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Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...with an approach based on a combination of the two supplements have been reported by many doctors from Europe and Asia. Glucosamine is a nutrient-rich formula for connective tissue and joints. It helps regenerate connective tissue, and may help prevent cartilage breakdown. One reason for the popularity of glucos...

Vitamins-The answer to Heart Disease?

Vitamins B-12 and Folic acid supplements have been identified as having a possible role in ...tical about the superior benefits of these vitamin supplements over a healthy diet, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fish. In the opinion of the Ame...

Folate and famiy planning

...n some cases the effects can be more severe.Folate supplements can reduce this ill effect says, Judith. Folate is needed for healthy cell growth and development of men, women and children and folate is recommended in their daily diet. However it is also very important for women before and during the early stage...

B Vitamin protects and lowers toxicity of Arthritis Drug

... that patients who took folic acid or folinic acid supplements along with the arthritis drug methotrexate were le...ust methotrexate. Hence patients taking the folate supplements were able to continue their drug therapy for longer periods. In their study which included ...

Iron supplementation for a common side effect

...n patients on ACE inhibitors, with the cough, iron supplements of 256 milligrams a day. Another nine patients were given a placebo. After four weeks, eight of those on iron found their cough significantly improved, and for three it had virtually disappeared. There was no such improvement in the placebo group. ...

B Vitamin Supplementatoin Saves Money and Lives

...ifying foods with B vitamins and giving additional supplements to people with heart disease could save lives and ...id, along with any additional benefits from taking supplements of folic acid and cyanocobalamin, in preventing heart disease. It was found that grain fortificatio...

Prevention of cataracts

... were also questioned on whether they took vitamin supplements and were given eye examinations during the study.// Researchers specifically looked for the development of cataracts. A cataract is a condition in which the lens loses its clearness and often occurs late in life. Researchers found the prevalence of ...

Memory problem? solve a crossword

...osterone and human growth hormone. These drugs and supplements may have long-term adverse effects.// Other strategies to keep the mind functioning, say experts, include lifelong learning and memory training, physical activity, meaningful work and social activities. Seeking help for sleep disorders and sticking...

Lemon tea combats cancer

...rizona, hope the study will help them develop food supplements to help prevent skin cancer....

Fish for the lungs

... sauce, carrots, multi-vitamin pills, and fish oil supplements - were associated with a significantly lower risk of lung cancer in smokers. High intake of vitamin A appeared to be associated with a raised risk of the disease....

Iron is a two sided sword

...la enteritidis . The researchers suggest that iron supplements and fortified foods should only be consumed by those with proven iron deficiency. Those in good health have no need of them and, indeed, may be putting themselves at risk if they use them to guarantee an iron intake that is already adequate....

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

...dy, published in the Lancet, found that taking the supplements halved the chance of developing pre-eclampsia. The condition involves the pregnant mother with a high-blood pressure, and can interfere with the feeding of the unborn child through the placenta. Between five and ten per cent of women develop pre-ec...

Zinc supplements improve survival rate

Daily zinc supplements given to babies with low birth weight can signific...st weighing 5 1/2 pounds or less. Mothers fed them supplements containing zinc or minerals for nine months. Fifteen of the 20 who died had not been receiving zinc ...

Too much fibre can aggrevate cancer

Giving fibre supplements to patients with a history of growths in their colon may actually increase rather than reduce the problem. Many doctors believe that most colorectal cancer develop out of polyps, or adenomas, which grow on the wall of the bowel. However, the latest...

Mislabeled Body-building Steroid Supplements

...ues should know that many over-the-counter steroid supplements don't measure up to their label claims. Many people who buy these supplements are getting ripped off. // Researchers evaluated 12 steroid supplements that they purchased in sto...

Garlic Supplements Impede HIV Therapy

Researchers have found garlic supplements can cause harmful side effect when combined with a type of medication used to treat AIDS. Garlic supplements reduced// blood levels of the saquinavir, one of a class of drugs called protease inhibitors that a...

Weight-Loss Drinks Can Make You Gassy

... increase in gas if they consume milk-based powder supplements designed as a meal replacement. //About 25% of Americans have lactose intolerance. A condition in which an individual lacks a sufficient supply of an intestinal enzyme critical for the digestion of milk-based foods. Consuming large amounts of lactose...

Creatine Helps Strengthen Older Men

Creatine supplements are often used by body builders, and there's some ...idence they help increase muscle mass. Could these supplements help maintain muscle in older people? One new study indicates the answer is yes. //Researchers at th...

Excess vitamin A increases fracture risk

...nol intake from their daily diet plus any vitamin supplements - were nearly 30 per cent more likely to have a hip fracture linked to osteoporosis, compared to those with the lowest intake. The added risk came from an intake greater than 3000 micrograms per day. This suggests that women who already eat a balance...

High vitamin A increases risk of hip fractures

... highest total intake - both from food and vitamin supplements - had double the risk of hip fractures compared wi...in A, found in such things as liver, fish oils and supplements - and not by foods rich in beta carotene, such as dark, leafy vegetables. Beta carotene is converted...

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