Every week we discover inspiring, informative, and sometimes shocking health-related news. From new studies to insightful analysis, here is what you need to know this week:

  • Phytosterols are natural compounds found in plants that have been shown to help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. But now, there is evidence that phytosterols may help reverse age-related hearing loss. PLOS
  • For muscles and bones, extra energy, and even blood pressure and blood sugar maintenance, CoQ10 may be an answer. Dr. Frank Lipman takes a deep dive into CoQ10. Frank Lipman M.D.
  • Music can alleviate pain. A new study shows how Mozart and other classical music reduced the pain of babies. Nature Pediatric Research
  • That cup of coffee may be better than you thought. Caffeine levels are linked to the reduction of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in a new study. BMJ Journals