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Multiple Sclerosis Caused by Vitamin D Deficiency - 0 views

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    NaturalNews) Researchers from Oxford University and the University of British Columbia have discovered that Vitamin D deficiency affects a section of the human genome already linked with multiple sclerosis (MS) risk, adding further weight to theories that this vitamin deficiency might play a role in development of the disease.

    "Here we show that the main environmental risk candidate -- vitamin D -- and the main gene region are directly linked and interact," said co-author George Ebers.
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    WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.\n\nThe WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to bring you the best health information possible. Our esteemed colleagues at MedicineNet.com are frequent contributors to WebMD and comprise our Medical Editorial Board
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    A portal directed at consumers of medicine and health care, this website also has CMEs, references, and databases that any health care provider or medical professional would find useful.
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One dose of vitamin D boosts TB immunity - New Zealand's source for health news on Stuf... - 0 views

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    In healthy people who have been exposed to tuberculosis, a single oral dose of vitamin D enhances their immunity against this bacterial infection.
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Tumors use enzyme to recruit regulatory T-cells and suppress immune response - 0 views

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    One way tumors fly under the radar of the immune system is by using IDO, an enzyme used by fetuses to help avoid rejection, to recruit powerful regulatory T cells that turn down the immune response, researchers say.
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A new radiation therapy treatment developed for head and neck cancer patients - 0 views

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    Most head-and-neck cancers that recur locally after prior full-dose conventional radiation therapy respond to Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT). These results were obtained in a Phase I/II study at the Helsinki University Hospital, Finland. The scienti
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Sham vs. Wham: The Health Insider: Salvestrols: Naturally Derived Anticancer Agents? - 0 views

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    Recently, the attention as gone to a category of natural biochemical called "Salvestrols." These are a class of natural molecules with dozens of different names. Resveratrol was the first to be identified, from grape skins, but scientists are still lookin
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High CRP is linked to poor prostate cancer survival - CancerNetwork - 0 views

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    Elevated levels of the inflammatory marker C-reactive protein (CRP) are associated with an increased risk of death in men with advanced prostate cancer, according to findings from a subanalysis of the ASCENT (AIPC Study of Calcitriol Enhancing Taxotere) t
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Neutralizing Acidosis And Bone Loss Among Mature Adults - 0 views

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    A new study funded in part by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) suggests that neutralizing an acid-producing diet may be an important key to reducing bone breakdown, or "turnover," while aging. The study comes on the heels of several ARS-reported studies suggesting that consuming more-than-recommended amounts of calcium may not be the main answer to protecting bone.
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Inflammation May Be Link Between Extreme Sleep Durations And Poor Health - 0 views

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    ScienceDaily (Feb. 7, 2009) - A new study in the journal Sleep shows that sleep duration is associated with changes in the levels of specific cytokines that are important in regulating inflammation. The results suggest that inflammation may be the pathway linking extreme sleep durations to an increased risk for disease.
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MedWire News - Prostate Cancer - No link between steroid hormones and prostate cancer G... - 0 views

  • “Whether this discrepancy was simply a results of different populations of men in these studies or, more likely, the absence of a consistent biologic relationship, our results suggest that steroid hormones are not a powerful driver of higher grade disease.”
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    MedWire News: Among patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer, there is no link between circulating steroid hormone levels and Gleason score, conclude US investigators.
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Mediterranean Diet Associated With Lower Risk Of Cognitive Impairment - 0 views

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    ScienceDaily (Feb. 10, 2009) - Eating a Mediterranean diet appears to be associated with less risk of mild cognitive impairment-a stage between normal aging and dementia-or of transitioning from mild cognitive impairment into Alzheimer's disease, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals
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Vitamin D Tied To Muscle Power In Adolescent Girls - 0 views

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    ScienceDaily (Feb. 10, 2009) - Vitamin D is significantly associated with muscle power and force in adolescent girls, according to a new study. Although vitamin D is naturally produced in the body through exposure to direct sunlight, vitamin D deficiency has become widely common in the United States. Vitamin D deficiency has been shown to have a significant negative impact on muscle and bone health, and can lead to conditions including osteoporosis and rickets.
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Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Help To Combat Breast Cancer - 0 views

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    ScienceDaily (Feb. 10, 2009) - UGR News Researchers of the Catalonian Institute of Oncology (Spain) and the University of Granada (Spain) have discovered that extra virgin olive oil may help to combat breast cancer, according to a paper published in a recent issue of 'BMC Cancer'. The scientists have confirmed the bioactivity of polyphenols (this is, natural antioxidants) present in olive oil in breast cancer cell lines.
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MedWire News - Oncology - Vitamin D induces potential breast-tumor suppressor - 0 views

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    MedWire News: Calcitriol, the active form of vitamin D, has been found to induce the tumor-suppressing protein CCAAT enhancer-binding protein (C/EBP)α, which can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells, researchers report.
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Lack of sunshine found to trigger multiple sclerosis | Society | guardian.co.uk - 0 views

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    Research finds people with gene variant who lack vitamin D, produced from sun exposure, can develop condition
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Too Little Vitamin D Puts Heart at Risk - 0 views

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    Dec. 1, 2008 -- Getting too little vitamin D may be an underappreciated heart disease risk factor that's actually easy to fix.\n\nResearchers say a growing body of evidence suggests that vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of heart disease and is linked to other, well-known heart disease risk factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes.
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BBC NEWS | Health | Aspirin cuts stomach cancer risk - 0 views

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    A study has suggested using aspirin could cut the risk of developing a type of stomach cancer by up to a third.

    The British Journal of Cancer study looked at over 300,000 people.
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MedWire News - Oncology - Serum 25(OH)D levels linked to prostate cancer prognosis - 0 views

  • The researchers conclude: “This study shows a strong association between 25(OH)D levels and cause-specific mortality in patients with prostate cancer. The strength of the association indicates that prostate cancer patients can benefit from increasing the level of serum 25(OH)D if it is below 50 nmol/l.”
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    MedWire News: Serum levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) play a role in prostate cancer disease progression and are a potential prognostic indicator, Norwegian study findings suggest.
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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Prevent Medical Complications Of Obesity, Study Suggests - 0 views

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    ScienceDaily (Feb. 12, 2009) - According to a recent study, diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids protect the liver from damage caused by obesity and the insulin resistance it provokes. This research should give doctors and nutritionists valuable information when recommending and formulating weight-loss diets and help explain why some obese patients are more likely to suffer some complications associated with obesity. Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in canola oil and fish.
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