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2014-04-18 23:07:33

The makers of EnLyte Advanced Generation Folate Therapy are sharing educational information on autism facts and treatment. Sunset, Louisians (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Autism has increased 78% in the last decade. There is still a lot to learn about the disorder, and JayMac Pharmaceuticals sat down with noted psychiatrist, Lawrence Ginsberg, MD recently to discuss the topic. Dr. Ginsberg is an international authority in psychiatry and psychopharmacology, and runs a thriving practice, Red Oak...

2014-04-14 23:11:00

JayMac Pharmaceuticals, the makers of advanced generation folate therapy, EnLyte, respond to March CDC reports of a 30 percent increase in the rise of autism. Sunset, Louisiana (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 In March, the CDC reported a 30 percent rise in autism, now affecting one in 68 children. Prevention is key, and JayMac Pharmaceuticals, LLC is committed to educating on prenatal prevention with adequate supplementation. Folate is crucial to the developing fetus, and supplementing with folic...

2014-04-08 08:31:04

MILFORD, Mass., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeraCare Life Sciences, a provider of high quality biological materials that help optimize diagnostic performance, reliability and repeatability across the IVD lifecycle, today announced the launch of its new ACCURUN(®) 611 product, a robust product that demonstrates consistent performance over time. This reference material is designed to support detection of the Factor V Leiden mutation and the Factor II gene variant, as well as...

Laughing Gas Does Not Cause Heart Attack
2013-06-19 12:36:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis determined that laughing gas does not increase the risk of a heart attack during surgery. Nitrous oxide, more commonly known as laughing gas, is one of the world's oldest and most widely used anesthetics. However, some experts have questioned whether the anesthetic raises the risk of a heart attack during surgery or soon afterward. “It´s been known for...

2013-03-07 23:46:14

Adding supplements to antipsychotic medication alleviated negative symptoms in patients with specific gene variants Adding the dietary supplements folate and vitamin B12 to treatment with antipsychotic medication improved a core symptom component of schizophrenia in a study of more than 100 patients. The study focused on negative symptoms of schizophrenia — which include apathy, social withdrawal, and a lack of emotional expressiveness. While the level of improvement across all...

2012-02-27 07:27:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Previous studies have suggested that levels of the amino acid, homocysteine, might be an adjustable risk factor for coronary heart disease. However, a recent comprehensive study has found that high blood levels of homocysteine have no meaningful effect on coronary heart disease risks. This makes the previous suggestion of lowering homocysteine with folate acid unbeneficial. The comprehensive study is made up of 19 unpublished and 86 published studies. The analysis...

2012-02-22 10:20:09

A comprehensive study in this week's PLoS Medicine shows levels of the amino acid, homocysteine, have no meaningful effect on the risk of developing coronary heart disease, closing the door on the previously suggested benefits of lowering homocysteine with folate acid once and for all. Previous studies have suggested that high blood levels of homocysteine might be a modifiable risk factor for coronary heart disease, but in a detailed analysis of data from 19 unpublished and 86 published...

2009-12-16 12:52:22

A diet rich in methionine, an amino acid typically found in red meats, fish, beans, eggs, garlic, lentils, onions, yogurt and seeds, can possibly increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a study by Temple researchers. The researchers published their findings, titled "Diet-induced hyperhomocysteinemia increases Amyloid-ÃŽ² formation and deposition in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease," in the journal  Current Alzheimer Research. "When...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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