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With the emergence of antibiotic resistance, one goal of research scientists has been to understand through which medium bacteria communicate, and how we may inhibit this conversation.

Aug 15, 17

It is estimated that the global prevalence of IBS is 11%. The most common cause of IBS is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) — in fact, a whopping 60-80% of IBS is due to this common condition, totalling a possible 500 million people worldwide.

Aug 07, 17

Sarcopenia refers to the age-related loss of muscle mass, strength and functionality. It’s a major factor predisposing older people to falls and fracture.

Jul 31, 17

ACE Inhibitors are a commonly prescribed medication for lowering blood pressure. But developing a cough is a common side-effect for up to 35% of people taking this medication. 

Jul 28, 17

Antioxidants are well known for their health benefits. Often derived from plants, they come in the form of phytochemicals that protect the plant from external damage in their environment.

Jul 24, 17

We are led to beleive that the Flu Vaccine is the only choice when it comes to prevention of Influenza, when in fact, there's mounting evidence Vitamin D is another reputable choice. 

Jul 17, 17
Chronic cough

The important antioxidant N-acetylcysteine is at the centre of an expanding field of research investigating its benefits in chronic and persistent infections.

Jul 10, 17
Herbal medicine olive leaf on wooden background

Herbal substances such as echinacea, andrographis, astragalus, elecampane, olive leaf, ​elder and thyme are often used to support immunity. Just like the complexity of the immune system, the specific mechanisms of action of these herbs on immune activity is heterogeneous and complex.

Jul 03, 17


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