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Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation

... experts add that they advice meditation only as a supplement and not as a substitute to the existing therapy. While in India a few people are busy rubbishing our glorious past the West is paying glorious tributes to our culture. What an irony?...

Ginseng's efficacy debatable

... there was really no benefit in taking the ginseng supplement in relationship to taking a sugar pill. They also found that there was no psychological benefits found after eight weeks of ginseng supplementation, at either the clinically recommended level or at twice that level. But this statement is defended by...

Folate and famiy planning

..., from La Trobe University examined various folate supplement trials and found women who took folate before becoming pregnant had a 50 per cent greater chance of having twins.// Folate has been proven to minimise the risk of birth defects such as spina bifida by up to 70 per cent, with one in 300 Indian pregna...

How much can exercise improve health?

...lead author of one of the 32 articles in a special supplement to ACSM's research journal, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise feels that the consensus would try covering different conditions and diseases, but all may have different associations. These articles were not meant to raise a...

Prevention of cataracts

...significantly lower for women who used a vitamin C supplement for 10 or more years compared to women who never used vitamin C supplements. Researchers say these results provide further proof that antioxidant nutrients play a role in the prevention of age-related eye disorders. Source: Archives of Ophthalmolog...

Role of zinc in development

...re zinc intakes are likely to be low, to provide a supplement that contained both iron and zinc....

Flaxseed fights cancer risk

...en either zero, five or ten grams of flaxseed as a supplement for seven week cycles over a year. Both levels of ...on. Further studies are needed to work out how the supplement lowers oestrogen and also to see if there is a link between flaxseed and cancer itself. Besides lign...

Supplement helps cardiac surgery

A nutritional supplement has been found to support immunity in elderly, fra...y of Pittsburgh report on the use of a nutritional supplement which enhances the immune system in patients undergoing surgery.// A group of 50 patients who had ...

Coronary heart disease bids Adieu

... by lowering plasma homocystine levels with a diet supplement of folic acid alone or in combination with cyanocobalamin. Dr.Tice from the University of California at San Francisco and colleagues used the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model to assess the cost effectiveness of lowering levels of homocystine thro...

Animal Fat Enhances Risk Of Stomach

... all four cancer types studied. Use of a vitamin C supplement at least once a week for 6 or more months also showed a significant association with a lower risk of these cancers....

For healthy lungs

...er, that it was not proven that taking a vitamin E supplement could lower the risk. The study involved 29,000 Finnish male smokers - those with the highest levels of alpha-tocopherol, the active form of vitamin E in the body, had 19% fewer cases of lung cancer. Karen Woodson, who led the study for the Nationa...

Re-blockage of heart arteries prevented by vitamins

...esearchers in California have shown that a vitamin supplement can prevent restenosis. This is the first ever tri...They gave 95 patients who had had an angioplasty a supplement consisting of one milligram of folic acid, 300 micrograms of vitamin B12 and 5 milligrams of vitamin...

High vitamin A increases risk of hip fractures

...od and Drug Administration has not updated vitamin supplement labels, Feskanich said. She said the FDA should consider lowering labeling standards for vitamin A. Also, some foods currently fortified with the vitamin might not need to be, or could be fortified with beta carotene instead of retinol. Researchers...

An aide to cold

The study found that a daily garlic supplement comprising allicin, a purified component of garlic.... The study also predicated that those taking the supplement who did catch a cold were more likely to make a speedier recovery than those taking the placebo and ...

Vitamin E useful for Alzheimer's

...disease simply by taking vitamin E. They say the supplement is a powerful antidote to the oxidative stress linked to brain disorders such as Alzheimer's. Taking vitamin supplements could help prevent such diseases, the researchers state. Antioxidants such as vitamin E redeem free radicals and counterbalance t...

Shortage of MMR vaccine

... Centers for Disease Control, which asked Merck to supplement production by taking 700,000 doses from a stockpile of 3.1 million doses....

Beta-Carotene May Aid Diabetics

...trol subjects. For three weeks patients received a supplement of dunaliella bardawil-derived beta-carotene 60 mg once daily. The oxidation of low-density lipoprotein was analysed. Researchers also measured LDL lipid composition and the low-density lipoprotein associated vitamins A, E and carotenoids. Beta-car...

Vitamins suppress artery injury after transplant

...s of vitamins C and E or placebo for one year. The supplement comprised 500 milligrams of vitamin C and 400 IU of vitamin E, taken twice daily. The researchers looked at a measure of artery health called the average intimal index, which is assessed by a form of ultrasound scanning. It shows the amount of plaque...

Family planning with folate

..., from La Trobe University examined various folate supplement trials and found women who took folate before becoming pregnant// had a 50 per cent greater chance of having twins. Folate has been proven to minimise the risk of birth defects such as spina bifida by up to 70 per cent, with one in 300 Indian pregna...

Back exercises reduces Osteoporosis

... osteoporosis. The programme could also be used to supplement hormone treatment....

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