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Coromega Unveils New Healthy Heart and CoQ10 Supplements : Revolutionary Omega-3 Supplement Company Introduces Two Fresh Takes on Heart Health and Antioxidants

Premier supplements maker Coromega today announced the release of two new products, Coromega Healthy Heart and Coromega CoQ10, offering consumers effective new ways to approach cardiovascular and overall health. Both supplements boast the great-tasting citrus flavor and creamy, pudding-like textu...

Commercial grape juices and vinegars found rich in antioxidants

Just as rust can damage a car, oxidation, or oxidative stress can damage the cells and may also contribute to aging.// Antioxidants help prevent this oxidation and may help increase immune function and possibly decrease risk of infection and cancer. Antioxidants exist as vitamins, minerals and othe...

Dr. Kenneth Beer Introduces His Professional Grade Skincare Line

...es(TM), Gigawhite(TM) (a botanical brightener), retinol and ferulic acid. These ingredients help to decrease the appearance of age spots, provide anti oxidants to the collagen and may help to renovate the skin. Products from our skincare line are designed to deliver results to help restore the stru...

Health Secrets of Red Wine Uncovered

...med cell death). Low doses improve cardiac health by increasing cellular protection and reducing damage. Resveratrol may help remove very reactive oxidants in the body and improve blood supply to cells. Scientists are also studying how the body absorbs resveratrol into the blood stream, since the comp...

Toddler Health Products Help Children with Celiac Disease

...y Rice Based, Gluten free, Dairy Free, Soy Protein Free, Non-GMO product containing DHA, EPA, Omega 3, Prebiotics, 21 vitamins and minerals and Anti oxidants available for the retail market. It is a product that a mom can add to any milk for a delicious snack or a juice replacement. Toddler Health can ev...

EXT Life Sciences Announces New Biotech Treatment that Tackles Root Cause of Graying Hair

... several countries. Dr. Terlecky's extensively published body of research validates the importance of maintaining the balance between catalase and the oxidants it neutralizes, not only in the follicles of graying hair, which is deemed the first visible sign of aging deterioration, but also in cells corrupted ...

Team led by Scripps Scientists increases understanding of two types of blindness

...sel growth, rather than simply by the new blood vessel growth itself. Even properly functioning eyes create an extremely stressful environment because oxidants are produced as neurons fire all day in response to light stimuli, and as a result of neuronal tissue being bombarded by light. A small increase in ox...

Scientists use old enemy to K.O. cancer

...catalyst to a cancer-busting reaction which calls up an old cellular enemy oxidants as an ally. Cancer adapts quickly to traditional drugs which attack inf... University of Warwick Chemistry Professor Peter Sadler explained: "We know oxidants produce free radicals that damage cells. Our experiments show ruthenium pro...

JCI table of contents: June 20, 2008

...//www.the-jci.org/article.php?id=34886 ACCOMPANYING COMMENTARY TITLE: How irritating: the role of TRPA1 in sensing cigarette smoke and aerogenic oxidants in the airways AUTHOR CONTACT: Sidney A. Simon Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Phone: (919) 684-4178; Fax: (919) 68...

Cranberry Power: This American Native Fruit Doesn't Have to be Exotic to be Super

... deep red color of cranberries - antioxidants are important components in plants that are showing potential to protect the body from harmful oxidants known as free radicals, which may weaken the immune system, among other things.(1) According the latest Agricultural Research Service Report...

JCI online early table of contents: April 8, 2008

...s constantly monitor the air that we breathe for chemicals that might threaten airway function. These sensory nerves are particularly sensitive to the oxidants that form in polluted air and to chlorine, which is often released in industrial accidents, and their stimulation by exposure to such chemicals causes...

New Study: Pycnogenol(R) Improves Memory in Elderly

...atial working memory using a computerized testing system. The research was presented last week at the Oxygen Club of California 2008 World Congress on oxidants and Antioxidants in Biology in Santa Barbara, CA. "These results support research from a range of disciplines that suggest that antioxidants may hav...

Scientists Find Cancer Culprits in Cigarette Smoke

... Hydrogen peroxide and other oxidants cause lung cells to become malignant THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been known that smoking causes lung cancer, but a new...

Breakthrough 'Acai Berry Anti-Aging Facial' Applies Benefits of Nature's Super-Food to the Skin

... fights off cellular mutation, reducing free radicals' abilities to cause wrinkles and more. Complex antioxidants called anthyocyanins prevent oxidants from harming connective tissues while repairing damaged proteins. -- Phytonutrients, Vitamins and Minerals Promote Overall Cell Health. Acai ...

Diet and cancer prevention: New evidence for the protective effects of fruits and veggies

...vels of GSTpi. GSTpi is an enzyme that detoxifies carcinogens and reactive oxidants and is typically reduced in Barretts epithelium compared to normal esophage...ncrease in the bladder of several enzymes that are known to protect against oxidants and carcinogens, Zhang says. In the body, ITCs are metabolized to dithio...

DNA Repair Proteins Monitored at Double-strand Break

...aks caused by chemotherapy or radiation. It could also suggest new strategies for enhancing repair of double-stranded DNA caused by radiation, natural oxidants in food or the body and other toxins that can cause disease and aging. "Prior to this work, there was no practical and efficient way to find a...

Cells in the Lung Clear the Air to Prevent Lung Damage

... Air pollution and tobacco smoke contain oxidants that when inhaled can cause damage to the lungs and contribute to diseases ... A similar role in the removal of lipids in the lung modified by these oxidants was identified for another protein related to MARCO, SR-AI/II. As discussed...

Stroke Linked to High Pollution Levels

...94 in 13 cities. In addition they also monitored levels of common air pollutants such as particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and photochemical oxidants were monitored hourly at various sites. Study of the two sets of data revealed a a pattern for a stroke called intracerebral hemorrhage where a...

Bone Strength Increases In Rats With Citrus Juice Breakfast – Study Say

...ants. In these studies, both grapefruit juice and orange juice increased antioxidants in the rats' systems,’ Patil said. ‘So that is the benefit since oxidants damage bone cells. ‘There are about 400 compounds in citrus,’ he said. ‘So we need to find out which compound in citrus caused this.’ Patil ...

Aspirin to Prevent Deafness caused by Antibiotics

...n contrast to the 13 percent of the 106 who got a placebo in addition to the antibiotic. According to researchers the ability of Aspirin to absorb oxidants may be the reason why it works and probably other antioxidant drugs could work as well. However aspirin was simpler in use and quite inexpensive. ...

Cabbage, cauliflower might contribute to cancer prevention

... family like cabbage and cauliflower have a potent chemical glucosinolates which can aid in cancer prevention. This chemical works very much like anti oxidants and can be used for cancer.// Research on this aspect is taking place across the globe and at present a feasible extraction method and thereby us...

Protein Carbonyl Level Causes Oxidative Protein Damage In Diabetics

...a unifying link between diabetes mellitus (DM) and its complications, including nephropathy.// There is sufficient evidence on increased production of oxidants and decreased level of antioxidants in diabetic patients. The dialysis procedure contributes to oxidative stress. An increase in oxidative stress may ...

Aerobics- right choice for Cutting Blood Pressure

...ebt in the body, which means the body must work harder to supply oxygen. Another may be that weight lifting stimulates more damaging free radicals and oxidants than aerobic exercise. It's also important to note that many studies have shown a benefit from weight lifting on everything from bone health to w...

Air Pollution Found To Accelerate Heart Disease

...st among people over age 60, women, and those taking cholesterol-lowering medication. Thus researchers say air pollution causes the body to produce oxidants that cause inflammatory reactions that trigger artery damage. Air particles can move into the blood or brain. However, they say the study was not larg...

Broccoli's role against cancer

...st cancer by blocking select chemicals from becoming carcinogens. The scientists studied sulphoraphane’s effects on a variety of cell types and oxidants in laboratory experiments, they report in a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Sulphoraphane is particularly abundan...

Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

... it is proved to be really magical the scientific community at least will continue to prefer fruit, vegetables and a diet low on fats and rich in anti oxidants to stay fit. But if Dr.Weisburger and his tribe are correct it is advisable to add a cuppa tea to your diet every day....

Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

... body's cells are overwhelmed by molecules that have changed because they have combined with nitrogen (nitration) or oxygen (oxidation). Both types of oxidants damage lipids, nucleic acids, proteins, and other cellular components much like oxidation causes rust damage to metal in cars and buildings. This dama...
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