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2012-07-09 23:02:31

HealthyAnswers.com is a publisher and a leader in providing current natural health information on their website. Along with thousands of archived articles on health related issues, they also offer a complimentary health newsletter, quality nutritional solutions, and self improvement books. HealthyAnswers.com reports gray hair is a sign of nutritional deficiencies, not old age. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 HealthyAnswers.com says that gray hair is a sign of nutritional...

2011-08-10 06:25:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- YASOO Health Inc, Morrisville, NC has introduced IronUp, a Liquid Iron Supplement specifically formulated to supplement the levels of dietary iron for infants and children who do not receive adequate amounts in their diets (www.yasooproducts.com/ironup). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/CL49882 ) IronUp is a great-tasting grape flavored liquid iron supplement from a bioavailable source of iron that is concentrated for a...

2011-05-31 16:36:46

New research in the FASEB Journal demonstrates need for public health initiatives aimed at identifying, treating and taking seriously modest vitamin and mineral deficiencies Severe deficiency of the vitamins and minerals required for life is relatively uncommon in developed nations, but modest deficiency is very common and often not taken seriously. A new research published online in the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org), however, may change this thinking as it examines moderate selenium...

2011-03-22 23:12:17

Rochester Researchers Identify Window of Vulnerability in Fetal Development A mother's iron deficiency early in pregnancy may have a profound and long-lasting effect on the brain development of the child, even if the lack of iron is not enough to cause severe anemia, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study published in the scientific journal PLoS One. The results are important because obstetricians might not notice or treat mild or moderate iron deficiency, and therefore...

2010-10-19 11:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autistic children with severely limited diets may be at risk for vision loss due to vitamin B12 deficiency, according to new research from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Doctors should consider this deficiency when evaluating and treating children with autism and vision loss, the authors said. The Children's Hospital study, which appears in the journal Pediatrics, looked at three boys with autism who exhibited behaviors that...

2010-10-04 16:53:50

An increasing number of obese adolescents, particularly females, are undergoing gastric bypass surgery. Yet a case study presented Sunday, Oct. 3, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco, highlights the possible link between gastric bypass surgery in adolescent girls and an increased risk for neural tube defects, which can lead to varying degrees of disability such as paralysis and mental retardation due to damage to the nervous system,...

2009-05-05 12:20:33

Iron plays a large role in brain development in the womb, and new University of Rochester Medical Center research shows an iron deficiency may delay the development of auditory nervous system in preemies. This delay could affect babies ability to process sound which is critical for later language development in early childhood.The study evaluated 80 infants over 18 months, testing their cord blood for iron levels and using a non-invasive tool -- auditory brainstem-evoked response (ABR) -- to...

2009-03-04 20:54:34

Folate, a vitamin that helps make the genetic material in cells and considered essential for pregnant women, may also help heart patients, a U.S. expert said. Janice Hermann, an Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension nutrition specialist, said folate works with vitamin B12 to make red blood cells, assists in preventing neural tube defects such as spina bifida in infants and may help protect against heart disease. If you have a low intake of folate, you may have anemia, weakness and...

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2008-10-14 13:00:00

Famine on a scale never before seen in Zimbabwe is quickly and quietly overtaking the country, aid workers said. Emaciated children are dying a rate that is overwhelming rural hospitals and is even spreading to sections of the urban middle classes as a result of an economic catastrophe brought about by President Robert Mugabe's policies, The Times of London reported Tuesday. The newspaper said that an undercover 600-mile journey through Zimababwe's Manicaland province revealed exhausted...

2008-07-01 12:00:15

By SUZY COHEN Question: I take Nexium for heartburn and enalapril (Vasotec) for blood pressure. I'm losing my hearing and some of my hair. Now I have symptoms of an enlarged prostate so my doctor has prescribed Proscar. Will it interact with the other drugs that I'm already taking? -- L.A., Denver Answer: No, it won't interact. But I have to tell you, your symptoms sound a lot like zinc deficiency. It used to only occur in underdeveloped countries, but today it occurs in...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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