Vitamin D deficiency may play an important role in the severity of COVID-19 infections so supplementation should be strongly advised at this time, according to researchers who studied mortality rates across the globe.
The US Federal Trade Commission has sent 10 warning letters to network marketing companies whose participants it alleges have been making illegal COVID-19 treatment claims and earnings claims related to the pandemic crisis.
It’s not just immune support products that are selling well for dietary supplement firms, with consumers also seeking our adaptogens and products to help manage the stress of living through a pandemic, says the CEO of Herbalist & Alchemist.
Researchers have announced what they believe to be the healthiest way to drink coffee, after conducting an observational study of over 500,000 people examining the links between brewing method and risk of heart attack.
An independent researcher thinks the natural products sector might be underemphasizing a key way in which these products work — that being the effect some of the compounds found in them can have on stem cell proliferation.
The professor behind the COVID Symptom Tracker app - said to be the biggest ever citizen science project in health - predicts that diet and nutrition will soon be recognised as an essential element of immunity and a big modifiable risk factor in the fight...
A company-funded study of a multi-strain probiotic has found the species survive and propagate in the gut, but don’t significantly change the overall makeup of the microbiome when given to healthy subjects.