Selenium

Essential nutrient can protect heart post cardiac arrest

Researchers have discovered that administering supplements of an essential mineral nutrient required for sustaining the health of bodily tissues at the right time enhances recovery after a stroke or heart attack.

Apr 10, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

Detox element in diet influences women's fertility

Selenium, a natural antioxidant found in protein-rich foods like red meat, seafood and nuts, plays an important role at the earliest stages of a woman's fertility, finds research.

Nov 18, 2014, 15:10 PM IST

20% risk of prostate cancer reduces by tomato-rich diet: Study

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Aug 28, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

Selenium and vitamin E supplements can up prostate cancer risk

Researchers have found that high-dose supplementation with both the trace element selenium and vitamin E increase the risk of high-grade prostate cancer.

Feb 22, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

`Selenium cuts down risk of cancer`

The body uses selenium, a mineral vital for good health, to make `selenoproteins` which protect cells from damage.

Jul 31, 2012, 19:14 PM IST

Over-the-counter pills `can halve heart disease risk`

a combination of two over-the-counter drugs could help fight heart disease and reduce deaths by half.

May 29, 2012, 09:24 AM IST

Dietary supplements can elevate cancer risk: Study

Supplements such as beta-carotene, selenium and folic acid, quaffed at much higher levels than their recommended daily doses, are most likely to elevate the risk of developing a host of cancers, a study says.

May 16, 2012, 13:15 PM IST

Now, super tomatoes that can combat cancer

The new "super tomatoes" are fortified with minerals which can improve your immune system and help prevent cancer.

Jul 17, 2011, 17:23 PM IST

Now, super tomatoes that can combat cancer

The new "super tomatoes" are fortified with minerals which can improve your immune system and help prevent cancer.

Jul 17, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Supplement with selenium

Supplement with selenium: Research has shown that people who took a daily supplement of selenium had a 37 per cent reduction in cancers.

Jun 07, 2011, 23:25 PM IST

Selenium doesn`t prevent cancer: Report

There is no convincing evidence that taking high doses of selenium can prevent cancer.

May 12, 2011, 09:27 AM IST

Selenium doesn`t prevent cancer: Report

There is no convincing evidence that taking high doses of selenium can prevent cancer.

May 12, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Selenium `makes efficient solar cells`

A new research has found that selenium could be used in making efficient solar cells.

Aug 04, 2010, 12:28 PM IST

Selenium can reduce cancer risk: Study

Anti-cancerous properties in
Selenium could significantly lower bowel cancer risk, an
Australian study has found.

Oct 23, 2009, 09:21 AM IST

Selenium can reduce cancer risk: Study

Anti-cancerous properties in
Selenium could significantly lower bowel cancer risk, an
Australian study has found.

Oct 23, 2009, 00:00 AM IST