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There has been an interest in using vitamin A as an adjuvant therapy in the treatment of infectious diseases, but randomized clinical trials have had mixed results. Some trials showed decreased symptoms of respiratory distress while others showed increased symptoms. Children who were malnourished...
Fish-oil derived n-3 PUFA such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) has been shown to exhibit anti-carcinogenic effects in vivo and in vitro . Squalene, found in shark liver oil and olive oil, can effectively inhibit chemically induced tumorigenesis in rodents. The aim of...
Objective: To investigate factors potentially associated with overweight in women of different skin colors. Methods and material: Cross-sectional population-based study with a random two-stage selection sample. A total of 1865 Brazilian women ages 15 to 49 years, mothers of children under 5 years...