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Brain Protector: Evidence that grape seed extract lowers risk of dementia

By | July 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) report the first direct evidence that grape seed extract affects specific proteins in healthy brains in ways that may protect against future age-related dementia. “This is the first identification of specific molecules in mammalian tissues that are changed in response to oral intake of complex dietary [...]

Brain Protector: Evidence that grape seed extract lowers risk of dementia

By | July 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) report the first direct evidence that grape seed extract affects specific proteins in healthy brains in ways that may protect against future age-related dementia. “This is the first identification of specific molecules in mammalian tissues that are changed in response to oral intake of complex dietary [...]

Supplements for Smokers? Antioxidants aid smokers’ gum disease

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Treating gum disease in smokers is daunting: Implants don't take hold as well, surgeries are less successful and infections heal more slowly than in nonsmokers. Short of convincing patients to quit, oral biologists at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have found a way to help smokers respond better to treatment. In a [...]

Smokers can boost oral health

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

In a study at the University at Buffalo’s Periodontal Research Center, researchers showed that giving smokers a supplement containing the antioxidant vitamins C and E and grape seed extract improved the response to gum disease treatment. The researchers reported better gum attachment and improved oral health in general. “Smokers are a constant challenge in clinical [...]

Avoid and improve varicose veins

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Our leg veins have a tough job, which is to pump blood back up to the heart against gravity. When the small valves within those veins become weak, they are no longer able to keep blood from drifting back down and pooling in the legs. This situation is known as venous insufficiency and includes “heavy [...]

Avoid and improve varicose veins

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Our leg veins have a tough job, which is to pump blood back up to the heart against gravity. When the small valves within those veins become weak, they are no longer able to keep blood from drifting back down and pooling in the legs. This situation is known as venous insufficiency and includes “heavy [...]

C for Surgery? Antioxidants may speed recovery, finds study

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Surgery patients who take vitamin C and other nutrients may recuperate faster, say researchers from the University of Texas. A study published in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery found patients healed 17% faster by taking a special mixture of bromelain, vitamin C, rutin and grape seed extract. “We were completely surprised that [...]

Mineral/herb combo cuts cholesterol

By | May 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

At the Department of Physiology at Georgetown University Medical Center, researchers conducted a pilot study on the effects of chromium and grape seed extract on subjects with elevated cholesterol. High cholesterol is quite prevalent in North America, and is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease. There are many drugs to help lower blood cholesterol, [...]