Newly formed NovoBiome becomes the latest firm to delve into the gut microbiome as it aims to harness Artificial Intelligence (AI) to develop Live Biotherapeutic Products (LBPs) that address liver conditions.
The words ‘detox’ and ‘cleanse,’ when used with supplements or juices or diets, have strong market appeal. But some experts from the dietary supplement industry believe it’s time to move away from those words.
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Bitter orange extract (Citrus aurantium) has been found to help protect the liver against injury caused by bile duct obstructions or defects due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic activities.
Probiotics given to liver cirrhosis sufferers boosted neopterin levels and reactive oxygen species (ROS) production, but had no significant effect on white blood cells’ ability to consume bacteria, the original aim of the study.
A study has found drinking four or more cups of coffee per day
could reduce the risk of alcoholic cirrhosis by 80 percent,
suggesting that an ingredient in coffee may protect against this
type of chronic liver disease.
Research supporting the potent effects of curcumin, the substance
which gives curry a yellow colour, continues to mount up, with a
new study showing that it may also be able to prevent the onset of
alcoholic liver disease.
A new report presents the cases of two people who experienced liver
failure after taking supplements containing the kava herb. While
the report does not provide conclusive evidence of the herb's link
to liver poisoning, it stresses...
Germany has become the latest European country to ban sales of the
popular herbal remedy kava kava amid fears that large doses of the
product can lead to liver failure or even death. The move is likely
to increase the pressure on...
The debate over the safety of the popular herbal supplement kava
kava continued yesterday with the announcement by the US Food &
Drug Adminstration that there was a risk of liver damage associated
with the product.
A dietary supplement which claims to be an effective weight loss
agent has been linked to severe liver damage in seven healthy
people, according to research published in the US Annals of
Internal Medicine this week.