Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression

Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression The objective of this study is to determine which foods are the most nutrient dense sources of nutrients demonstrated by human studies published in the current scientific literature to play a role in the prevention and promotion…

Micronutrient supplements reduce risk of HIV disease progression and illness

Contact: Maydel Santana-Bravo santanam@fiu.edu 305-348-1555 The JAMA Network Journals Long-term (24-month) supplementation with multivitamins plus selenium for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in Botswana in the early stages of disease who had not received antiretroviral therapy delayed time to HIV disease progression, was safe and reduced the risk of immune decline and illness, according to…

Antioxidant compound reduced incidence of colorectal metachronous adenomas ( selenium )

Contact: Tara Yates tara.yates@aacr.org 267-646-0558 American Association for Cancer Research HOUSTON – Supplementation with a selenium-based antioxidant compound decreased the risk of developing new polyps of the large bowel — called colorectal metachronous adenomas — in people who previously had colorectal polyps removed. “Our study is the first intervention trial specifically designed to evaluate the…

Selenium may slow march of AIDS

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Amitabh Avasthi axa47@psu.edu 814-865-9481 Penn State Increasing the production of naturally occurring proteins that contain selenium in human blood cells slows down multiplication of the AIDS virus, according to biochemists. “We have found that increasing the expression of proteins that contain selenium negatively affects the replication of HIV,” said…

45th Health Research Report 09 NOV 2008 – Reconstruction

Editors Top Five: 1. Selenium may slow march of AIDS 2. Vitamin B1 could reverse early-stage kidney disease in diabetes patients 3. Persistent pollutant may promote obesity 4. Broccoli compound targets key enzyme in late-stage cancer 5. Down’s symptoms may be treatable in the womb In this issue: 1. Inhaled corticosteroids raise pneumonia risk for…