If you’ve been too busy in clinic or with other activities that keep you from perusing research and following supplement industry trends, you may have missed the tremendous swing of interest to investigating the impact of Nrf2 and Nrf2-inducing substances on health. A simple search of the term Nrf2 in PubMed or other medical publication
- Published in Reviews
WASHINGTON — Georgetown University Medical Center researchers say a compound derived from cruciferous vegetable such as cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli protected rats and mice from lethal doses of radiation.
Their study, published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) suggests the compound, already shown to be safe for humans, may protect normal tissues during radiation therapy for cancer treatment and prevent or mitigate sickness caused by radiation exposure.
The compound, known as DIM (3,3′-diindolylmethane), previously has been found to have cancer preventive properties.
- Published in News
A dietary selection of more traditional fibre rich foods especially broccoli, appears to confer an immunological advantage to those patients suffering from the inflammatory bowel disease: Crohn’s. A paper published in the prestigious journal GUT recognised that Crohn’s is more common in industrialised nations than in those eating a more traditional diet. The study demonstrates that modern food ingredient called polysorbate 80 increases inflammation by altering the barrier integrity.
Polysorbate 80 is a nonionic surfactant and emulsifier derived from polyethoxylated sorbitan and oleic acid, and is often used in foods. Polysorbate 80 is a viscous, water-soluble yellow liquid.
- Published in Reviews
18th May 2019
LOBE Medical and Clinical Education are proud to present Lifestyle Medicine Education Course for General Practice. This one-day masterclass will provide busy GPs, Practice Nurses and Pharmacists with tools to tackle complex presentations with simple yet effective evidence derived lifestyle medicine interventions. The increase in non-communicable disease and the rise in lifestyle related illnesses require a broad approach but with specific interventions.Click for further information
- With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease on the Ri...
- An Apple a Day, Pomegranate, and Bergamot Citru...
- Linda Isaacs, MD, Discusses Her Work with Nicho...
- Welcome to the Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine R...
- How the Endocannabinoid System Interacts with t...
Updates on your email
Don't miss out on our email updates