Friday, October 25, 2013
Evidence continues to mount that links B vitamins deficiency, specifically B6, B12 and folate, to increased risk of developing Macular Degeneration and Alzheimer’s, as well as faster progression of the two disease processes.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Use of specific dietary supplements in targeted populations not only provides health benefits, but, according to a new economic report, also offers significant savings for health care costs. The report t...
Friday, October 11, 2013
A new study published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that our body’s gene expression pattern distinguishes between the sense of well-being derived from a profound noble purpose, versus simple self-gratification.
Friday, October 04, 2013
Biosyntrx has a renewed interest in vitamin C intake from dietary sources, as well as supplementation, since it's proving again to play a major role in disease prevention and optimal eye, brain and body health.A ne...
Friday, September 27, 2013
If the title phrase is something you or someone you know frequently says, you will want to read this entire article. The Blue Mountains Hearing Study suggests that nutritional status may play a role in age-related hearing loss (presbycusis). Hearing loss is right behind vision loss and arthritis as a handicapping condition. It puts considerable burden on sufferers and those with whom they associate.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Alpha-lipoic acid (LA), also referred to as thioctic acid, brilliantly neutralizes free radicals and oxidative stress. It’s both water-soluble and fat-soluble, which means it’s easily absorbed and transported into many different organs and body systems including the eye, brain, liver and nerves. ...
Friday, September 06, 2013
The lack of scientific evidence supporting the supposed danger of supplemental Ginkgo biloba is a beginning to read a bit like Samuel Beckett's grim play, Waiting for Godot, which is about two men standing on a bridge waiting and waiting for something, and telling each other that whatever it i...
Friday, August 30, 2013
September is the designated Macula Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. AMD affects more than 10 million people in this country alone. This week's Friday Pearl presents the AMD Patient Bill of Rights.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Biosyntrx is honored to present the following abstract from a recent Bruce Ames, PhD lecture at MD Anderson Cancer Center. As many of you know, Dr. Ames 540 peer-reviewed publications have resulted in his being is one of the top few hundred cited scientists in the world (in all fields). "Most of the world’s population, even in developed countries, has inadequate intake of on...
Friday, August 16, 2013
During the development of an infection, bacteria often undergo what could be called a lifestyle change; instead of living as individual organisms, they form community structures known as biofilms. Findings from the University of Iowa shed light on how lactoferrin can prevent slimy biofilm development on the ocular mucosal surface. According to an article published last year ...