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2014-09-04 03:00:24

Eleanor Gaskarth, University of Exeter Unequal sharing of workloads in societies could leave the most industrious individuals at higher risk of poor health and prone to accelerated aging, according to a new study of a cooperative bird in the Kalahari Desert. A team of scientists at the University of Exeter studied white-browed sparrow weavers, a social species in which all group members share offspring care duties, but the dominant male and female work hardest. Dominants are the only...

Foods Rich In Antioxidants May Promote Cancer Growth
2014-07-11 10:05:11

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Around the globe, health conscious people have sought out antioxidant supplements and eaten diets rich in antioxidants for decades in an attempt to live healthy lives for a long time. Surprisingly, recent clinical trials have dashed the hopes of people taking antioxidant supplements to reduce the risk of cancer. In almost all antioxidant trials, there have been no protective effects against cancer. Among several of the trials,...

2014-06-16 12:47:49

Kureczka/Martin Associates Presentation at American Diabetes Association meeting by ClinMet founder Use of anti-oxidants may be ineffective or even contribute to kidney disease and other complications of diabetes, rather than helping to treat such health problems. That conclusion, based on growing unexpected findings that stimulating mitochondrial function and superoxide production results in improved markers of renal, cardiovascular and nerve dysfunction, was presented this week in a...

2014-06-16 08:28:56

-- Presentation at American Diabetes Association Meeting by ClinMet Founder -- SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Use of anti-oxidants may be ineffective or even contribute to kidney disease and other complications of diabetes, rather than helping to treat such health problems. That conclusion, based on growing unexpected findings that stimulating mitochondrial function and superoxide production results in improved markers of renal, cardiovascular and nerve dysfunction, was...

2014-06-04 08:33:59

Long-Term Human Clinical Trial Data Now Available NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new long-term, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled human clinical trial, published in the May issue of the European Journal of Nutrition, revealed for the first time that daily consumption of a Setria(®) Glutathione supplement was effective at increasing body stores of glutathione - an antioxidant generated within our bodies to help fight disease - combating long-held contrary beliefs.(1)...

2014-05-27 15:18:24

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore Interested in antioxidants? They protect us against aging and cancer. It's one of the reasons we like our green tea and even our broccoli. But there is a new kid on the antioxidant block - uric acid. But wait, you're thinking, doesn't uric acid cause gout? A team in Singapore has recently showed that uric acid is a major intracellular antioxidant, possibly even more important than the antioxidants we try to eat. They also discovered how uric acid...

2014-05-20 04:20:40

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illness runs rampant throughout America. We do not have any exact numbers of how many people in America are sick, however we do have estimates on the number of Americans with different types of illnesses. We also know that Americans are some of the sickest people on earth. People in the USA suffer from many chronic illnesses that include Cancer, heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, foodborne illnesses, and more. Photo -...

2014-05-13 16:11:38

UTMB Health Researchers exposed fetal membranes to cigarette smoke, triggering premature aging of placenta A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first to show that premature aging of the placenta due to oxidative stress is the cause of many preterm births. The study appears today in the American Journal of Pathology. Researchers took fetal membranes, exposed them to oxidative stress in a lab setting (specifically cigarette smoke...

2014-05-09 19:12:23

UC Davis Health System Children with autism experience deficits in a type of immune cell that protects the body from infection. Called granulocytes, the cells exhibit one-third the capacity to fight infection and protect the body from invasion compared with the same cells in children who are developing normally. The cells, which circulate in the bloodstream, are less able to deliver crucial infection-fighting oxidative responses to combat invading pathogens because of dysfunction in...

2014-05-08 23:01:50

Children with autism experience deficits in a type of immune cell that protects the body from infection. Called granulocytes, the cells exhibit one-third the capacity to fight infection and protect the body from invasion compared with the same cells in children who are developing normally. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Children with autism experience deficits in a type of immune cell that protects the body from infection. Called granulocytes, the cells exhibit one-third the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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