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2011-02-12 00:00:42

The expert scientific review by age management leader Cenegenics® Medical Institute and noted UCLA professor getting numerous reprint requests. Las Vegas, NV (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011 Cenegenics® Medical Institute, the global age management medicine leader, announced that PubMed"”the medical database maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health"”published its expert scientific review collaboration entitled, "Is Vitamin D...

2011-01-20 15:30:11

Depending on the level of smoking and dietary vitamin C intake, vitamin E supplementation may extend the life-span of restricted groups of men, according to a study published in the Age and Ageing. Several large randomized trials of humans found that vitamin E supplementation does not reduce mortality. However, the average effect on mortality in a group of people with a wide age range may mask an effect of vitamin E on the life-span. Dr. Harri Hemila, and Professor Jaakko Kaprio, of the...

2010-12-08 16:32:49

Ground-breaking research from Professor Douglas Kell, published in the journal Archives of Toxicology, has found that the majority of debilitating illnesses are in part caused by poorly-bound iron which causes the production of dangerous toxins that can react with the components of living systems. These toxins, called hydroxyl radicals, cause degenerative diseases of many kinds in different parts of the body. In order to protect the body from these dangerous varieties of poorly-bound iron, it...

2010-11-09 12:27:18

Long-term, regular use of vitamins E and C has no apparent effect on the risk of age-related cataract in men, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "An estimated 20.5 million persons 40 years and older in the United States show some evidence of age-related cataract," the authors write as background information in the article. "Because oxidative damage is a prominent feature of cataracts, one focus of nutrition research has...

2010-11-07 00:16:37

With winter in full swing, cold and flu season is officially upon us. YourHCG.com's health coaches receive thousands of calls and chats each month not only about the HCG diet, but about ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. We caught up with the Your HCG health coaches and they gave us their top preventative remedies. These remedies are the perfect companion to the hCG diet. Salt Lake City, UT (Vocus) November 5, 2010 With winter in full swing, cold and flu season is officially upon us....

2010-11-02 00:00:38

GrassrootsHealth, an international vitamin D health promotion organization, is appealing to the public for support of its new Protect Our Children campaign by voting for it as part of the Pepsi Refresh Project. Voting begins on November 1, 2010 and lasts through November 30, 2010. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 GrassrootsHealth, an international vitamin D health promotion organization, is appealing to the public for support of its new Protect Our Children campaign by voting for it...

2010-10-21 12:47:12

Severe burn injuries in children have been shown to rapidly deplete the levels of vitamin E in their body's adipose, or fat tissues, a new clinical study has found. Stored levels of this important antioxidant were reduced more in a few weeks than might normally be possible in years. An analysis of eight children with third-degree burns over much of their body found they lost almost half of their stored vitamin E in three weeks, even though they were being given about 150 percent of the...

2010-09-23 13:03:34

Simple treatment may counteract widespread problem of subnormal vitamin levels in acute-care patients Treatment with vitamin C rapidly improves the emotional state of acutely hospitalized patients, according to a study carried out by researchers at Montreal's Jewish General Hospital (JGH) and the affiliated Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research (LDI). In a double-blind clinical trial, patients admitted to the JGH were randomly assigned to receive either vitamin C or vitamin D supplements...

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2010-08-06 06:20:00

Young men may have more sick-free days through the cold and flu season if they take a daily vitamin D supplement, a small study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases suggests. Vitamin D has been the center of attention in many research studies of late, with studies linking low vitamin D levels in the blood to elevated risks of type 1 diabetes and severe asthma attacks in children and heart disease, cancer and depression in adults. But whether the vitamin is the reason for the...

2010-07-29 13:54:01

Majority of study participants living in sunny Georgia classified as vitamin D deficient Vitamin D deficiency is associated with arterial stiffness, a risk factor for heart disease and stroke, in black teens according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's www.endo-society.org (JCEM). Black teens taking vitamin D supplementation of 2,000 international units (IU) per day had a decrease in central arterial stiffness. "While we think of the sun as providing humans...