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…

Dietary antioxidants may help repair the Lungs

Dietary antioxidants may help repair the Lungs Over a 10 year period researchers observed that regular intake of tomatoes may help slow the natural decline in lung function among all adults as well as other findings. Dietary antioxidants and ten-year lung function decline in adults from the ECRHS survey. European Respiratory Journal, December 2017 DOI:…

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 that early as well as delayed injections…

Subclinical deficiencies of vitamin C and D have each been linked to psychological abnormalities

Public release date: 23-Sep-2010 HRR: Requested Repost – Patients administered vitamin C had a rapid and statistically and clinically significant improvement in mood state – “About one in five acute-care patients in our hospital have vitamin C levels so low as to be compatible with scurvy,” – Subclinical deficiencies of vitamin C and D have…

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, obesity, diabetes, heart failure and high cholesterol…

Vitamin C intake associated with lower risk of gout in men

Contact: Gina DiGravio gina.digravio@bmc.org 617-638-8491 JAMA and Archives Journals Men with higher vitamin C intake appear less likely to develop gout, a painful type of arthritis, according to a report in the March 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. “Gout is the most common type of inflammatory arthritis in…

Mount Sinai School of Medicine study shows vitamin C prevents bone loss in animal models

Contact: Jeanne Bernard Jeanne.Bernard@mountsinai.org 212-241-9200 The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have shown for the first time in an animal model that vitamin C actively protects against osteoporosis, a disease affecting large numbers of elderly women and men in which bones become brittle and…

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 main protections against damage from low levels…

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 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)…

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 and the Neurologist Professor Christine von Arnim,…

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 University of Western Ontario and Lawson Health…