Vitamin C gives us breathing space

19-Mar-2004 Vitamin C may prevent symptoms associated with respiratory diseases such as cystic fibrosis and asthma by hydrating the airways and clearing them from potential pathogens, report scientists this month,...

Turmeric could help treat cystic fibrosis

23-Apr-2004 A compound in the curry spice turmeric appears to correct the cystic fibrosis defect in mice, report Canadian scientists today, demonstrating the potential for treating the disease in humans....

Selenium may reduce prostate cancer markers: Study

By Nathan Gray, 23-Feb-2011 Supplementation with selenium glycinate may increase the activities of related plasma enzymes, and reduce the levels of an important marker for the risk of prostate cancer,...

Coffee consumption could cut skin cancer risk

By Nathan Gray, 03-Jul-2012 The consumption of caffeinated coffee may be associated with a reduction in the risk of the most common form of skin cancer, say researchers.

Vitamin E may lower liver cancer risk: Study

By Nathan Gray+, 19-Jul-2012 High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to new research.