A new study is suggesting that a high dose of B vitamins could stop the onset of Alzheimer’s by preventing shrinkage of the medial temporal lobe, the area of the brain that defines the disease.
Supplementing the diet of lab animals with magnesium L-threonate may boost the memory lead to the consolidation and retention of conditioned taste aversion (CTA), says a new study that adds to the science behind the ingredient.
A combination supplement containing phosphatidylserine (PS) and caffeine may improve mood scores and reduce the perception of fatigue after exercise, suggests new research.
Increased intakes of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA may counter the alleviate oxidative stress in older people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), says a new study from Malaysia.
Next Pharmaceuticals has bolstered the stress-reducing credentials of its Relora branded ingredient with new research presented at the recent Experimental Biology conference in Boston.
A diet supplemented with berries could help to protect brain functioning during aging, according to new animal data.
There is no evidence that drugs, herbal products or vitamin supplements can help to prevent cognitive declines in healthy older adults, according to a new review.
The National Toxicology Program has issued its final report on its long-term tests of ginkgo biloba. The report shows some carcinogenic effects, but industry observers criticized the results, saying those concerns may not be applicable to available ginkgo extracts because the material used in the tests was so unusual.
From next big thing to the focus of FTC action on claims, acai has had a rollercoaster ride so far, but the emergence of a remarkable range of products and a 'tsunami of pent up science' shows the Amazonian superfruit is definitely back on track.
While demand for some more exotic fruits can wax and then rapidly wane after celebrity backers lose interest, and over-use (and abuse) has devalued the term ‘super fruit’ somewhat, enthusiasm about fruits of all kinds continues to grow.
Cyvex Nutriton has rebranded its flagship cognitive health ingredient to Novusetin after a competitor objected to the previous name.
A patent application from Kraft shows it is exploring ways to incorporate ‘crude caffeine’ from coffee beans into functional or medical foods, building on a growing body of research that suggests it has neuro-protective effects.
New research claims regularly eating cocoa flavanols could protect people from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Israel’s Qualitas Health is rolling out its sustainable, algae-sourced omega-3 oil rich in EPA for supplements, filling a hole in the market for pure-EPA oils.
Screening levels of vitamin E in the blood could help to improve the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease, according to new research that suggests the vitamin may also aid in protection.
Daily consumption of krill oil may boost learning and working memory in lab animals, and display antidepressant-like effects, according to a new study from Aker BioMarine.
Polyphenol-rich extracts from fruit and vegetables may have molecular targets with potential relevance to cardiometabolic and neurological health, according to new data.
Relora, the stress-reducing supplement ingredient from Next Pharmaceuticals, has cleared a major regulatory hurdle by obtaining approval from Health Canada for sale in that country.
Daily supplements of citicoline may help prevent further declines in mental function in elderly people with mild vascular cognitive impairment, says a new study from Italy.
Supplements of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may improve memory and reaction times for healthy young people, says a new study that could ‘translate into far-reaching benefits’.