March 5, 2021

Vitamin D ‘Necessary’ For COVID-19 Treatment, Says Spanish Society

Vitamin D supplementation should be a standardized practice to treat COVID-19 in hospitalized older patients, according to a newly published position statement by the Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology.
February 24, 2021

Omega-3 Supplements May Reduce Muscle Soreness After Exercise

Researchers at the University of Westminster in the UK have found that taking omega-3 supplements may help to reduce muscle soreness after exercise.
February 17, 2021

US House Of Representatives Resolution Aims To Recognize Vitamin D’s Benefits For COVID-19

US Representative Glenn Grothman has introduced a House Resolution to recognize the significant role vitamin D may play in the fight against COVID-19.
February 17, 2021

Green Tea Compound Increases Levels Of P53, ‘Guardian Of The Genome’ And Tumor Suppressor

A new study has found that epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea, may increase levels of p53, a natural anti-cancer protein known as the "guardian of the genome" for its ability to repair DNA damage or destroy cancerous cells.
February 17, 2021

Vitamin D Supplementation: Possible Gain In Life Years Combined With Healthcare Cost Savings

In a recent paper published in the Molecular Oncology journal, scientists at the German Cancer Research Center calculated that if all Germans over the age of 50 were to take vitamin D supplements, up to 30,000 cancer deaths per year could possibly be avoided and more than 300,000 years of life could be gained. In addition, healthcare costs could be saved.
February 12, 2021

Almost Three-Quarters Of Healthy Older Australians Use Natural Medicines

Almost 75 percent of healthy Australians aged over 70 years report using natural medicines either daily or occasionally, according to new research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
February 12, 2021

More Vitamin C May Ease Bleeding Gums

A new systemic review and analysis of clinical trials has found that bleeding of the gums on gentle probing, called gingival bleeding tendency, and also bleeding in the eye, called retinal hemorrhaging, is associated with low vitamin C levels in the bloodstream.
February 12, 2021

UK Prime Minister Urged, ‘Look To Andalusia’s Vitamin D Use In Tackling COVID-19’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to follow the example of Andalusia and distribute vitamin D supplements to people most at risk of contracting COVID-19.