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Could Vitamin C help treat cancer? – TVNZ

Laura Goodall posted in on October 14th, 2014.

Sunday TVNZ‘s Ian Sinclair speaks to Dr. Andrew Miller and Prof. Margreet Vissers about Vitamin C and whether it could help in treating cancer. An extract (read more here and watch the video clip here): Otago University Professor Margreet Vissers has told the Sunday Programme Vitamin C is unlikely to provide a miracle cure. However it could be used […]

NZ Herald: Vitamins aid becoming a father, study shows

Peter Griffin posted in on January 20th, 2011.

Martin Johnston writes in the New Zealand Herald about an Auckland-led review which suggests that taking certain supplements could help improve subfertility – poor quality sperm – in men suffering from the condition. The review found that the use of antioxidants resulted in an increased rate of pregnancy and live birth, and also generlaly improved […]

3 News: Chocolate for young, wrinkle-free skin

Peter Griffin posted in on May 25th, 2010.

A Swiss chocolatier has developed a chocolate, full of antioxidants, which it says can fight ageing and help prevent wrinkles. Some experts, however, have doubts as to the efficacy of the chocolates on skin health. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Links between dark chocolate and health benefits such as lower blood pressure and reduced […]

TVNZ/One News: Asthma sufferers get help from blackcurrants

Peter Griffin posted in on March 26th, 2010.

Blackcurrants contain a compound which could help lungs fight inflammation, according to research conducted by Plant and Food Research. The discovery could lead to improved treatments for asthma sufferers. An excerpt: (read in full here) A team at Plant and Food Research in Palmerston North isolated the compound from New Zealand blackcurrants, extracted it and […]

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