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Cherries May Manage Pain And Reduce Inflammation
2012-05-31 06:48:34

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.” This well known phrase highlights the importance of fruits and vegetables in the diet. One fruit in particular, tart cherries, has been discovered to have immense benefits. The Oregon Health & Science University recently presented research at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference (ACSM) showing that tart cherries could decrease inflammation for those who are suffering from arthritis and...

2012-05-29 23:00:54

Medical researchers need participants for studies in Salt Lake City that are exploring ways to treat heart disease, diabetes, gout, high blood pressure, emphysema and other afflictions. SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 A new website launched this month by Salt Lake City-based Optimum Clinical Research offers new ways for those suffering from diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and other health conditions to learn about medical studies under way in Utah. Study participants are...

2012-05-23 21:34:38

In vitro study indicates urate protection extends beyond antioxidant effect Use of the antioxidant urate to protect against the neurodegeneration caused by Parkinson's disease appears to rely on more than urate's ability to protect against oxidative damage. In the May issue of the open-access journal PLoS One, researchers from the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (MGH-MIND) describe experiments suggesting the involvement of a novel mechanism in urate's protection of...

2012-05-02 13:19:51

Obese people who consume increased amounts of fructose, a type of sugar that is found in particular in soft drinks and fruit juices, are at risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NFALD) and more its more severe forms, fatty inflammation and scarring. Now researchers at Duke University Medical Center believe they better understand what mechanism may account for fructose-related liver injury. Chronic fructose consumption in a diet puts people at risk for depleting their store of...

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