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Serum Selenium and Prostate Cancer Risk Reduction

It’s been twenty-one years since the first study reported a possible link between elevated serum selenium and prostate cancer risk reduction. In the years since, research has continued to explore this mineral’s role in cancer risk reduction. A literature review in the journal Medicine released this week continues the steady (more…) RELATED ARTICLES TOP READ: […]

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Omega-3 fatty acids reduce breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

The anti-inflammatory effect of omega-3 fatty acids may lower the breast cancer risk of obese, post-menopausal women. A study published in Cancer Prevention Research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids have a specific protective effect for obese, post menopausal women with dense breast tissue. Andrea Manni, professor and division chief of endocrinology, (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Potential Inhibition […]

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Organic Farming vs Conventional Farming Methods, By Andrew Campbell MD

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a review on organic farming by Dr Crystal Smith-Spangler and others titled: “Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?” The article states: “The purpose of this study is to comprehensively synthesize the published literature on the health, nutritional, and safety characteristics of (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Martha Stark, […]

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#7 TOP READ Research Review of Curcumin

The evidence is growing that curcumin, the substance in tumeric, should take a bigger role in the human diet for its ability to act as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and lipid lowering agent. Western Australian researcher, Gautam Sethi, from Curtin University (Australia), and his colleagues see strong potential, based on this scientific review of past clinical […]

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TOP READ: Human Clinical: Selenium Yeast Reduces Oxidative Stress In Men

For the first time ever, researchers have made a significant positive connection between biomarkers of oxidative sress, a standardized form of selenium-enriched yeast and reduced prostate cancer risk. Results from long-term clinical trial suggest that selenium-enriched yeast (SY), in a dose-dependent, standardized form from SelenoExcell, but not selenomethionine (SeMet) may (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Men’s Health […]

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Intravenous Omega-3 May Improve QOL for Cancer Patients

The addition of intravenous omega-3 fatty acids to anti-tumor medications for pancreatic cancer may improve quality of life (QOL) and clinical response, according to researchers from the University Hospitals of Leicester, UK. The authors report that the first clinical trial of intravenous (IV) ω-3FAs as a therapeutic agent in any (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Potential Inhibition […]

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