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2013-11-02 23:01:59

Researchers continue to uncover evidence that links vitamin D deficiency to a higher prevalence of a variety of autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis, and other diseases like breast and colon cancer, cardiovascular disease, and various infections. In spreading awareness of the potential health benefits of vitamin D, organizers hope to reduce the incidence of some of these diseases in the long run. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 For the fifth year in a row,...

2013-11-01 23:26:02

Sublime Beauty® recently introduced its Vitamin C Collection, including a SPF 30 Vitamin C Day cream, a Vitamin C Toner, its Retinol with Vitamin C and the new Vitamin C Serum. The Vitamin C Serum is a superior antioxidant and will help skin glow. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Vitamin C can fight "free radicals" effectively, helping to keep skin more youthful. The new Vitamin C Serum from Sublime Beauty®, made in a high quality FDA-certified lab, is now...

2013-11-01 23:00:48

Kirkman® will participate in World Vitamin D Day by posting educational information all day Nov. 2. Portland, OR (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Kirkman® will be posting educational information about vitamin D all day on Nov. 2, in celebration of World Vitamin D Day. This one-day event gives participants a chance to learn about the worldwide vitamin D deficiency epidemic and receive the tools necessary to take action. Nearly a third of the world’s population suffers from vitamin D...

2013-10-31 23:31:30

Inskin Cosmedics has gift giving from head to toe covered this year with a collection of quality skincare packs from local and international brands including emerginC, O Cosmedics, Foot Peel and Minx Bronzing. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Inskin Cosmedics, leading Australian beauty distributor is proud to present Christmas across their sought after brands O Cosmedics, emerginC signature range & scientific organics, Foot Peel and Minx Bronzing. In an exclusive offer,...

2013-10-25 23:21:18

The Allow Golden Rice Now campaign, led by former Greenpeace leader, Dr. Patrick Moore, is calling on the organization to back up their claims of potential harm. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 "We believe Greenpeace and their allies oppose Golden Rice entirely because it was produced with genetic science, and are manufacturing reasons why we should not allow this life-saving food to be grown," says Dr. Moore. "We demand that Greenpeace specify a...

NIH Study Vitamin D3 Prevents Diabetes
2013-10-22 10:00:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years doctors have debated the effects of vitamin D on diabetes. There are those who believe that the risk of diabetes increases when vitamin D is in short supply while others maintain that there is little or no health benefit at all to increasing vitamin D intake. Now, researchers from the Tufts Medical Center have received a $40 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to finally settle the great vitamin D...

2013-10-18 11:55:41

Increased vitamin D levels may prevent a wide range of diseases, according to recent studies. However, some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual's risk of developing kidney stones. However, a study of 2,012 participants – published in the American Journal of Public Health –found no statistically relevant association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25 (OH)D) serum level in the range of 20 to 100 ng/mL and the incidence of kidney...

2013-10-09 23:33:47

Most dermatologists agree that Retinol is the gold standard treatment for skin. The Sublime Beauty® Retinol is a non-irritating blend that includes beneficial Vitamin C. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Most dermatologists agree that Retinol is the "tried and true" ingredient that works for improving skin and for anti-aging treatments. It has long been tested with good results. Retinol helps move old skin away to allow new skin regeneration, which encourages...


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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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