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2014-05-30 23:07:00

Increase glutathione levels and improve the body’s ability to produce glutathione. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Clinical Strength Glutathione Plus contains 5 ingredients specifically chosen to increase glutathione levels and improve the body’s ability to produce glutathione. Glutathione is the master antioxidant of the body, essential for good health. Health Benefits:     Increases glutathione levels     Promotes production of...

2014-04-04 23:22:41

Researchers in Italy say their review of studies on the link between selenium and malignancies like bladder cancer turned up too little evidence to support supplementation. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Italian scientists say patients fighting bladder cancer and other types of cancer are not likely to get any benefit from the metalloid nutritional supplement, selenium. The new meta-analysis has just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website and can be read by clicking here....

2014-03-24 23:02:31

All-round analysis and forecast of the world, regional and country markets for selenium can be found in the topical research study “Selenium: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the worldwide selenium production is expected to reach 2,800 tonnes of selenium content by 2015. London, UK (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 In 2012, the world selenium production posted a 1.1% YoY...

2014-03-10 16:33:17

Scientists have found that acne may be alleviated from the inside out, through the presence of the antioxidant, glutathione. MaxHealthLabs offers the most absorbable form of the enzyme component. MENTOR, Ohio, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Individuals who struggle with acne understand the frustration of using various topical treatments and little visual results. MaxHealthLabs is pleased to report the potential elimination of acne provided by the consumption of their health...

prostate cancer risk
2014-02-24 04:58:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online High-dose supplementation with both the trace element selenium and vitamin E can increase the risk of prostate cancer in some men, according to a new multi-center study appearing in Friday’s edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The study, which was led by Dr. Alan Kristal of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, found that vitamin E could heighten the risk in men with low baseline selenium levels, while...

2014-02-11 23:24:03

New research suggests the micronutrient may be able to slow the progression of mesothelioma, but only in certain cell lines. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 A new article published in the American Journal of Pathology and detailed by Surviving Mesothelioma finds that the nutrient selenium may one day have a role to play in the treatment of mesothelioma. Selenium is found in meat, fish, poultry, grains and eggs and is most plentiful in Brazil nuts and organ meats. It is essential for...

2014-01-29 13:20:17

Researchers at the Prairie Research Institute's Illinois Natural History Survey have found that overall, concentrations of arsenic, selenium, and mercury in bighead and silver carp from the lower Illinois River do not appear to be a health concern for a majority of human consumers. The full results of the study have been published in the journal Chemosphere. Average mercury concentration in fillets was below the US Food and Drug Administration Action Level and EPA Screening Value for...

2014-01-29 12:29:23

Selenium Integration Provides Automatic Incorporation of Web Application Security Testing Earlier in the Development Lifecycle and During Unit Testing IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NT OBJECTives, Inc., provider of the most automated, comprehensive and accurate web application security solutions, recently announced a new release of its dynamic application security testing solution, NTOSpider. This update will allow NTOSpider to integrate with browser automation tool, Selenium,...

2014-01-20 09:53:44

Buried deep in the mud along the banks of a remote salt lake near Yosemite National Park are colonies of bacteria with an unusual property: they breathe a toxic metal to survive. Researchers from the University of Georgia discovered the bacteria on a recent field expedition to Mono Lake in California, and their experiments with this unusual organism show that it may one day become a useful tool for industry and environmental protection. The bacteria use elements that are notoriously...

2013-11-27 13:22:49

Long-term (24-month) supplementation with multivitamins plus selenium for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in Botswana in the early stages of disease who had not received antiretroviral therapy delayed time to HIV disease progression, was safe and reduced the risk of immune decline and illness, according to a study appearing in the November 27 issue of JAMA. "Micronutrient deficiencies, known to influence immune function, are prevalent even before the development of...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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