Coenzyme Q10 and Alpha-Lipoic Acid Supplementation – Potential Role in Blood Sugar Imbalance, Insulin Resistance, and the Metabolic Syndrome

In a study involving fructose-fed male Sprague Dawley rats, administration of alpha-lipoic acid and coenzyme Q10 was found to suppress oxidative and nitrative stress, hyperinsulinemia, and insulin resistance. Rats were…

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Antioxidant vitamins intake and the risk of coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of cohort studies

Background Many epidemiological studies have reported that antioxidant vitamin intake from diet or supplements are associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CH D), the findings are, however,…

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Naturally occurring K vitamins inhibit pancreatic cancer cell survival through a caspase-dependent pathway

Background and Aims:  Available medical therapies against pancreatic cancer are largely ineffective and have many side-effects. Physiologically, vitamins K1 and K2 (VK) act as co-factors for γ-carboxylation of prothrombin and…

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