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21 June 2018

Australian study highlights need for Pharmacist CM education

A recent Australian study has called for more specialised complementary medicines education to be made available to pharmacists after determining that pharmacists only hold a satisfactory level of knowledge on ...

21 June 2018

Can supplements improve a clinician’s health and well-being?

Under-pressure health workers could benefit from the use of dietary supplements a review in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery claims.

Global dietary calcium intake among adults
20 June 2018

Global dietary calcium intake among adults

Australians on average consume between 800 and 900mg of calcium per day - slightly less than our northern Europe counterparts, but significantly greater than individuals in countries across Asia, Africa ...

DHA in pregnancy leads to leaner kids
19 June 2018

DHA in pregnancy leads to leaner kids

Women receiving DHA supplements during pregnancy may increase their chances of having leaner children according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

14 June 2018

World first - topical microbiome transplant

Results of the first human topical microbiome transplant to treat atopic dermatitis could pave the way for new treatment options for this common skin condition.

13 June 2018

Magnesium essential for vitamin D function

Without optimum levels of magnesium, vitamin D may not be utilised fully by the body according to a review published in the Journal of the American Osteopath Association.

12 June 2018

Nicotinamide improves cardiovascular function

The key to improving cardiovascular functions in ageing humans may lie in increasing the bioavailability of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+).

07 June 2018

Therapeutic effects of cannabis

A rapid-review of medical literature conducted by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on the health effects of cannabis and cannabinoids, has concluded that there is evidence ...