Researchers in Iran found that women whose diet had more antioxidants were less likely to experience menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes. They came to this conclusion after crunching data of 400 postmenopausal women collected by municipal health centers across the southern part of Tehran, Iran´s...

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for haemodialysis patients, and oxidative stress and hyperhomocysteinaemia are thought to be contributing factors. In addition, antioxidant depletion and lipid peroxidation are among the main causes of increased atherosclerosis risk in such patients. Based on this, researchers from Sabzevar...

Low levels of Vitamin A, D and E have been associated with Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections (RRTI) among children living in Nothern China, a new case control study reports. Researchers from the Dept. of Clinical Nutrition a Harbin Children´s Hospital, China, stated previous studies showed that...

Consuming fermented soymilk products may help protect against ultraviolet radiation damage by increasing the number of isoflavone compounds in the body. Researchers from the Yakult Central Institute in Japan tested female hairless mice, feeding groups of six soymilk (SM) or fermented soymilk (FSM), with additional untreated...