New COVID-19 Era Studies Show Zinc Supports Immunity & Respiratory Health


In recent months a number of new studies have emerged regarding the use of zinc in clinical settings. Zinc is necessary for normal metabolism and functioning of the reproductive, cardiovascular and nervous systems, but it is also important for the immune system, in particular for the proliferation and maturation ofRead

What is Best: Animal or Plant-based Protein for Elderly?

While there is a growing emphasis on plant-based diets because of environmental and health benefits, little is known about how healthy these diets are for keeping muscles strong in elderly people. Oliver Witard of King’s College London presented research at The Physiological Society’s Future Physiology 2020 conference about soy andRead

Why are Children Spared from the Damage of COVID-19?

Differences in lung physiology and immune function in children could be why they are more often spared from severe illness associated with COVID-19 than adults, according to pediatric and adult physicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Baylor College of Medicine, who teamed upRead

U Vermont’s Multi-Stakeholder Integrative Pain Pilot: Initial Reflections on Outcomes & Transferability

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In recent weeks, two influential integrative health organizations each chose to feature presentations on the expansive, multidisciplinary, and remarkably patient-choice integrative pain pilot associated with the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMC). The presentations for the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health and the Alliance to Advance Comprehensive IntegrativeRead