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Why going green can improve your wellbeing
20 January 2021

Why going green can improve your wellbeing

Meta review of studies looking at how green space measured by NDVI correlates with wellbeing and improvement in mortality. 

Low zinc levels linked to covid-19 mortality
30 November 2020

Low zinc levels linked to covid-19 mortality

The important role of zinc in infection control has been further strengthened with new research suggesting that higher zinc levels are associated with lower mortality due to covid-19 infection

Meta-analysis: Vitamin D Supplementation for Major Depression
16 November 2020

Meta-analysis: Vitamin D Supplementation for Major Depression

Findings of a recently published meta-analysis suggest that vitamin D supplementation may be a promising solution to managing major depression.

Ashwagandha: Ayurveda’s answer to a good night’s sleep
02 November 2020

Ashwagandha: Ayurveda’s answer to a good night’s sleep

Statistically significant results from the first randomised clinical trial conducted to assess the effect of ashwagandha on sleep quality in insomnia

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CMEd Certification

CMEd Certification

CMEd Certification, our multi-award winning program for Pharmacists, focusses on evidence-informed complementary medicine ingredients and their use in health conditions commonly encountered in Pharmacy.

Immune whitepaper

Immune whitepaper

Our whitepaper for health professionals investigates the evidence-based use of nutritional supplements and herbal medicines to support immune function, and the prevention, management and treatment of viral respiratory tract infections.

Blackmores Institute Annual Review 2020

Annual Review

Blackmores Institute's primary purpose is to support the quality use of natural medicine and improve public health. Read about the initiatives we've undertaken recently in our 2020 review.

Sustainable Nutrition

Sustainable Nutrition

Blackmores Institute's scientific literature review, assessing climate change and its predicted impacts on human nutritional needs and future access to medicinal herbs and key ingredients used in natural medicine.