234 content results for "liver detoxification"
is an herb used since ancient times to treat liver ailments. This new trial performed at Columbia University Medical Center in New York shows it may help reduce the liver damage caused by some cancer drugs. In the study that included 50 children undMore info...
December 14, 2009
Flaxseed is the richest source of mammalian lignans and it has previously been shown to reduce the growth of tumors in rats. This study examines, in a randomized double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial, the effects of dietary flaxseeMore info...
June 20, 2008
Patients with hepatitis C who have a low level of Vitamin D do not obtain a sustained virus fighting effect from medication
Hepatitis C is a virus that attacks the liver and in once established, chronic infection can progress to scarring of the liver (fibrosis), and advanced scarring (cirrhosis) which is generally apparent after many years. In some cases, those with cirrhMore info...
December 17, 2009
Researchers have found that in a group of 891 adults aged 65 and up, those with the lowest blood levels of the mineral Selenium had poor muscle strength around the hips, knees, and hands. Selenium plays an important role in muscle function includingMore info...
August 27, 2007
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Extracted the Anthocyanin cyanin-3-rutinoside from Black Raspberry and purified it; it is Black raspberry?s major Anthocyanin antioxidant. The Black Raspberry constituent caused the deMore info...
June 25, 2007
Important mechanism discovered; additional way that EGCG from Green Tea protects us from developing diabetes and obesity
Adiponectin is a good hormone released from fat cells. Unfortunately the more obese you are the less Adiponectin you release. Adiponectin helps regulate blood sugar, improves insulin sensitivity, and helps prevent the development of obesity, fatty iMore info...
September 4, 2007
The HIV-1 virus does not have DNA, it only has RNA, yet it needs DNA to infect and multiply. The virus uses an enzyme known as integrase to combine its genetic material into that of the infected cell. Drugs used to control the AIDS virus inhibit theMore info...
February 7, 2007
Type 1 Diabetes requires insulin use. People with type 2 diabetes usually eventually become Type 1 diabetics and will have to use insulin because secretion of insulin by cells in the pancreas becomes exhausted. In the present study ratsMore info...
February 6, 2006
Women who lack the ability to detoxify properly may be protected from breast cancer by cruciferous vegetables (the GSTP1 Ile105Val genetic polymorphism, and breast cancer risk)
Cabbage family vegetables (Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts) provide ingredients that stimulate detoxification in our body improving the ability of our liver to neutralize and remove dangerous chemMore info...
March 24, 2008
A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye clouds with age, and cataracts are the leading cause of eventual vision loss. A healthy eye lens focuses light and produces a clear, sharp image. Over time, exposure to the suns ultraviolet radiation (andMore info...
December 6, 2004