A cold? In summer? It happens. New research offers clues to lessen their duration

We think of colds doing their mischief in winter. Sadly they like summer vacations as well. Researchers have been evaluating the efficacy of lactoferrin on the prevalence and duration of infectious diseases in adults during the Japanese summer. These are diseases such as summer colds, cold sores and gastroenteritis. After 12 weeks, the duration of […]

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New study shows lactoferrin may help reduce preschool absent days

For families with young children, a sick child can throw your life and that of your co-parent upside down. Help may now be at hand with lactoferrin. A new large scale study of preschool children in Japan compared kids that were fed yoghurt containing lactoferrin to a control group. The study saw a 49% reduction […]

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