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Dietary Supplement May Prevent Cognitive Decline

A dietary supplement containing ingredients commonly found in health food stores appears to prevent the decline in brain structure and function seen in Alzheimer’s disease, an animal study indicates.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Stem Cells, B Cells, and T Cells in Focus at CMSC

Presentations at the upcoming Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers meeting will also shed light on working with patients using alternative treatments, such as medical marijuana and dietary supplements.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Probiotics Keep C difficile at Bay in Patients on Antibiotics

Probiotics can protect against Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized patients receiving antibiotics. In a new meta-analysis, infection rates were cut by more than half.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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CAM Use May Delay Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer

Breast cancer patients with early-stage disease who use dietary supplements are less likely to initiate recommended chemotherapy, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Probiotics have no effect on gut microbiota in healthy people, review suggests

Molecular sequencing techniques have enabled detailed identification of the diversity and functional capacity of micro-organisms in the gut, leading to claims that a wide range of conditions, including colorectal cancer and type 2 diabetes, may be associated with disease …  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Protein Shakes and Dietary Supplements: What are their ingredients and how much is too much? - emdocs

emDocs post containing very useful emergency medicine information  
emdocs.net
over 4 years ago
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Thyrotoxicosis After Consumption of Dietary Supplements

This case highlights the potential dangers of unregulated dietary supplements, in this instance "diet pills" which contained clinically relevant amounts of triiodothyronine.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Prebiotics in Patients With NAFLD: Trial Protocol

Can prebiotics modulate gut microbiota and hepatic health in patients with NAFLD? Read about a new trial that will find out.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Notes from the Field: Thyrotoxicosis After Consumption of Dietary Supplements Purchased Through the Internet — Staten Island, New York, 2015

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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Oral Health and Nutraceuticals: Can Green Tea Treat Herpes?

A topical green tea product is compared with placebo in patients with recurrent herpes labialis.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Prebiotics and Probiotics Before Liver Transplantation

The administration of prebiotics and probiotics prior to liver transplantation may help protect against post-transplant infections.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Does Prevagen® Help Memory Loss?

Can a dietary supplement whose main ingredient was originally discovered in jellyfish improve memory problems?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Probiotics Helpful Against Late-Onset Sepsis in Preemies

Giving preterm babies probiotics reduces the risk of late-onset sepsis (LOS), according to a new meta-analysis of 37 studies.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Atopic Dermatitis: Could Probiotics and Prebiotics Help?

Synbiotics shift the microbiota and may relieve symptoms of atopic dermatitis.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Do Early Probiotics Decrease Type 1 Diabetes Risk in Infants? CME/CE

: Early probiotic use may lower the risk for islet autoimmunity in children at the highest genetic risk for type 1 diabetes, although more research is needed before probiotic use can be recommended.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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Infants at Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Benefit from Early Probiotics

Certain infants at genetically high risk of developing type 1 diabetes who are given probiotics during the first 27 days of life appear to show a 60% reduced risk of developing islet autoimmunity.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Dietary Supplements for Male Sexual Enhancement

"Herbal Viagra" has been in the news recently. Are these products safe and/or effective?  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Supplements Tied to 23K Emergency Department Visits Annually

Lightly regulated dietary supplements send 23,005 Americans to emergency departments each year, with young patients likely to suffer cardiac woes and older patients likely to have problems swallowing.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Effect of Probiotic Chewing Tablets on Early Childhood Caries

Could chewing a probiotic tablet, as an adjunct to daily use of fluoride toothpaste, help prevent caries in preschool children?  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago
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Dietary Supplement Concerns: Counsel, Don't Scold

Dr Cooper-DeHoff explains the risks of adulteration and drug-supplement interactions, and advises physicians to counsel rather than scold patients on their use of botanicals.  
medscape.com
about 5 years ago