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by ofonorow
Fri Dec 16, 2005 8:26 am
Forum: Clinical Studies
Topic: Ascorbic Acid-Independent Synthesis of Collagen in Mice.
Replies: 0
Views: 17205

Ascorbic Acid-Independent Synthesis of Collagen in Mice.

Historically, when the Foundation reviewed a study that used mice, we dismissed the study's value because mice make their own vitamin C. Guinea pigs make better models because these pigs, like humans, suffer the GULO mutation and can't make vitamin C. And guinea pigs, unlike mice, have apo(a) (Lp(a)...
by ofonorow
Thu Dec 15, 2005 8:32 am
Forum: Clinical Studies
Topic: Vits C/E Reduce Alzheimers 78%, Dementia 88%
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Views: 17603

Vits C/E Reduce Alzheimers 78%, Dementia 88%

This study abstract from the University of Hawaii, Association of vitamin E and C supplement use with cognitive function and dementia in elderly men. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=10746596&dopt=Abstract found an 88% improvement in vascular...
by ofonorow
Wed Dec 14, 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Clinical Studies
Topic: 77% Reduction in Cataracts in Vit C SUPPLEMENT Group
Replies: 6
Views: 21333

77% Reduction in Cataracts in Vit C SUPPLEMENT Group

First published in 1997, this is another study entirely favorable to vitamin C suplementation. Women who took vitamin C supplements for at least 10 years proved only 23 percent as likely to develop cataracts as women who received the vitamin only in their diet, a new study finds. See the following n...
by ofonorow
Tue Dec 13, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: Clinical Studies
Topic: Low Blood Vitamin C Strongly Predicts Mortality
Replies: 6
Views: 19514

Low Blood Vitamin C Strongly Predicts Mortality

The following is one recent study that I wish Linus Pauling had lived to see. UK STUDY: ANTIOXIDANT VITAMINS AND MORTALITY IN OLDER PERSONS http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=14594788&dopt=Abstract RESULTS: Strong inverse relationship for blood...
by ofonorow
Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:17 am
Forum: Clinical Studies
Topic: Vitamin C Increases Throat Cancer Survival
Replies: 0
Views: 17691

Vitamin C Increases Throat Cancer Survival

The headline in the following report should be that Vitamin C was the only nutritional substance found to be increase throat cancer survival: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20051209/hl_nm/smoking_cancer_dc But the most important result, Dikshit remarked, was the protective effect of some diet components...
by ofonorow
Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:06 am
Forum: Clinical Studies
Topic: Micronutrient Value in Heart Failure/Maximum Tolerable Limit
Replies: 2
Views: 16063

Micronutrient Value in Heart Failure/Maximum Tolerable Limit

The recent UK/German study Micronutrients boost life quality for elderly with heart failure described at http://www.nutraingredients.com/news/ng.asp?n=64493-vitamins-minerals-heart-failure is very good news and makes several interesting points. <b>Supplements containing vitamins and other micronutri...
by ofonorow
Wed Nov 30, 2005 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics and Issues
Topic: The General Discussion Overview
Replies: 36
Views: 70581

Sub dividing the General Discussion

We'll think about this. For now, I think the best way to handle alternative topics is to create a new topic under the general discussion. I may try to move some of these posts to their own topic.
Owen
by ofonorow
Wed Nov 30, 2005 8:00 am
Forum: Cancer Announcements
Topic: How to Join the CANCER Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 23603

How to Join the CANCER Forum

The Vitamin C Foundation's CANCER discussion forum will not be open to the general public. However, as long as you don't work for a government agency, you may contact Owen to gain permission to view this forum. First register as usual, and send the generated email to Owen with your login, along wit...
by ofonorow
Mon Nov 28, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics and Issues
Topic: The General Discussion Overview
Replies: 36
Views: 70581

Help with registering/logins

Part of our security requires that you click on a link that we email to you. How do we otherwise know it is really you? We do have the power to reset/change passwords, and I'd recommend sending me a private message with your login and new password, otherwise I could delete you - and you could start ...
by ofonorow
Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:28 pm
Forum: Providers
Topic: Should we provide a list of medical doctors who provide IVs?
Replies: 18
Views: 42485

Providers on the Internet

We were emailed with the following link
http://www.megac.org/physicians.htm
which lists providers in the San Francisco area.

Of course our fear is that by listing physicians, we
might make them easy targets of the dark side.
by ofonorow
Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics and Issues
Topic: The General Discussion Overview
Replies: 36
Views: 70581

Topics

People visiting this web site would be most interested in vitamin C, but at this point, we won't restrict topics in the general discussion. If people don't like your discussion, they can give you feedback. So, anything goes - for now.
Owen
by ofonorow
Wed Nov 23, 2005 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics and Issues
Topic: The General Discussion Overview
Replies: 36
Views: 70581

The General Discussion Overview

Over the years we have answered hundreds of questions via email. The forum allows us to answer questions, but allow all other members to see our answers and provide additional comments. If the question is about vitamin C, it is fair game. The general discussion is open to the general public and to a...
by ofonorow
Tue Nov 22, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: Providers
Topic: Should we provide a list of medical doctors who provide IVs?
Replies: 18
Views: 42485

Should we provide a list of medical doctors who provide IVs?

Please vote on whether we should publish a list of doctors who provide intravenous (IV) vitamin C (sodium ascorbate).
by ofonorow
Tue Nov 22, 2005 8:48 pm
Forum: ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Welcome to the Vitamin C Foundation Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 26848

Welcome to the Vitamin C Foundation Forum

Welcome! You may ask questions and share your vitamin C experiences in the general category. You may start any topic here, but it will be moved to the most appropriate forum. There are now various forums, the General Discussion, Intravenous Vitamin C, Liposomal Vitamin C, Natural-C-Complex, Provide...

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