Category Archives: Antibiotic Treatment

In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we provide a round-up of some of the most profound health and nutrition articles to reach the news over the past few weeks, comprising:

  • Virtual reality maze ‘predicts Alzheimer’s disease’
  • ‘Good bacteria’ key to stopping asthma
  • Processed meats do cause cancer – WHO
  • Healthy Mediterranean style diet could block brain aging
  • Immune clue to preventing schizophrenia
  • Vigorous exercise may counter cognitive decline in early Alzheimer’s

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In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we provide a review of recent health related stories that made the news with five items comprising:

  • “Call to punish GPs over antibiotics”
  • “Omega-3 could help support ‘friendly bacteria’ in the gut”
  • “Targeting glucose production in the liver may lead to new diabetes therapies”
  • “Mediterranean diet ‘as effective as statins’ in reducing heart attack risk”
  • “Getting closer to understanding how exercise keeps brains young”

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Nutrient Depletions that arise from Prescribed Drugs

There are times when medication is essential and we are in no doubt about their efficacy in certain conditions. But it is important to realise that many drugs, particularly those taken over the longer term, can deplete levels of certain nutrients in the body, or increase our needs for the same.

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Antibiotic Resistance – ‘The Ticking Time Bomb’

“The danger posed by growing resistance to antibiotics should be ranked along with terrorism on a list of threats to the nation, the government’s chief medical officer for England has said. Professor Dame Sally Davies described it as a “ticking time bomb”. She warned that routine operations could become deadly in just 20 years if we lose the ability to fight infection.” Continue reading  ▶

New Year Health Tips 2015

The formalities of the Christmas period are essentially wonderful, with time off work, nice food and spending time with your family and friends. But in reality it is also a stressful time of year for many people. Then we have the excitement of the New Year and the psychological impact of a new calendar year and perhaps the post seasonal ‘blues’ as winter sets in.

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‘Goodbye Probiotic, Hello Live Native Bacteria!’

‘Goodbye Probiotic, Hello Live Native Bacteria!’

Sadly at Cytoplan we are shortly drawing to a close our use of the word “Probiotic” in all relevant product packaging plus online and print materials (etc.). So soon, when you are looking for our range of supplements that we have sold for decades and designed to support gut health you will be confronted instead with the term “Live Native Bacteria”. Continue reading  ▶