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New research: Cranberry concentrate reduces risk of urinary tract infections in elderly

Posted January 22, 2014

New research published in the American Journal of Geriatrics shows that over 25% of bladder infections (cystitis) can be reduced with the regular use of cranberry concentrate supplements in vulnerable older people in nursing homes at high risk of urinary tract infections. Over 20% of these high-risk elderly did not develop any UTI’s at all when taking the cranberry capsule. The Public Health and Primary Care (PHEG) department of the Leiden University Medical Center conducted the one-year study in 21 Dutch nursing homes in cooperation with the supplier of cranberry concentrate Springfield Nutraceuticals.

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Cranberry Juice May Reduce Oxidative Stress in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Posted July 2, 2013

In a placebo-controlled study involving 56 people with MetS, consumption of cranberry juice (0.7 litres/d) for a 60-day period was able to improve some risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

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Fortified cranberry juice may improve heart health, says human data

Posted June 20, 2013

Daily consumption of cranberries may reduce markers of cardiovascular disease, says a new study from Brazil that builds the heart health benefits of the berries.

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Low Calorie Cranberry Juice Lowers Blood Pressure in Healthy Adults, Study Finds

Posted September 22, 2012

Regularly drinking low-calorie cranberry juice may help get your blood pressure under control, according to new findings presented at the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions. In a study that measured the effects of drinking low-calorie cranberry juice, participants drank either low-calorie juice or a placebo drink every day for eight weeks as part of a controlled diet.

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Cranberry Syrup Is Safe and May be As Effective as Medication in the Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Children

Posted June 27, 2012

In this phase III randomized, clinical trial involving 192 patients between 1 month and 13 years of age, with a history or recurrent urinary tract infections (more than 2 episodes of infection in the previous 6 months), treatment with a cranberry syrup was found to be as effective as trimethorpin in the prevention of UTIs in this population.

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Eggshell Membrane Mechanism Against Inflammation

Posted April 30, 2012

New mechanism of action research on NEM

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