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2009-11-17 10:40:03

Judging from the number of juices and teas advertised as containing antioxidants, consumers are aware of the dangers of oxidative stress. But what is the best way to measure it "“ and fight it? Doctors at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a substance in the blood that may be useful in predicting an individual's risk for heart disease. The substance is cystine, an oxidized form of the amino acid cysteine and an indirect measure of oxidative stress. In a study of more...

2009-10-27 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Extension® the global authority on nutrition, health and wellness, as well as a provider of scientific information on anti-aging supplements and therapies, has introduced Glutathione, Cysteine & C product formulated with 50 mg of Setria® Glutathione from Kyowa Hakko USA. Glutathione, Cysteine & C is available from Life Extension® in 100 count bottles at...

2009-09-15 15:05:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced that company management will provide a corporate overview at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time (8:30 a.m. Pacific time). A live and archived webcast of the presentation will be available on the Telik website, www.telik.com. Telik, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA, is a clinical stage drug development company focused on...

2009-09-14 13:59:46

Specific glutathione S-transferase in caterpillars inhibits plant hormone OPDA Cis-OPDA (12-oxophytodienoic acid) is a highly reactive plant hormone which simultaneously serves as a precursor molecule of the metabolic "master switch" jasmonic acid. Both signal herbivory in leaves and shoots of plants and activate the plants' defense reaction against caterpillars. Cis-OPDA, when reaching the hemolymph of the caterpillar, has a negative effect on the animal, leading to premature pupation and,...

2009-08-03 14:14:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced that the positive results from a Phase 1 multicenter, dose escalation study of ezatiostat hydrochloride (TELINTRA, TLK199) tablets in patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) have been published in a leading peer reviewed journal, Blood, 25 June 2009; Vol. 113, No. 26, pp. 6533-6540. Positive results from a separate Phase 1-2a study in MDS patients involving an intravenous formulation of...

2009-07-07 09:20:00

Immunotec Receives NHPD/Health Canada Authorization to Begin a Study on the Effect of the Cysteine-Rich Whey Protein Isolate (Immunocal(R)) in Combination with Physical Exercise on Muscle Function, Body Composition and Inflammatory Cytokine Levels in Elderly Persons: A Randomized, Double-Blind Study. MONTREAL, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Immunotec Inc. (TSX-V: IMM) announced today that the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) - a division of Health Canada...

2009-06-11 13:20:00

OSCEOLA, Wis., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroScience, Inc. has launched an antioxidant protocol that combines an objective assessment of glutathione levels along with unique antioxidant compounds, including OSR#1, CysNAC, and NeuroVitamins. These products are capable of eliminating free radicals in both the fat soluble and water soluble areas of the body. Oxidative stress occurs when the body's supply of antioxidants, mainly glutathione, is insufficient to bind and remove potentially harmful...

2009-04-27 07:44:00

The secret to a healthy heart may now include grapes, recently shown to lower blood pressure, lessen signs of heart muscle damage, and cause an overall better functioning in the heart. A diet filled with fruits and vegetables is known to lower blood pressure, but a new study from the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center demonstrates the health effects of grapes reach a new level. The study used groups of twelve rats, specially bred to obtain a high blood pressure from a high salty...

2009-03-30 09:31:34

U.S. researchers say they've determined even a tiny genetic variation can control how quickly and well lungs grow and function in children and adolescents. And the University of Southern California scientists say it also can determine how susceptible children will be to exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke, even in utero. We wanted to determine whether specific gene variations would have measurable and predictable effects on lung function growth and susceptibility to environmental insults,...

2009-02-12 08:41:24

Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine have devised a much-needed way to monitor and find treatments for a mysterious and devastating group of metabolic diseases that arise from mutations in cells' fuel-burning mechanism.Mitochondrial disorders can cause organ failure, seizures, stroke-like episodes and premature death. The diseases"”more than three dozen in total"”arise from genetic errors of the mitochondria, the cell structures that process oxygen and turn food...