Researchers were able to produce 0.6 grams of ergothioneine, a natural amino acid that has promising effects on Alzheimer's disease in animal studies, per liter of yeast broth via a small scale fermentation process.
Supplements marketed to promote 'brain health' often overstate the products' benefits and do little-to-nothing to improve the aging brain. Researchers investigate the hidden dangers and false claims behind these products, which are highly profitable for manufacturers, but not so beneficial for consumers.
A new study backs previous findings, reporting a reduced risk of ASD in the offspring of mothers who used folic acid and multivitamins both prior to and during pregnancy.
Researchers report children and teens with migraines appear to have mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10.
According to researchers, a complex dietary supplement has shows anti-aging properties that appear to prevent, and even reverse brain cell loss.