Ibuprofen: Good or Bad for COVID 19?

Besides frantically searching for therapies to combat this little coronavirus, scientists also continue searching for those factors which either help or hurt patients during COVID infection.  Many risk factors find their ways into both scientific journals and social media.  The question arose over whether NSAIDS, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, like ibuprofen and naproxen, could help or…

When the Pipes Cause Inflammation in the Fat

Researchers continue to search for the mechanistic connection between obesity and increased inflammation which all agree occurs in our epidemic of metabolic diseases.  UT Southwestern scientist believe they may have uncovered at least one connection.  Fibro inflammatory progenitor cells found in the walls of fat tissue blood vessels could link obesity and inflammation. Countless studies…

Children’s Lives Impacted by Early Life Adversity

Our fallen world provides numerous examples of how adversity can impact our health.  None of you need convincing of that reality and therefore this study appears bland at first.  But read a little further and you will see that the researchers uncovered effects on children’s executive functioning and changes in stress hormones.  They found measurable…