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Probiotics may reverse damage of generational stress

Taking male rat pups away from their mothers can produce detrimental effects in those rats when they mature, including mental illness, and these effects can then be passed on to the next generation. A new study suggests that probiotics can help reverse this transgenerational damage.

“These data are the first to demonstrate that stress-induced behavioral alterations in affective learning could be “inherited” by infant offspring,” wrote the researchers.  © iStock/maurusone
Special Edition: Immune Support

Vox Pop: What do college students think about immune support supplements?

Winter is in full blast here in Chicago, a time when closed, compact quarters like university campuses often turn into hotspots for colds or even the flu.

Meta-analysis supports pomegranate juice’s blood pressure benefits

A comprehensive meta-analysis of data from eight RCTs supported a role for pomegranate juice in a heart-healthy diet.

Toolbox Genomics secures funding, to start beta testing

ToolBox Genomics (TBG), a new entrant to the personalized wellness sector, has secured seed round funding and will soon begin beta testing its direct to consumer Health Action Report for customers.

Blue maize extract may lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels

Blue maize antioxidants may help protect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and diabetes raising possibilities of using blue maize as a nutraceutical and functional food component.

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Convenience, concentrates, and 3rd generation forms: Where’s the innovation in the omega-3 space?

Are natural retail buyers bored with fish oil? Can concentrates, convenience, combination products, and third generation forms re-engage them?

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