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New Study Sponsored by Thorne Research Looks to Link Concussion Recovery and Vitamins

football-1160946_1920Thorne Research and ChromaDex Corp are sponsoring a Mayo Clinic study to investigate whether ingesting nicotinamide riboside (NR), a vitamin B3 (niacin) metabolite naturally found in milk, will help boost the levels of enzyme Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) in the brain. Low levels of NAD have been associated with concussions and traumatic brain injury. The enzyme is essential for cellular health and energy conversion, the brain uses up supplies of NAD when dealing with these kinds of injuries.  

The study is expected to start in a few weeks, and will track NAD levels in college football players over a 3-month read more…

Thorne Research Announces Clinical Study Agreement with Mayo Clinic for Dietary Supplements

Thorne Research Inc. a leader in developing and manufacturing pure high quality nutritional supplements today announced a new dietary supplement clinical study agreement with Mayo Clinic. Starting in January 2015 Thorne Research and Mayo Clinic will begin conducting a series of randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials on a number of dietary supplements under a master clinical study agreement. Working with physicians and Ph.D. scientists trials will be conducted at Mayo Clinic with the intent of raising the bar on dietary supplement research leading to improved patient outcomes.

“The studies are designed to test the safety and efficacy of a range read more…

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