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2012-04-27 00:03:03

Increased intake of dietary calcium may be key to addressing widespread dental health problems faced by millions of rural residents in Ethiopia's remote, poverty-stricken Main Rift Valley, according to a new Duke University-led study. As many as 8 million people living in the valley are estimated to be at risk of dental and skeletal fluorosis as a result of their long-term exposure to high levels of naturally occurring fluoride in the region's groundwater. Fluoride is essential for...

2012-04-26 10:18:15

Government regulators and the scientific community should work to ensure that they give clear guidance to the public about dietary supplements and cancer risk, according to a commentary published April 25 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Evidence from animal, in vitro and observational studies has suggested that taking dietary supplements may lower cancer risk. However, the small number of randomized controlled studies, the gold standard in evidence-based medicine, has not...

2012-04-23 23:12:43

For years, fiber intake among the global population has been extremely low, setting the stage for potentially serious, long-term public health implications. New research commissioned by Tate & Lyle and presented at the 2012 Experimental Biology conference in San Diego adds to the body of emerging research on fibers, including additional support for the role of soluble corn fiber in bone health. "Years of research point to the health benefits of fiber for cardiovascular health, blood...

2012-04-23 21:28:01

Vitamin D is renowned for its role in creating strong bones and is a key regulator of serum calcium levels. Calcium is primarily obtained through diet and absorbed through the intestine and into the blood stream. In addition to building bone, calcium is required for a variety of important physiological processes. Vitamin D, which is detected by receptors in bone and intestinal cells, regulates the level of calcium in the blood stream and determines how much should be stored in the skeleton....

New Research Discovers Cause Of Kidney Stones
2012-04-19 07:04:01

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com A sharp irritation near the stomach. The feeling of pain in the back. The discovery of blood in the urine. These are just a few of the symptoms of kidney stones. An estimated one million people suffer from kidney stones each year. Recently, more information was revealed regarding the cause of kidney stones through research done by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. The research, unveiled in the EMBO Journal by...

2012-03-27 02:26:36

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumption of 100 percent fruit juice is closely linked to improved nutrient adequacy among 2-18 year olds, according to new research published in the current online issue of Public Health Nutrition, the Juice Products Association reports today. The new study from researchers at the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center and Baylor College of Medicine highlights the effect that consumption of fruit juice had on select nutrients...

2012-03-23 23:02:17

Natural Ulcer Treatment; Kanwa Minerals Energy/Detox Formula works as a Gentle, Daily Natural Treatment for Stomach Pain, Ulcers and Poor Digestion- Now Available at Blaines Nutrition Health Food Store in Redondo Beach, California. Redondo Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Zion Health announces the release of Kanwa Detox Natural Treatment for stomach pain, ulcers and poor digestion at Blaines Health Food Store located at 206 Avenue F in Redondo Beach, CA. Kanwa Detox Formula contains the...

2012-03-20 02:24:41

ORANGE, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- About 43 percent of the U.S. population (almost 70 percent of older women) use dietary supplements containing calcium(1), but Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, warns that, without balancing their calcium with magnesium, they may be at risk. Dean, magnesium expert and Medical Director of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association at http://www.nutritionalmagnesium.org, says most people, including the majority of MDs, do not understand key facts about...

2012-03-08 00:54:06

The speed at which the calcium concentration in the cell changes controls the swimming behavior of sperm. They can calculate the calcium dynamics and react accordingly. Sperm have only one aim: to find the egg. The egg supports sperm in their quest by emitting attractants that induce changes in the calcium level inside sperm. Calcium ions determine the beating pattern of the sperm tail which enables sperm to steer. Together with colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of...

2012-03-07 08:00:00

MERIDEN, Conn., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutritionist Heather Bauer, RD, CDN, author of the newly released book "Bread is the Devil" from St. Martin's Press, offers tips for people who are trying to change their eating routines to drop the pounds in celebration of National Nutrition Month this March. If bread is not your personal devil, Bauer's book offers advice on how to build sensible, healthy meals, high in protein with complex carbs and avoid other demons - from ice cream and chips...


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2012-04-03 16:31:44

Sandalolitha robusta is a species of dome coral in the family Fungiidae. It is found in the Indo-Pacific oceanic region. This is a large, colonial coral that does not attach to substrate along the seabed. Polyps are embedded in numerous individuals corallites and are separate from one another. They are bordered by alternating wide and narrow septae, calcareous (calcium carbonate) ridges which bear serrated spines. The spines on the costae, the ridges which join the septae to other corallites,...

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