NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diets rich in vitamin C and E may delay the onset of memory-robbing Alzheimer's disease , two studies in the June 26th issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association suggest.
By Charnicia E. Huggins
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A case report of a 5-year-old child who severely injured his 22-month-old cousin while imitating a violent wrestling move suggests that children may indeed be affected by the violence they see on television.
"This is one of the only cases reported in the medical literature showing a direct effect of television violence on children," study author Dr. Norman A.
Wed Jun 26, 2002
By DAVID KRAVETS, Associated Press Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For the first time ever, a federal appeals court Wednesday declared the Pledge of Allegiance unconstitutional because of the words "under God" added by Congress in 1954.
The ruling, if allowed to stand, means schoolchildren can no longer recite the pledge, at least in the nine Western states covered by the court.
Vitamin U is found in raw cabbage and is thought to help with the healing of skin ulcers and ulcers in the digestive tract. Not much other information is available - and dosage and toxicity has not been determined. As soon as more information is available on this nutrient, we will add it to this page.
Coenzyme Q10 is a powerful natural occurring compound, promoting chemical reactions, protecting the body from free radicals, and is also called ubiquinone.
Some disagreement exists regarding its classification, where some are of the opinion that it is in reality a vitamin or vitamin-like substance.
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is naturally present in foods, and can be synthesized by the body from the amino acid tyrosine during a multistage (17 stages) process requiring eight vitamins and several trace elements.
B - Sitosterol - Phytochemicals and phytosterolsIMMUNE SYSTEM and T-CELLS
Phytosterols - nature's little helpers;
- The Phytosterols (plant sterols) consists of a natural vegetable extract in which the plant sterols and their glycosides are extracted in the naturally occurring ratios.
- The plant sterols are beta sitosterol, campesterol and stigmasterol. Although these vitamin-like compounds occur naturally in vegetables, due to refinement, many of our
By Serge Kreutz
Version 1.0, December 2001
Lecithin is a component of a number of foods, and it is widely attributed with certain positive effects on one's health.
Lecithin is a type of lipid it is needed by every living cell in the human body. Cell membranes as a as well as the protective sheath surrounding the brain are composed mostly of lecithin and is also found in the muscles and nerve cells. It consists mainly of the vitamin B ingredients choline as well as linoleic acid and inositol.
Jun 19, 2002
By Annette Cary
Herald staff writer
The claims of thousands of people were restored Tuesday to suits asking for damages for health problems they believe were caused by radiation releases from the Hanford nuclear reservation.
The 9th District Court of Appeals overturned U.S. District Court action in
1998 that dismissed more than 3,000 claims against Hanford contractors. The
suits had been reduced to a few hundred plaintiffs.
By Jan Crawford Greenburg
June 18, 2002
Strengthening the power of law enforcement to stop and question people, the
Supreme Court ruled Monday that police officers searching for drugs on a bus
do not have to tell passengers that they have the right to decline to