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ASTHMA VIDEO: Vitamin D And Childhood Asthma, Stem Cells From The Gut, Diet Influences Stroke Risk
ASTHMA VIDEO: Vitamin D And Childhood Asthma, Stem Cells From The Gut, Diet Influences Stroke Risk

(April 16, 2010 - Insidermedicine)

From Denver -  According to research published in the Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, asthmatic children with low levels of vitamin D, have worse lung function and have higher levels of allergy related proteins in their blood. These children also use more medication to treat their condition.

From Beijing - Researchers have found a new, safe and efficient way to create stem cells. In research published in the journal Cellular Reprogramming; scientists were able to reprogram cells from the human gut into stem cells. These cells have great potential for repairing, or replacing damaged tissues and organs.

And finally, from Japan - In research published in the journal Stroke, women who reported eating foods rich in the B vitamins folate and B-6, had a significantly reduced risk of death from heart disease and stroke. In men, this same dietary pattern reduced their risk of death from heart failure.

 
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