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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

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid); Impact on Health and Cancer

Vitamin C or ascorbic acid.  One of the most readily recognized nutrients likely on the face of the earth, associated with prevention and treatment of the common cold.  However, could there be more to this nutrient?  Is vitamin C more important and possibly more protective to your overall health than what we have been led …

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Knowledge is the Key to Health

Graduating from Veterinary School, students find themselves equipped with many volumes of knowledge regarding a wide array of species.  We are taught essentially the basics of medicine and surgery, with tools to do the job in most situations, but the knowledge is somewhat restricted from a practical point of view.  There is much to learn …

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Your Health and Supplements

The human market is saturated with dietary supplements intended to impact everything from joint health to cardiovascular support.  The supplements seem to be so targeted sometimes, that I feel that often we are losing touch with what is occurring, how health is impacted and what the ultimate bottom line is to us.  We have to …

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Anthocyanins, Bilberry, and Your Health

Blueberries and bilberries have been high on my list of nutrient packed fruits that also have a tremendous ability to modulate my health.  They are both fruits that I consume in the raw or natural form for breakfast everyday, and then in the evening, their powdered form is used in a protein smoothie.  Anthocyanins are …

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Therapy Options for Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis are debilitating conditions impacting millions of people each year, but also negatively affecting many horses and companion pets.  Both conditions are strongly connected with ongoing or chronic inflammation, which is a fact of life, but often worsened or exacerbated by many other factors including genetics, lifestyle, stress, and excessive wear and …

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Role of Inflammation in Arthritic and Rheumatic Conditions

Inflammation, especially in rheumatoid and arthritis conditions, is an ongoing problem in today’s society.  When the word is mentioned, we often think of the 5 cardinal signs which include pain, redness, heat, swelling and loss of function, however we need to realize that in the case of chronic diseases, this is not always the scenario. …

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Biochemical Individuality and Impact on Health

Over the years of my clinical research revolving around herbs and phytonutrients, I have become quite fond of the writings of several past researchers including the biochemist Linus Pauling.  It is interesting to me to read and often re-read their thoughts and opinions regarding certain health conditions and proposals for therapies.  Often, despite the research …

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Prostate Health in Men and Herbs; Cancer to BPH

Every gender has its weakness and area of susceptibility when it comes to health given the differences in the anatomy of the urogenital and reproductive tracts.  The urogenital system is highly susceptible to damage over time in both men and women, creating mild to more severe problems which can be life threatening and not just …

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Dehydration and Impact on Your Health

Dehydration is a real issue in today’s society, not just amongst adults but children of all ages.  Your body is upwards of 60% water, which is vitally important for cellular function, not to mention blood flow.  Considering the vast number of health concerns we are dealing with in today’s society, one has to question what …

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Bump Up Your Fiber, Enhance Your Health Not Just Your Gut!

Fiber.  It is one of the most important aspects to your diet, impacting your health on so many levels, but sadly, it is one of the things you do not get enough of.  Everyone hears about fiber in the news or on commercials, or even from their doctor, but we don’t realize just how important …

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Cardiovascular Health and Hawthorn Berry

Cardiovascular disease is running rampant in our society, impacting both men and women.  Heart disease is a serious condition and negatively impacted by a large variety of lifestyle choices from reduced exercise to poor eating choices.  For many with cardiac disease, medications are a part of their daily lives, however, quality of life is often …

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Settling Your Nerves and Stress

Tension and stress in your body is not a good thing, at least for the long-term.  The negative ramifications of an ‘amped’ up or ‘revved’ up body are endless when it comes to your health.  Life is challenging, especially during recent times, but there are options to assist you in getting control of your nerves, …

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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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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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