Latest Selenium Stories

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.

2008-12-02 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Johnson Matthey Inc. (JMI), a Pennsylvania corporation, was sentenced today to a $3 million criminal fine for a felony violation of the Clean Water Act by Judge Dee Benson of the U.S.

2008-11-28 16:03:00

Increasing the production of naturally occurring proteins that contain selenium in human blood cells slows the AIDS virus, U.S. researchers said. K. Sandeep Prabhu of Pennsylvania State University said selenium is a micronutrient that the body needs to maintain normal metabolism.

2008-09-15 21:00:28

Quotable "Nobody can be in good health if he does not have fresh air, sunshine and good water." Flying Hawk Ogala Sioux chief Rx notes Heavy backpacks It's not uncommon to hear children as young as 12 years old complain about pain in their shoulders, neck and back because of a backpack that's overloaded or improperly worn.

2008-09-10 21:00:19

The West Virginia University Institute of Technology has demonstrated a new patent-pending process for making coal a cleaner source of energy, according to WVU Information & Services. Illinois state Rep.

2008-09-03 21:00:10

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs, +1- 202-514-2007, TDD +1-202-514-1888 Two Former Managers Plead Guilty and are Sentenced for Making False Statements WASHINGTON, Sept.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.