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Selenium

Higher selenium levels linked to lower diabetes risk: Harvard study

Posted July 1, 2012

Increased levels of selenium in the body may be associated with a 25% reduction in the risk of type-2 diabetes, says a new study from Korea and Harvard.

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Selenium-Rich Diet Cuts Diabetes Risk by 24%

Posted June 28, 2012

Individuals who have a higher levels of dietary selenium in their bodies have a 24% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those with the lowest levels of the selenium, according to a new study published in the journal Diabetes Care.

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Selenium Can Help to Lower Diabetes Risk

Posted June 19, 2012

A large new study conducted in the United States has shown that those who have a diet that is rich in selenium could have lower risk of developing diabetes. The study observed about seven thousand health care professionals over decades to arrive at their conclusions.

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Selenium + CoQ10 supplements may slash cardiovascular mortality: RCT

Posted May 26, 2012

Long-term supplementation with a combination of selenium and co-enzyme Q10 may decrease cardiovascular mortality by about 6%, according to a new study from Sweden with ‘results that cannot be ignored’.

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Coenzyme Q10 and Inflammation in Septic Shock

Posted April 30, 2012

In a post-hoc analysis of a prospective randomized trial of simvastatin versus placebo in patients with septic shock, analysis of 28 blood specimens from 14 patients revealed that levels of plasma coenzyme Q10 were lower in patients (IQR: 0.26-0.62), as compared to healthy controls (CoQ10=0.95 umol/L).

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