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Research in practice

Studies indicate that low levels of the thyroid hormone fT3 are associated with poorer outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease and may be a useful risk analysis tool in this population.

Feb 17, 17

In a 2016 published study, researchers evaluated the anti-stress, cognitive and neurophysiological effects of L-theanine in healthy adults. They found this amino acid was effective at reducing stress levels after various cognitive stress tests.

Jan 27, 17

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