How Fish Oils Fight Inflammation & Other News of Note

Why Fish Oils Work Swimmingly Against Inflammation and Diabetes (ScienceDaily) Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified the molecular mechanism that makes omega-3 fatty acids so effective in reducing chronic inflammation and insulin resistance. The discovery could lead to development of a simple dietary remedy for many of the …

Potential Link Between Gum Disease & Preterm Birth

Earlier this year, we pointed you towards a study of a potential link between oral bacteria and stillbirth, where gingival bleeding (bleeding gums) introduced pathogenic microbes through blood circulation and ultimately to the fetus, via the placenta. New research published in the Journal of Periodontology suggests a similar link between periodontal disease and preterm birth, …