease or are sensitive to gluten, you should not consume these products.

Food scientists develop new way to predict breast cancer with blood test

Food scientists discover they can predict who will develop breast cancer with eighty-percent accuracy.

Researchers have discovered they can predict who will develop breast cancer years into the future by looking at blood test samples using a food science method. The scientists say the results of their investigation could mean a paradigm shift in the way breast cancer is diagnosed.

How the probiotic Lactobacillus keeps us healthy uncovered

First study shows how probiotics work with other intestinal bacteria

Probiotics are touted for their health benefits. Some evidence suggests taking supplements or eating foods containing Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), such as yogurt, can help stave off respiratory infections, boost immunity, aid weight loss and more. Researchers have been trying to understanding how so-called friendly gut bacteria work to keep us healthy.

Healthy fried food: Is this possible?

Food scientists find a way to make fried and salty foods healthier

Food scientists are taking aim at America's addiction to salt and fried food. University of Illinois have found a way to reduce salt in foods without affecting our taste buds. They've also found a way to manipulate food to take up less oil during the frying process. With meticulous engineering the researchers have also found a way to make foods taste saltier without the salt.