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Researchers have found that higher vitamin B6 levels is linked with a 50 per cent reduction in the risk of developing lung cancer in a study involving over 400,000 people, including former and current smokers.  Also, high levels of methionine, an amino, also contributes to a lower risk.   The study authors wrote in the […]


Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago found that for every 10 milligram increase in the vitamin B6 intake and for every 10 microgram increase in vitamin B12 there was a 2 percent per year decrease in the risk of developing depression symptoms.    Previous studies have associated a lower risk of infection to […]


Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan have determined that niacin or vitamin B3 after a stroke may help to improve neurological function.   Animals with a stroke were given niacin, their brains experienced the growth of new nerve cells and blood vessels, which improved their brain function.   The researchers are now planning […]


One of the important components in the process of the hardening of the arteries is chronic inflammation and oxidative stress.  They are considered common risk factors for its development.  Zinc is an essential micronutrient that can function as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, and the researchers theorized may protect arteries against its development. Several studies have […]


Researchers at two universities, Cornell and Harvard conducted a study that determined among women 45 years and beyond, the regular consumption of vitamin E decreased the risk of developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) also known as emphysema by approximately 10% in smokers and non-smokers   COPD is a major cause of lung disease and […]



      Taking aspirin or another pain reliever to halt a headache is a common daily activity in developed nations.   Many people don’t know that aspirin’s active ingredient is derived from a tree bark that’s been used for thousands of years in various parts of the world. Our ancestors employed numerous herbs with chemical […]


Penn State University researchers conducted a study to determine if garlic possesses anti-cancer properties.  They gave volunteers a nontoxic form of sodium nitrate along with capsules containing 1, 3 or 5 grams fresh garlic, 3 grams aged garlic extract, or 500 milligrams vitamin C for 7 days. The participants’ urine samples were collected and analyzed […]


  Here’s a very informative study, that shows how results can lead to unfounded conclusions and mislead you into a false assumption.  While there’s a voluminous number of scientific studies that clearly demonstrate the role vitamin deficiency states play in the development of cancer, this study suggests otherwise.  Research studies from time to time have […]


    Australian researchers have determined that daily vitamin supplements produced a two-fold reduction in disability caused by migraine headaches.  Previous studies have found that CoQ10 and magnesium supplementation can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines.   Researchers at the Genomoics Research centre in Brisbane have found that a gene that reportedly makes […]

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