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2012-01-04 08:00:00

Muscle and Strength, an industry leader in Creatine Supplements, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Muscle and Strength, an industry leader in Creatine Supplements. Buying supplements online is a great way to save time and money over shopping at the expensive local health food store or bargain warehouse. Shopping for Creatine on the internet...

2011-11-09 09:59:16

A large study from Africa, published in this week's PLoS Medicine, has found that in a direct comparison, three types of new, fast-acting antimalarial artemisinin-based combination therapy drugs (ACTs), which comprise artemisinin derivatives in combination with a partner antimalarial drug, AL (artesunate—mefloquine), ASAQ (artesunate—amodiaquine) and DHAPQ (dihydroartemisinin—piperaquine) are all effective for treating children with uncomplicated malaria. In a randomized...

2011-10-14 15:25:00

A research team at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China has conducted a meta-analysis demonstrating that metformin treatment also appears to be associated with significantly lower risk of colorectal cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Metformin Therapy May Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer in Diabetics: If you have Type 2 diabetes, you should talk to your doctor about taking Metformin due to the lack of Cancer risk....

2011-08-16 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion's Research Division released today the second annual Prescription Index of the 20 most commonly prescribed medications by specialty among physicians using the company's Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. Topping the list are prescriptions for blood pressure (Lisinopril, Family Practice), cholesterol (Simvastatin, Internal Medicine), infection (Amoxicillin, Pediatrics) and depression (Trazodone, Psychiatry). Since the release...

2011-08-03 07:30:00

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Alternatives International, Inc. ("NAI") (Nasdaq: NAII), a leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of customized nutritional supplements, today announced that the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), for the first time since its inception eight years ago, granted a lifetime achievement award to Professor Roger Harris of the UK with the citation, "In recognition of your outstanding contribution to the Science of...

2011-05-23 07:26:21

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study shows a dietary supplement containing an amino acid and antioxidant vitamins may protect pregnant women from preeclampsia. Preeclampsia affects about 5 percent of women during their first pregnancy. It's a serious condition where moms-to-be experience high blood pressure and other disturbances. Preeclampsia is dangerous for both the mother and the baby. Some believe preeclampsia may be linked to a deficiency in L-arginine -- an amino acid that helps maintain...

2011-05-20 13:05:32

Research: Effect of supplementation during pregnancy with L-arginine and antioxidant vitamins in medical food on pre-eclampsia in high risk population: Randomized controlled trial A dietary supplement containing an amino acid and antioxidant vitamins, given to pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia, can reduce the occurrence of the disease, finds a study published on bmj.com today. Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition where abnormally high blood pressure and other disturbances develop...

2011-04-08 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaris Group (Polaris) announced today that data from preclinical studies suggest ADI-PEG 20, the Company's pegylated arginine deiminase therapeutic, may be effective in treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML), glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and bladder cancer. These cancers have a high incidence of deficiencies of the arginine synthesis enzyme argininosuccinate synthetase (ASS) due to hypermethylation at the promoter of the gene that codes for ASS...

2011-04-07 13:54:16

New research suggests that several commonly prescribed drugs for type 2 diabetes may not be as effective at preventing death and cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks and stroke, as the oral anti-diabetic drug, metformin. Insulin secretagogues (ISs), such as glimepiride, glibenclamide (known as glyburide in the USA and Canada), gliclazide and tolbutamide, have been used to treat type 2 diabetes since the 1950-1970s, Nevertheless, the long-term risk associated with these drugs has...

2011-04-05 15:42:13

Research led by Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick has found that Metformin, a drug treatment used to treat diabetes and also women with Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOS), may potentially provide protection against endometrial cancer. Endometrial cancer is the most common malignancy of the female genital tract and the fourth most common cancer in women in the UK and the US. Up to a third of PCOS women also have endometrial hyperplasia which, in turn predisposes these women to...


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