Prevent aging-related changes and oxidative stress with antioxidant walnuts and chokeberries
(Natural News) Juglans regia, commonly known as walnut, is one of the most widely used culinary nuts in modern kitchens. Although many people consider walnuts to be nuts, they are actually the seeds of stone fruits (drupes) produced by the J. regia tree. Walnuts originated in the Mediterranean region and in Central Asia, but because of their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Walnuts have healthy fats, magnesium and fibre to lower reading
HIGH blood pressure is a dangerous condition which can lie dormant for many years with the sufferer being none the wiser. Health experts advise a diet with walnuts to help lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

D.C. storytelling startup raises $2.5M to improve dementia, Alzheimer's care
D.C. startup MemoryWell Inc., which helps seniors record their life stories to improve their health care, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding to break into new areas and grow the data side of its business. Boston’s Argon Ventures led the round, which also included participation from D.C.’s Pixel Perfect Ventures; Boston ’s PBJ Capital and Bob Davoli of Gutbrain Ventures; Andy Palmer of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Koa Lab; Walnut Creek, California-based One Planet VC; Emeryville, California- based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Mass. companies back D.C. storytelling startup focused on dementia, Alzheimer's care
The Washington, D.C.-based startup MemoryWell Inc., which helps seniors record their life stories to improve their health care, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding to break into new areas and grow the data side of its business. Boston’s Argon Ventures led the round, which also included participation from D.C.’s Pixel Perfect Ventures; Boston ’s PBJ Capital and Bob Davoli of Gutbrain Ventures; Andy Palmer of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Koa Lab; Walnut Creek, California-based One Planet… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Regular walnut consumption may reduce negative outcomes of H. pylori infection
(Edelman Public Relations, Seattle) A new animal study, published in theJournal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, suggests regular walnut consumption may be a promising intervention for reducing negative outcomes associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, a widespread bacterial infection that affects more than half of the world's population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study reveals: Men should eat walnuts to prevent prostate cancer
(Natural News) Good news, gentlemen: Eating walnuts can help stave off prostate cancer. This is according to researchers from the University of California, Davis, who found that walnuts, aside from helping to reduce excess cholesterol and increasing insulin sensitivity, are also capable of reducing the levels of a protein associated with prostate cancer. According to nutritionist Paul Davis, who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vacant hospital in Dallas sells to Houston health care company
The property was home to Walnut Hill Medical Center until 2017. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Salchert Source Type: news

LGBTQ-serving health care group expands key service in Walnut Hills
“The LGBTQ community is medically underserved. Lots are turned away from care, or they are unable to be honest about their needs with many providers.” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Study shows walnuts may have anti-inflammatory effects that reduce risk of heart disease
(Edelman Public Relations, Seattle) Findings from a randomized controlled trial recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, indicate that people in their 60s and 70s who regularly consume walnuts may have reduced inflammation, a factor associated with a lower risk of heart disease, compared to those who do not eat walnuts. The research was part of the Walnuts and Healthy Aging (WAHA) study - the largest and longest trial to date exploring the benefits of daily walnut consumption. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nut consumption causes changes in sperm DNA function
(Universitat Rovira i Virgili) Researchers have evaluated for the first time the effect of a short/middle-term consumption of a mixture of tree nuts (almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts) on sperm DNA methylation patterns in healthy individuals reporting eating a Western-style diet. They have observed that the methylation of 36 genomic regions was significantly different between baseline and the end of the trial only in the group that consumed nuts, and 97.2% of the regions displayed hypermethylation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New study shows food rich in omega-3 EPA & ALA can reduce risk of death after heart attack
(Edelman Public Relations, Seattle) A new observational study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and supported by the California Walnut Commission, found that regular consumption of foods rich in omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), found in marine foods like fatty fish, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found in plant foods like walnuts, was associated with improved outcomes in individuals who suffered a heart attack, including decreased risk of death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tropical Storm Zeta Forecast To Become Hurricane, Move Toward Northern Gulf Coast
Local online newspaper for North Escambia County Florida, Pensacola, Walnut Hill, Bratt, McDavid, Molino, Century, Cantonment, Atmore,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Firm Breaks Ground on $10.9M Long-Term Care Facility in Walnut Ridge
Southern Administrative Services breaks ground on a $10.9 million nursing home development in Walnut Ridge, the Green House Cottages of Walnut Ridge. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 26, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Anorexia in Limbo
When I was sixteen years old, I met every requirement in the DSM-IV criteria for Anorexia Nervosa. My Body Mass Index (BMI) hovered just below 17.5, I was obsessed with counting calories and becoming skinnier, I was terrified of gaining even a single pound of weight, and I lost my period for longer than three consecutive cycles. My iron and ferritin levels fell below normal and I was tired all of the time. Before long, I was avoiding eating with my friends and family, and I had given up my favorite sports because I was too weak to run the warm-ups. I was never diagnosed with an eating disorder, however; I refused help beca...
Source: Psych Central - June 2, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Anna Beloborodova Tags: Anorexia Bulimia Diet & Nutrition Eating Disorders Body Image Source Type: news

Regular walnut consumption linked to health and longevity in women
According to a new epidemiological study, women in their late 50s and early 60s who consumed at least two servings of walnuts per week had a greater likelihood of healthy aging compared to those who did not eat walnuts. After accounting for various factors that could impact health in older adults, such as education and physical activity, walnuts were the only nut associated with significantly better odds of healthy aging. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Regular walnut consumption linked to health and longevity in women, according to new study
(Edelman Seattle) According to a new epidemiological study, women in their late 50s and early 60s who consumed at least two servings of walnuts per week had a greater likelihood of healthy aging compared to those who did not eat walnuts. After accounting for various factors that could impact health in older adults, such as education and physical activity, walnuts were the only nut associated with significantly better odds of healthy aging. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

For the ladies: Eating walnuts can help halt breast cancer
(Natural News) Aside from being a rich source of healthy fats and antioxidants, walnuts are known for their ability to lower blood pressure, support weight loss and decrease inflammation. But researchers from Marshall University (MU) in West Virginia recently discovered another great thing about walnuts: Regular consumption of this superfood can help women fight breast cancer. Eating walnuts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts Shell Out Little Protection Against Cognitive Decline Walnuts Shell Out Little Protection Against Cognitive Decline
A study of older adults shows walnuts confer no cognitive benefit in healthy seniors, but offers modest benefit in people with a history of smoking and in those from disadvantaged backgrounds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 7, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Walnuts may slow cognitive decline in at-risk elderly
(Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center) Eating walnuts may help slow cognitive decline in at-risk groups of the elderly population, according to a study conducted by researchers in California and Spain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Experts discover that walnuts can "change" the expression of genes that fight breast cancer
(Natural News) Walnuts put the “super” in superfood: Not only are they packed with omega-3 fatty acids and polyphenols, but studies have also linked walnut consumption to many health benefits. Just when you thought that walnuts can’t bring anything else to the table, a recent study in Nutrition Research reveals that eating the nuts can alter the genetic behavior of breast... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brooklyn-based digital pharmacy operator expands into Philadelphia
Medly Pharmacy, a New York-based digital pharmacy company, has expanded into the Philadelphia market. The two-year-old company has opened a temporary brick and mortar location on Cottman Avenue in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia. In the coming months it will relocate to a larger space in the 1200 block of Walnut Street in Center City, where it will serve the entire region with services that include free and same-delivery of prescriptions. Chirag Kulkarni, who co-founded Medly with Dr. Marg… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 23, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Walnuts May Benefit Gut Bacteria and Improve Heart Health
Title: Walnuts May Benefit Gut Bacteria and Improve Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 21, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Nuts May Now Have Lower Calorie Counts, Almonds 23% Less, Here Is Why
A new method may mean that the caloric counts of walnuts will go down by about 21% as well. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Walnuts may be good for the gut and help promote heart health
(Penn State) Researchers found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet was associated with increases in certain bacteria that can help promote health. Additionally, those changes in gut bacteria were associated with improvements in some risk factors for heart disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Polly Share A Cracker? Parrots Can Practice Acts Of Kindness, Study Finds
Researchers found that African grey parrots voluntarily helped a partner get a food reward by giving the other bird a valuable metal token that could be exchanged for a walnut.(Image credit: Henry Lok/EyeEm/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

This Walnut Creek health startup just raised $12M. It has a new name and business model.
Trainer RX, a digital health startup focused on musculoskeletal injuries, is now known as RecoveryOne after pivoting to a new business model and rebranding. The Walnut Creek company raised $12 million led by Cigna Ventures, with participation from existing investor 7wire Ventures and the management team. To date, it has raised nearly $16 million. The new funding allowed RecoveryOne to add five executives, giving it 20 employees. “It has definitely been a big year for us,” CEO Mark Olson said.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

This Walnut Creek health startup just raised $12M. It has a new name and business model.
Trainer RX, a digital health startup focused on musculoskeletal injuries, is now known as RecoveryOne after pivoting to a new business model and rebranding. The Walnut Creek company raised $12 million led by Cigna Ventures, with participation from existing investor 7wire Ventures and the management team. To date, it has raised nearly $16 million. The new funding allowed RecoveryOne to add five executives, giving it 20 employees. “It has definitely been a big year for us,” CEO Mark Olson said.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 17, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Ghana: The Prostate Priority
[Ghanaian Times] Our body has a whole network of glands that produces hormones and help cells communicate amongst themselves. It supports them in carrying out competent bodily activities such as growth, development, metabolism, reproduction and so on. Prostate is a walnut-shaped gland in the pelvis of men. It wraps around the male urethra and is situated below the bladder. It churns out a fluid that carries semen and aids in the nourishment and transportation of sperms. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about nut allergies
Tree nut allergies are common, and they include reactions to almonds, cashews, and walnuts. An allergy to peanuts is not technically a nut allergy. Learn more about nut allergies here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Eating walnuts and following a low-saturated fat diet can decrease overall heart disease risk: Study
(Natural News) Walnuts are fiber-rich superfoods that are full of micronutrients, including copper, magnesium, and manganese. According to a recent study by researchers from The Pennsylvania State University, consuming nutritious walnuts while following a low-saturated-fat diet can help lower blood pressure. Cardiovascular disease, the biggest killer of adults in the U.S. Cardiovascular disease is responsible for the most number of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts are a delicious way to take care of your heart
(Natural News) People have long regarded walnuts to be potent superfoods and have understood its nutritional benefits. But did you know that eating walnuts is also a great way for you to keep your heart healthy? What’s up with walnuts? Americans consume over 2.5 million tons of walnuts every year. This high demand could be due to walnuts being... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Renfrew opens its first Center City eating-disorder treatment center
The Walnut Street site its the 19th opening by the 33-year-old Philadelphia company (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Three New Federal Cases Allege Illegal Distribution of Male Sexual Enhancement Pills Falsely Branded as ‘Herbal’ Medicine
erectile dysfunction, pills, false label, male herbal remedies, Ronald Daniel Scott, Danny Scott, Stevenson Ranch CA, Premiere Sales Group, John Seil Lee, Walnut CA, Contenda Health, Chase Cranford, Raleigh NC, Randall Cranford, Pinehurst NC, Eldorado Trading Company, Jon Vogt,tadalafil, Cialis, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 11, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Man Sentenced to More than 8 Years in Prison for Illegally Importing, Selling Male Sexual Enhancement Pills Branded as ‘Herbal’ Medicine
John Seil Lee, Walnut CA, misbranded drugs, injuries, KHK International Trade Enterprise, SHH World Trading Enterprises, X Again, X Monster, Royal Master, EEZZY UP PLATINUM, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 7, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Study reveals eating 2 handfuls of walnuts a day can help prevent breast cancer
(Natural News) Walnuts are known for being one of the most nutritious nuts on the planet. They also happen to be excellent sources of healthy fats and antioxidants, which help fight disease-causing inflammation. Plenty of research has been done on the health benefits of walnuts, and consumption of these tree nuts has been associated with a lower... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating 60g of walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds each day 'gives men better orgasms' 
Spanish researchers believe the array of nutrients in the nuts help transmit signals to the penis which boost sensitivity and performance. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet during pregnancy associated with improved maternal health outcomes
(Edelman Seattle) A new clinical trial found women who followed a Mediterranean-style diet during pregnancy, including a daily portion of tree nuts (half being walnuts) and extra virgin olive oil, had a 35 percent lower risk of gestational diabetes and on average, gained 2.75 pounds less, compared to women who received standard prenatal care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Stuffed quinoa peppers
Stuffed peppers are often made with ground meat. This meatless version is just as satisfying, thanks to a hearty mix of quinoa, walnuts, tomatoes and zucchini. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network -- just in time for you to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 17, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Looming insect invasion threatens California wine and avocados
(University of California - Riverside) UC Riverside is testing whether a sesame seed-sized wasp can control a pest that could seriously damage California crops including wine, walnuts, and avocados. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 17, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Whole Foods recalls two of its pestos after a customer suffered an allergic reaction
Whole Foods Market is recalling its in-house basil pesto and in-house sundried tomato pesto after failing to declare that they may contain milk and tree nuts, specifically walnuts and pine nuts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests
The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

A Tasty Twist on Pasta and Pesto
MONDAY, May 6, 2019 -- Pesto is a delicious and fast pasta sauce. Because it can be made in advance and served cold, it's also a perfect do-ahead dish. The nuts used in traditional pesto are healthful, but whether almonds, walnuts or pine nuts, you... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, risk for heart disease
People who switched out 5 percent of saturated fat in their diets for walnuts had lower central diastolic blood pressure readings than those who didn't make the change. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease
When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. In a randomized, controlled trial, researchers examined the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in participants' diets with walnuts. They found that when participants ate whole walnuts daily in combination with lower overall amounts of saturated fat, they had lower central blood pressure. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease
(Penn State) When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

TriHealth's chief operating officer plans to step down
TriHealth employees were told Thursday that chief operating officer Gail Donovan, who is well regarded by many, plans to depart the hospital system. She is now seeking a chief executive officer position elsewhere, according to a memo written by CEO Mark Clement. Donovan, 62, who also is a member of the board of the Cincinnati USA Regional chamber, declined to provide comment to the Business Courier. In addition to being COO, Donovan is presi dent of health services for Walnut Hills-based TriHealth,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 26, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

TriHealth's chief operating officer plans to step down
TriHealth employees were told Thursday that chief operating officer Gail Donovan, who is well regarded by many, plans to depart the hospital system. She is now seeking a chief executive officer position elsewhere, according to a memo written by CEO Mark Clement. Donovan, 62, who also is a member of the board of the Cincinnati USA Regional chamber, declined to provide comment to the Business Courier. In addition to being COO, Donovan is presi dent of health services for Walnut Hills-based TriHealth,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 26, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

MRI shows obesity can influence brain volume
Obesity can change more than the size of your waistline. In a new study published...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Interventional radiology procedure tamps obesity MRI offers view of liver fat loss in obese patients Appetite controls disrupted in obese teens' brains fMRI shows how walnuts influence hunger Adolescent obesity boosts risk of permanent bone loss (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The nutritional content and health benefits of pecans and walnuts
(Natural News) Pecans and walnuts are similar nuts that are well-regarded for their taste and healthiness – even if they differ greatly in looks and taste. So, how do they compare with each other in terms of nutritional value? A serving of walnuts contains slightly more calories than an equivalent amount of pecans. Much of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news