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Can Vitamin A help skin cancer?
16 August 2019

Vitamin A lowers squamous cell carcinoma risk

New research showing vitamin A can lower risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma may be of particular interest in Australia which has one the highest incidences of squamous cell carcinoma ...

 omega-3 and plant sterols regulate glucose and lipid metabolism
15 August 2019

Omega-3 and plant sterols for glucose regulation

A new study out of China reports first-of-its-kind results with omega-3 and plant sterols in people with impaired glucose regulation.

Curcumin extract improves neurocognitive function and mood
14 August 2019

Curcumin extract improves neurocognitive function

New Australian researcher has found significant improvement in neurocognitive function and mood in healthy older people following treatment with a specialised curcumin extract.

Volunteers needed for insomnia study
12 August 2019

Volunteers needed for insomnia study

Researchers from NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University are inviting volunteers to participate in a new clinical trial examining the effectiveness of a herbal formula to treat chronic insomnia.

Mediterranean Diet in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
09 August 2019

Mediterranean Diet effective in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

People diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease may benefit from supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, new research has found.

Omega-3 improves endothelial function
08 August 2019

Omega-3 improves endothelial function

People diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease may benefit from supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, new research has found.

Childhood vitamin D linked to CVD risks in later life
07 August 2019

Childhood vitamin D linked to CVD risks in later life

Persistently low vitamin D has been found to be associated with elevated systolic blood pressure above and beyond hypertension risk factors - with new research finding this link present as ...

Calorie restriction improves cardiometabolic health
01 August 2019

Calorie restriction improves cardiometabolic health

Researchers suggest that there is profound public health relevance in the results of their study on caloric restriction and cardiometabolic markers.