LUTEIN & CATARACTS

New Studies Suggest Lutein May Reduce the Risk of Developing Serious Cataracts June 14, 2000 MADISON, N.J., June 13 /PRNewswire/ — When Mom said to eat your vegetables, she may not have known they can help maintain your eyesight. Researchers at the Harvard...

SLUGGISH THYROID & HEART DISEASE

Link between sluggish Thyroid and Cardiovascular Disease Hypothyroidism is usually accompanied by raised serum cholesterol levels and hypertension, and is known to be associated with cardiovascular disease. Data from the Rotterdam Study shows conclusively that...

FOLIC ACID & CANCER PREVENTION

Folates and cancer prevention TORONTO, CANADA. Folates (derivatives of folic acid) play a key role in the synthesis, repair, and methylation of DNA. It is therefore not surprising that a deficiency in this essential B vitamin has been implicated in Alzheimer’s...

BENEFITS OF CONTROLLING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Benefits of Controlling High Blood Pressure Significantly Outweigh Challenges June 6, 2000 — If High Blood Pressure Were Controlled, Average Life Expectancy Could Soar —WASHINGTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ — According to the American Heart Association, if...