Recent Clinical Research

Vitamin B3 analogue boosts production of blood cells

Scientists from EPFL and the UNIL/Ludwig Cancer Research have found that supplementing diet with nicotinamide riboside, an analogue of vitamin B3, boosts the production of blood cells by improving the function of their stem cells. This can help overcome problems in...

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Blood pressure control is beneficial, is it not?

Until recently, physicians had generally assumed that older adults benefit from keeping their blood pressure below 140/90 mmHg. However, researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have now found that this assumption does not apply to all patients with high...

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Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in an animal study

Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in an animal study

Alzheimer's-like symptoms reversed in an animal study For this study, the researchers took a look at two compounds: EGCG, or epigallocatechin-3-gallate, a key ingredient in green tea, and FA, or ferulic acid, which is found in carrots, tomatoes, rice, wheat and oats....

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Bedtime protein for bigger gains? Here’s the scoop

According to a review published in Frontiers in Nutrition, overnight sleep provides a unique nutritional window for boosting the muscle response to resistance training -- without increasing body fat. Source: Bedtime protein for bigger gains? Here's the scoop

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Saffron as effective as stimulant medicines in treating ADHD

Saffron as effective as stimulant medicines in treating ADHD

Saffron as effective as stimulant medicines in treating ADHD A new short-term pilot study in children and teens 6-17 years old with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has shown saffron to be as effective at controlling symptoms as methylphenidate, the...

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