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2012-07-19 00:34:12

High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study published July 17 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin which is considered an antioxidant and numerous experimental studies have suggested that vitamin E may prevent DNA damage. Liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world, the fifth most common cancer found in men and the seventh...

2012-07-18 06:38:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Vitamin E is good for many things, including prevention of heart disease, strokes, cataracts, and possibly some signs of aging. Now, a study finds that consuming higher amounts of Vitamin E can lower your risk for liver cancer. As the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world, liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer in men and the seventh most common cancer in women - 85% of liver cancers occur in developing nations, with 54% in China alone....

2012-07-18 01:19:44

High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study published July 17 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world, the fifth most common cancer found in men and the seventh most common in women. Approximately 85% of liver cancers occur in developing nations, with 54% in China alone. Some epidemiological studies have been done to...

2012-07-07 23:00:40

Anti-aging website, AntiAgingProductsReviewed is announcing new vitamin review report, after famous vitamin brand, Centrum, released a statement admitting that vitamins won´t prevent cancer. The new report will shed light on the things that vitamins are proven to help combat. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Anti-aging supplement website, http://antiagingproductsreviewed.com/ is announcing a new free report about the proven effects of vitamins and aging after famous vitamin company,...

2012-06-18 05:43:26

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- In 2008, 39 million people in the U.S. were 65 or older. How much longer will they live? A new study could help them tack on a few more years! It suggests that a specific combination of supplements can reduce the rate of mortality in seniors, therefore providing a possible means of increasing life expectancy. The study assessed mortality among patients randomized to either vitamin D alone or vitamin D with calcium. In this study, researchers used pooled data from...

2012-06-15 14:37:31

Study shows vitamin D and calcium reduce mortality but not vitamin D alone A study recently published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) suggests that vitamin D–when taken with calcium–can reduce the rate of mortality in seniors, therefore providing a possible means of increasing life expectancy. During the last decade, there has been increasing recognition of the potential health effects of vitamin D. It is well known that...

2012-05-29 12:19:58

Older adults who don't get enough vitamin D - either from diet, supplements or sun exposure - may be at increased risk of developing mobility limitations and disability, according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. "This is one of the first studies to look at the association of vitamin D and the onset of new mobility limitations or disability in older adults," said lead author Denise Houston, Ph.D., R.D., a nutrition epidemiologist in the Wake Forest Baptist...

2012-05-25 10:35:31

Japanese-American men who did not eat foods rich in vitamin D had a higher risk of stroke later in life, according to results of a 34-year study reported in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal. "Our study confirms that eating foods rich in vitamin D might be beneficial for stroke prevention," said Gotaro Kojima, M.D., lead author of the study and geriatric medicine fellow at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. Vitamin D is an essential...

2012-05-23 19:25:44

Children are more likely to have more body fat during childhood if their mother has low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy, according to scientists at the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU), University of Southampton. Low vitamin D status has been linked to obesity in adults and children, but little is known about how variation in a mother's status affects the body composition of her child. Low vitamin D status is common among young women in the UK, and...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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