Research in practice

A recent meta-analysis published in June of 2015 has shown that saccharomyces boulardii is an effective intervention in the reduction of risk of antibiotic associated diarrhoea (AAD) in both children and adults. 

Dec 18, 15

Adequate intake of vitamin K is linked to improved cognition and better behaviour performance in older adults, according to an observational cross-sectional study.

Dec 14, 15

The simple, safe intervention of Chondroitin Sulphate in painful osteoarthritis has just been given a boost in confidence! Showing remarkable efficacy, against the most commonly prescribed medical therapy.

Nov 28, 15

Results from a new study suggest microbial diversity of the oral and intestinal mucosa in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) has a significant impact on the risk for infectious complication in the first three months of induction chemotherapy.

Oct 16, 15

In 2014, Volkan Sayin and other Swedish researchers claimed that vitamin E and N-acetyl-cysteine supplements could increase lung cancer in smokers.

Sep 10, 15

A recent review on intestinal microbiota and probiotics in coeliac disease (CD) revealed that research into CD and the effect of gluten on the intestinal-immune health in adults has only been studied since 2012; prior to that children were the cohort subjects.

Aug 14, 15

Probiotics modulate the immune response in children suffering from coeliac disease by reducing the pro- inflammatory cytokines according to a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Aug 14, 15

An Assessment modelling study from the UK in 2013 came to the surprising conclusion that simply by adding one apple per day to elderly people’s diet the number of deaths prevented from vascular disease would approach those prevented from taking a statin and with far fewer side-effects.

Aug 13, 15