April 1, 2018
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The authors of a review and meta-analysis involving four studies and more than 5,000 community-dwelling adults over the age of 60 years concluded that greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with a reduced risk of frailty.
The authors of this systematic review investigating the effects of medical cannabis (MC) on chronic pain in adults found that there is limited evidence to support the use of MC in treating neuropathic pain and that there is insufficient evidence that MC improves other types of chronic pain.
The authors of this review of key nutritional studies compiled evidence-based information on foods and dietary patterns that support cardiovascular health and demystified those that have incorrectly been identified as beneficial to cardiovascular health.
SYNOPSIS: Seven spices were found to contain numerous antioxidant phytochemicals and have an overall, but variable, prebiotic effect on 88 known species of microbiome bacteria.