A new lab partnership will help drive omega-3s research in the Asia Pacific region, according to OmegaQuant, a firm that has developed a simple blood test to measure levels of these important nutrients.
Alterations in gut microbiota composition are associated with metabolic syndrome and chronic inflammatory diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease. Researchers recently investigated whether elicitation of anti-flagellin antibodies might serve as a...
Of the possible Western herbal medicines for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), peppermint essential oil is supported by the most science, but there are other emerging herbal preparations, says a new systematic review and meta-analysis from Australia.
A ‘BioPatty’ containing probiotics could help boost the immune systems of honey bees, so protecting colonies from collapse and maintaining their valuable role as pollinators of crops globally, new research suggests.
A recent review of astaxanthin found evidence to support the safety of dosages of 12 mg up to 24 mg a day. But that applies to only to natural astaxanthin, not to the synthetic forms, the authors said.