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Aliveda presents the new Chief Commercial Officer

Alessandro Toscano is the new Chief Commercial Officer for Aliveda. The partnership, born as consulting in 2020, during the pandemic, will be consolidate from January 2022, thanks to the brilliant results obtained, despite the health emergency worldwide. Dr. Toscano has previously worked in important pharmaceutical companies, such as Dompé, Merck, AstraZeneca and KRKA.  “We are […]

Plant and mushroom extracts for psycho-physical wellbeing

Psycho-physical stress is the physiological and physical response to surplus of stimuli, which cause sense of alert at physical, emotional, physiological, cognitive, behavioral levels. We identify two stress types: Eustress or positive stress, it allows the activation of physical and mental energies, needed to cope the difficulties; Distress or bad stress, it is a long-lasting […]

Neuroprotective effect of phytochemicals in parkinsonism: the review article of the research group lead by Professor Fornai

Is was published on the International Journal of Molecular Science the review article entitled “Phytochemicals bridging autophagy induction and alpha-synuclein degradation in parkinsonism” (doi:10.3390/ijms20133274), of which Maico Polzella, Chief Operating Officer and founder of Aliveda, is an author. The writing was coordinated by Professor Francesco Fornai, from the Department of Translational Research and New Technologies […]

Hericium erinaceus: an ally in the treatment of intestinal permeability

The intestinal permeability is a condition which characterizes many diseases, such as IBC, IBD, celiac disease. The enterocytes composing the intestinal mucus layer, in a healthy condition, the strongly joint by the so called tight junctions, which allows the building of a physical barrier, effective in nutrients absorption but it prevents the passage of macromolecules, […]

Plant and mushroom extracts for psycho-physical wellbeing

Psycho-physical stress is the physiological and physical response to surplus of stimuli, which cause sense of alert at physical, emotional, physiological, cognitive, behavioral levels. We identify two stress types: Eustress or positive stress, it allows the activation of physical and mental energies, needed to cope the difficulties; Distress or bad stress, it is a long-lasting […]

The antimicrobial properties of berberine and its role in urogenital health

Berberine is a natural isoquinoline alkaloid extracted from several plants, e.g. those of the Berberis genera. It has been used from centuries in the traditional chinese and ayurvedic medicine to treat enteric diarrheas and other intestinal infections, thanks to its strong antimicrobial activity. The urogenital infections happen when bacteria cross the urethra and reach the […]

The Lacursome® manufacturing technology

The Lacursome® manufacturing technology, developed by Aliveda, protects, carries and improves the absorption of active principles. Lacursome is an acronym of LActoferrin-CURcumin- microSOMal and it allows the production of lipidic nanoparticles, which hold and carry the active principles. The nanoparticles are coated by fatty acids from the cocoa butter, they form a shell which holds […]

The importance of non-pharmacologic treatment of cystitis

Cystitis is an inflammation of the lower urinary tract, involving bladder and urethra. In many cases it is caused by a bacterial infection, but it can have a mycotic origin or be aseptic, which means not associated to microorganisms but to stresses, irritable chemical agents, drugs use, trauma. The bacterial cystitis is caused by bacteria […]

The role of melatonin in gastritis and gastro-esophageal reflux disease

Gastritis is a chronic or acute inflammation of the gastric mucosa. Acute gastritis is sudden inflammation, caused by imbalance in the mucosal mechanisms of defense, represented by the mucus layer and bicarbonate secretion, and gastric acidity, leading to gastric erosion. Chronic gastritis is a gradual inflammation, less aggressive, which lasts in time, generally caused by […]

Vitamins

Vitamins are micronutrients, needed in very low amount to satisfy the metabolic needs of the body. Some of them can be auto-produced, but most of them should be received from diet. Vitamins are involved in many reactions and metabolic processes and contribute to the development and correct operation of tissues and organs; moreover, some of […]

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