91 content results for "Respiratory Allergies"
Large number of randomized-controlled trials shows that Vitamin C and Zinc ameliorate symptoms and shorten the duration of respiratory tract infections
The concentration of vitamin C rapidly declines in the plasma and leukocytes during infection or stress according to Swiss researchers. Supplementing with Vitamin C improves components of immune function in humans such as the ability to fight bacteriMore info...
March 7, 2006
Another reason to eat organic; commonly used pesticide ingredient linked to food allergies; the chemical is also used to chlorinate tap water
Over the past 20 years, the number of people allergic to milk, eggs, wheat nuts and shellfish has soared, jumping by 18% between 1997 and 2007, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; but why? A newly published study repMore info...
December 11, 2012
Inhaling diesel fume particles leads to allergies, asthma, and lung cancer; Sulforaphane triggers detoxification enzymes that protects us from these dangers
Diesel fumes from trucks are packed with different cancer causing chemicals and noxious polluting gasses. A study in the year 2000 showed that men exposed to diesel fumes on the job had approximately as high a risk of developing lung cancer as thoseMore info...
December 13, 2007
The B-complex Vitamin Folic acid, already known to decrease the risk of heart disease, birth defects, loss of mental acuity with aging and the risk of certain cancer may help suppress allergic reactions and lessen the severity of allergy and asthma sMore info...
May 5, 2009
Cold and Flu Season By: Jerry Hickey, R. Ph. Follow on Google+ Healthy Tips from our Scientific Director Cold and Flu FAQ’s How is the flu virus spread? Usually, the flu virus is spread through droplet infection – sneezing and cougMore info...
September 19, 2011
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center report for the first time a link between blood levels of Folic Acid and a decrease in the risk of developing asthma and higher levels of folate may reduce the risk of having asthma by 16% suggMore info...
May 15, 2009
A new study adds to mounting evidence that Vitamin D may be a real cold fighter. The study, the largest to date on the link between vitamin D and common respiratory infections, shows that people with the lowest levels of vitamin D have significantlyMore info...
March 12, 2009
Harvard Researchers; Fish Oils reduce the risk of developing fatal ventricular arrhythmias, fatal coronary heart disease, and sudden cardiac death
Researchers from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Department of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health feel strongly about fish oils.More info...
July 2, 2008
Melanoma accounts for only 4% of all skin cancers, but most of the skin cancer related deaths. Standard systemic therapies are inadequately effective therefore novel approaches are needed. Naturally occuring substances in beverages and foods has showMore info...
December 24, 2004
Wine polyphenols decrease free radicals generated when eating Polyphenols are compounds that are found naturally in the healthiest of foods which have been shown to have a number of health-protecting benefits. Israel scientists gave aMore info...
January 15, 2008