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Vitamin C Has Little Effect On Common Cold In The General Public
2013-02-13 18:35:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At the onset of a cold, many people will begin stockpiling their bodies with loads of vitamin C to help fight off these pesky viruses more quickly. Even though it´s long been commonly understood vitamin C can be used to treat and even prevent the common cold, there´s yet to be any hard science to support this. Now, a new study has found the vitamin can actually cut the occurrence of the common cold in half, but only...

2008-11-13 03:00:05

Synvista Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company, has announced new data demonstrating that discontinuation of vitamin E in patients with the Hp2-2 diabetes may result in an increased risk of heart attack and rapid deterioration of HDL function. In a prospective study called Icare, 2,241 individuals with diabetes mellitus age 55 or over from 47 primary-care clinics in Israel underwent haptoglobin (Hp) genotype testing and were randomized to receive either vitamin E or placebo. The...

2004-11-30 15:00:11

-------------------- IN SHORT -------------------- What: The Truth About Vitamins Where: TV3 When: 8.30pm, Thursday -------------------- ARE you into health and fitness and think that vitamin supplements are the way to go? The Truth About Vitamins may change your mind. It is an industry that in Britain alone is worth GBP 300 million (NZ$790 million) a year, but the pills are surrounded by controversy. Some people claim that by taking them in large doses, they will...


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 'karpos', fruit.
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