A paper that concluded that DNA barcoding techniques were more cost-effective than traditional practices for identification of vegetation species has been retracted after the lead researcher – Dr Steven Newmaster – failed to respond to questions about...
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A meta-analysis of 13 clinical trials on more than 500,000 COVID-19 patients revealed no significant association between vitamin D supplementation and improved clinical outcomes based on current evidence.
Supplementation with a proprietary combination of extracts from Bergamot orange and Tongkat Ali led to significant reductions in BMI in a 112-day study with obese people, showing the potential of the ingredient for weight management formulations.
Research into the postpartum variations in human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) adds weight to the argument that extended breastfeeding is beneficial to infant development and may facilitate the development of new infant formula fortified with HMOs.
Consumers are increasingly aware of the detrimental effects of not getting enough sleep, and emerging links between the gut microbiota and sleep could create opportunities for prebiotics and probiotics in the booming natural sleep aid category.