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Other highlights in the Aug. 7 JNCI

...ts took two or four of the following combinations: retinol and zinc; riboflavin and niacin; ascorbic acid and molybdenum; beta-carotene, alpha-tocopherol, and selenium; or placebo pills. After 5.25 years, none of the vitamin-mineral combinations caused a statistically significant reduction in liver cancer...

Vitamin D may cut pancreatic cancer risk by nearly half

...n pancreatic cancer and the intakes of calcium and retinol (Vitamin A). Calcium and retinol intakes showed no association with pancreatic cancer risk, although retinol is an antagonist of Vita...

Other highlights in the April 5 JNCI

...ith the hepatitis B virus (HBV) with low levels of retinol in their blood plasma were at greatest risk of HCC...y. The authors found that a high concentration of retinol in prediagnostic blood plasma samples was associated with a reduced risk of developing HCC. Men infe...

Combination therapy for mouse model of human inherited blindness

...tina stops functioning due to loss of the lecithin retinol acyl-transferase enzyme (LRAT). LRAT is required for regeneration of a pigment necessary for the eye to detect light. LCA can be caused by mutations in the gene encoding RPE65, a key protein involved in the production and recycling of 11-cis-retinal ...

Study examines relationship of vitamin A pathway to breast tumor progression

...in cancer cells may be compromised at the level of retinol metabolism, which is regulated by a number of prot...sion. To determine whether there is a link between retinol storage, RAR activation, and CRBP-I function in the development of breast cancer, Eduardo F. Farias,...

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(Date:7/21/2014)... have meaning? If you say "dog" to a friend, ... University philosopher Elliott Wagner aims to address these types ... long-standing philosophical questions about semantic meaning. Wagner, assistant professor ... are collaborating to use game theory to analyze communication ... a cappuccino at a coffee shop, I usually don,t ...
(Date:7/21/2014)... to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by ... the rise and that beef cattle are responsible for ... animals. It is published by Climactic Change . ... it comes to climate change. It is released by ... portion of greenhouse gas totals. But methane and nitrous ...
(Date:7/21/2014)... the strength of immune response, rather than with the ... the virus, might be a better way to reduce ... Washington, Seattle. She and her collaborators have now taken ... H7N9 influenza, and their work has already led to ... strain. The research is published ahead of print in ...
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