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Archive for the ‘Vitamin E’ Category

Investigators at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine led by Danny Manor, an associate professor report that vitamin E supplementation can alleviate symptoms of obesity-related liver disease. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis  (NASH) is a common complication of obesity characterized by oxidative stress, inflammation, and fat accumulation in the liver. It is a severe form of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease that leads to tissue scarring, also known as cirrhosis. This condition eventually leads to liver failure and may progress to liver cancer. There is currently no known treatment for NASH, and it is one of the most common indications for liver […]

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Flu-Fighting Foods

Two of the most popular remedies in fighting colds and flu are orange juice and chicken noodle soup.  There are, however other foods that are rich in vitamins A, C and E and other immunity boosting nutrients such as bell peppers, carrots, almonds, sweet potatoes, garlic, ginger, salmon, mushrooms and dark chocolates. Red bell peppers are very high in vitamin C, twice as much as those found in oranges.  Vitamin C helps fight off illness and reduce duration and severity of symptoms. Carrots contain beta-carotene, which is then converted to vitamin A in the body. This helps increase T-cells which […]

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Cowden Syndrome (CS) or Cowden’s disease is a rare genetic disorder that is characterized by multiple tumor-like growths called hamartomas. An affected individual usually has small, benign (noncancerous) growths commonly found on the skin and the lining of the mouth and nose, but they can also be found in other parts of the body such as the intestinal tract. Although these growths are noncancerous, patients with Cowden syndrome have a high risk for developing cancers, including breast (85% risk) and thyroid cancer (35% risk), caused by genetic mutation. Research by Charis Eng, M.D., Ph.D., Hardis Chair and Director of the […]

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