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Heart Attack Risk Linked To Low Vitamin D Levels
2012-09-25 09:13:44

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 17 million people die from heart disease every year. With this staggering statistic, it is no wonder that heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for adults around the globe. In order to better understand heart disease, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital went about studying vitamin D. The group of investigators recently...

Vitamin B3 Defends Body Against Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infections
2012-08-28 10:39:10

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Like fruits and vegetables, vitamins are considered necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle. And scientists have long worked to study the effects of vitamin consumption. In particular, researchers recently discovered that nicotinamide, known also as vitamin B3, could help defend against antibiotic-resistant staph infections that are found more and more throughout the globe; these infections are seen as a public health danger as...

2012-07-24 10:16:19

If link proves causal, 1 in 12 of these cancers might be prevented, say researchers Increasing dietary intake of the antioxidant vitamins C, E, and selenium could help cut the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to two thirds, suggests research published online in the journal Gut. If the association turns out to be causal, one in 12 of these cancers might be prevented, suggest the researchers, who are leading the Norfolk arm of the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer...

2012-07-19 00:34:12

High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study published July 17 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin which is considered an antioxidant and numerous experimental studies have suggested that vitamin E may prevent DNA damage. Liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world, the fifth most common cancer found in men and the seventh...

2012-06-26 06:21:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) —Blood tests that measure Vitamin D deficiency are among the most frequently ordered tests in medicine. A new study found that some test kits are inaccurate. Researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine found that two new tests, Abbot Architect and Siemans Centaur2, may not be accurate. This study was performed on 163 randomly selected blood samples. In 40% of the Abbott Architect specimens and 48% of the Siemans Centaur2 specimens, results...

2012-06-19 13:52:59

Discovery can assist farming of low-fertility crops, say UC Riverside biochemists Biochemists at the University of California, Riverside report a new role for vitamin C in plants: promoting the production of twins and even triplets in plant seeds. Daniel R. Gallie, a professor of biochemistry, and Zhong Chen, an associate research biochemist in the Department of Biochemistry, found that increasing the level of dehydroascorbate reductase (DHAR), a naturally occurring enzyme that recycles...

2012-06-08 23:00:40

GetFitDaily offers women around the world the latest weight loss tips and women´s exercises. In her latest blog post, Stacy Carlo announces the real skinny on Weight Loss. Manhattan Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 GetFitDaily.com is one of the world´s most visited Fitness Tips blogs. Offering daily tips and advice to women, information can be read directly from their blog, or via a daily digest email. Today, Stacy Carlo at GetFitDaily published her latest post, titled “The...


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