Peripheral Neuropathy: The Role if Probiotics and Other Nutrients in Neurodegenerative Diseases


Focuses on the role of probiotics in the treatment and prevention of peripheral neuropathy. Restoration of weakened cell membrane by phosphatidyl serine (PS); Moderation on the production of cyt...

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Characterization of Differential Amino Acid Homeostasis amongst Population Subgroups


Characterization of Differential Amino Acid Homeostasis amongst Population Subgroups: A Basis for Determining Specific Amino Acid Requirements

Purpose: To measure the urinary excretion of amino acids in a large number of patients with chronic fatigue/pain disorders to determine whether distinct subgroups can be defined on the basis of t...

Nutrition and CVD in the Chiropractic Practice


The article discusses about nutritional support in case of heart patients. One of the reasons for this focus is that recent research shows that these heart nutrients also have favorable effects o...

Mouse models to elucidate mechanisms of folate-related cancer pathologies


The article presents a study which examines the perturbations in folate metabolism and colon cancer. Cytoplasmic serine hydroxymethyltransferase (cSHMT) is a metabolic switch that directs the par...

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