Latest Orthomolecular medicine Stories

2009-10-05 09:11:09

A team of pharmacists from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) has established that the levels of vitamin C in many fruit juices and soft drinks are far higher than those indicated on their labels by the manufacturers.

2009-10-02 13:25:23

Research: Fall prevention with supplemental and active forms of vitamin D: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

2009-09-30 12:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Several studies and articles published this year show that vitamin D plays an important role in the prevention of respiratory infections such as the cold and flu. A study by vitamin D expert Dr.

2009-09-17 13:37:26

An important analysis conducted by Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute scientists suggests the importance of ensuring optimal dietary intakes of vitamin K to prevent age-related conditions such as bone fragility, arterial and kidney calcification, cardiovascular disease, and possibly cancer (1).

2009-09-09 10:34:57

Scientists have uncovered a new role played by Vitamin C in protecting the skin.

2009-09-04 16:46:06

Danish researchers say animal studies suggest vitamin C deficiency may impair mental development.

2009-09-03 13:02:28

Oregon State University scientists say they've discovered some food compounds studied for an ability to prevent cancer might also be able to treat it. Researchers at the university's Linus Pauling Institute suggest some natural food compounds might be effective in working side-by-side with conventional drugs that are now used in chemotherapy. The scientists said they examined the activity of chlorophyllin and found, on a dose-by-dose basis, it was 10 times more potent at causing the death of...

2009-08-19 08:59:17

Antioxidant supplements do not appear to increase risk of melanoma, as previously suspected, according to a new report.

2009-07-22 12:08:00

Food Storage Safety: Tips to Avoid Food PoisoningROCHESTER, Minn., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the July issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource attribution is required.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.