A robust systematic review and meta-analysis has revealed regular vitamin D supplementation is strongly protective against acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including colds and flu.
A recent study has shown that formulae containing Echinacea purpurea may be as effective as Oseltamivir, an antiviral medication used to treat and prevent influenza A and influenza B, in the early treatment of clinically diagnosed influenza virus.
In this podcast Nicole Bijlsma lays out some facts about the air we breathe and the water that we consume and the assoicated health risks. This is compelling information that all health professionals need to be aware of.
As an integrative physician with a background in Traditional Chinese medicine, Dr Heyman's core areas of expertise include the effect of biotoxins on the immune system, chronic inflammation and consequent neuroinflammation.
Recent research shows echinacea can reduce recurrent respiratory tract infections by 50% when compared to placebo.
Keeping Daycare and School-age children well in the winter months is a challenge. This study provides some insight into how combining Vitamin C and probiotics can help reduce upper respiratory tract infections in kids.