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Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study found no effect among men with precancerous lesions,, FRIDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- Despite earlier promise, three nutrients - vitamin E, selenium and soy - do not seem to prevent prostate cancer in men with precancerous prostate lesions, Canadian researchers report. "The...

Store-bought freshwater fish contain elevated levels of mercury, arsenic and selenium

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 7 White bass wild-caught and sold commercially contained significantly higher levels of mercury, arsenic and selenium than fish caught near former industrial areas. The University of Pittsburgh study, abstract number 161184, is being presented at a special session on Contam...

Higher Serum Selenium Linked With Reduced Risks of Prostate Cancer - in Some Men

Scientists Dr. Ulrike Peters, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, and colleagues have come out with findings that show serum selenium or levels of selenium in// the blood is not that positively correlated with reduced risks of prostate cancer as previously thought. Previous...

Antioxidant Selenium Offers No Major Protection against Heart-Disease

Selenium does not offer protection against cardiovascular disease, despite the lofty claims of its antioxidant and chemopreventive properties, a recent trial has shown.// The findings of the trial have been published in the April 15th issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. Selenium now...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Announces the Availability of New Centrum Ultra Line of Multivitamins Specially Formulated For Women and Men

....*( ) Antioxidants such as vitamins A, C, E, selenium and zinc to help support immune function .* ... Antioxidants such as vitamins A, C, E, selenium and zinc to help support immune function .* ...lp unlock energy .* Vitamins A, C, E, iron, selenium and zinc to help support immune function .* ...

Two Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Scientists Receive Presidential Early Career Award

...e cancer, and whether such genetic variations alter the association between selenium intake and prostate-cancer risk. selenium represents only one aspect of Peters' research. Incorporating molecular and...

Diet may reduce risk of prostate cancer

...ients diagnosed with prostate cancer. Specifically, consumption of tomatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, green tea, and vitamins including Vitamin E and selenium seemed to propose a decreased risk of prostate cancer. Consumption of highly processed or charcoaled meats, dairy products, and fats seemed to be corr...

The First High Performance Sports Water - AquaHydrate - to Offer Ionic Minerals Through Exclusive Agreement With Natural Foods Pioneer, Trace Minerals Research

...dration and ultimately, osteoporosis and other illnesses. Water is nature's ideal delivery vehicle for ionic minerals -- trace minerals such as selenium and macrominerals such as magnesium -- which are all contained in AquaHydrate in the perfect amount and balance needed by the body. A transport vehic...

Cancer-Causing Toxins Detected in Fluoride Chemicals, Says NYS Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation

...c in water supplies at zero.(3) Also 3% of the samples contained copper; 2% contained lead; and less than 1% contained barium, chromium, mercury, selenium or thallium. Silicates, the second most prevalent substance in fluoridation chemicals, are not health regulated. Although no radionuclides or ber...

New Survey Highlights the Significant Impact of the Economic Downturn on Europe's Sleep

... glucose tolerance. Arch Intern Med 2005; 165(8): 863-7 9. Gumustekin K, Seven B, Karabulut N et al. Effects of sleep deprivation, nicotine and selenium on wound healing in rats. Neurosci 2004; 114: 1433-1442 For further media information, please contact: Mani Reel at The Red Consultancy o...

Drugs From Vegetables May Target Melanoma Tumors

...ce, a combination of these vegetable compounds (called isothiocyanates) and selenium slowed production and blocked the signaling network of a protein called Akt...ncer patients, including those diagnosed with metastatic melanoma. Besides, selenium is known to destabilize Akt proteins in prostate cancer cells," Robertson s...

Vegetable-based drug could inhibit melanoma

...ndings appear in the March edition of Clinical Cancer Research . "Besides, selenium is known to destabilize Akt proteins in prostate cancer cells." To study... 30 to 70 percent depending on the cell line. The exact mechanism of how selenium inhibits cancer remains unclear. However Robertson, who has a filed provisi...

Also in the Feb. 24 JNCI

...e Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute in Ohio, reviewed the history of selenium and vitamin E in prostate cancer chemoprevention efforts and put the new da... to show statistically significant benefit from the use of vitamin E and/or selenium in the prevention of prostate or other cancers or cardiovascular disease. T...

Top 10 Ingredients for Recession-Proof, Healthy Cooking

... 2.4 grams of saturated fat and is high in protein, zinc, B vitamins, iron, selenium and phosphorus. Low-fat cottage cheese is a great source of protein and cal...cids (EPA and DHA). Tuna and salmon also offer a range of minerals, such as selenium and phosphorus. 6. Think Green Green vegetables like spinach, brocc...

Supplement Hampers Thyroid Cancer Treatment

...ontinued to increase. The researchers found that a selenium supplement he was taking contained kelp, which is ... "Who would have thought that kelp would be in a selenium tablet?" Braverman said. "If you want to treat ...elenium, Braverman said, since most people get the selenium they need through diet. "People are taking too ...

USA Rice Federation Partners with National Council on Folic Acid to Promote National Folic Acid Awareness Week

... half of the world's population, also contributes over 15 essential nutrients to the diet, and is especially rich in B-vitamins, potassium, magnesium, selenium (brown), fiber (brown) and iron. "As a coalition committed to improve health by promoting folic acid, we are pleased to have the support of th...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Corbett Announces a Multi-State, $7 Million Settlement With Airborne Health, Inc., Over Charges of Deceptive Advertising

...rborne - Original is the number one selling dietary supplement in its category and is sold at most major retailers. It consists of Vitamin A, E, zinc, selenium and large doses of Vitamin C. Corbett said that the settlement covers all Airborne products, including Airborne - Original, Airborne - Pink ...

Treadmill Desks More Effective in Decreasing Prostate Cancer Risks Than Vitamin and Antioxidant Supplements

...ll desk manufacturer, at http://www.trekdesk.com . The 12 year study out of the University of Texas involved 50,000 men analyzing the benefits of selenium and Vitamins E supplementation was halted prematurely when it was discovered that they offered absolutely no benefit to prostate cancer prevention. Ad...

Selenium, Vitamins E and C Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

...an Medical Association . "Our results showed no evidence of benefit from selenium and vitamin E on prostate cancer and other cancers," said the lead author o... The men were randomly assigned to one of four groups: selenium; vitamin E; selenium and vitamin E; or a placebo. The average follow-up time was more than five...

Study finds selenium, vitamin E do not prevent prostate cancer

...evention trials ever conducted have concluded that selenium and vitamin E taken alone or in combination for an... analysis gathered through Oct. 23, 2008, from the selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) wer...our intervention groups: selenium, vitamin E, both selenium and vitamin E, and placebos. Supplement Ca...

Fujifilm AcSelerates the Future of DR

...will revolutionize the capabilities of flat panel detectors using amorphous selenium direct image capture technology to produce general radiographic images of e... applications available today. By increasing the thickness of the amorphous selenium layer, the FDR AcSelerate detector provides higher sensitivity and better c...

Selenium may slow march of AIDS

...ction of naturally occurring proteins that contain selenium in human blood cells slows down multiplication of ...increasing the expression of proteins that contain selenium negatively affects the replication of HIV," said K...tion in viral replication by at least 10-fold." selenium is a micronutrient that the body needs to maintain...

Video: One A Day(R) and Ellen DeGeneres Team Up to Deliver a Message to Women About Breast Cancer Through The 'One A Day Women's Wake-Up Call' Program

...amin line includes One A Day Men's Health Formula specially formulated with selenium for prostate health; One A Day Men's 50+ Advantage which includes selenium for prostate health and ginkgo to support memory and One A Day Women's 50+ ...

Lifestyle Changes Affect Cancer Genes

..., and progressive relaxation. The study volunteers were also given additional soy, three grams of fish oil, 100 units of vitamin E, 200 milligrams of selenium and 2 grams of vitamin C daily. The researchers compared genetic expression from baseline samples to those taken after three months of study inter...

One A Day(R) and Major League Baseball Raise Over $106,000 to Strike Out Prostate Cancer

...en's Health and One A Day Men's 50+ Advantage have selenium to help support prostate health. "We created thi...Day Men's Health Formula specially formulated with selenium for prostate health; One A Day Men's 50+ Advantage which includes selenium for prostate health and Ginkgo to support memory a...

Fertility Specialists Decry Men's Reluctance to Seek Infertility Treatment

...y Mass Index) have significantly poorer semen quality (on average 22 percent lower sperm concentrations) than men within the normal BMI range. selenium and zinc have been shown to have a positive effect on sperm production. -- Exercise -- Moderate exercise can help maintain weight and encourage ...

Study shows common vitamin and other micronutrient supplements reduce risks of TB recurrence

...vard School of Public Health, and a team of researchers conducted a randomized trial of micronutrients using doses of vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, and selenium or placebo in 887 patients receiving tuberculosis therapy, who were then followed for a medium of 43 months; 471 were HIV-coinfected and not receiving...

PA Department of Health Warns Consumers About Adverse Reactions From Dietary Supplements

...y an Atlanta company. Due to excess amounts of selenium and chromium, the eight- and 32-ounce bottles of "...zed the product and found extremely high levels of selenium -- up to 40,800 micrograms per recommended serving, or more than 200 times the amount of selenium per serving (i.e., 200 micrograms) indicated on th...

Schiff(R) Introduces New Supplement Products for Intestinal Health and Beauty Maintenance

...looking hair, skin & nails. -- Hyaluronic Acid helps retain moisture in the skin. -- Silica strengthens the connective tissue in hair and nails. -- selenium is a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin from free-radical damage. -- Vitamin D helps the body absorb and distribute calcium and magnesiu...

Ways to improve informed consent are testable, study says

... questionnaire tool they developed and tested at 30 study sites in five ongoing clinical trials for medical treatments that include from administering selenium and vitamin E to prevent cancer and giving female veterans therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder. Though the tool ultimately proved ineffecti...

RSNA 2007: Siemens Medical Solutions Unveils an Unprecedented Number of Leading-Edge Solutions to Help Customers Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs

...t are making the transition to digital breast imaging. The MAMMOMAT Novation S optimizes workflow, utilizes the latest full- field amorphous selenium (aSe) detectors and features Tungsten/Rhodium (W/Rh) X-ray technology, which reduces dose. -- Symbia E(R) systems -- The Symbia E single photo...

Higher levels of pollutants found in fish caught near a coal-fired power plant

...commended levels of mercury and elevated levels of selenium in channel catfish caught in a rural area upstream...nd from a coal-fired power plant. Both mercury and selenium are well-known contaminants of coal burning for po...o found significantly higher levels of mercury and selenium in the Kittanning-caught fish than in the fish cau...

Siemens Rolls Out Its First Mobile Digital Mammography System in the U.S.

... Coach is equipped with the MAMMOMAT NovationDR, a state-of-the- art digital mammography system that features a flat panel detector built on amorphous selenium (aSe) technology. This enables the direct conversion of X- ray to digital information and provides high spatial resolution and excellent clinical deta...

Exercise Trumps Vitamin Supplements When it Comes to Heart Disease and Cancer, From the Harvard Men's Health Watch

...eople take vitamin supplements is to protect against cancer. But sadly, this strategy has been a flop. While studies continue on whether vitamin E and selenium can help reduce prostate cancer risk, data already show that beta carotene actually boosts the risk of lung cancer in smokers. And zinc, as well as hi...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Announces the Availability of Centrum Cardio and New Formula Centrum Products

...ins modified levels of eight key nutrients and other advances, which allow Centrum to provide consumers benefits, including: * More(2) vitamin C and selenium to help support the immune system(3) * Higher(2) levels of vitamin C and vitamin E, which work together to help maximize their antioxidant power...

More Prostate Cancers Might Be Prevented

...se risk. By contrast, evidence has mounted that increasing vitamin E and selenium intake could also protect against prostate cancer, they said. Recent resear...e gone up. And a lot of the dietary factors that showed promise --vitamins, selenium -- have come into question as to whether they're really helping patients." ...

Diet and medications may assist prevention of prostate cancer

...In addition, there is strong evidence that dietary fat significantly impacts disease development and promising data that other compounds, such as soy, selenium and green tea, offer additional possibilities for disease prevention. Prostate cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed malignancies in men a...

Tomato Diet Can't Guarantee Prostate Health: Study

...ecting foods, Key and others continue the search. Kristal, for instance, is on the executive committee of a randomized trial examining the effects of selenium and/or vitamin E on prostate cancer risk in 35,000 men. Results are expected in 2012, he said. Said Key, "I am optimistic we will find something. ...

Antioxidant Supplements May Raise Women's Skin Cancer Risk

... looked the same. The antioxidants included 120 milligrams of vitamin C, 30 milligrams of vitamin E, 6 milligrams of beta-carotene, 100 milligrams of selenium and 20 milligrams of zinc. "They are not high doses," Hercberg said. "They are at a level below a lot of pills you can find to buy over the counter...

Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk

... selenium supplements are widely promoted on the Internet fo... diabetes. But now researchers say that selenium supplements don't appear to prevent type 2 diabete... lead author of the study, says it's not clear why selenium would be associated with an increased risk of deve...
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