All posts by P. D. Mangan

NAC and Male Infertility

Effects of N-acetylcysteine on Semen Parameters and Oxidative/Antioxidant Status Halil Ciftcia, Corresponding Author Contact Information, E-mail The Corresponding Author, Ayhan Verita, Murat Savasa, Ercan

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Dietary and Supplement Therapy in Psychiatric Disorders

Therapeutic use of omega-3 fatty acids in bipolar disorder: Bipolar disorder (BD) is a severe, chronic affective disorder, associated with significant disability, morbidity and premature mortality. Omega-3

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Thiol homeostasis and supplements in physical exercise

Thiol homeostasis and supplements in physical exercise Sen CK, Packer L. Departments of Surgery and Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210-1252,

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Amino acid supplements and recovery from high-intensity resistance training

Amino acid supplements and recovery from high-intensity resistance training.Sharp CP, Pearson DR.Source Department of Health and Human Performance, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Abstract The

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Expert Opinion and Compensation: Evidence from a Musical Competition

Expert Opinion and Compensation: Evidence from a Musical Competition (pdf) by Victor A. Ginsburgh and Jan C. van Ours0September 2002AbstractPianists who achieve high scores in the Queen Elizabeth musical

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Cancer Mortality in Six Lowest Versus Six Highest Elevation Jurisdictions in the U.S.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3057635/ Abstract: Low levels of background radiation exist around us continuously. These levels increase with increasing land elevation, allowing a comparison

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Hormesis and Longevity

Tall people more likely to get cancer. The same mechanisms that promote growth also promote cancer. Inhibition of respiration extends C. elegans life span via reactive oxygen species that increase HIF-1

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More Evidence that Refined Carbohydrates, not Fats, Threaten the Heart

SciAm: Eat less saturated fat: that has been the take-home message from the U.S. government for the past 30 years. But while Americans have dutifully reduced the percentage of daily calories from saturated

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Standing Desks

Way better for your health than sitting all day, and they used to be the norm. The History, Benefits, and Use of Standing Desks

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Expensive and inexpensive wines taste the same

Expensive and inexpensive wines taste the same, research shows (PhysOrg.com) — Psychologist Prof Richard Wiseman (University of Hertfordshire) today revealed the results of The Taste Test –

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Drinkers

THE world drank the equivalent of 6.1 litres of pure alcohol per person in 2005, according to a report from the World Health Organisation published on February 11th. The biggest boozers are mostly found

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Resistance exercise volume affects myofibrillar protein synthesis and anabolic signalling molecule phosphorylation in young men

Resistance exercise volume affects myofibrillar protein synthesis and anabolic signalling molecule phosphorylation in young men http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20581041 We aimed to determine if any

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Regular consumption of dark chocolate is associated with low serum concentrations of C-reactive protein

Regular consumption of dark chocolate is associated with low serum concentrations of C-reactive protein in a healthy Italian population. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18806104 After adjustment for

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Smoking While Pregnant

The results are somewhat surprising. Children born of smoking mothers have lower infant mortality and higher birth weights than those of non-smoking mothers. Hormesis? Here is the paradox then: Mother’s

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Snacking, not portion size, largely driving U.S. overeating

In the mid-2000s, government surveys show, the average American adult ate about 2,375 calories per day, nearly one-third more than he (or she) did in the late 1970s. What accounts for all those added calories? According

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One reason men may want to consider resveratrol

trans-Resveratrol, a natural antioxidant from grapes, increases sperm output in healthy rats. Juan ME, González-Pons E, Munuera T, Ballester J, Rodríguez-Gil JE, Planas JM.Source Departament de Fisiologia,

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Killer Hospitals

http://takimag.com/article/our_scary_filthy_killer_hospitals/print

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Running vs. Weightlifting

J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jun;110(6):1622-6. Epub 2011 Feb 17.Diverse patterns of myocardial fibrosis in lifelong, veteran endurance athletes. This study examined the cardiac structure and function of a unique

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