Tag: Vitamin C

Heart Failure improved with Antioxidant Combination

Heart Failure improved with Antioxidant Combination Heart Failure improved with Antioxidant Combination “””the measure of function in large blood vessels and of inflammation improved with treatment. Similarly, the presence of biologically available nitric oxide, a compound that helps blood vessels dilate, also increased.”” Over-the-counter Antioxidant Cocktail Improved Vascular […]

A Cure for Sepsis ?

  Highlights: – discovered that a single bolus of vitamin C injected early at the time of induction of sepsis, prevents capillary plugging. He has also found that a delayed bolus injection of vitamin C can  reverse plugging by restoring blood flow in previously plugged capillaries – found […]

The FASEB Journal reports vitamin C reverses abnormalities caused by Werner syndrome gene, including cancer, obesity, diabetes, heart failure and high cholesterol

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Cody Mooneyhan cmooneyhan@faseb.org 301-634-7104 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology New year, new vitamin C discovery: It ‘cures’ mice with accelerated aging disease New research in the FASEB Journal reports vitamin C reverses abnormalities caused by Werner syndrome gene, including cancer, […]

Stopping diabetes damage with vitamin C

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Diane Clay diane-clay@ouhsc.edu 405-271-2323 University of Oklahoma First test in humans gets dramatic results from blood sugar control and antioxidant Researchers at the Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center have found a way to stop the damage caused by Type 1 diabetes with […]

Vitamin D, may protect us from background radiation and could be used as a safe protective agent before or after a low-level nuclear incident

2008 study re-posted for filing Contact: Daniel Hayes dhayes@health.nyc.gov Inderscience Publishers Could vitamin D save us from radiation? Radiological health expert Daniel Hayes, Ph.D., of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene suggests that a form of vitamin D could be one of our body’s […]

Vitamin C injections slow tumor growth in mice

Repost 2008 Contact: Joan Chamberlain niddkmedia@mail.nih.gov 301-496-3583 NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases High-dose injections of vitamin C, also known as ascorbate or ascorbic acid, reduced tumor weight and growth rate by about 50 percent in mouse models of brain, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers, researchers […]

Vitamin C and beta-carotene might protect against dementia

Contact: Willi Baur willi.baur@uni-ulm.de 49-731-502-2020 IOS Press Study examines the influence of antioxidants on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline… about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Now researchers from the University of Ulm, among them the Epidemiologist Professor Gabriele Nagel […]

Vitamin C: A potential life-saving treatment for sepsis

Contact: Kathy Wallis kwallis3@uwo.ca 519-661-2111 x81136 University of Western Ontario Vitamin C: A potential life-saving treatment for sepsis Physicians caring for patients with sepsis may soon have a new safe and cost-effective treatment for this life-threatening illness.  Research led by Dr. Karel Tyml and his colleagues at The […]