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2011-09-02 16:46:30

Researchers in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta have discovered that resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant found in common foods, prevents a syndrome in some offspring that could lead to later health issues such as diabetes. Resveratrol is found in fruits, nuts and red wine, and has been shown to extend the lifespan of many species. Human offspring that have trouble growing in the womb have an increased risk of developing metabolic problems later in...

2011-07-30 00:01:05

An all-natural pill is helping consumers safely fight aging. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 The Gainesville Sun has done it. So has AARP, the Mayo Clinic, the Daily Glow, Fox 10 WALA TV, and over ten thousand other legitimate news sources. Done what? Covered the various scientifically proven benefits offered in Resveratrol. As a result, Proleva is Announcing its very own branded fountain of youth! Proleva recently launched a health awareness campaign, in which the company is making...

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2011-07-04 06:16:08

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that a daily intake of resveratrol prevents the ill effects of simulated weightlessness on muscle and bone metabolism As strange as it sounds, a new research study published in the FASEB Journal, suggests that the "healthy" ingredient in red wine, resveratrol, may prevent the negative effects that spaceflight and sedentary lifestyles have on people. The report describes experiments in rats that simulated the weightlessness of spaceflight, during...

2011-07-01 00:19:40

A Biotech/Nutritional Science Breakthrough - San Diego Based Liquid Vitamin Company "Passion 4 Life" Using New Liposomal Encapsulation Technology for Better Absorption San Diego-based Passion 4 Life liquid vitamins and minerals (http://www.passion4lifevitamins.com) announces their newly updated and much improved comprehensive liquid vitamins & minerals product using a new Liposomal Encapsulation Technology for their anti-aging super ingredient Resveratrol, making them one of the first...

2011-06-21 12:51:16

A University of Florida review of research finds the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol found in red wine, grapes and other fruits may not prevent old age, but it might make it more tolerable. News stories have long touted resveratrol as a cure for various diseases and a preventative against aging. "We're all looking for an anti-aging cure in a pill, but it doesn't exist. But what does exist shows promise of lessening many of the scourges and infirmities of old age," said UF exercise...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

SEWICKLEY, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of resveratrol are well studied and documented in controlled scientific studies. It has been shown to slow down the aging process and help prevent age-related diseases including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and others. But to what extent are benefits being measurably realized by real people incorporating it into their daily lives? After receiving numerous customers' comments claiming enhanced athletic...

2011-06-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif. and OXFORD, Miss., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCBB: CDXC) and the University of Mississippi today announced the university has granted the natural products company the exclusive worldwide patent rights to a potential new therapeutic use for pterostilbene (tero-STILL-bean) as an anxiolytic or anti-anxiety agent. ChromaDex' pTeroPure® is an ultra-pure formulation of pterostilbene, a compound found in blueberries and demonstrated to have...

2011-05-26 21:28:07

While recent studies have shown long-term exposure to estrogen can be a danger to women "“ overturning physicians' long-held beliefs that the hormone was good for their patients' hearts "“ the process by which estrogen induces high blood pressure was unclear. In a new study, Michigan State University researchers found long-term estrogen exposure generates excessive levels of the compound superoxide, which causes stress in the body. The buildup of this compound occurs in an area of...

2011-05-26 15:08:29

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are engaging the help of professional boxers and trainers to study whether a component in red wine and grapes could help reduce the short- and long-term effects of concussions. Researchers plan to recruit about two dozen professional boxers to take the neuroprotective compound resveratrol after a fight to see if it reduces damage to the brain after impact and helps restore subtle brain functions and connections via its antioxidant effects. If...

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2011-05-05 10:56:19

In the midst of ongoing concerns about radiation exposure from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, scientists are reporting that a substance similar to resveratrol "” an antioxidant found in red wine, grapes and nuts "” could protect against radiation sickness. The report appears in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. Michael Epperly, Kazunori Koide and colleagues explain that radiation exposure, either from accidents (like recent events in Japan) or from radiation therapy...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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