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Health First – Vitamin D

Monday, April 23, 2007
By Dave Fuller Every week there seems to be more information coming out about the importance of Vitamin D in the diet. Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin because generally we get most of our vitamin D from the suns rays.… continue reading

Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Cancer Risk

Thursday, April 19, 2007
BUFFALO, NY – Vitamin D deficiency is common and cancer risk is higher among those individuals with low vitamin D levels, according to an analysis of research which will be presented at a symposium by Donald L. Trump, MD, President & CEO, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) at the 2007 centennial meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), April 14-18, in Los Angeles, CA.… continue reading

Sunlight to fight colds, flu

Thursday, April 19, 2007
London – It seems the best way to protect yourself against colds and flu this winter is to lie in the sun. New research shows that vitamin D, not vitamin C, provides the most efficient protection against cold and flu viruses.… continue reading

Chemo-Vitamin Combo May Help Prostate Cancer Patients

Thursday, April 19, 2007
Research is showing that a high-powered vitamin combined with chemo-therapy can help prolong the lives of some of the sickest prostate cancer patients. Dr. David Copeland, 79, has advanced prostate cancer, but a combination of drugs has kept the retired dentist alive and well for four years now.… continue reading

Two cups of tea a day cuts risk of some skin cancers

Thursday, April 19, 2007
PAT HAGAN TWO cups of a tea day may slash the risk of skin cancer, according to new research. Scientists found that tea-drinkers were at least 65 per cent less likely to get certain types of tumour. The findings, published in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention, show tea appears to protect the body against squamous cell carcinomas and basal cell carcinomas.… continue reading

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