Herbs and spices appear to have antioxidant, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties and they may in addition reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases, eg cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative conditions, chronic inflammation, arthritis, cancer, obesity and diabetes type 2

In May 2019 researchers from Canada published their review of the medical scientific literature to identify and assess specific biomarkers in 25 herbs and spices, namely anise, basil, black pepper, … Read more

Hand rubbing with sprayed alcohol-based hand rub/sanitizer is just as effective as rubbing with alcohol-based hand rub/sanitizer poured onto the palm of the hand to reduce bacterial counts on hands and may be an acceptable alternative hand hygiene method pending assessment in other settings and for other pathogens

In February 2020 researchers from the Infection Control Programme, WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety in Singapore and Switzerland published the results of their study to assess whether sprayed alcohol-based … Read more

Supplements have little to no effect on the risk of lung cancer and lung cancer mortality in healthy individuals, although vitamin A supplements appear to increase the risk of lung cancer and mortality in smokers or individuals exposed to asbestos, vitamin C the risk of lung cancer in women and vitamin E the risk of haemorrhagic strokes

In March 2020 researchers from Chile and Spain published their review of the medical scientific literature to establish whether supplementations of vitamins and minerals, alone or in combination, reduce the … Read more