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2013-06-11 12:52:42

Low levels of vitamin D can trigger hypertension, according to the world's largest study to examine the causal association between the two. Although observational studies have already shown this link, a large-scale genetic study was necessary before the cause and effect could be proven, the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) will hear today (Tuesday). Dr. Vimal Karani S, from the Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK, will tell the...

2013-06-11 08:31:52

neuroDAILY joins full drink lineup for brand's debut at Target stores nationwide LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- neuro unveiled the newest addition to its line of great tasting drinks with a purpose: neuroDAILY, a tangerine-citrus flavor packed drink with a powerful blend of vitamin D with antioxidant vitamins A, C, E, selenium and zinc. Designed to protect consumers' innate immune system, neuroDAILY acts as a bodyguard that helps keep your body moving through life's...

2013-06-10 08:26:57

LONDON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With estimates that by 2030 the majority of the world's adults will be overweight or obese and more than 500 million will have type 2 diabetes, the 2013 summer issue of the journal US Endocrinology addresses the potential for inexpensive non-medical interventions to reverse the incidence and prevalence of these inter-related epidemics. A number of the reviews discuss new approaches that replace the focus on widespread food restriction and...

2013-06-06 11:30:11

Researchers from Germany have found that low levels of vitamin D are associated with high levels of hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication. Findings published online in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, suggest seasonal fluctuations in vitamin D and HBV levels point to a link in these variables among patients with chronic HBV. While highly effective vaccines are available, HBV still remains one of the most significant infectious diseases...

2013-05-29 08:30:39

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuline Nutritionals, LLC is proud to announce that the International Taste and Quality Institute (iTQi) from Brussels, Belgium has awarded several Superior Taste Awards to our Speed Nutritionals(TM) product line. "These delicious naturally flavored fast-melt tablets dissolve in your mouth in seconds. The patented fast-melt technology allows the tablets to be taken without the use of water, making it ideal for anyone with an active lifestyle and who no...

2013-05-24 23:14:26

Dr. Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D., and founder of Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions condition specific remedies offers sound advice on achieving and maintaining optimum bone health. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens the bones resulting in an increased risk of fracture. Dr. Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D., explains “Today osteoporosis affects more than 10 million Americans while another...

2013-05-21 08:28:58

ORLANDO, Fla., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) explores new methods for managing digestive health through diet and lifestyle. Individuals suffering from Crohn's disease are often plagued by reduced muscle strength, fatigue and poor quality of life. These symptoms can remain even when patients are in remission. A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study found for the first time that vitamin D supplementation...

2013-05-20 11:18:40

Studies presented at DDW® 2013 highlight benefits of vitamin D, diet changes, acupuncture Research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) explores new methods for managing digestive health through diet and lifestyle. Individuals suffering from Crohn's disease are often plagued by reduced muscle strength, fatigue and poor quality of life. These symptoms can remain even when patients are in remission. A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study found for the first...

2013-05-16 23:25:50

Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA): Dermatology group's research promotes a balanced message about UV exposure. Dr Richard Weller presented his research just last week on how Ultraviolet (UV) light from sunlamps can help lower blood pressure. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Sunlamp exposure lowered blood pressure in a University of Edinburgh study lead by dermatologist Dr. Richard Weller. When volunteers were exposed to ultraviolet light a compound called nitric oxide is released in...

Sunlight Lowers Blood Pressure
2013-05-08 10:29:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Now that the days are getting longer and longer across North America, there´s no excuse for not going outside and getting a little sun. According to a new study by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, exposing the skin to sunlight can lower blood pressure, effectively reducing the risk of stroke, heart attack and cardiovascular disease. The researchers said the blood pressure benefits of getting moderate sunlight most...