Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center in
the US are looking for volunteers to take part in a study to
determine whether prostate cancer can be effectively treated by
selenium and vitamin E.
The potential risks of using popular pick-me-up ephedra or Ma Huang
were highlighted again recently in a speech by Dr Richard A. Cytryn
of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Children with sickle cell disease (SCD) are normal sized at birth,
but often experience growth deficits and delayed development, which
may result from chronic under-nutrition, and in particular zinc
The benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise have long been
promoted by the health industry, but new research presented to the
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research shows that a good
calcium intake and physical activity...
Vitamin C is known to have significant anti-cancer effects, but the
precise reason why has not always been clear. New research has
taken a further step towards discovering exactly why the vitamin
has such an effect, while at the same...
New research from Scandinavian Clinical Research in Norway shows
that conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) can help reduce body fat in
humans. The research, published in The Journal of International
Medical Research (JIMR) is the fifth...
A new topical gel containing bexarotene, a form of vitamin A, is
undergoing clinical trials at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in
Philadelphia, to test its effect on parapsoriasis, a red, scaly
rash which can often be a precursor to skin...
Vitamin E could play a major role in prolonging life, according to
a report in the Harvard Health Letter. The publication focuses
primarily on the results from a study in Italy which emphasises
vitamin E's role as an antioxidant.