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2010-02-04 15:05:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Heart Health Month, EcoNugenics introduces the newest in their scientifically formulated product line: CIRCUTOL(TM) Cardiovascular Health Support. The Santa Rosa, CA-based nutraceutical company, founded in 1995 by integrative medicine pioneer, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, has once again demonstrated excellence in being at the forefront of the latest developments in natural alternative health solutions. In his perpetual quest...

2010-02-02 05:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Heart Health Month, EcoNugenics introduces the newest in their scientifically formulated product line: CIRCUTOL(TM) Cardiovascular Health Support. The Santa Rosa, CA-based nutraceutical company, founded in 1995 by integrative medicine pioneer, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, has once again demonstrated excellence in being at the forefront of the latest developments in natural alternative health solutions. In his perpetual quest...

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2009-03-14 08:35:00

A new Australian study finds that women whose diets include plenty of green tea and mushrooms may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer.The study, which involved more than 2,000 Chinese women, found that the more fresh and dried mushrooms the women consumed, the lower their breast cancer risk.  The risk was lowest in women who also drank green tea everyday.Rates of breast cancer among Chinese women is four to five times lower than those typically seen in Western nations, although...

2009-02-23 13:05:00

Results demonstrate potential for AHCC(R) in individuals living with West Nile Virus or susceptible populations such as the elderly or immune compromised PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published online from The Journal of Nutrition (2009 Jan 13.) has demonstrated that AHCC(R) (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) enhances host resistance by boosting protective immune responses specific to West Nile Virus. This study is an important initial finding indicating that dietary...

2009-01-06 13:26:00

Proves significance of AHCC for maintaining a healthy immune system PURCHASE, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in Nutrition and Cancer (60(5), 643-651) by researchers at Kansai Medical University in Osaka, Japan has shown that AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) enhances immune function by increasing the number of dendritic cells (DCs). DCs are a key part of the immune system responsible for presenting foreign substances to other immune system cells. The study...

2008-11-06 11:17:54

PURCHASE, N.Y., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in the Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology (Vol. 6, No. 3 (Summer), 2008: pp 105-109) by researchers at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center with the support of researchers from Amino Up Chemical Company in Sapporo, Japan has demonstrated that AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) can be safely used in combination with most chemotherapy agents. AHCC is a leading and commonly utilized dietary...

2008-09-16 12:00:50

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16th International AHCC(R) (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) Symposium was held in Sapporo, Japan on July 26th and 27th. The Symposium hosted by the AHCC Research Association was attended by over 300 medical doctors and researchers from around the world that presented and discussed research studies completed with AHCC. Individuals attending this year's event included representatives from Harvard Medical School, Yale University School of...

2006-08-01 13:45:00

LONDON -- Extracts from a mushroom used for centuries in Eastern Asian medicine may be able to boost the power of a leading chemotherapy drug for prostate cancer, researchers said on Tuesday. They found that when the mushroom called Phellinus linteus was added to the drug doxorubicin in the laboratory it improved its ability to kill cancerous cells. "This species of mushroom has been reported to have some degree of activity in cancer patients. Our aim was to study what effect, if any,...

2005-09-02 10:56:47

They're a rich source of one disease-fighting compound, study finds HealthDay News -- Mushrooms are a prime natural source of the antioxidant ergothioneine, outdoing either of the two foods previously believed to be better sources, food scientists report. Researchers at Penn State found that white button mushrooms, the kind most commonly consumed in the United States, have about 12 times more of the antioxidant than wheat germ and four times more than chicken liver. The finding was made using...


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