A recent rodent study indicated that a combination of probiotics may impair memory in healthy animals – conclusions that industry experts say go ‘a bit too far’, and are at odds with the totality of the evidence.
Researchers from Unigen analysed the effects of botanical composition UP446 on the respiratory, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems in dogs and rats and found minimal to no pharmacotoxicolocal effect.
Evidence continues to mount that the gut microbiome affects gut health in a number of ways, one of which appears to be by inducing the nervous system to send signals to the brain via the vagus nerve and other pathways. Can the makeup of this microbial...
New research commissioned by ingredient supplier Kyowa Hakko confirms what other recent surveys have shown: The specter of cognitive decline now looms largest in consumers minds when they consider the slings and arrows of aging. And cognitive hiccups...
The gut is teeming with bacteria, good and bad, and these organisms and their cousins living elsewhere on and in the body outnumber the body’s own cells by an order of magnitude. It is only recently that the notion has come to the fore that these microorganisms...
Two firms have joined forces to bring the multifunctional molecule pyrroloquinoline quinone, or PQQ, into the sports nutrition market via beverage applications. The partnership pairs Virun’s delivery technology with Nascent Health Sciences' supply...
One of the nutrition industry’s biggest sellers – vitamin C – may help nerve cells in the eye to function properly, says a new study that suggests the vitamin may also be important for brain function, too.
BioReal has been given the green light to market its AstaREAL L-10
for supplements in Europe, after the astaxanthin was found to be
substantially equivalent to other sources on the market under
novels foods legislation.
Scientists in the US believe they may have found a new type of
diabetes after discovering that insulin and its related proteins
are produced in the brain and that reduced levels of both
contribute to Alzheimer's.
Curcumin, the spice that gives curry its yellow color, may activate
a key enzyme that protects the brain against oxidation, thought to
be a major factor in ageing and responsible for neurodegenerative
disorders like Alzheimer's...
A combination of B vitamins has been found to reduce the severity
of chronic pain in rats. The new research suggests that relief from
chronic pain, which affects millions every year, could be provided
in the form of vitamin tablets.
OleoMed America, a subsidiary of healthcare product distributor The
Pharmed Group, has added herbs and vitamins to its
pharmaceutical-grade olive oil to produce three new formulas
designed to fight weight, wrinkles and restless nights.
A research project investigating how a member of the vitamin E
family, alpha-tocotrienol, helps protect against neurodegenerative
diseases has received $1 million in funding from the US National
Institute of Health.