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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’.

Vitamin K2 – emerging evidence and calls for reclassification
09 April 2019

Vitamin K2 – emerging evidence and calls for reclassification

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 ...

Probiotics in gestational diabetes
08 April 2019

Can probiotics play a role in gestational diabetes?

Probiotic supplementation in women with diet-controlled gestational diabetes in late second and early third trimester lowered fasting glucose levels and increased insulin sensitivity, suggesting probiotics as a potential adjunct treatment ...

Macular Degeneration Foundation of Australia
04 April 2019

Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Nutritional Interventions are important

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of severe vision impairment in individuals aged over 55 years in Australia and a leading cause of irreversible blindness among the elderly ...