Exploratory Study: N-acetylcysteine Associated With Increased Cerebral Glucose Metabolism in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

N-acetylcysteine (NAC), the naturally occurring molecule that replenishes antioxidants, shows improved brain metabolism and self-reported improvements in cognitive function in patients with multiple sclerosis, according to a study published in the journal, Frontiers in Neurology. The study found improvements in brain metabolism, particularly in areas that support cognition such asRead …

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Klaire Labs Introduces Ther-Biotic® Synbiotic, The Next-Evolution, Shelf-stable Combination of a Prebiotic and Probiotics Strains

Klaire Labs Ther-Biotic® Synbiotic.

Soho Flordis International (SFI®), a leading natural healthcare company that produces premium, evidence-based nutraceuticals and the home of Klaire Labs®, announced the launch of its all-new, comprehensive Ther-Biotic® Synbiotic. Manufactured under the Klaire Labs brand, Ther-Biotic Synbiotic represents the next generation of microbiome support, combining clinically proven probiotic strains withRead …

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Are all BPA-free Plastics Safe? Scientists Question Alternatives

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Scientists find BPA alternative, bisphenol S, could negatively affect both a mother’s placenta and potentially a developing baby’s brain. Using BPA-free plastic products could be as harmful to human health — including a developing brain — as those products that contain the controversial chemical, suggest scientists in a new studyRead …

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Gingko, Green Tea, Phosphatidylserine added to Pharmacological Treatment for Hypertension

Adding a combination of three natural extracts to standard pharmacological treatments could help to fight hypertension, improving cardiovascular function especially in those patients whose blood pressure remains not well controlled. These are the conclusions of a study conducted by the Vascular Pathophysiology Laboratory of I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed in Pozzilli, in collaborationRead …

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Effectiveness of Herbal Oral Care Products in Reducing Dental Plaque & Gingivitis

In recent years a number of new toothpastes and mouthwash products have emerged as herbal oral care alternatives to traditional flouride to reduce dental plaque formation. Many of these products contain a combination of botanicals. As this latest study states, the trials supporting the use of these ingredients are conflictingRead …

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The Lancet: New Coronavirus Cannot be Passed from Mother to Child Late in Pregnancy

There is currently no evidence that the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) causes severe adverse outcomes in neonates or that it can pass to the child while in the womb, according to a small observational study of women from Wuhan, China, who were in the third trimester of pregnancy andRead …

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Clostridioides Difficile Infection Thrives in Popular High-protein, High-fat Diets

Diets like the Keto, Paleo and Atkins focus on high-fat, high-protein meals that are often low in carbohydrates. This mix may appeal to Clostridioides difficile bacteria, too. In a new study published this in mSystems, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, researchers report that mice fed aRead …

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