Latest Selenium Stories

2009-12-08 13:00:08

Supplementation with a selenium-based antioxidant compound decreased the risk of developing new polyps of the large bowel — called colorectal metachronous adenomas — in people who previously had colorectal polyps removed.

2009-11-12 11:14:47

A new study from the University of Warwick has discovered taking too much of the essential mineral selenium in your diet can increase your cholesterol by almost 10%.

2009-10-01 09:27:00

Drug Giant Tries to Silence CSPI With Threat of Libel Suit WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-10-01 11:46:20

The Center for Science in the Public Interest alleges in a California lawsuit that the Bayer drug company made a false claim regarding a multivitamin product. The center alleges in a news release Thursday that Bayer incorrectly claimed users of Men's One A Day multivitamins could reduce their risk of prostate cancer thanks to the selenium inside the company's product. Officials with the Washington-based consumer advocacy group said they contacted the German drug company in June regarding a...

2009-09-22 08:03:00

SAN FRANCISCO and BANGALORE, India, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks Studios, a global leader in Agile ALM tools and training, today announced new versions of its Twist(R) test management and Cruise(R) release management products.

2009-08-31 13:01:15

Research in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University suggests that some natural food compounds, which previously have been studied for their ability to prevent cancer, may be able to play a more significant role in treating it – working side-by-side with the conventional drugs that are now used in chemotherapy.

2009-08-19 08:59:17

Antioxidant supplements do not appear to increase risk of melanoma, as previously suspected, according to a new report.

2009-07-16 15:34:43

Selenium is a trace element crucial to life - too little or too much of it is fatal. In the July 17 issue of the journal Science, researchers at Yale University and University of Illinois at Chicago detail the molecular mechanisms that govern its metabolism in the human body.

2009-07-14 09:58:00

MADISON, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), today announced the availability of a new, scientifically advanced, gender- and age-specific adult multivitamin line developed to help meet the nutritional needs of women and men.

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The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.