Vitamin D may benefit Crohn’s sufferers

The results of a study carried out by researchers at St James’s Hospital in Dublin have shown that vitamin D could improve intestinal barrier dysfunctions associated with Crohn’s disease (CD), a gastrointestinal condition characterized by inflammation. The researchers gave 27 subjects with CD in remission either 2,000iu of vitamin D daily for three months, or […]

July 10, 2015 Continue Reading

Green-lipped mussel extract may protect against muscle damage post-exercise

New research conducted by researchers from the University of Indiana-Bloomington and published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, has found that green-lipped mussel extract can suppress certain markers of muscle damage and inflammation that usually increase during exercise. The study set out to evaluate the effects of PCSO-524, a marine oil […]

March 13, 2015 Continue Reading

CRP levels reduced by glucosamine-chondroitin combo

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that levels of C-reaction protein (CRP) can be significantly reduced by a combination of glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulphate. The research, led by Dr Sandi Navarro PhD, studied 18 healthy but overweight subjects for 28 days, randomly assigning them a placebo or […]

March 13, 2015 Continue Reading

Ordinary Skincare evolves in the UK

South African natural skincare brand Ordinary Skincare has been launched in the UK by Skin Evolution. The range of moisturizing creams were developed by Dr Claire Jamieson – a household name in South Africa – who was inspired by the difficulty her patients had in finding skincare products for dry and sensitive skin that delivered […]

November 19, 2014 Continue Reading

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