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2011-04-26 00:00:27

Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago is one of only 12 sites across the United States enrolling patients in a national clinical research trial which, for the first time is the United States, is using an investigational liver cell infusion to treat urea cycle disorders (UCDs) in children. UCDs are congenital and often life-threatening disorders of ammonia metabolism in the liver. Neurotoxic ammonia accumulates in the body, which may lead "“ depending on the severity of the disease...

2010-12-20 00:00:38

Gaspari's SuperPump 250, a popular nutritional supplement, has been reformulated due to changes in the pre-workout market. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2010 Gaspari Nutrition, a manufacturer of body building supplements, is releasing a reformulated version of SuperPump 250 called SuperPump Max this week. SuperPump 250 has been a popular nutritional supplement product for over 6 years but changes in the pre-workout market, particularly the popularity of "concentrates" have forced...

2010-12-15 00:00:44

Health Freedom Nutrition's new Citrulline A+â“ž¢ is a special blend of L-Citrulline and L-Arginine designed to boost nitric oxide levels both quickly and continuously. The secret lies in the fact that L-Citrulline acts as a precursor of L-Arginine in the body. Because L-Arginine increases the production of nitric oxide, Citrulline A+â“ž¢ works in a "time release" fashion to provide continuous nitric oxide production for people with...

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2010-10-14 11:06:16

Results are published in the American Journal of Hypertension No matter how you slice it, watermelon has a lot going for it "“"“ sweet, low calorie, high fiber, nutrient rich "“"“ and now, there's more. Evidence from a pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University suggests that watermelon can be an effective natural weapon against prehypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. It is the first investigation of its kind in humans. FSU...

2009-11-19 08:00:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans are currently preparing for winter with their annual flu shot. But preparations shouldn't stop there. Keeping your body fortified with nutrients can be an effective way to minimize the impact of cold and flu season. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/CG12776) Researchers at HealthSpan Solutions have been studying how to fortify the immune systems of older adults. Many seniors are especially at risk of...

2008-07-05 00:00:03

By Chidanand Rajghatta WASHINGTON: It seems that watermelons don't just quench thirst, but also increase libido, says a new study. The fruit has some nourishing ingredients that affect the libido. These include lycopene - which is typically found in tomatoes; beta carotene; and the rising star among its phyto-nutrients - citrulline, whose beneficial functions include the ability to relax blood vessels, much like Viagra and other impotence drugs do. Scientists say when watermelon is...

2008-07-04 09:00:03

By BETSY BLANEY By Betsy Blaney The Associated Press LUBBOCK, Texas A slice of cool, fresh watermelon is a juicy way to top off a Fourth of July cookout and one that researchers say has effects similar to Viagra's - but don't necessarily expect it to keep the fireworks going all night long. Watermelons contain an ingredient called citrulline that can trigger production of a compound that helps relax blood vessels, similar to what happens when a man takes Viagra, said scientists in...

2008-07-04 00:00:02

By BETSY BLANEY LUBBOCK, Texas - A slice of cool, fresh watermelon is a juicy way to top off a Fourth of July cookout and one that researchers say has effects similar to Viagra - but don't necessarily expect it to keep the fireworks all night long. Watermelons contain an ingredient called citrulline that can trigger production of a compound that helps relax the body's blood vessels, similar to what happens when a man takes Viagra, said scientists in Texas, one of the nation's top...

2008-07-03 12:00:04

By Ashley Meeks, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Jul. 3--LAS CRUCES -- "And you've been throwing them away all this time," said Darrell Durr. The 31-year-old safety specialist at White Sands Missile Range was reacting Wednesday to the latest pop science tidbit on the airwaves, an alleged "Viagra effect" from watermelon, according to the research of Bhimu Patil, director of the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center at Texas A&M University in College Station. In the spotlight is an...

2008-07-01 12:01:08

By Barry Shlachter, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 1--This is not an Aggie joke. Someday watermelons might have Viagra-like properties, researchers at Texas A&M University predicted Monday. That said, much study and much breeding remain. One problem is that the beneficial ingredient in good-eating varieties -- citrulline -- is now mainly found in the rind. Researchers such as A&M's Steve King are trying to find melon with citrulline in the fruit's flesh. "We will...


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