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The Linus Pauling Institute's 9th International Conference on Diet and Optimum Health took place on 13-15 September 2017 in Corvallis, OR, USA, on the beautiful Oregon State University campus [...].
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Name: Antioxidants (Basel, Switzerland)
On 7 October 2017, an international forward-looking symposium for approximately 800 dental personnel entitled "Dentistry in the future - through information from different countries" was held in Sakat...
Vitamin D has received attention for its potential to disrupt cancer processes. However, its effect in the treatment of prostate cancer is controversial. This study aimed to assess the effect of vitam...
Eight confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease were identified at the Geneva University Hospitals between 28 July 2017 and 02 August 2017, leading to a detailed outbreak investigation.
Vitamin D is essential for bone health and has significant roles in non-skeletal health and organ function. Dermal synthesis through exposure to ultraviolet B light is the major natural source of vita...
Linus Pauling and Dr Ewan Cameron have published two retrospective studies about using high dose vitamin C to treat cancer patients forty years ago. Their studies have shown that high dose...
The purpose of the study is to examine the real-life safety and effectiveness of the novel combination ivacaftor+lumacaftor in eligible patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). All patients wit...
Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in children in the northern country during winter season is very high (up to 90%). Vitamin D supplementation at a dose 600 -1000 IU/d is recommended in P...
The study is to assess whether the staff in gastroenterology unit are sticking to the agreed up on unit's protocol in management of chronic diarrhea over the period of one year(september 2...
Between March 2016 and March 2017, we performed a large retrospective, non-interventional, single-center cohort study and measured 25(OH)D3 plasma levels prior to ovarian stimulation in co...
The vital life force in the body, supposedly able to be regulated by acupuncture. It corresponds roughly to the Greek pneuma, the Latin spiritus, and the ancient Indian prana. The concept of life-breath or vital energy was formulated as an indication of the awareness of man, originally directed externally toward nature or society but later turned inward to the self or life within. (From Comparison between Concepts of Life-Breath in East and West, 15th International Symposium on the Comparative History of Medicine - East and West, August 26-September 3, 1990, Shizuoka, Japan, pp. ix-x)
A lipid cofactor that is required for normal blood clotting. Several forms of vitamin K have been identified: VITAMIN K 1 (phytomenadione) derived from plants, VITAMIN K 2 (menaquinone) from bacteria, and synthetic naphthoquinone provitamins, VITAMIN K 3 (menadione). Vitamin K 3 provitamins, after being alkylated in vivo, exhibit the antifibrinolytic activity of vitamin K. Green leafy vegetables, liver, cheese, butter, and egg yolk are good sources of vitamin K.
Terrorism on September 11, 2001 against targets in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia, and an aborted attack that ended in Pennsylvania.
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN D in the diet, insufficient production of vitamin D in the skin, inadequate absorption of vitamin D from the diet, or abnormal conversion of vitamin D to its bioactive metabolites. It is manifested clinically as RICKETS in children and OSTEOMALACIA in adults. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1406)
OXIDOREDUCTASES which mediate vitamin K metabolism by converting inactive vitamin K 2,3-epoxide to active vitamin K.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...