Hot Takes and Predictions For Healthcare in 2017
With a new Congress and administration, there is a lot of uncertainty over what will happen with healthcare policy in 2017. Here are a few predictions.
Folic Acid Supplementation Supports Healthy Pregnancy, USPSTF Recommends
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends women who may become pregnant supplement with folic acid to help prevent fetal neural tube defects.
Images Reveal How Cranberry PACs Mitigate E. Coli Activity
Fruit d’Or Nutraceuticals and Complete Phytochemical Solutions share new study results that explore the bacteria-disrupting mechanism of action of cranberry proanthocyanidins (PACs).
Ocean Spray Launches Cranberry Juice Drink for Medical Settings
Ocean Spray’s new Cranberry +Health juice drink is meant to reduce UTIs in hospitals, managed-care facilities, and retirement homes.
Chia Oil May Increase Omega-3 DHA Content in Breast Milk
Recent study results suggest pregnant and nursing mothers who consumed Benexia chia oil may experience significant increases in certain omega-3 fatty acids in their breast milk and red blood cells.
Cranberry Industry Skewers JAMA Editorial Proposing No UTI Benefits
A recent study found cranberry supplementation did not significantly reduce the presence of bacteria in urine in older women, but cranberry experts warn against drawing broad conclusions from the results.
Patient Goals Should Figure Prominently in Tx Discussions
Wanted: Physicians who will interact with patients the way a good financial counselor would.
Minerals Research Update: Metabolic Health, Fertility, and Heart Health
Recent research investigates the role of minerals in metabolic health, fertility, and heart health.
Vitamin Research Studies
What recent research is teaching us about the health benefits of vitamin supplementation
Top Mineral Studies in 2015 for Dietary Supplements
The following slides shine light on the latest mineral research, showing how much we’ve learned about minerals’ value, and how much we have yet to find out.
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