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Vitamin D myth starts shaking

The New York Times has published today a long article about the controversial views on vitamin D in the scientific community and its economic implications. One of the most fervent supporters of vitamin D, convinced that it brings high benefit…

Multiple sclerosis and vitamin D: new data supporting the link

The review Neurology has published the results from an extensive study confirming that Vitamin D deficiency can be a risk factor for the onset of multiple sclerosis. The researchers analyzed a sample of healthy individuals, measuring their vitamin D levels…

India is the new frontier of nutraceutical industry

The nutraceutical market will continue its global growth in the years to come. According to recent studies, the business will reach $241bn before 2019, with a 6.9% growth rate (2014-2019 CAGR). The fastest-growing area will be India, whose nutraceutical market…

Vitamin D, sleep and chronic pain

A new review, just published on the Journal of Endocrinology, confirms the importance of vitamin D hormone as our health conditions controller. Its role as a modulator is believed to be linked both to a good sleep-wake pattern, and to…

Orange essential oil: possible approach to post-traumatic stress disorder?

Approximately 8% of the population develops post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. However, available treatment options for this condition are currently limited. Some researchers at George Washington University…

Vitamin D and headache, new results

Results from a study examining the link between low vitamin D and headache in men have been published on Scientific Reports. Literature includes previous research about the issue, however the available results have not allowed to formulate hypotheses to date,…

Review proves that curcumin has no therapeutic properties

A major review published on the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry seeks to draw a definite conclusion on curcumin. Over the years, many scientists have focused on curcumin as a possible therapeutic molecule, however they have never succeeded in demonstrating its…

Cochrane: Vitamin D may reduce the risk of asthma attacks

A Cochrane review, which took into consideration nine studies, found that taking vitamin D supplementation cuts the risk of severe asthma attacks. The trials were carried out in the United States, Canada, India, Japan, Poland and the United Kingdom. The…

Does cocoa prevent wrinkles? It appears so – in mice

A research conducted on mice, published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, suggests that supplementation with cocoa extract could reduce UVB exposure-induced wrinkles. The researchers, from Seoul National University, had already observed in previous in vitro studies that cocoa can…

Calcium supplementation and dementia: any relation?

A new research carried out in Sweden, available on line in Neurology, suggests that elderly women taking calcium supplements to combat the onset of osteoporosis could be at a higher risk of developing dementia. However, the authors of the study…