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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...

2011-01-20 15:30:11

Depending on the level of smoking and dietary vitamin C intake, vitamin E supplementation may extend the life-span of restricted groups of men, according to a study published in the Age and Ageing. Several large randomized trials of humans found that vitamin E supplementation does not reduce mortality. However, the average effect on mortality in a group of people with a wide age range may mask an effect of vitamin E on the life-span. Dr. Harri Hemila, and Professor Jaakko Kaprio, of the...

2010-12-14 11:31:00

Meet the Requirements with Milk, Not Pills, With Recipe Suggestions From Dairy Council of California SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) examined and reconfirmed the importance of calcium and vitamin D throughout life in a report titled "Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D." The review of scientific evidence confirms the important role that calcium and vitamin D play in the development and maintenance of...

2010-12-13 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published University of Nevada study indicates that both breast milk and infant formula should be protected from the air to reduce the impact of oxidation on essential nutrients, including vitamins A and E. An earlier phase of the study showed similar impacts on Vitamin C. The study, "Decreasing retinol and [alpha]-tocopherol concentrations in human milk and infant formula using varied bottle systems," has been published in the...

2010-12-11 00:01:04

Age management leader Cenegenics® Medical Institute collaborated with noted UCLA professor to assess the pro-hormone's effects and benefits on cardiovascular disease, merging the art of natural medicine with today's science Las Vegas, NV (Vocus/PRWEB) December 09, 2010 Cenegenics® Medical Institute, the global age management medicine leader, collaborated with Dr. Ernst R. von Schwarz"”professor of medicine at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine"”to investigate current...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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