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A Cross-Over Study of the Effect of a Single Oral Feeding of Medium Chain Triglyceride Oil vs. Canola Oil on Post-Ingestion Plasma Triglyceride Levels in Healthy Men (PDF)

Due to its unique absorption and metabolism characteristics, medium chain triglyceride (MCT) oil, consisting of fatty acids with 8-12 carbons, has been used therapeutically since the 1950s in the treatment of fat malabsorption, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy, weight control, and to increase exercise performance.

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Anti-inflammatory Properties of Curcumin, a Major Constituent of Curcuma longa (PDF)

While numerous pharmacological activities, including antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, have been attributed to curcumin, this article focuses on curcumin’s anti-inflammatory properties and its use for inflammatory conditions. Curcumin’s effect on cancer (from an anti-inflammatory perspective) will also be discussed; however, an exhaustive review of its many anticancer mechanisms is outside the scope of this article.

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The Long-term Survival of a Patient With Pancreatic Cancer With Metastases to the Liver After Treatment With the Intravenous Alpha Lipoic Acid/Low-Dose Naltrexone Protocol (PDF)

The authors describe the long-term survival of a patient with pancreatic cancer without any toxic adverse effects. The treatment regimen includes the intravenous alpha lipoic acid and low-dose naltrexone (ALA-N) protocol and a healthy lifestyle program.

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The Role of Chronic Inflammation in its Regulation by Nutrients (PDF)

Multiple risk markers for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease act in a synergistic way through inflammatory pathways. This article discusses some of the key inflammatory biochemical risk markers for cardiovascular disease; in particular, the role of three basic cell types affected by these risk markers (endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, and immune cells), the crucial role […]

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