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- Vitamin E supplementation: Are we taking the right one?
... diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties. Gamma-tocopherol is an excellent inhibitor of reactive nitrogen oxide species that are associated with inflammation. There is also substantial evidence that gamma-tocopherol helps prevent heart disease and prostate cancer. Unfortunately, there is also substantial
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- Thiamine combats hepatitis B
... HBV DNA became undetectable after oral supplementation with 100 mg/day of thiamine. Biopsies performed on two of the patients also showed decreased inflammation of the liver after extended thiamine therapy. The researchers speculate that thiamine has antiviral properties and may slow or reverse liver
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- Vitamin B12 deficiency easy to avoid
... of vitamin B12 (cobalamin). A low intake of animal protein, the use of medications to reduce stomach acid, a Helicobacter pylori infection, an inflammation of the stomach lining, and problems with the pancreas can all contribute to the development of a deficiency. Medical researchers at Queen's University
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- Probiotics help prevent allergies
... found that 10-20 per cent had symptoms of asthma, 15-23 per cent allergic rhinitis, and 15-19 per cent atopic eczema. Atopic eczema is a superficial inflammation of the skin and may be associated with a family history of allergy. Researchers at the University of Turku have discovered that probiotics
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- Vitamin C protects against stomach cancer
... with the Helicobacter pylori bacterium causes inflammatory cells to produce reactive oxygen metabolites that may damage DNA and cause a chronic inflammation leading to stomach cancer. It is estimated that almost 80 per cent of all stomach cancer patients have a H pylori infection. It also seems that
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- Clinical trial of homeopathy yields favourable results
... more effective than placebo. Their double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study involved 50 patients with perennial allergic rhinitis (chronic inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose caused by an allergic reaction). All patients were tested to determine the cause of their allergic reaction
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- Refined carbohydrates increase stroke risk
... intake may increase blood pressure - an important risk factor for stroke. It may also increase levels of C-reactive protein (a marker of inflammation), which may be linked to higher stroke risk. Intake of cereal fiber was analysed, and those in the highest fifth of intake showed a 34 per cent lower
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- Gallbladder disease risk increased by estrogen therapy
... , formed when bile contains too much cholesterol. A third of the million people diagnosed annually with gallstones will develop cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder), which can lead to frequent pain after eating, jaundice, nausea and fever. The risk of gallbladder disease is higher in women
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- Antioxidants reduce radiation injuries
- Antioxidants reduce radiation injuries CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. Chronic radiation proctitis (inflammation of the rectum) is a common side effect of radiation therapy in prostate cancer, cervical cancer, and other gynecological malignancies. The main symptoms are rectal bleeding and pain, diarrhea, and fecal
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- Curcumin and chemotherapy
... prevention of breast, prostate, colon, and oral cancers. Extracts containing curcumin have been used in India for generations in the treatment of inflammation, skin wounds, liver and gallbladder disorders, and persistent coughs. It is estimated that the average dietary intake of curcumin in India and
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