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NIH Study Vitamin D3 Prevents Diabetes
2013-10-22 10:00:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years doctors have debated the effects of vitamin D on diabetes. There are those who believe that the risk of diabetes increases when vitamin D is in short supply while others maintain that there is little or no health benefit at all to increasing vitamin D intake. Now, researchers from the Tufts Medical Center have received a $40 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to finally settle the great vitamin D...

2013-10-16 08:53:20

Giving daily iron supplements to anemic primary-school–aged children can have cognitive and physical benefits, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Globally, approximately 25% of school-aged children are anemic, with iron deficiency the cause of about half of all cases. Iron deficiency, which has been associated with impaired cognitive and physical development, is caused by a lack of dietary iron and, in developing countries, by parasites such as...

No Real Bone Density Benefit From Vitamin D Supplements
2013-10-12 08:05:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A study published this week in the medical journal The Lancet has reportedly found little evidence supporting the use of vitamin D supplements by seniors hoping to improve bone density and warn off potential fractures. According to Doug Podolsky of Consumer Reports, the study authors reviewed data on over 4,000 healthy adults (average age, 59) who participated in 23 randomized controlled trials. Half of the studies involved...

2013-10-03 23:31:20

Dr. Sardo may have found the answer to topical skincare with SkinMedica’s Tri-Retinol Complex. The skincare line, which was featured in numerous magazines, uses retinoids, what Dr. Sardo believes is the most effective skincare ingredient on the market. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Between the grocery store, the dermatologist’s office, and the make-up counter at the department store, the amount of anti-aging products is overwhelming. Each one contains a different,...

2013-10-03 23:18:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Vitamins Industry. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Vitamins in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K. Specific End-Use Segments also analyzed are Animal Feed Additives, Cosmetics, Food, and Pharmaceuticals. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the...

2013-09-27 23:27:14

Retinol Youth Serum is a highly advanced anti-aging cream suitable for use even in the care of sensitive skin. New york, New York (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 DermaQuest Skin Therapy, a world-renowned formulator and manufacturer of skin care products, is taking aim at the ravages of age with the launch of its Retinol Youth Serum this October. Designed to repair sun damage and promote firmer skin, the brand new product harnesses the advanced age-managing properties of retinol. Following...

2013-09-26 23:28:39

Amplify Anti-aging Results and Say Goodbye to Wrinkles San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Jan Marini Skin Research, Inc. (JMSR), a leading provider of professional skincare and aesthetic solutions, announced its second new product release in two months - Retinol Plus Mask. The advanced new mask enhances product penetration to deliver high concentration retinol, anti-aging peptides, antioxidants, skin-conditioning agents and advanced hydrators directly into the skin for...

Immune Function May Increase By Eating Red Grapes, Blueberries
2013-09-18 07:17:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University (OSU) analyzed 446 compounds for their ability to boost the innate immune system in humans. Their findings, published in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, reveal two compounds that stand out -- the resveratrol found in red grapes and a compound called pterostilbene from blueberries. These compounds are both called stilbenoids. They work in synergy with...


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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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