New microcapsule method boosts CBD absorption in the brain by 300%

A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel microencapsulation method designed to improve the absorption and bioavailability of CBD. Animal tests suggest the new method increases peak concentrations of CBD in the brain by 300% compared to CBD oil.

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Large US study affirms men more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women

A new study has affirmed men seem much more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women. The study found men, independent of age, are more likely to contract the virus, suffer from severe complications, and die from the disease compared to women.

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Meta-analysis links higher coffee intake with lower prostate cancer risk

A new meta-analysis has found a positive correlation between higher levels of coffee consumption and lower risk of prostate cancer. The research hopes to help bring clarity to an area of study with deeply inconsistent results.

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Study hints at fat-burning potential of exercising in the cold

A new study has found that braving the cold may be a good way to help burn off some of that Christmas pudding. The research suggests that the ambient temperature while exercising could have an effect of fat metabolism.

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Dieting based on blood type debunked yet again in new clinical trial

A new study looking at data from a clinical trial investigating the beneficial effects of a plant-based diet has found a person’s blood type has no effect on weight loss or cardiometabolic health in response to the dietary intervention.

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Trial finds limiting calories more important than the time of day you eat

Preliminary results from a trial investigating whether time-restricted eating influences weight loss suggest limiting your caloric intake may be more important than what time you eat. The research, not yet published or peer-reviewed, will be presented at the upcoming American Heart Association’s virtual Scientific Sessions meeting.

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Psilocybin therapy 4 times more effective than antidepressants, study finds

A new study is presenting the first published data from preliminary human trials investigating the effect of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy to treat major depressive disorder (MDD). The incredibly positive results have been described as just a “taste of things to come” with larger a Phase 2 trial well underway.

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CDC reports 300,000 excess deaths in US so far this year

A new CDC report says nearly 300,000 more deaths than expected have occurred in the US so far in 2020. Only two-thirds of these “excess deaths” are attributed to COVID-19, suggesting the toll of the pandemic is higher than the confirmed mortality numbers.

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Gait-analyzing wearable sensors could save users a visit to the clinic

Presently, in order to get a detailed analysis of their walking gait, patients have to travel to a clinic where they walk on a pressure-sensitive mat. That could be about to change, though, thanks to a new wearable system.

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Breakaway exercise bike folds down small when not needed

Exercise bikes may offer a great form of exercise, but the things can get in the way. The Breakaway Bike is designed with that in mind, as it folds down into a package that's about the size of a carry-on bag.

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