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2012-01-17 11:08:13

Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have found that vitamin D reduces the effects of ageing in mouse eyes and improves the vision of older mice significantly. The researchers hope that this might mean that vitamin D supplements could provide a simple and effective way to combat age-related eye diseases, such as macular degeneration (AMD), in people. The research was carried out by a team from the Institute of Ophthalmology at University...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

Wellness Renew Plus PH supplements now available from Longevity Herbs help the body rid itself of toxins. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Detoxification isn´t just the latest diet fad; it is the natural and essential process that takes place within our bodies on a continual basis.  It is the body´s way of ridding itself of toxins which build up in tissues and fat cells as a result of normal metabolic activity and the stresses of daily life.  Supplements, such as...

2011-12-20 18:12:13

It's rubbed on the skin to reduce signs of aging and consumed by athletes to improve endurance but scientists now have the first evidence of one of vitamin E's normal body functions. The powerful antioxidant found in most foods helps repair tears in the plasma membranes that protect cells from outside forces and screen what enters and exits, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report in the journal Nature Communications. Everyday activities such as eating and exercise can...

2011-12-07 11:28:30

Up to three quarters of elderly people in parts of India have vitamin C deficiency, a study by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found. Up to three quarters of elderly people in parts of India have vitamin C deficiency, a study by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for human health, playing a role from maintenance and repair of tissues to antioxidant activities. This study is the first ever large screening of...

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2011-12-05 16:07:13

A new study has found that low vitamin D levels are significantly more prevalent in obese children than in non-obese children. The study examined associations between vitamin D levels and dietary habits in obese children, and also tested whether there were correlations between vitamin D and markers of abnormal glucose metabolism and blood pressure. "Our study found that obese children with lower vitamin D levels had higher degrees of insulin resistance," Micah Olson, MD, of The...

2011-12-05 11:20:33

Study finds low vitamin D levels associated with higher degrees of insulin resistance A recent study of obese and non-obese children found that low vitamin D levels are significantly more prevalent in obese children and are associated with risk factors for type 2 diabetes. This study was accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). High rates of vitamin D deficiency have been found in obese populations and past studies...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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