Latest Selenium Stories

2009-06-01 10:43:40

A mineral found at health food stores could be the key to developing a new line of antibiotics for bacteria that commonly cause diarrhea, tooth decay and, in some severe cases, death.

2009-05-28 21:42:10

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2009-04-29 08:54:31

The recent deaths of 21 polo ponies in Florida was caused by an overdose of the mineral supplement selenium, Florida's state veterinarian says. Veterinarian Thomas J.

2009-04-27 06:55:00

The combination therapy of vitamin E, selenium and soy does not prevent the progression from high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) to prostate cancer, according to the new research presented at the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA).

2009-04-23 12:48:00

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- "There has been much conjecture and speculation in the media regarding the deaths of 21 Lechuza Polo ponies on April 19 in Wellington, Florida. We remain deeply saddened by this tragic event.

2009-03-02 07:52:10

Compounds extracted from green vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage could be a potent drug against melanoma.

2009-01-07 08:51:57

New studies suggesting vitamin supplements do not prevent cancer, rejecting earlier studies saying they did, confuse patients, the author of a U.S. study says. A lot of people are looking at this and asking, 'What happened?' Dr.

2009-01-07 07:43:10

Some 1,300 dumps like the coal ash pond that sent a billion gallons of toxic sludge across 300 Tennessee acres exist in the United States, an analysis finds. Like the one in Kingston, Tenn., most are subject to no federal regulation, and few have state oversight, even though they contain heavy metals including arsenic, lead, mercury and selenium, which are considered by the U.S.

2008-12-10 18:40:59

Selenium and vitamin E taken alone or in combination for an average of 5 1/2 years did not prevent prostate cancer, U.S. researchers said. A team of researchers coordinated by the Southwest Oncology Group was led by scientists at The University of Texas M.D.

2008-12-08 09:45:00

A study published in the December issue of Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, suggests that selenium, a trace mineral found in grains, nuts and meats, may aid in the prevention of high-risk bladder cancer.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.