The dangers of simplistic scientific research to the observed benefits of dietary supplements.

A new scientific research published by a team of researchers from the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and the University of Aberdeen (UK) has cast doubts on the efficacy of Vitamin D supplementation on bone health. The experiment was carried out using Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) on nearly 54,000 patients and the results were published […]

A self-antigen molecule may trigger Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

In Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients, their immune system mistakenly attacks the neurological system. A new research by a team of scientists from University Hospital of Zurich in Switzerland may have found the self-antigen molecule that could be the spark of MS disease. This new finding may help in the development of new treatment for the disease. […]

Easy does it – get fit, not injured! by Claire Sykes

…we have a tendency to get out and exercise, especially come spring, and we do this with great vigour and our cardiovascular fitness goes through the roof! awesome! we think…but it is at this time, our bodies are most vulnerable. Sometime after our parents pass away, we often learn a little more about them, than […]

A new partnership between Vitality® NZ and the Medical Centre Foltra.

The effects of Blackcurrant extract on the evolution and rehabilitation of a 6-year-old girl genetically diagnosed with Rett syndrome (RTT) is the ficus of a recently published report by Dr. Jesus Devesa (photo) and his team from the Medical Centre Foltra, in Spain. Rett syndrome is a rare genetic neurological and developmental disorder that affects the way the […]

Rosehip Cell: the new neuron scientists have recently discovered!

“The brain is a more diverse forest of bristling nodes and branching energies than even Ramón y Cajal* could have imagined.” *Spanish neuroanatomist Santiago  and Nobel Prize winner over 100 years ago who illustrated how neurons are responsible for the way we walk, talk and exist. “On Monday (27/08/2018), an international team of researchers introduced […]

Understand what’s behind your headache

Everyone suffers from occasional headaches, according to The World Health Organisation. However, these are not so constant and/or so severe to the point of disrupting the afflicted person’s daily life. What to do when headaches become frequent and painful that the sufferer can no longer function properly, or go on with his/her every day chores? […]

Why do most of us forget a book we read or a movie we watched?

According to a new research, the way we absorb information shapes how we use our memory. And the internet era is continuously reshaping “the forgetting curve”. The memories of Pamela Paul regarding books are less about the words themselves and more about the experience. “Mostly, I remember where and what book I was reading. I […]

Neurological disorders are on the rise in New Zealand and worldwide.

According to an article by Professor Valery Feigin, the director at The National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences at the University of Auckland. Neurological disorders such as stroke, meningitis, encephalitis, Alzheimer’s and other dementias, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis migraine and many others have ranked as the leading cause group of disabilities in 2015, […]

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