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Randomized phase II clinical trials of wellmune WGP[R] for immune support during cold and flu season

  title={Randomized phase II clinical trials of wellmune WGP[R] for immune support during cold and flu season},
  author={Samantha Feldman and H. Schwartz and D. Kalman and Athena Mayers and Hannah M. Kohrman and R. Clemens and Diane R. Krieger},
  • Samantha Feldman, H. Schwartz, +4 authors Diane R. Krieger
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Beta-glucan from oats and barley may decrease cardiovascular risk factors. Beta-glucan from some kinds of mushrooms may have as similar effect while modulating the immune system. This pilot trial examined whether beta-glucan derived from Saccharomyces cerevisiae can favorably decrease the risk of or symptomology associated with upper respiratory illness. Forty healthy adult subjects (18 to 65 years of age) were enrolled in a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallelgroup… CONTINUE READING
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