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How Vitamin D Affects Cancer

submitted by: admin on 06/24/2016
Vitamin D may increase longevity in people with cancer according to an article from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai in the April 2014 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinoloogy and Metabolism. Scientists measured vitamin D levels in more than 17,000 patients diagnosed wth cancer and found that those with higher levels had better survival...

What Test Can Predict Mortality 10-15 Years Early

submitted by: admin on 01/07/2015
In a study out of Johns Hopkins University that was published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of Molecular Biology, researchers found that the amount of mitochondrial DNA found in blood directly correlated with frailty and longevity 10-15 years before symptoms appeared. Patients were followed over 10-20 years looking at the amount of mitochondrial DNA...