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Mortality risk reduced with light exercise
25 April 2019

Mortality risk reduced with light exercise

Replacing even modest amounts of sitting time with light physical activity may have the potential to reduce the risk of premature death among less active adults, a study published in ...

Curcumin improves lipid profile in diabetes
24 April 2019

Curcumin improves lipid profile in diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes mellitus may see improvements in their lipid profile following supplementation with curcumin, new research has reported.

Australian women still at risk of iodine deficiency during pregnancy
23 April 2019

Australian women still at risk of iodine deficiency during pregnancy

Australian researchers are urging for timely advice on iodine supplementation to be given to pregnant women to avoid irreversible neurocognitive damage to the foetus.

Vitamin D deficiency and cognitive decline
18 April 2019

Vitamin D deficiency and cognitive decline

With approximately 1 billion people worldwide deficient in vitamin D authors of a new review on its role in cognitive function are calling for more research to be undertaken in ...

Mediterranean diet – the key to happy teenagers
17 April 2019

Mediterranean diet – the key to happy teenagers?

The key to having a happy teenager may lie in eating a Mediterranean diet according to Spanish researchers.

Women using more complementary medicines
16 April 2019

CM use increasing across generations of Australian women

New research has found that young Australian women from the Millennial generation are utilising complementary medicines more than those from Generation X and in a different way - indicating changing ...

Complementary medicine interactions guide
15 April 2019

Blackmores Institute launches new Interactions Guide

A recent review of vitamin K, in particular the differences between vitamin K1 and K2 has urged national and international regulatory organisations to reconsider the current classification of vitamin K ...

Short Guide to the Quality Use of Complementary Medicines
11 April 2019

10 common supplement queries highlighted in new report

A new publication from Blackmores Institute entitled ‘A Short Guide to the Quality Use of Complementary Medicines for Healthcare Professionals’.