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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.

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.

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

2013-02-12 14:37:52

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.

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.

2012-07-24 10:16:19

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.

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.

2012-05-15 23:25:25

Beta-carotene, selenium and folic acid – taken up to three times their recommended daily allowance, these supplements are probably harmless.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.