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A new study has found that an elderberry supplement can provide some protection from cold and flu-like symptoms following long-haul flights, as well as reducing passengers’ colds by up to two days if they get one.



If you work at a computer all day, you might want to take an Omega-3 supplement. A recent study showed that daily omega-3 intake might help relieve symptoms of dry eyes associated with prolonged exposure to computer screens.



Researchers analyzed the results from more than 20 previous studies and found that hay fever sufferers may get some benefits from using probiotics, improving their symptoms and quality of life.



Scientists have confirmed the existence of what has been called the “second brain” – neurons lining the intestinal tract that communicate just like the neurons in the brain. Scientists have also confirmed inflammation and nutrition can influence the second brain, affecting our mental well-being. Read more to find out how.



In a randomized, controlled study, use of methylsulfonylmethane  (OptiMSM®) was found to be effective in reducing nasal allergy symptoms.


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Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School
(HealthDay News) -- As the new school year approaches, it's time to focus on healthy eating to make sure your child's growing body is properly fueled for the challenges of school.

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends
Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest.
Household Dust Harbors Thousands of Microbial Species
You've got a lot of unsuspected roommates: A new study finds that ordinary house dust contains thousands of species of bacteria and fungi.
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