Tag: San Diego

Coenzyme Q10 helps veterans battle Gulf War illness symptoms

Coenzyme Q10 helps veterans battle Gulf War illness symptoms – CoQ10 is a fat-soluble antioxidant made by the body to support basic cell functions, including directly assisting mitochondrial energy production. Over a course of three and a half months, the veterans in the study received a pill form of either CoQ10 or a placebo. Researchers…

Statins shown to cause fatigue

15 JUN 2012 In a study of more than 1,000 adults, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, found that individuals taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are more likely than non-users to experience decreased energy, fatigue upon exertion, or both. The researchers suggest that these findings should be taken into account by doctors when weighing…

Avocado oil: The ‘olive oil of the Americas’?

Mexican study indicates it could fight harmful free radicals tied to aging and cancer SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2012 – Atmospheric oxygen facilitated the evolution and complexity of terrestrial organisms, including human beings, because it allowed nutrients to be used more efficiently by those organisms, which in turn were able to generate more energy. However,…

Link between common environmental contaminant and rapid breast cancer growth

04 May 2014 Breast cancer cells are more aggressive the longer they’re exposed to cadmium Studies by researchers at Dominican University of California show that breast cancer cells become increasingly aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, food, water and air particles. The study…

Regular chocolate eaters are thinner

07 Apr 2012 Katherine Hepburn famously said of her slim physique: “What you see before you is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.” New evidence suggests she may have been right. Beatrice Golomb, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, and colleagues present new findings…

Some flame retardants make fires more deadly

  SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2012 — Some of the flame retardants added to carpets, furniture upholstery, plastics, crib mattresses, car and airline seats and other products to suppress the visible flames in fires are actually increasing the danger of invisible toxic gases that are the No. 1 cause of death in fires. That was…

Grape consumption may offer benefits for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis

Adding grapes to diet resulted in less pain related to activity   Fresno, CA – New research presented last week at the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, California, suggests that regular grape consumption may help alleviate pain associated with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee, and improve joint flexibility and overall mobility. Researchers attribute these…

Greater density of coronary artery calcium associated with lower risk of CHD, CVD

Chicago – Michael H. Criqui, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of California, San Diego, and colleagues determined the independent associations of coronary artery calcium (CAC) volume and CAC density with cardiovascular disease events. An increasing body of evidence suggests that greater calcium density in plaques (measured by computed tomography) is associated with decreased CVD risk.…

Another US Navy officer suspended in widening corruption probe

Another US Navy officer suspended in widening corruption probe The US Navy said on Thursday it has suspended the deputy commander of a unit responsible for port and harbor security as a result of allegations in connection with a widening corruption probe involving Singapore-based Glenn Defense Marine (Asia).

SoCal Woman Screwed Nuns Out of $285,000

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) – A jury Tuesday convicted a Southern California woman of defrauding an order of nuns of $285,000: promising to buy a house for elderly and ill nuns with it, but spending it on lingerie, manicures, a sports car and her failing business. Linda Rose Gagnon aka Linda Gualtieri-Gagnon, 59,…

Top US navy intelligence officers suspended as bribery scandal widens / Vice-Admiral, and Rear Admiral now cut off from access to classified material

Vice-Admiral Ted Branch and Rear Admiral Bruce Loveless have also been cut off from access to classified material  Reuters in Washington theguardian.com,  Friday 8 November 2013 23.33 EST Michael Misiewicz, the first officer charged. Photograph: Heng Sinith/AP Two of the US navy’s top intelligence officials had their access to classified materials suspended on Friday over…

Feds: Navy Secrets Bought With Hookers, Gaga Tix

SAN DIEGO November 4, 2013 (AP) By JULIE WATSON Associated Press Nicknamed “Fat Leonard,” the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his company has serviced warships for 25 years. But prosecutors in court papers say Leonard Francis worked his connections to obtain military secrets by lining up…

Couple had two children taken away from them for A YEAR because military vet dad was taking medical marijuana prescribed to him by a doctor to treat his PTSD

Michael Lewis and his partner Lauren  Taylor had their two young son taken from them by local welfare  officials The official had determined that Lewis’  medical marijuana was a hazard A Gulf War vet he had been prescribed the  drug to help alleviate migraines It took a year before the couple had  their sons returned…

Christian family home after ill-fated Pacific voyage to escape US tyranny

EEV: Hmmm, Never seen a headline from a major paper quite like this. I am strongly patriotic, and do have issues posting this. Couple rescued after setting off for Kiribati in a small boat with two young children to flee ‘state control’ of religion   Staff and agencies theguardian.com,   Wednesday 14 August 2013 21.54 EDT Hannah Gastonguay disembarks…

Maldives girl gets 100 lashes for pre-marital sex

  A 15-year-old rape victim has been sentenced to 100 lashes for engaging in premarital sex, court officials said. The charges against the girl were brought against her last year after police investigated accusations that her stepfather had raped her and killed their baby. He is still to face trial. Prosecutors said her conviction did…