Research Updates: nutrition

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  1. Issue 41

    LANDMARK, Institutt for farmkoterapi, Oslo, Norway writes that cardiovascular morbidity and mortality is relatively low in people consuming high quantities of fish oils containing omega-3 fatt1

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    BARTFAY and colleagues, Centre for Cardiovascular Research, Toronto Hospital, Ontario Canada review the literature (47 references) and set out to determine whether vitamin E and selenium supplementation can im1

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    SIMON and HUDES, General Internal Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121 USA studied the correlates of clinical gallbladder disease among adults in the US and determined whether

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    STEINBERG and CHAIT, Division of Metabolism, endocrinology and Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle 98195-6426 USA write that previous studies have shown that cigarette smoke enhances lipid peroxidation

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    AUER and colleagues, Chemistry Department, University of Cape Town, South Africa studied the effect of ingestion of large doses of vitamin C upon urinary oxalate excretion and upon various biochemical and physicochemic1

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  6. Issue 37

    BENO and colleagues, Institut de Recherche de Nutrition, Bratislava, Slovaquie write that reactive oxygen species (ROS) are regarded as mediators of inflammation in ulcerative colitis and that antioxid1

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  7. Issue 37

    FORTES and colleagues, National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy studied whether supplemental vitamin A, zinc or both increased immune response in an elderly population .

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  8. Issue 37

    VAN DE VIJVER and colleagues, Department of Epidemiology, TNO Nutrition and Food Research Institute, Zeist, The Netherlands. VandeVijver@Voeding.TNO.NL. review (88 references) th1

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  9. Issue 37

    ROTH, Department of Experimental Surgery, University Medical School of Pecs, Hungary write that reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been implicated in various pathological processes.

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  10. Issue 36

    NG and colleagues, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK write that in diabetic nephropathy and hypertension, cardiovascular disease is a major cause of mortality and that low antioxida1

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  11. Issue 36

    WEISBURGER, American Health Foundation, Valhalla, New York 10595-1599, USA. John_Weisburger@nymc.edu. writes that over the past 30 years, research investigating nutrition and chron1

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  12. Issue 36

    CHENG and colleagues, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA studied the relationship of nutritional factors to lead accumulation in the body in men aged 49-93 years.

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    VATASSERY and colleagues, GRECC, VA Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55417 USA studied the association of alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) concentrations and Parkinson's disease.

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    ALMALLAH and colleagues, Department of Surgery, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom writes that it has been recently postulated that patients suffering from ulcerative colitis have altered natural cytotoxicity.

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  15. Issue 36

    CHUNTRASAKUL and colleagues, Research Center for Nutritional Support Siriraj Hospital, Thailand studied the nutritional, metabolic and immune effects of dietary amino acids and fish oil supplementation upon patients with compromised im1

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  16. Issue 35

    FAWZI and colleagues, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA write that poor micronutrient status has been associated with faster progression of HIV-1 disease

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  17. Issue 35

    HUNTER, Addenbrookes Hospital, Gastroenterology Research Unit, Cambridge, UK writes that there has been a growing interest in the importance of nutritional factors involved in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bow1

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  18. Issue 35

    HUGHES and ONG, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine, Singapore examined the hypothesis that the higher rates of coronary heart disease (CHD)1

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  19. Issue 33

    GEERLING and colleagues, Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands. bgee@sint.azm.nl, write that malnutrition is frequently observed and is an importa1

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  20. Issue 33

    MEYDANI and colleagues, Nutritional Immunology Laboratory Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111 USA review (71 references) the effects of antioxidants upon cytokines and immune 1

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