Covid-19 is coming back and the number of cases in many countries around the world are going through the roof.
Today, we need to remember that COVID-19 is related to inflammation and chronic diseases.
The virus causes acute inflammation and chronic inflammation is linked to chronic (or non-communicable) diseases (NCDs). Our group has been working actively on this link and we have published a number of papers.
Apple industry produces a number of products (e.g. apples, cider etc) with strong anti-inflammatory properties. The evaluation of these activities against inflammation and chronic diseases is the focus of our group.
If you are producing a food product with cardioprotective properties (e.g. kefir, cheese, yoghurt, fish, seafood), and you want to add value to your product, our team would be happy to discuss with you the possibilities of research funding towards the health-claims labeling of your product.
“Health claims” are going to be a game changer in the years to come and research data on the cardioprotective properties of your product is a safe way forward.
Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have for the first time observed photochemical processes inside the smallest particles in the air. In doing so, they discovered that additional oxygen radicals that can be harmful to human health are formed in these aerosols under everyday conditions. They report on their results today in the journal Nature Communications.