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Baker’s Yeast Beta Glucan Supplementation May Reduce Days of Cold/Flu Symptoms After Intense Exercise

Posted September 18, 2013

In a two-experiment study in which the first experiment involved 182 men and women, supplementation with Baker’s yeast beta glucan for 28 days in subjects experiencing upper respiratory tract infection post-marathon was found to be associated with a 37% reduction in the number of days having cold/flu symptoms post-marathon, as compared to placebo.

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Bat plant compound isolated with potency of Taxol for cancer treatment

Posted April 30, 2012

Compounds in the bat plant kill cancer cells. The bat plant, or Tacca chantrieri, may hold a secret for eradicating cancers, without hurting normal healthy cells. Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have found compounds in the bat plant called taccalonolides that interact directly with microtubules within cells.

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