Navigation Links
New clinical data shows chromium picolinate improves cognitive function
Date:12/13/2007

PURCHASE, N.Y., December 13, 2007 Nutrition 21, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXXI), a leading developer and marketer of chromium-based and omega-3 fish oil-based nutritional supplements, today announced the results of a clinical study that showed daily supplementation with 1000 mcg of chromium as chromium picolinate improved cognitive function in older adults experiencing early memory decline. The results of the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study were presented to the medical community at a neurological meeting.

Blood circulation and nutrient flow to the brain decrease as a result of aging, which can affect cognition. Previous studies have shown that chromium picolinate improves insulin sensitivity, which allows glucose, the brains main fuel, to be processed more efficiently.

Impaired glucose metabolism and insulin resistance have been linked to age-related cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimers disease. These findings suggest that improving glucose metabolism with chromium picolinate supplementation may enhance cognition, said Robert Krikorian, Ph.D., lead investigator and associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. These results are encouraging and indicate that further study of this intervention is warranted. Ultimately, we may find that chromium supplementation offers benefit to patients, given the prevalence of metabolic disorders and associated cognitive decline in the aging population.

In this study, investigators used Nutrition 21s proprietary chromium picolinate found in Core4Life Advanced Memory Formula, a nutritional supplement specifically formulated to improve brain health. Core4Life Advanced Memory Formula contains a unique combination of chromium picolinate, phosphatidylserine (PS) and DHA. These ingredients all play an important role in helping improve memory and maintain brain health. PS and DHA are major components of healthy brain cell membranes and incr
'/>"/>

Contact: Maryrose Lombardo
mlombardo@nutrition21.com
914-701-4525
Nutrition 21  
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. U of M begins nations first clinical trial using T-reg cells from cord blood in leukemia treatment
2. Clinical studies show REMICADE reduces incidence of bowel surgeries in ulcerative colitis patients
3. Phase 2 of Singapores Biomedical Sciences Initiative gains momentum for clinical research
4. Cleveland Clinic leading clinical program to improve early-stage lung cancer detection
5. Singulex Teams With Wyeth Pharmaceuticals to Translate Pre-Clinical Biomarker Research Into Clinical Study Design
6. Study of African traditional medicine will begin world-first clinical trial
7. Research shows skeleton to be endocrine organ
8. Clones on task serve greater good, evolutionary study shows
9. Study shows link between alcohol consumption and hiv disease progression
10. Novel 3-D cell culture model shows selective tumor uptake of nanoparticles
11. New study shows greenback cutthroat trout involved in recovery effort misidentified
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New clinical data shows chromium picolinate improves cognitive function
(Date:12/19/2014)... VIEW, Calif. , Dec. 18, 2014  23andMe, ... publication of a study that pinpoints fine-scale differences in ... United States . Since immigrants first ... the United States has served as a ... illuminates how American history and the ongoing mixing of ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 15, 2014  HITLAB SM announced today ... audit to confirm its adherence to current U.S. ... enables HITLAB to conduct regulated smart device and ... for patient safety and research quality. ... quality, and delivery with innovative technology," said ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87pph8/global_facial ... "Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to ... Facial recognition is a technology ... system measures the overall facial feature of a ... the distance between eyes. Facial recognition is used ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):23andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 223andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 323andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States 4HITLAB Completes GCP Audit for FDA Smart Device & App Compliance 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3
... of an animal food protein to a human protein determines ... scientists from the Institute of Food Research in Norwich and ... have the potential to become allergens, but the study found ... act as allergens depends on their evolutionary distance from a ...
... molecular pathway that plays a critical role in the ... an important insight into the development of the vascular ... for inhibiting the blood vessels that fuel cancers, diabetic ... study, published online on Oct. 14 in Nature Genetics. ...
... Lake Tahoe, CA, October 13, 2007Today at the Prostate ... findings on how eating common foods such as tomatoes ... cooked at high temperatures may help prevent prostate cancer, ... One in six men will be diagnosed with ...
Cached Biology News:Animal food allergens unmasked 2Study reveals a key to blood vessel growth and possible drug target 2Study reveals a key to blood vessel growth and possible drug target 3Leading researchers to reveal comprehensive dos and don'ts for prostate cancer 2Leading researchers to reveal comprehensive dos and don'ts for prostate cancer 3
(Date:12/17/2014)...  United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR ) ... changes to Martine Rothblatt , Ph.D,s compensation program. ... United Therapeutics announced the promotion of Roger Jeffs ... David Zaccardelli , Pharm.D. to Executive Vice President ... Dr. Rothblatt,s title will change from Chairman and Chief ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014 Tigercat Pharma, ... 2 study evaluating the investigational oral NK-1 receptor ... with severe, chronic itch who are unresponsive or ... including topical steroids and antihistamines. ... Visual Analog Scale (VAS) itch score from baseline, ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... (PRWEB) December 15, 2014 METTLER ... inline PVM tool, ParticleView V19 with PVM ... situ probe-based particle vision and measurement tool continuously ... process conditions. ParticleView V19 then automatically prepares a ... tracking particle size and concentration changes. This compelling ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 2014 Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ... delivering breakthrough 3D bioprinting technology,  today celebrated continued ... its exVive3D TM Human Liver Tissue.  The ... commercial release on November 18, has been recognized ... awards for innovation. Most recently, on ...
Breaking Biology Technology:United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 2United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 3United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 4Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 2Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 3Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 4New Real-Time In Situ Probe-Based Video Microscope from METTLER TOLEDO 2Organovo Celebrates a Positive 2014 Reception of its exVive3DTM Human Liver Tissue Product 2Organovo Celebrates a Positive 2014 Reception of its exVive3DTM Human Liver Tissue Product 3
... (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP), a global ... participate in the Bank of America,2008 Health Care ... Las Vegas,Nevada., Dr. William Hunter, Angiotech,s President ... Wednesday, May 14, beginning at approximately,4:00 pm Pacific ...
... Informed Clinical Sciences (ICS) Advisory,Services Corporation announced ... Property (IP) platform. This Platform suite offers ... an Alliance Business,Review, and a Health IT ... concerns, and enabling technologies underlying the growth ...
... VIAP ), a biotechnology company focused on the ... today that,James G. Stewart, senior vice president and chief ... & Renshaw 5th Annual Global,Healthcare Conference on Monday, May ... Plaza Hotel in Monte Carlo, Monaco., ...
Cached Biology Technology:IC Sciences Announces Launch of ICS Advisory Services Intellectual Property Platforms Available Through ICSciences Alliance 2IC Sciences Announces Launch of ICS Advisory Services Intellectual Property Platforms Available Through ICSciences Alliance 3
BD BioCoat Laminin 100 mm Culture Dishes, tissue-culture treated polystyrene with a uniform application of mouse laminin....
...
... 5-OxoETE-d7 is used as an internal ... stable isotope dilution mass spectrometry. 5-OxoETE is ... oxidation of 5-HETE in human neutrophils. It ... an EC50 of 2 nM. 5-OxoETE selectively ...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a full length recombinant ATF3. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = ATF3...
Biology Products: