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March 2016

Curcumin could help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis

New laboratory research suggests that the active ingredient in the distinctive yellow root, turmeric, can kill and clear out tuberculosis infection from cells.

30 March, 2016

Botanical supplements boost bone health

Some common herbal extracts including pomegranate, liquorice and grapeseed may have the ability to enhance bone health at a genetic level, according to new research.

30 March, 2016

European authority issues vitamin D recommendations

Acknowledging the possibility of deficiency, the European Food Safety Authority has issued recommendations for minimum levels of daily vitamin D. But is the new minimum still too low?

29 March, 2016

Frankincense extract prevents radiation-induced skin damage

Radiation treatment for breast cancer can induce complex skin wounds, but a cream containing frankincense extracts has been shown to reduce the damage.

25 March, 2016

Crucial viral link to Alzheimer’s is being ignored

An international panel of scientists warns that we are ignoring overwhelming evidence that viral or bacterial infection is triggers plaque build-up in the brains of Alzheimer’s sufferers.

24 March, 2016

B-vitamin/omega-3 combo helps protect memory

Having higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in your body could enhance the memory boosting effects of B vitamins.

21 March, 2016

Add pea fibre to aid weight loss

Consuming yellow pea fibre daily may help reduce body fat and energy intake in overweight and obese adults, according to a new study.

21 March, 2016

Omega-3 supplements could help protect against breast cancer

For overweight women supplementing with the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA may help keep breasts healthy and lower the risk of breast cancer.

16 March, 2016

Being physically active could cut Alzheimer’s risk in half

A new study shows that a variety of physical activities from walking to gardening and dancing can improve brain volume and cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by 50%.

14 March, 2016

Urban light pollution is disrupting our sleep

If your neighborhood is well-lit at night, you may not be sleeping as well as you should, according to a new study.

10 March, 2016