November 21, 2019

New Meta-Analysis Finds Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To Increased Risk Of Irregular Heartbeat

A new meta-analysis has found that vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation. The most common form of irregular heartbeat and […]
October 24, 2019

Understanding The Difference Between Clinical And Sub-Clinical Micronutrient Deficiencies

A variety of different micronutrients are required in order to maintain health and prevent disease. As the body is mostly unable to manufacture these substances itself, […]
August 21, 2019

Protection Of The Skin From Sun Damage
(Part 2)

In the last issue of our Health Science News Page we discussed aspects of skin cancer and the damage caused by excessive sun exposure. The most common risk factor of non-melanoma skin cancer is excessive sunlight exposure. However, it is important to note that the non-melanoma skin cancers—basal and squamous cell carcinomas—are not as lethal as melanoma which can also occur on areas of the skin not exposed to the sun. Sun exposure can cause free radical damage to skin cells, leading to DNA damage and skin aging, and may eventually cause skin cancer; however, that is not the only risk factor.
August 21, 2019

Protection Of The Skin From Sun Damage
(Part 1)

With the arrival of summer people become acutely aware of sun exposure, skin cancers and the use of sunscreen. Worldwide, one in three diagnosed cancers is classified under skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma are the most common forms of skin cancer, and malignant melanoma is the most fatal.
August 16, 2019

Vitamin D In Combination With Other Synergistic Micronutrients Can Benefit Breast Cancer

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States, and about one in eight are likely to develop it […]
August 16, 2019

Glucose Metabolism Can Benefit From Micronutrient Synergy

Diabetes, which is characterized by elevated blood glucose levels, is the fastest growing non-communicable disease in the world today. In the last two decades, the number […]
August 8, 2019

New Clinical Trial Finds Vitamin D Supplements May Help Alleviate Common Thyroid Disorder

A new clinical trial has found that vitamin D supplements may help alleviate Hashimoto’s disease, a common autoimmune disorder in which the thyroid gland is gradually […]
July 19, 2019

Study Confirms Vitamin C Lowers Blood Pressure And Sugar Levels In Diabetes

A recent study provides further confirmation that vitamin C lowers blood pressure and blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Published in the Diabetes, […]
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