Entries by Emma

Pantothenic Acid for Mild to Moderate Facial Acne

The results of this study showed that there was a greater than 67% reduction in the number of total facial lesions after 12 weeks of supplementation   Introduction The purpose of this study was to determine the safety, tolerability and effectiveness of daily administration of an orally administered pantothenic acid-based dietary supplement in men and women […]

Meriva® to support patients undergoing surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome

In a 3-arm study of 180 patients with carpal tunnel syndrome scheduled to undergo corrective surgery, one group received no supplementation before or after surgery, a second group received supplementation for three months prior to surgery, and a third group received supplementation for three months pre- and post-surgery. The protocol consisted of twice-daily supplementation of […]

Meriva® and healthy blood vessel function

In this registry study,(1) 50 subjects prone to blood vessel challenge were treated with Meriva® (1g/day) to evaluate its ability to support healthy blood vessels. Participants were divided in two groups. The first one received Meriva® for 4 weeks while the second group was used as a control. The presence and evolution of endothelial challenge was […]

Meriva® and challenges to the eye’s middle layer

A trial on 106 subjects whose eye middle layer was challenged and relapsing since at least 2 years was carried out.(1) A 1.2 g/day dosage of Meriva® was administered (two separate admin. per day) for at least twelve months, complementing the treatment already in course. 86% of subjects in the Meriva® group enjoyed a subjective […]

Meriva® and the complementary management of bone health

Walking Performances and WOMAC Score Meriva® was evaluated for its efficacy in 50 individuals affected by bone health challenge (X-ray diagnosis confirmation).(1) The symptoms were evaluated by the WOMAC score; mobility was studied by walking performance on the treadmill and the overall inflammatory response function was assessed by measurements of C-reactive protein plasma concentration. The […]

Australian and New Zealand Fish Oil Products in 2016 Meet Label Omega-3 Claims and Are Not Oxidised

A new paper confirming that omega-3 supplements in the Australian and New Zealand markets are within oxidation limits and contain the labeled contents of EPA and DHA has been published in Nutrients. The work was funded by the Omega-3 Centre in Australia after a paper from the Liggins Institute was published in Scientific Reports last […]

IgG Antibody–guided Elimination Diets – Resolution of Asthma Symptoms

Food-specific IgG Antibody–guided Elimination Diets Followed by Resolution of Asthma Symptoms and Reduction in Pharmacological Interventions in Two Patients: A Case Report GLOBAL ADVANCES IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE, Volume 4, Number 1 • January 2015 • www.gahmj.com Kulveen Virdee, ND, United States; Jeannette Musset, BS, United States; Matthew Baral, ND, United States; Courtney Cronin, ND, […]

Research Nutrition Test Result Portal Now Available

Practitioners can now access their patients test results by simply logging in to Research Nutrition’s practitioner website. All results received from the 1st October 2016 will be accessible. Each practitioner’s Test Result Portal can be accessed 24/7 via the Practitioner Access section of the website and lists their latest test results on the main dashboard. […]

Clostridia Difficile – The Role of Toxin A and B in its Pathogenicity

There are approximately 100 species of clostridia bacteria that can inhabit the gastrointestinal tract of humans. Not all of these clostridia are disease causing, but a certain few can lead to serious illness in susceptible individuals. There are 5 main species of clostridia known to cause disease: Clostridia botulinum, Clostridia perfringens, Clostridia tetani, Clostridia sordellii, […]

3 Ways to use Niacinamide

Reflecting on these notable clinical considerations, we begin to understand just how relevant, powerful and versatile focused niacinamide supplementation can be. Difference between Niacin and Niacinamide? The two principal forms of the water soluble vitamin B3, include niacin and its amide form niacinamide. While niacinamide and niacin can both prevent the development of a B3 […]