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Swine Flu and Glutathione Supplements

Posted by David Bradley on August 25th, 2009

GlutathioneCould a simple dietary change that increases glutathione, or indeed supplementation with this tripeptide be all you need to boost your immune system and ward of influenza?

You can more read about the pseudoscience of glutathione dietary supplements here.

Malaria Drug Fail

Posted by David Bradley on May 29th, 2009

Artemesinin structureThe BBC reports today that malaria has started to evolve resistance to the artemesinin family of drugs that are used as the world’s front-line defense against the most prevalent and deadly form of the disease.

You can read more about the malaria drug artemesinin here.

N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine

Posted by David Bradley on April 27th, 2009

N-Acetyl-L-tyrosine is showing up in spam emails and on twitter so I had to take a look to find out what claims are being made for it.

You can read more about that alleged marketing scam involving acetyl tyrosine here.