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Prevalence and Nondisclosure of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Patients With Cancer
26 June 2019

Prevalence and non-disclosure of CAM use

A new US study has found that almost one third of people with a history of cancer and using complementary medicines did not disclose their use of to their healthcare ...

Probiotic alleviates stress and anxiety
25 June 2019

Probiotic alleviates stress and anxiety

A specific strain of Lactobacillus could provide a natural strategy to improve psychological functions, cognitive health and memory functions in stressed adults according to new research published in journal, Beneficial ...

Vitamin C deficiency common in Australian patients
24 June 2019

Vitamin C deficiency common in Australian patients

A new Australian study has highlighted that hypovitaminosis C may be more common in hospitalised patients than is generally thought and is associated with prolonged length of stay.

Glucosamine protects joint health in athletes
19 June 2019

Glucosamine protects joint health in athletes

New research out of Japan has shown that glucosamine could prevent the breakdown of type II collagen while also maintaining type II collagen synthesis in endurance athletes with intense joint ...

Vitamin A and antimicrobial protection in skin
18 June 2019

Vitamin A and antimicrobial protection in skin

New research has provided insight into just how vitamin A promotes skin health, in particular resistance to skin infection.

Nuts enhance neuropsychological development
17 June 2019

Nuts enhance neuropsychological development

Turning to nuts during early pregnancy may be associated with long-term child neuropsychological development, a new study in the European Journal of Epidemiology, reports.

Low carb breakfast – simple strategy improves diabetes
13 June 2019

Low carb breakfast – simple strategy improves diabetes

Cutting down on carbohydrates at breakfast could be an effective, simple strategy to lower overall exposure to post-prandial hyperglycaemia and improve glycaemic variability throughout the day a new Canadian study ...

People expect to use CM to manage chronic disease, according to recent study
12 June 2019

People expect to use CM to manage chronic disease, according to recent study

An investigation into the attitudes of people regarding the treatment of chronic disease identified that almost everyone would choose to use complementary medicines in addition to conventional treatment.