A standardised extract of Echinacea purpurea is an efficient and cost-effective antiviral counter measure to vaccination in the prevention of respiratory tract infections (RTIs) and for reducing concomitant viral loads, say scientists.
Vitamin D supplementation should be increased to five-times what is currently recommended in the UK in order to support the population's immunity against respiratory tract infections, according to new research.
The associations between vitamin D status and COVID-19 risk continue to strengthen, with new data from Quest Diagnostics and Boston University indicating that people with deficiency in the sunshine vitamin may have a significantly higher positivity rate...
Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6068 (GanedenBC30) may improve gastrointestinal symptoms (GI) and upper respiratory tract infection symptoms (URTI) in children, according to a new study published in the journal Food Research International.
Lactobacillus GG (LGG) can decrease the risk of upper respiratory tract infections including rhinitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, otitis, and the common cold in children attending day care centres, claims a new study.
The shortage of flu vaccine has forced millions of Americans to
seek alternatives and the supplements industry has not been slow in
coming forward with suggestions.The American Botanical Council
suggests some herbals that manufacturers...
Taking a daily vitamin E supplement may protect the elderly from
getting colds, suggests a new study, thought to be the first to
demonstrate that vitamin E can protect against colds in a real life