Twice daily supplementation with N-Acetylcysteine improves respiratory function and markedly reduces morbidity in elderly people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to data from a large, year-long, placebo-controlled clinical trial.
Researchers in Spain have shown a definitive link between low serum vitamin D and the prevalence of obesity. Rather than being a consequence of obesity, the vitamin deficiency may play a causative role.
D-ribose, a naturally occurring pentose carbohydrate, has great potential as a remedy for CFS.
Oral supplementation with a specific strain of Bifidobacterium lactis (NCC2818) markedly reduced clinical symptoms as well as inflammatory cytokine concentrations and basophil activation in people with seasonal allergic rhinitis and grass pollen allergies.
Glutathione, a powerful endogenous antioxidant, has been the subject of growing scientific interest. Deficiency is increasingly recognized as a risk factor in heart disease, asthma, neurodegenerative disorders and various types of cancer. Supplementation can greatly improve management of many of these conditions.
Magnesium supplementation, particularly at doses over 370 mg per day, can significantly reduce both systolic and diastolic blood pressure in hypertensive and pre-hypertensive people, according to a new metanalysis of 22 trials.