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Clinical support for low-cost tablets to treat coronavirus

Clinical support for low-cost tablets to treat coronavirus

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Chewable tablets or capsules formulated with dextrose or sorbitol and added bovine lactoferrin (bFL) offer a low cost and easy to produce preventative or clinical treatment for coronavirus strains, including COVID-19, according to a new study.

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Measuring psychological stress in health research

By Danielle Masterson

Between the pandemic, inflation rates, global issues and more, an increasing number of consumers are turning to supplements to support their mental health. According to SPINS, vitamins & supplements for stress relief and sleep support products saw...

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Swiss company launch pill that will help you wake up

By Liza Laws

A tablet to improve the natural waking up process has been launched by Swiss neutraceutical company, Galventa and has been designed to help night owls and shift workers feel more alert with ingredients being slowly released during sleep.

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Olive leaf extract can relieve severe knee pain, study finds

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Daily intake of olive leaf extract (OLE) is effective in reducing joint discomfort and increasing mobility in older people with significant high knee pain, according to the results from a Swiss study, sponsored by Nestle.

The study found that the potential oral probiotic could inhibit the activity of various common pathogenic bacteria.    Image © Jan-Otto / Getty Images

Study identifies new oral probiotic candidate

By Stephen Daniells

A bacterial strain isolated from the mouth and throat of a healthy five-year-old child may prevent the adherence of a key oral pathogen, suggests a new study from China.

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Enhanced AI platform generates personalised nutrition insights

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Researchers at Wageningen University & Research (WUR) are developing an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that will generate personalised nutritional advice based on individual health parameters and food purchasing habits.

Factoring CBD into the athletic equation

Factoring CBD into the athletic equation

By Danielle Masterson

This year’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit event launched with a focus on CBD in sports nutrition. While CBD/hemp products are still in a federal regulatory gray area, that hasn’t stopped product developers from flooding the market with new offerings....

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