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2011-12-29 09:45:37

People with diets high in several vitamins or in omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have the brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease than people whose diets are not high in those nutrients, according to a new study published in the December 28, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Those with diets high in omega 3 fatty acids and in vitamins C, D, E and the B vitamins also had higher scores on mental thinking tests...

2011-12-22 07:30:15

A commentary by Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario and Dr. Meir Stampfer of the Harvard School of Public Health in today's Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) argues that vitamin therapy still has a role to play in reducing stroke. Vitamin B therapy was once widely used to lower homocysteine levels. Too much of this amino acid in the bloodstream was linked to increased risk of stroke and heart attack. But several randomized trials found lowering...

2011-12-15 16:50:59

A new study has identified a gene mutation that researchers estimate dates back to 11,600 B.C., making it the second oldest human disease mutation yet discovered.   Researchers with the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute led the study and estimate that the mutation arose in the Middle East some 13,600 years ago. Only a mutation seen in cystic fibrosis that arose between 11,000 and 52,000...

2011-12-07 09:35:50

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Low vitamin D levels are significantly more prevalent in obese children and may be a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. High rates of vitamin D deficiency have been found in obese populations and past studies have linked low vitamin D levels to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. The mechanisms by which obesity and its comorbidities are related to vitamin D deficiency are not fully known. This new study examined associations between vitamin D levels and...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

Vitamin Wagon (http://www.VitaminWagon.com) Will Offer Cyber-Monday Specials November 28th Plus Tuesday November 29th and Wednesday November 30th Free Shipping in the USA on All Vitamins and Other Nutritional Supplements Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Vitamin Wagon Will Offer Cyber-Monday Specials Monday November 28th plus Tuesday November 29th and Wednesday November 30th customers in the USA will receive Free Shipping on all vitamins and other nutritional supplements regardless...

2011-10-03 09:00:00

New formulation combined with patented spray technology helps boost vitamin D absorption considerably. Chino, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 BioSorb Nutraceuticals proudly announces the most powerful Vitamin D formula on the market today, featuring a patented Oral Spray Technology, which takes on the huge problem of inadequately absorbed Vitamin D. BioSorb's Spray Technology delivers a 90% rate of Vitamin D absorption, ten times more effective than taking a Vitamin D supplement pill, and it...

2011-10-03 22:56:52

Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have discovered a new function for an enzyme that may protect against organ injury and death from anemia. "Identifying this mechanism may lead to new therapies and approaches to improving outcomes for anemic patients," said Dr. Greg Hare, a researcher at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of the hospital and one of the lead investigators of the study. One in four people around the world and up to 50 per cent of patients coming for surgery are...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.