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Monday, April 11, 2005

Omega-3 fish oil may fend off Alzheimer's

The number of people with Alzheimer's is expected to triple over the next 30 to 40 years. Aside from the great emotional and physical toll the disease can take, an Alzheimer's epidemic will have devastating consequences for the health care economy. Already, United States businesses spend $61 billion on Alzheimer's each year for medical expenses and loss of productivity. Economic studies estimate that Medicare spending on Alzheimer's will rise 54 percent to $49 billion, and Medicaid costs will rise 80 percent to $33 billion by 2010.

However, researchers may have discovered a way to lower this shocking statistic: Studies indicate eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids--found in fish--may fend off Alzheimer’s.

Topical Hyaluronic Acid Beneficial for Skin Healing

In a study published by Chinese scientists, 48 rats were evaluated for the effects of hyaluronic acid on wound healing. The results indicated that topical hyaluronic acid could have powerful infiltrating activity at the early stage of wound healing. HA could accelerate the healing of epidermis and delay the formation of keratinization layer (scar tissue).

Sunday, April 03, 2005

Clinical Study Shows Biocell Collagen II® Effective for Osteoarthritis

A novel dietary supplement derived from sternum collagen improves the pain, stiffness, and quality of life in persons with osteoarthritis (OA).

This preliminary study suggests that BioCell Collagen II has promise in the management of chronic osteoarthritis symptoms,” said Sheldon, a rheumatologist and voluntary rheumatology instructor at the University of Miami School of Medicine. The supplement tested is a unique, patented extract of naturally occurring type II Collagen, Chondroitin Sulfate, and Hyaluronic Acid named BioCell Collagen II™.