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Niacin Could Help You Live A Long And Healthy Life
2013-09-30 11:16:26

ETH-Zurich The vitamin niacin has a life-prolonging effect, as Michael Ristow has demonstrated in roundworms. From his study, the ETH-Zurich professor also concludes that so-called reactive oxygen species are healthy, not only disagreeing with the general consensus, but also many of his peers. Who would not want to live a long and healthy life? A freely available food supplement could help in this respect, scientists from ETH Zurich have demonstrated in roundworms. Vitamin B3 – also...

2013-09-24 11:02:46

Study translates to humans a finding previously shown in lab animals that could lead to new therapy to use with statins or in place of them University at Buffalo translational researchers are developing a richer understanding of atherosclerosis in humans, revealing a key role for stem cells that promote inflammation. The research was published last month in PLOS One. It extends to humans previous findings in lab animals by researchers at Columbia University that revealed that high...

Vitamin B Effects On Stroke Risk May Be Bittersweet
2013-09-20 10:58:32

[ Watch the Video: Stroke Risk May Be Reduced With Vitamin B Regimen ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There’s currently a debate about the effectiveness of vitamin B in reducing strokes and heart attacks, with some saying diets rich in B vitamins may actually increase one’s risk of stroke. New research, however,  suggests vitamin B reduces the risk of stroke by seven percent, though it does not reduce the severity of a stroke or the risk of death from a...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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