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…

The Counter to the Lancet Claims Vitamin D has little Efficay – Well the Lancet is mistaken ( Here, try some Science )

For the very non scientific claims of Vitamin D lacking evidence, as posted in other publications like the Mail onlie: “Vitamin D supplements ‘don’t ward off ill health’: Little evidence pills lower risk of cancer, strokes or other conditions For decades, scientists assumed that the mineral had many health benefits Study involving a million adults…

154th Health Research Report 3 May 2013 – Synopsis

In this issue: Painkillers taken before marathons linked to potentially serious side effects Grape intake may protect against metabolic syndrome-related organ damage 40 percent of parents give young kids cough/cold medicine that they shouldn’t Vitamin E identified as potential weapon against obesity Quit smoking? Vitamin E may give extra boost to heart health  Study shows…

Human lung tumors destroy anti-cancer hormone vitamin D, Pitt researchers find

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Courtney McCrimmon McCrimmonCP@upmc.edu 412-647-3555 University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences DENVER, Colo., April 20 – Human lung tumors have the ability to eliminate Vitamin D, a hormone with anti-cancer activity, a new study from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) suggests. Results of the study, Abstract…

55th Health Research Report 28 APR 2009 – Reconstruction

      Editors Top Five: (not enough this week to justify)   In This Issue: 1.  Could senna improve the quality of colonoscopy preparation with magnesium citrate? 2. Oral Contraceptives Impair Muscle Gains In Young Women 3. New human study reinforces antioxidant benefits of tart cherries 4. An herbal extract inhibits the development of…

52nd Health Research Report 17 MAR 2009 – Reconstruction

    Editors top five: 1. NCRP Report No. 160 on increased average radiation exposure of the US population 2. Grape Extracts May be Effective Against Harmful Gut Bacteria 3. Not so sweet: Over-consumption of sugar linked to aging 4. Support for adjunctive vitamin C treatment in cancer 5. A diet rich in calcium aids weight…

51st Health Research Report 03 MAR 2009 – Reconstructed

Editors Top Five:   1. No longer a gray area: Our hair bleaches itself as we grow older 2. Vitamin supplements may protect against noise-induced hearing loss 3. Vitamin B and folic acid may reduce risk of age-related vision loss 4. Broccoli may help protect against respiratory conditions like asthma 5. Cholesterol-reducing drugs may lessen…