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2011-03-21 07:30:43

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- New research shows patients with a recent onset of Parkinson's disease have a high rate of vitamin D insufficiency. However, this new study shows vitamin D concentrations do not appear to decline during the progression of the neurological disease. Vitamin D insufficiency has been linked to a variety of disorders and chronic diseases included multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and cancer. Previous studies have shown insufficient amounts of vitamin D are more common in patients...

2011-03-14 21:00:14

Patients with a recent onset of Parkinson disease have a high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency, but vitamin D concentrations do not appear to decline during the progression of the disease, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Vitamin D is now considered a hormone that regulates a number of physiological processes. "Vitamin D insufficiency has been associated with a variety of clinical disorders and chronic diseases,...

2011-03-02 08:00:00

SINGAPORE, March. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Davos Life Science, the world's largest tocotrienols manufacturer and research company, today announced that it has been awarded the 2010 Asia Pacific Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Research Award in the Natural Vitamin E Market. This award is in recognition of Davos Life Science's ("DavosLife") leading-edge research, which has demonstrated tocotrienols' positive effect in a range of diseases. "Equipped with robust research expertise,...

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2011-02-25 08:28:20

New research from Loma Linda University published in the Journal of Nutrition A new research study from Loma Linda University (LLU) demonstrates that naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention; the results were published in the January 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Pecans contain different forms of the antioxidant vitamin E"”known as tocopherols, plus numerous phenolic substances, many of them with antioxidant...

2011-02-24 07:59:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeaVision adds EyePromise EZ Tears to its brand of doctor-recommended, science-based nutraceutical products. EyePromise EZ Tears helps patients who suffer from dry eye, with a nutraceutical supplement featuring more than 1,000 mg of EPA/DHA Omega-3s, and seven other anti-inflammatory ingredients. EZ Tears is the third product in the EyePromise brand family, which also includes EyePromise Restore and EyePromise Zeaxanthin - professional formulas...

2011-02-23 17:07:11

With most people unable to get enough vitamin D from sunlight or foods, scientists are suggesting that a new vitamin D-fortified food "” bread made with high-vitamin D yeast "” could fill that gap. Their study, confirming that the approach works in laboratory tests, appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Connie Weaver and colleagues cite studies suggesting that up to 7 in 10 people in the United States may not get enough vitamin D, which enables the body to...

2011-02-22 21:50:14

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha have reported that markedly higher intake of vitamin D is needed to reach blood levels that can prevent or markedly cut the incidence of breast cancer and several other major diseases than had been originally thought. The findings are published February 21 in the journal Anticancer Research. While these levels are higher than traditional intakes, they are largely in a...

2011-02-17 16:23:28

Depending on the level of smoking and leisure time exercise, vitamin E supplementation may decrease or increase, or may have no effect, on the risk of pneumonia, according to a study published in Clinical Epidemiology. In laboratory studies, vitamin E has influenced the immune system. In several animal studies vitamin E protected against viral and bacterial infections. However, the importance of vitamin E on human infections is not known. Dr. Harri Hemila and Professor Jaakko Kaprio, of the...

2011-02-17 16:19:54

A study conducted at the University of Granada and at the University Hospital San Cecilio revealed that preterm mother's milk contains lower concentrations of coenzyme Q10, which  is a complex of great medical importance. To the purpose of this research, scientists took a sample of 30 nursing mothers, of which 15 had completed their gestation and 15 were preterm mothers A study conducted at the University of Granada and at the University Hospital San Cecilio revealed that preterm...

2011-02-03 11:31:00

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new research study from Loma Linda University (LLU) demonstrates that naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention; the results are published in the January 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Pecans contain different forms of the antioxidant vitamin E--known as tocopherols, plus numerous phenolic substances, many of them with antioxidant abilities. The nuts are especially rich...