Research in practice

Evidence shows that certain complementary medicines hold great value in the treatment of mood disorders. We take a look at some of the recent research.

Jan 20, 17

Resveratrol shows promise as a therapy for stabilising amyloid proteins in Alzheimer's patients

Jan 13, 17

Serum levels of vitamin B12 play an important role in cognitive and mental health. Observational studies have found as many as 30% of patients hospitalised for depression to be deficient in vitamin B12.

Jan 06, 17

Australian Research demonstrates: a baby’s allergies can start to develop already in utero and may be influenced by the mother’s habits whilst pregnant

Dec 30, 16

By analysing infant cord blood samples researchers have demonstrated that a suceptibility to food allergy could be detected at birth. 

Dec 23, 16
pregnancy, medication, pain relief

Prenatal use of paracetamol needs to be carefully considered with evidence emerging it could affect behavioural outcomes in the offspring.

Dec 09, 16
toxic body fat

Research has long shown a strong relationship between increased body fat and degeneration of the brain. Basically, brain function declines as the size of the belly increases.

Dec 01, 16

A recent review provides evidence for probiotic use in liver disease. 

Nov 25, 16