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2012-10-16 04:00:54

Juicing for Weight Loss releases proactive method to help prevent colds this season. By empowering the immune system with certain fresh juices in anticipation of and during the cold season, this gives the body a fighting chance of surviving this cold / flu season in vibrant health. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 The cold season has once again arrived, and more people than ever are looking for a proactive way to survive in full health. As Benjamin Franklin famously said, “an...

Heart Attack Risk Linked To Low Vitamin D Levels
2012-09-25 09:13:44

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 17 million people die from heart disease every year. With this staggering statistic, it is no wonder that heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for adults around the globe. In order to better understand heart disease, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital went about studying vitamin D. The group of investigators recently...

Tuberculosis Patients Have Speedy Recovery With Antibiotics And Vitamin D
2012-09-04 09:45:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Recent studies have shown that vitamin D deficiencies can make people gain weight and also worsen lung function in smokers. And other research has shown that vitamin D intake can reduce the risk of respiratory infection in children. Now, researchers from Queen Mary University of London have found that the “sunshine” vitamin can also aid in a speedy recovery from tuberculosis (TB). According to researchers involved in...

Vitamin B3 Defends Body Against Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infections
2012-08-28 10:39:10

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Like fruits and vegetables, vitamins are considered necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle. And scientists have long worked to study the effects of vitamin consumption. In particular, researchers recently discovered that nicotinamide, known also as vitamin B3, could help defend against antibiotic-resistant staph infections that are found more and more throughout the globe; these infections are seen as a public health danger as...

2012-08-27 19:40:57

Berkeley Lab study links healthy micronutrient intake with reduced DNA fragmentation A new study led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found that a healthy intake of micronutrients is strongly associated with improved sperm DNA quality in older men. In younger men, however, a higher intake of micronutrients didn't improve their sperm DNA. In an analysis of 80 healthy male volunteers between 22 and 80 years of age, the...

2012-07-19 00:34:12

High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to a study published July 17 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin which is considered an antioxidant and numerous experimental studies have suggested that vitamin E may prevent DNA damage. Liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world, the fifth most common cancer found in men and the seventh...

2012-06-19 13:52:59

Discovery can assist farming of low-fertility crops, say UC Riverside biochemists Biochemists at the University of California, Riverside report a new role for vitamin C in plants: promoting the production of twins and even triplets in plant seeds. Daniel R. Gallie, a professor of biochemistry, and Zhong Chen, an associate research biochemist in the Department of Biochemistry, found that increasing the level of dehydroascorbate reductase (DHAR), a naturally occurring enzyme that recycles...


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