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2013-10-01 23:02:03

Kirkman® releases new product Antioxidant/Cell Protect - Hypoallergenic in both its consumer and professional product lines. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Kirkman®, a manufacturer known for the purity of its nutritional supplements, has just released a new product, Antioxidant/Cell Protect – Hypoallergenic. Antioxidants are an integral part of the disease fighting process and protect the body from dangerous free radicals that invade the cells and cause illness. This...

2013-08-15 15:08:56

For a new study in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers evaluated how different levels of selenium affect the immune system of adult horses. According to the researchers, the effects of selenium supplementation on the immune system have been evaluated in other species but not extensively in horses. Dr. Laurie Lawrence, animal science professor at the University of Kentucky, said the amount of selenium in soil and forages varies across the United States. She said that they wanted to...

2013-07-26 18:47:57

A new study of 100 private water wells in and near the Barnett Shale showed elevated levels of potential contaminants such as arsenic and selenium closest to natural gas extraction sites, according to a team of researchers that was led by UT Arlington associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Kevin Schug. The results of the North Texas well study were published online by the journal Environmental Science & Technology Thursday. The peer-reviewed paper focuses on the presence of...

2013-07-03 16:21:09

MOSCOW, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MinePro: Smart Mining Russia and CIS is no ordinary conference! From a 3 streamed agenda to the exclusive MinePro Boardroom, this conference will offer attendees with a tailored and innovative atmosphere to hear from the industry's top professionals. Following global success from mining events in Australia, Brazil and South Africa, Mining IQ has worked with industry experts to create a conference that allows you to have a unique...

2013-06-27 23:39:13

On June 19, 2013, Emord & Associates, on behalf of Youngevity, Inc., filed a comment to FDA’s proposed rule, “Infant Formula: The Addition of Minimum and Maximum Levels of Selenium to Infant Formula and Related Labeling Requirements.” If adopted, the rule would require inclusion of selenium as an essential nutrient in infant formula. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 On June 19, 2013, Emord & Associates, on behalf of Youngevity, Inc., filed a comment to FDA’s...

2013-02-12 14:37:52

Scientists identified aromatic rice with very low arsenic content and higher concentrations of essential nutrients, selenium and zinc -- published in Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging Millions of people worldwide are regularly exposed to arsenic through drinking water and eating rice grown in soil and water containing high amounts of arsenic. Long-term exposure can lead to the development of different types of cancer as well as serious cardiovascular, neurological, and other health...

2013-01-31 14:52:52

A systematic review published today in The Cochrane Library finds that in well-nourished adults current evidence does not support selenium for preventing heart disease. The review suggests that taking selenium supplements does not reduce a person's risk of developing heart disease, although most evidence is currently limited to healthy American adults. Diet is a key factor influencing heart disease risk. Selenium is one dietary element that could potentially play a role in preventing heart...

2013-01-09 12:27:28

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leader in sales automation technology for the health insurance industry, today invited interested software developers and technology professionals to attend the January 17, 2013 meeting of the Wisconsin Java User Group (WJUG) - a free, informal, technical forum for Java enthusiasts. Connecture will host the meeting, which will feature a presentation "Automated QA with Robot Framework" by Tom Schneider, lead product...

2012-07-24 10:16:19

If link proves causal, 1 in 12 of these cancers might be prevented, say researchers Increasing dietary intake of the antioxidant vitamins C, E, and selenium could help cut the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to two thirds, suggests research published online in the journal Gut. If the association turns out to be causal, one in 12 of these cancers might be prevented, suggest the researchers, who are leading the Norfolk arm of the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer...

2012-06-21 20:47:37

A coating of selenium nanoparticles significantly reduces the growth of Staphylococcus aureus on polycarbonate, a material common in implanted devices such as catheters and endotracheal tubes, engineers at Brown University report in a new study. Selenium is an inexpensive element that naturally belongs in the body. It is also known to combat bacteria. Still, it had not been tried as an antibiotic coating on a medical device material. In a new study, Brown University engineers report that...