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Antioxidants for Arteries: Vitamins C and E slow heart disease progression

By | June 12th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Three years ago, a team of Finnish researchers reported that combined supplements of natural vitamin E and time-release vitamin C, taken over a three-year period, slowed the progression of atherosclerosis in men. Using ultrasound to document blood-vessel changes, the researchers showed that the antioxidant vitamins reduced the thickening of the interior of the carotid artery, [...]

Whey More Benefits! Research shows whey may prevent prostate cancer

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

New research suggests that whey, a byproduct from cheese production, may play a role in helping prevent prostate cancer. When Ohio State University food scientists treated human prostate cells in the lab with whey protein, cellular levels of the antioxidant glutathione increased by up to 64%. Antioxidants such as glutathione have been shown to control [...]

Soy Solution? Extract reduces cancer marker in men with slow prostate cancer

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

A dietary supplement containing genistein, a soy extract, reduced prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels by as much as 61% in a group of prostate cancer patients undergoing “watchful waiting” for their disease, say cancer researchers at the UC Davis Cancer Center. PSA is a blood marker for prostate cancer. An increase in PSA is a warning [...]

Maca Works: Study finds herb boosts sexual desire in men

By | June 10th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Maca is an herb that grows in the Andes mountains and has been used in that region for many years for its aphrodisiac and/or fertility-enhancing properties. Scientists at the Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, decided to put maca to a modern-day test. They designed a 12-week [...]

Look out Viagra: Ancient remedy aids erectile dysfunction

By | June 10th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Men with sexual difficulties due to trouble achieving erection may find help in Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng), one of the oldest natural remedies. Worldwide, erectile dysfunction, or impotence, affects almost half of men over the age of 40. Often the problem is linked with other medical conditions that affect blood flow or nerve stimulation, [...]

Lycopene improves prostate cancer

By | June 10th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

A recent study highlights once again the anti-cancer benefits of eating tomato products that contain lycopene, a nutrient in the carotene family. Lycopene is also available in capsule form as a dietary supplement. Past studies showing lycopene decreases prostate cancer risk prompted researchers at Wayne State University in Michigan to conduct "a clinical trial to [...]

Ginseng beats erectile dysfunction

By | May 29th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, is estimated to affect one in 10 men worldwide. Because some conventional treatments for erectile dysfunction can cause serious side effects, scientists at the Department of Urology at University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea, wanted to test Korean red ginseng, a traditional Asian herb. Researchers tested 45 men with erectile [...]

Garlic group of foods protect prostate

By | May 29th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Eating more garlic and onions can cut a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer in half, say Chinese researchers. Scientists believe the sulphur compounds in these foods account for the protective effects. The researchers questioned 709 men on the frequency of their intake of 122 food items. The results showed that those who ate more [...]