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Space Veggies With Increased Eye-Protecting Nutrients
2014-03-05 05:21:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Astronauts could help offset exposure to eye-damaging radiation during extended spaceflights by eating leafy vegetables grown during those voyages, according to research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Acta Astronautica. The University of Colorado Boulder researchers responsible for the study say that exposing those vegetables to a few bright pulses of light each day as they grow onboard a spacecraft could increase...

2014-03-04 12:28:21

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n2pd8p/lutein_cas ) has announced the addition of the "Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on lutein markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report...

2014-02-20 23:25:54

Global Consortium of Scientists Achieve Research Breakthrough to Make Sorghum Crop More Nutritious; will Contribute to Food and Nutrition Security JOHNSTON, Iowa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 DuPont today announced an important step toward introducing pro-vitamin A (beta carotene) into sorghum, a staple food in Africa which is naturally deficient in key nutrients. Not only has the level of pro-vitamin A been improved to levels that result in delivery of 100 percent of the daily vitamin A...

2014-02-20 16:25:18

Researchers also find a slight, though statistically non-significant, increase in age-related macular degeneration risk among multivitamin users; call for further study SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (Logo:...

2014-02-18 08:27:28

Free AMD Guide Helps Patients Understand Risks, Proactive Measures for Eye Health ST. LOUIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February is National AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month. Due to the aging Baby Boomer population, AMD, or Age-related Macular Degeneration, is expected to double by the year 2020, and patient education is critical in fighting vision loss and preserving healthy vision. EyePromise® eye vitamins is offering a complimentary patient education guide, "Getting Clear on...

2014-02-03 23:01:27

A brand new article on the site Vkool.com shows 27 health benefits that people can take from carrots. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The site Vkool.com published an entire article, showing 27 benefits that people can take from carrots. In this article, people will discover a lot of advantages that they can get from carrot s. Author Lien Nguyen states that people can drink carrot juice or eat raw carrots to prevent many diseases. Firstly, the author reveals that carrots are very...

2014-01-16 23:03:30

Mariner Biomedical introduces the newest addition to their line of outdoor skin protection products. Deter Exposure Defense provides effective protection against wind, cold, heat, sun, and low humidity. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Mariner Biomedical, Inc. announced they will unveil their latest product, Deter Exposure Defense, at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City. The company’s new multifunctional product provides an effective defense against the...

2014-01-08 23:22:01

Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co Ltd., Algatechnologies Ltd., and Cyanotech Corporation announce that they will form the “Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association” (NAXA), a trade organization dedicated to educating the public and dietary supplement industry about the health benefits of Natural Astaxanthin and the major differences between sources. Kailua-Kona, HI (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Natural Algae Astaxanthin manufacturers Fuji Chemical Industry Co...

Specially Designed Fruit Smoothie May Lead To A Healthy Glow
2014-01-06 14:24:46

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus A group of university students are enjoying a specially designed fruit smoothie a day to discover whether it can improve their appearance and make them feel healthier. Their efforts are part of a study to assess what effect a carotenoid rich fresh fruit drink could have on our skin and perceived attractiveness. The research, by the Schools of Psychology and Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), is comparing two...

2014-01-02 08:23:26

DUBLIN, Ireland, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lffwkl/lutein_cas) has announced the addition of the "Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lffwkl/lutein_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Lutein (CAS 127-40-2) Market Research Report 2013 presents comprehensive data on lutein markets...

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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.