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Potential Dark Side To Diets High In Beta-Carotene
2012-05-01 12:08:08

New research suggests that there could be health hazards associated with consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene .

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2011-06-06 09:45:00

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center are honing in on the development of what may be the first non-steroidal, oral contraceptive for men.

2011-04-05 21:20:51

A nutrient found in carrots and sweet potatoes may prove key to fighting breast cancer at early stages.

2011-02-23 00:00:43

Findings published in the journal Nature suggest that an imbalance of compounds that regulate the immune system might be an underlying cause of food allergies, and that vitamin A and retinoic acid—a by-product of vitamin A used in acne treatments including Accutane—can exacerbate the problem, according to a Reuters story. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Those who have high levels of an immune system compound called Interleukin-15 might be “primed to develop...

2009-10-01 13:49:43

New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology finds retinoic acid may alleviate ulcerative colitis and similar irritable bowel diseases.

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2009-06-25 11:45:00

Retinoic acid, a derivative of vitamin A, could lead researchers to a new set of drug targets for treating breast cancer, researchers from the University of Chicago report in the June 25, 2009.

2009-06-10 12:37:53

Two signals – an external one from retinoic acid and an internal one from the transcription factor Neurogenin2 – cooperate to activate chromatin (the basic material of chromosomes) and help determine that certain nerve progenitor cells become motor neurons, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) in a report in the current issue of the journal Neuron.

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2009-04-06 07:50:48

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) cause malformations in babies, including facial defects, short stature, and mental and behavioral abnormalities.

2005-09-12 17:48:35

In studies with mice, Penn State researchers have shown that a combination of retinoic acid -- a product the body makes naturally from vitamin A -- and PIC, a synthetic immunity booster, significantly elevates the immune system response to a tetanus shot.


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