Tag: Linus Pauling Institute

Chlorophylls effective against aflatoxin

2009 study posted for filing Contact: John Mata john.mata@oregonstate.edu 541-737-6874 Oregon State University This release is available in Chinese. CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study has found that chlorophyll and its derivative chlorophyllin are effective in limiting the absorption of aflatoxin in humans. Aflatoxin is produced by a […]

Zinc deficiency mechanism linked to aging, multiple diseases: animals given about 10 times their dietary requirement for zinc, the biomarkers of inflammation were restored to those of young animals.

10-1-12 Media Release Zinc deficiency mechanism linked to aging, multiple diseases CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study has outlined for the first time a biological mechanism by which zinc deficiency can develop with age, leading to a decline of the immune system and increased inflammation associated with many […]

Vitamin B3 ( NIacin ) may offer new tool in fight against ‘superbugs’ – increased by 1,000 times the ability of immune cells to kill staph bacteria

Contact: Adrian Gombart adrian.gombart@oregonstate.edu 541-737-8018 Oregon State University CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study suggests that nicotinamide, more commonly known as vitamin B3, may be able to combat some of the antibiotic-resistance staph infections that are increasingly common around the world, have killed thousands and can pose a […]