Thousands of smartphones are being connected to a powerful 'cloud computing' network while their users sleep, to help scientists uncover the potential anti-cancer properties of everyday foods and medicines.
Zinc supplementation may have clinical potential for preventing or managing diabetes, according to researchers from China after conducting a systematic review and comprehensive meta-analysis of 32 studies.
Supplementation with Akkermansia muciniphila may improve insulin sensitivity and cholesterol levels in a study that points to the gut bacterium’s effect on weight and metabolic syndrome related traits.
The authors of a recent study, which looked at how glucosamine - a supplement that is normally taken to help joint pain - could lower the risk of heart disease, should also reveal the association of other supplements with cardiovascular events or death.
Micronutrient deficiencies, including vitamins B12 and D, as well as folate, iron, zinc and copper, are common in adults with celiac disease and must be addressed at that time of diagnosis, according to a new study.
Humans consuming omega-3 supplements can convert EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) to DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), but this is only a one-way street, and no retroconversion occurs, says a new study that extends our knowledge of how we respond to supplementation.