AUSTRALIA: New trial to investigate if mangosteen can improve schizophrenia symptoms

Geelong researchers are calling on people with schizophrenia to take part in an innovative trial investigating whether a tropical fruit extract can improve symptoms.   The trial uses the rind of the mangosteen, consumed in a capsule form, to compliment existing conventional medications in the hope of achieving full, functional recovery.   The trail, which […]

R&D: Mangosteens could be the cure to TB, say NUS researchers

A natural compound found in mangosteens could be the answer to provide a new drug in the fight against tuberculosis (TB), according to a study by researchers from National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine).   Researchers found that xanthones, with its anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties, could be effective at […]