Spirulina For Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Research suggests that a diet supplemented with spirulina could offer benefits for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Neuroscientists used a mouse model of ALS to demonstrate that supplementation with a blue – green algae known as spirulina, which is nutrient rich, provides neuroprotective support for dying motor neurons.[1] Disease progression and the onset of… Read More »

Hospital market concentration on the rise, along with prices

Nearly three-quarters of metro areas had highly concentrated hospital markets in 2016 and 13% were very highly-concentrated, according to a new report from the Health Care Cost Institute. Researchers found metro areas where hospitals markets became more concentrated also had larger increases in inpatient prices and vice-versa. The correlation held true when looking at only… Read More »