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2011-05-30 08:00:00

SINGAPORE, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Davos Life Science (DavosLife) has today announced preliminary results of a phase I clinical trial of its Natural e3 delta-tocotrienol (Natural e3) in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer. Tocotrienols are highly potent members of the Vitamin E family that have been found by researchers to inhibit the growth and survival of various types of cancer cells. This clinical trial revealed that Natural e3 was able to increase apoptosis (cell...

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,...

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...

2010-10-22 14:53:00

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global nutrition company, XANGO, LLC transforms the multi-vitamin category with today's announcement of the XANGO 3SIXTY5(TM) dietary supplement with Active Defense Complex, designed to shield the body from harmful microorganisms, environmental impurities and oxidative stresses.* XANGO 3SIXTY5's Active Defense Complex consists of a variety of healthy compounds: bioflavonoids, reseveratrol, tocotrienols and a proprietary polysaccharide called...

2010-10-19 16:12:34

Survival rates of the world's most common cancer might soon be increased with a new vitamin E treatment which could significantly reduce tumour regrowth. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) prostate cancer researchers are leading the fight against a disease which kills 3000 Australian men a year. Dr Patrick Ling, whose research will be a centrepiece of the new $354 million Translational Research Institute (TRI) when it opens in Brisbane, is leading a team of researchers who have...

2010-10-17 20:00:00

SINGAPORE, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Scientists from Singapore found that tocotrienols, which are members of the Vitamin E family, are effective in lowering the levels of triglyceride, a form of fat in the blood. High levels of triglyceride are closely linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The scientists found that gamma and delta tocotrienols, derived naturally from palm oil, are potent in lowering triglyceride levels by 28% in the blood of human...

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2010-08-26 12:55:00

Health conscious consumers who hesitate at the price of fresh blueberries and blackberries, fruits renowned for high levels of healthful antioxidants, now have an economical alternative, scientists reported today at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). It is black rice, one variety of which got the moniker "Forbidden Rice" in ancient China because nobles commandeered every grain for themselves and forbade the common people from eating it. "Just a spoonful of...

2010-07-25 19:00:00

SINGAPORE, July 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Scientists from Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong have found that gamma-tocotrienol is potent in killing prostate cancer stem cells. This small group of cells is responsible for the initiation of prostate cancer and is resistant to conventional chemotherapy drugs. It causes relapses in the cancer by producing new chemo-resistant cancer cells. Gamma-tocotrienol is a member of the Vitamin E family and is derived naturally from palm oil. This...

2010-04-09 07:00:00

SINGAPORE, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from Davos Life Science in Singapore, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Hong Kong, have shown that gamma-tocotrienol, a member of the vitamin E family, is potent in killing prostate tumour cells in animal model studies. This research was reported this week in the latest edition of Pharmacology. These findings come soon after previously published research studies that demonstrated in-vitro evidence of gamma-tocotrienol's...

2010-01-22 13:00:25

Research: Association between pre-diagnostic circulating vitamin D concentration and risk of colorectal cancer in European populations: A nested case-control study High blood levels of vitamin D are associated with a lower risk of colon cancer, finds a large European study published on bmj.com today. The risk was cut by as much as 40% in people with the highest levels compared with those in the lowest. Several previous studies have already suggested a link between vitamin D and colorectal...


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