Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Of the 57 hospitalized infants with retrovirus infection, those who were treated with a probiotic formula containing Bifidobacterium longum BORI and Lactobacillus acidophilus had significantly improved symptoms compared to those in the placebo group who were treated with a probiotics-free skim milk powder. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Two weeks of intervention with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG®) and Bifidobacterium (BB-12®) significantly reduced H. pylori infection and symptoms in the participating subjects compared to placebo. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Four weeks of probiotic supplementation with B longum BB536, B infantis M63, and B breve M-16 V significantly improved symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in the participating children compared placebo. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Three months of capsaicin supplementation significantly increased serum HDL-C levels and moderately reduced triglycerides, CRP and PLTP in participating volunteers compared to controls. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PhD. Studies show that music therapy retrains how the brain thinks and may prevent and correct many of the problems associated with dementia and at a significant cost reduction compared to the cost of traditional medicine.
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Analysis of 4,076 community-dwelling adults found that higher plasma lutein and zeaxanthin were independently associated with better composite scores for global cognition, memory, and executive function; however, only zeaxanthin, was associated with better processing speed.
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Twenty-six weeks of chamomile supplementation significantly reduced anxiety, body weight, and blood pressure in the 46 study participants compared to the control group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Four weeks of treatment with a combination of 4 probiotics significantly reduced the severity and number of days of diarrhea in participating subjects who were suffering from an initial infection with Clostridium difficile. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. This study found that elderly Japanese subjects with rheumatoid arthritis consumed significantly more grains and less monounsaturated fats, vegetables, and meat compared to their age-matched healthy controls.
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Twelve weeks of oral supplementation with hyaluronan significantly reduced wrinkle depth, volume and area in the participating male and female volunteers with crow’s feet wrinkles compared to the placebo group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. A symbiotic preparation of Lactobacillus plantarum ATCC strain 202195 in combination with the prebiotic fructooligosaccharide, when given orally to 2,278 newborns, significantly reduced diarrhea and death from sepsis and significantly increased weight gain compared to the placebo group.
Written by Marcia J. Egles, MD. Resveratrol at 1mg/kg (but not 10 mg/kg) prevented reduction in bone volume and growth plate thickness when administered to healthy 6-week old methotrexate-treated male rats. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Of the twenty teeth with mercury amalgam fillings, Wi-Fi exposure of 2.4 GHz for 20 minutes significantly increased (approximately doubled) the amount of mercury released from the Wi-Fi exposed group compared to the non-exposed group. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. A two-week topical application of peppermint oil significantly improved itching in the twenty-five participants with chronic pruritus compared to the control group.