Ageing is naturally associated with decreases in cognitive function and a growing body of evidence suggests that age-related inflammation may contribute to these changes.3 Only one in 1000 older adults exhibit no evidence of cognitive deterioration.
Functional polymorphisms of various antioxidant genes may be beneficial diagnostic and therapeutic markers for the health of sperm and the risk of male infertility.
Referring clients to access yoga, meditation and mindfulness services for the control and treatment of stress is supported by research.
Ubiquinol is a reasonably new supplement now approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and therefore available to Australian Healthcare Professionals. Prior to its recent addition to the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) CoQ10 was only available in the form of ubiquinone, both forms, are now marketed as supplemental options for coenzyme Q10.
CoQ10 is a well-known antioxidant, active in every cell of the body. It has a strong link with cellular mitochondria and may also have a crucial role in mitochondrial homeostasis and therefore down-regulation of inflammasomes.
In the 1960s Denham Harman hypothesised the free radical theory of ageing, but was himself frustrated by his inability to prove it. Fifty years later the theory still remains unproven.
What role does the microbiome, toxicity and inflammation have in the interplay between gut and mind? The body of evidence is growing that a healthy gastrointestinal system is a core clinical consideration in the treatment of mood disorders.
With the help of Dr Mark Donohoe, we will unpack the learning points from the 2015 BioCeuticals Symposium and it's themes of Oxidation, Inflammation and Immune Dysfunction.
Dr Donohoe also touches on the challenges facing modern medicine in the changing terrain of patients who don't fit into a "well-described diagnostic box".
This podcast explores the clinical implications and practical implementation gleaned from the speakers at the 2015 BioCeuticals Symposium. With so much information to revisit, this may be the first of a series.