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Dr. Thomas Schell, (DVM, DABVP, CVCH)
Health supplements are abundant and often create confusion for the consumer.  Our goal at Nouvelle Research, Inc. is to develop CurOST® natural supplements that may promote health by reducing daily aches and pain, supporting a health immune response and promoting a healthy inflammatory response with key nutrients. Our focus is on a curcumin supplement, not alone but by using research proven Turmeric, Curcumin and Curcumin extracts, in combination with synergistic herbs to support and promote your overall health.  We are here to support, guide and educate through our various resources. Through the use of our Cur-OST®  Curcumin based health supporting formulas, we have aided many by managing daily aches and pain, supporting healing and immune function and enhancing overall quality of life.

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Recent Articles

Acetyl-Carnitine Rapid Option for Depression?

Upwards of 16 million Americans suffer from depression.  That’s a staggering number and just reflective of the United States.  Consider the number worldwide and then consider that most pharmaceutical medications offer little hope for these patients.  In fact, the response rate is often so dismal that there is a need to ‘piggyback’ other pharmaceuticals on …

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COVID and Masks; The Beginning or the End?

COVID.  The massive pandemic which has gripped the world. It is something that has impacted all of us on some level and it is hard to avoid unless you opt to isolate yourself into some remote mountain range. Instead of trying to avoid it or ignore it, I think it is important to step back …

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It’s All About Immunities, Baby!

COVID-19 is on our minds and for many, it is a source of a huge amount of stress.  While the nations search for perceived cures or optimal prevention strategies, focusing on vaccines, truth be told, the true source of prevention and management of COVID or any other infectious disease lies within your own body.  You …

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Medicinal Mushrooms and Rebuilding Your Health

Your health is one of the most important aspects to your being, as your body allows you to go places, think, create, evolve and simply live.  Your body is like a car, taking you places and allowing you to grow and experience.  Take care of your body and life can be fuller.  Ignore your health, …

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The Creation of Disease; Faith & Belief

All it takes is just a moment of time to take a good look around you.  A moment of quiet observation, if you allow for it, will reveal many things that often go unnoticed, yet they fully exist.  Take that moment and observe our world, the state of affairs in which we are all in …

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Menopause Management for a Better Life

Hot flashes. Sweating.  Irritability.  All symptoms of menopause in women.  The symptoms can make life very difficult for some while in women, the problems are not as evident.  While it is a fact of life for all women, and a part of the normal course of aging, the process of menopause can be controlled and …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19); A Broader Perspective

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken our world by storm, impacting our daily lives, the conduction of business, and impacting the finances of many from lost jobs to a declining economy.  COVID-19 has become a catchphrase of sorts, overtaking our thoughts and our every move, instilling fear in many people.  Now, while this virus can inflict much …

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Tips on Keeping Your Immune System Strong

Worried about the Coronavirus?  Does the common cold or influenza have you concerned?  Do you find yourself battling one cold after another, especially during the winter time?  If you are like many others, these issues may concern you or even create some anxiety in your life.  The best defense you can have is a strong …

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Managing Constipation for Optimal Health

Constipation.  It’s something we have all experienced at some point in our lives and for some, it is unfortunately an ongoing problem.  The bloating, the fullness, the fatigue, and the never ending trips to the bathroom to gain relief, are an issue for many, especially as you age.  So, what’s going on?  Is there a …

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Sugar. What is the Impact on Your Health?

Sugar. It makes the world go around and one of the most heavily traded commodities.  Added sugars are in everything that you eat and even drink, being added to satiate our sweet tooth and helping to make the usually non-palatable foods more tasty.  It has become a national and international addiction and epidemic, so commonplace …

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Shatavari Asparagus; Making the Woman a New Woman

Aging and stress are the two biggest culprits that you are up against in today’s society.  Both contribute significantly to your health decline, with each contributing respectively to the other.  Today’s society is very demanding, by choice mind you, which can create significant burdens on the body, both for men and women. Shatavari, or asparagus …

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Cordyceps sinensis; Bring Your Body Back from the Dead

Life can be a challenge, especially in today’s society of constantly coming and going.  We are all often burning the candle at both ends, which creates not just fatigue, but increased stress, and a loss of overall resistance in health.  It is not a surprise that a high percentage of us succumb to the common …

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Adaptogens, Stress, and Your Health

Stress is a real killer, as noted in our other article.  Stress related illness comprise upwards of 70% of all health complaints in America, not to mention other countries.  Although you cannot avoid all stress, it is possible to reduce the impact of that stress upon your body.  Through the use of adaptogens, a proper …

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Stress. Is it Killing Me?

Approximately 70-90% of all visits to the doctor are stress-related ailments or complaints.  To go further more, this implies that 70-90% of all illnesses and health complaints are psychosomatic or related to the mind, being an internal conflict or stress.  Those are some pretty incredible statistics, taken from WebMD, and should serve as a wake-up …

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Blueberries and Your Health; Powerful Foods for Brain and Body

You are what you eat!  This slogan has been around for decades, if not centuries, and stands to be true in all aspects of our mental and physical health.  The fact is that you are in control of your health, believe it or not, and the food you choose to eat can either assist in …

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Ketones and Ketone Bodies; How do They Impact Your Health?

Ketones and the ketogenic approach have become popular terms in medicine and health. Our poor metabolism, insulin dysfunction, glucose regulation issues, weight gain and obesity are clinical signs behind many of our current health problems.  It has become an epidemic of sorts and really stems back to our chosen diet and lifestyle.  Ketones and ketone …

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Alzheimer’s Disease; Diet and the Impact of MCT Oils and Ketones

Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, with an increase in death rates climbing over 145% in the past 10 years.  Over 5.8 million Americans of all ages suffer from Alzhemier’s and 1 in 3 seniorswill die from Alzheimer’s or similar cognitive related illness, which is a higher death …

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Obesity and Cancer Risk Connection

Are you overweight or even obese?  Even by just a ‘smidge’ by your standards?  Has your body mass index or BMI seen better days?  Is your doctor, spouse, or other loved one expressing concern?  How about you? How do you feel about yourself, your energy, or your abilities?  Why is your weight such a concern, …

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Colon Cancer; Prevention and Management Options

Colon cancer is one more form of cancer that we have all become very well aware of in the past decade or two, impacting 1 out of 24 adults in their lifetime.  This equates to about 4.15% incidence rate and causing an estimated 51,000 deaths in the United States in 2019 according to the American …

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Your Body’s Service Engine Light Is On! Are You Listening?

Do you wake up in the morning stiff and in pain?  Do you have  trouble sleeping, thinking it is your mattress?  Do you experience anxiety, depression, or even forgetfulness?  Sore back, stiff joints, which are limiting your abilities and desires?  Gaining weight and having trouble shedding a few pounds?  Swollen legs and ankles?  This is …

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What Are You Feeding Your Body? Nutrition and Health

Nutrition.  A powerful word when you fully grasp its meaning and yet, the word implies different ideas to many people.  Food is our source for nutrition and nutrition is the aspect of that food which supplies for and rebuilds our health.  Fruits and vegetables, including grains, are the foundation for nutrition, as these are the …

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Male Testosterone, Libido, Impotence and Shilajit

Testosterone, low libido, and impotence are a common problem in men as they age, due to related cellular changes in the body.  However, these health concerns are also becoming evident in much younger populations, so the tide is shifting to an extent.  Most men just relate these issues to a reduced testosterone level, which may …

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Bone Health, Joint Function, and Shilajit Extract

Bone health, in regards to bone thinning and weakness, are a major health concern for both men and women as we age.  It is a known fact that our bones gradually become weaker and less dense with age, but all to often we are left without a real solution, or at least a medication to …

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Passion, Sexual Intimacy, and Health

Intimacy is something that most of us have experienced at some point in time in our life, but as we age, this intimacy becomes less frequent.  One obvious reason is a decline in interest as we age, or maybe that our bodies just are not capable on some level.  This intimacy may be sexual related …

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Steps to Acquiring Youthful Health and Longevity

Ah, the good old days, when we were younger, able to do more, stronger, higher energy, and quicker recoveries from injuries.  Then, age sets in and our bodies begin to change.  Our energy levels drop, daily pain becomes a routine, our skin wrinkles and looses elasticity, our hair grays or maybe even falls out, our …

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Inflammation, Your Health, and Bacterial Microbiomes

Your health.  It is one commodity that seems to get scarcer and more limited as time passes by, but is there a connection with the many bacterial microbiomes in your body?  Aches, pains, general discomfort and reduced range of motion.  Reduced heart function, circulation, and impaired blood sugar regulation.  Increased body weight and reduced stamina …

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Alzheimer’s Disease; Prevention or Cure?

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most feared conditions associated with aging in people, likely next to cancer and ranked above cardiovascular disease.  Alzheimer’s disease is often a very progressive dementia condition associated with aging that leaves many helpless, not only as the patient but the caregiver.  In today’s society, we often ban together to …

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Osteoporosis and Curcumin Therapy Benefits

Over 55% of all adults over the age of 50 suffer with osteoporosis or low bone density.  That is over 44 million people living with an increased risk of bone fracture and overall bone weakness on a daily basis.  Osteoporosis is a systemic bone condition which can also reduce the average life expectancy, more in …

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Gingivitis, Periodontal Disease, Triphala Prevention and Management

Over one half of all American adults suffer from gingivitis or more advanced periodontal disease conditions affecting the mouth.  This number is staggering and considering the close connections between poor oral health and many disease conditions, it should serve as a wake-up call.  The long term affects reach much further than just the risk of …

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Breast Cancer and the Gut Microbiome

The gastrointestinal microbiome consists of over 100 billion micro-organisms per gram of foodstuff or fecal material present in our digestive tract.  That is a significant number of bacteria, yeast, and protozoal organisms living together, impacting not just our digestion but our overall health. The gastrointestinal microbiome is becoming a very hot area of research over …

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Recent Research

Spirulina Health Benefits

Spirulina in Health Care Management

Kulshreshtha, A., Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2008, Vol. 9, No. 5

Radioprotective Effects of Curcumin & Prostate Cancer

A Pilot Clinical Trial of Radioprotective Effects of Curcumin Supplementation in Patients with Prostate Cancer
 
Abstract (Hejazi, J. et al. J Cancer Sci Ther, Volume 5(10) 320-324 (2013) – 320)
Background: Patients with prostate cancer who accede to radiation therapy usually experience several side effects and these toxicities are sometimes dose limiting. Some previous in vitro and in vivo studies have proposed a radioprotective role for curcumin, the yellow pigment of turmeric.

Curcumin Bioavailability

Comparative bioavailability of curcumin, turmeri and Biocurcumax (BCM-95®) in traditional vehicles using non-everted rat intestinal sac model

Abstract: (Shishu, Maheshwari, M., Journal of Functional Foods (2010), doi:10.1016/j.jff.2010.01.004)

The bioavailability of curcumin from turmeric, Biocurcumax and as plain curcumin wasinvestigated using conventional vehicles by a non-everted rat intestinal model.

Curcumin and Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Randomized, Pilot Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Curcumin in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Abstract (Chandran B., Goel A., Phytothera. Res 2012) Curcumin is known to possess potent antiinflammatory and antiarthritic properties. This pilot clinical study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of curcumin alone, and in combination with diclofenac sodium in patients with active rheumatoid …

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What is Insulin Resistance?

Insulin resistance is a form of “pre” diabetes and is unfortunately very common in the horse as well as in humans. Insulin resistance or IR is a physiologic condition in which the cells in the body have a decreased response to insulin.

Insulin Resistance

Introduction:

Insulin resistance in the horse has been a problem plaguing private veterinary practitioners for years if not decades. The problem seems to be getting worse and more prevalent as time progresses, which raises issues and questions as to a possible husbandry or dietary problem that are contributing to the rise in caseloads.

Arthritis

Arthritis Arthritis is a debilitating condition resulting in lameness and potential loss of use for many horses. The exact cause of equine arthritis is unknown, however there are many pre-disposing factors that help to contribute to the condition.

Curcumin Research & Science

Curcumin and Inflammation Abstract – Pro-inflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-1β (IL-1β) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) play a key role in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis (OA). Once released, these cytokines are potent stimulators

ARTICLES

Preventative healthcare.  It is vitally important, but unfortunately something that most of us do not take advantage of in our daily lives.

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RESEARCH

Patients with prostate cancer who accede to radiation therapy usually experience several side effects and these toxicities are sometimes dose limiting.

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EDUCATION

According to the American Heart Association, 1 out of every 3 adults has high blood pressure, with statistics increasing with age...

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RESOURCES

Comparative bioavailability of curcumin, turmeri and Biocurcumax (BCM-95®) using non-everted rat intestinal sac model

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