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Oxidative Damage

Effects of Carissa opaca fruits extracts on oxidative pulmonary damages and fibrosis in rats

Posted January 31, 2014

Carissa opaca is a Pakistani fruit, traditionally used in the treatment of various human ailments including asthma and pulmonary damage. The present study investigated the protective effects of Carissa opaca against CCl4-induced oxidative stress in rat lungs.

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Quercetin protects against cadmium-induced oxidative toxicity

Posted October 21, 2013

The common antioxidant quercetin may counter the toxic effects of cadmium on the body, according to a study conducted by researchers from Zhejiang University in China and published in the journal Anatomical Record in 2010.

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Effects of low-volume walking programme and vitamin E supplementation on oxidative damage and health-related variables in healthy older adults

Posted May 14, 2013

Both exercise and vitamin E supplementation have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and cardiovascular disease risk in older adults, and when combined there is evidence suggesting that they act synergistically. The currently recommended amount of exercise for older adults is 150 min/week of moderate-intensity exercise; however, the minimum amount of exercise necessary to achieve health benefits is not known.

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Effects of low-volume walking programme and vitamin E supplementation on oxidative damage and health-related variables in healthy older adults

Posted May 10, 2013

Both exercise and vitamin E supplementation have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and cardiovascular disease risk in older adults, and when combined there is evidence suggesting that they act synergistically. The currently recommended amount of exercise for older adults is 150 min/week of moderate-intensity exercise; however, the minimum amount of exercise necessary to achieve health benefits is not known.

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Vitamin D linked to mitochondrial oxidative function

Posted March 20, 2013

For vitamin D deficient individuals, cholecalciferol therapy is associated with reduced phosphocreatine recovery half-time in skeletal muscle and with improvements in fatigue, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Endocrinology/British Endocrine Societies.

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Yoga boosts stress-busting hormone, reduces pain

Posted April 30, 2012

A new study by York University researchers finds that practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia. The study is the first to look at the effects of yoga on cortisol levels in women with fibromyalgia. The condition, which predominantly affects women, is characterized by chronic pain and fatigue; common symptoms include muscle stiffness, sleep disturbances, gastrointestinal discomfort, anxiety and depression.

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Acupuncture And Pain Relief

Posted April 30, 2012

Let’s be real here: Attending frequently with chronic low back pain can be distressing for both patient and doctor. Because conventional treatment options tend to be ineffective and limited, many sufferers now seek help from licensed acupuncturists, who have repeatedly provided the safest, quickest, and most effective treatment available. The secret to its effectiveness, however, lies in our brain.

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Four reasons to add chlorella to your diet today

Posted April 30, 2012

Chlorella is a green algae that is considered to be one of the most powerful superfoods known to man. Chlorella contains vasts amount of chlorophyll within its cell walls. The cell walls of chlorella are tough and indigestible, so many chlorella producers break the cell walls before selling the product. Broken cell chlorella releases the nutrients inside the cell walls so the human body can use them. Besides being possibly the richest source of chlorophyll on Earth, chlorella is also very high in plant protein.

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Curious About Alternative Treatments for Pain? Try These!

Posted April 30, 2012

People are always asking what are the best alternative treatments for their pain conditions. Given the vast number of modalities available under the alternative label, it is no wonder people feel overwhelmed when trying to choose the best one for them.

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Natural Remedies for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: What Works

Posted April 30, 2012

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a challenging condition for which no cause has been identified and no consistently effective treatments have been found. These obstacles have led many chronic fatigue patients to turn to natural remedies for help, and a new review reveals what works and what does not work for managing this syndrome.

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