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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...

Vitamin C Associated With Increased Risk Of Kidney Stones In Men
2013-02-05 08:07:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several studies have come to light of the beneficial role vitamin C may play in human health. Some recent studies have shown the essential nutrient helps reduce pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients and also helps guard against dementia. But another recent study, published in this week´s JAMA Internal Medicine, has found vitamin C is not all good news, especially in men. Researchers from Karolinska Institutet...

2012-12-23 05:03:50

MedSmart Members is offering a complimentary report on vitamin D called Vitamin D & Your Health to its visitors at OurHealthcareSucks.com who sign up for its free subscriber list. Rather than jumping on the vitamin D bandwagon, this report cautions that there´s evidence of both benefit and harm at vitamin D blood levels currently being promoted aggressively by online gurus. Framingham, MA (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 MedSmart Members has issued a report cautioning consumers not to be...

Big Doses Of Vitamin C May Lower Blood Pressure
2012-04-20 08:46:10

But hold the supplements, for now, researchers say Taking large doses of vitamin C may moderately reduce blood pressure, according to an analysis of years of research by Johns Hopkins scientists. But the researchers stopped short of suggesting people load up on supplements. “Our research suggests a modest blood pressure lowering effect with vitamin C supplementation, but before we can recommend supplements as a treatment for high blood pressure, we really need more research to...

2012-03-01 07:13:00

LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Vitamin C is God's gift to you. We're just the messengers," stated Cindy Nachman, CEO of Altrient, Inc. "We're on a mission to change the public's perception about vitamin C consumption and its benefits." Altrient(TM) is a maker of high-performance nutritional supplements based in the Las Vegas area. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111206/LA16628LOGO) Nachman learned about the extended benefits of vitamin C when her husband became...

2011-11-14 11:27:55

Low levels of vitamin C were associated with higher levels of high sensitivity C-Reactive protein (hsCRP) and shorter intervals without major cardiac issues or death for heart failure patients, in research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011. Compared to those with high vitamin C intake from food, heart failure patients in the study who had low vitamin C intake were 2.4 times more likely to have higher levels of hsCRP, a marker for inflammation and a risk...

2011-04-04 13:23:06

Researchers say their mice study should provide a word of caution to people who believe that excess vitamin D prevents cancer In mice models of breast cancer, researchers at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of Georgetown University Medical Center, found that vitamin D significantly reduced development of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer both in lean and obese mice, but had no beneficial effect in estrogen receptor-negative (ER-) cancer. In fact, obese...

2011-03-25 08:30:00

Collaboration between Conventional Oncologists and Alternative Medical Practitioners Results in New Direction for Old Methodology WICHITA, Kan., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Riordan Clinic announced today publication in the Journal of Translational Medicine results of a collaboration between oncologists, alternative medicine practitioners, and basic researchers, which proposes a new use of intravenous vitamin C for treatment of cancer. The paper, available freely online...

2010-03-15 15:59:22

Preventing and treating heart disease in some patients could be as simple as supplementing their diet with extra vitamin D, according to two new studies Preventing and treating heart disease in some patients could be as simple as supplementing their diet with extra vitamin D, according to two new studies at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah. Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute last fall demonstrated the link between vitamin D...

2010-02-26 15:19:00

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Communications Research Institute's (BCRI's) recent research study has found that high levels of vitamin C (ascorbate) inhibit the formation of new blood vessel growth to tumors. To grow, tumors rely on a high level of nutrients to flow to the tumor site. This nutrient flow is critical to tumor growth and is facilitated in the host body by the growth of new blood vessels. The new blood vessel growth process is known as angiogenesis. In tumor...