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October 2007 - Volume 1, Issue 02 

 

In this issue...

- When good cholesterol goes bad

- Vitamin D supplements may lengthen life

- Heavy multivitamin use may raise prostate cancer risk

- Study doubts antioxidant benefits for heart risk women

- Neurological manifestations of copper deficiency

- Fructose intake and its correlation with LDL particle size in children

                                                                                                                                                 

 

 

 

CLINICAL UPDATE - When good cholesterol goes bad

HDL analysis uncovers a dark side, but also a new way it fights heart disease

(Proceedings from the 234th American Chemical Society Meeting, August 2007)

Link to NEWS ARTICLE

Link to ABSTRACT: Mass spectrometric approaches for the analysis of dysfunctional HDL

 

 

 

CLINICAL UPDATE -vitamin d supplements may lengthen life

They could fight cancer and heart disease, researchers say

(Archives of Internal Medicine, September 2007)

Link to NEWS ARTICLE

Link to ABSTRACT: Vitamin D supplementation and total mortality: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

 

 

 

CLINICAL UPDATE - heavy multivitamin use may raise prostate cancer risk

Odds rose 32% for men taking more than a pill a day, study found

(Journal of the National Cancer Institute, May 2007)

(Cancer Causes and Control, August 2005)

Link to NEWS ARTICLE

Link to ABSTRACT: Multivitamin use and risk of prostate cancer in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study

Link to ABSTRACT: Use of multivitamins and prostate cancer mortality in a large cohort of US men

 

 

 

CLINICAL UPDATE - study doubts antioxidant benefits for heart risk women

No substitute for conventional medicines for a healthy lifestyle, study finds

(Archives of Internal Medicine, August 2007)

Link to NEWS ARTICLE

Link to ABSTRACT:   A randomized factorial trial of vitamins C and E and beta carotene in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in women - results from the Women's Antioxidant Cardiovascular Study

 

 

 

CLINICAL UPDATE - neurological manifestations of copper deficiency

(Mayo Clinic Proceedings, October 2006)

Link to ABSTRACT:   Copper deficiency myelopathy (human swayback)

 

 

 

CLINICAL UPDATE - fructose intake and its correlation with ldl particle size in children

(American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, October 2007)

Link to ABSTRACT:   Fructose intake is a predictor of LDL particle size in overweight schoolchildren