February 2006 Issue
• Ginseng may help lessen the duration and severity of cold symptoms or prevent colds altogether, say researchers from the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
• The risk of developing colon or rectal polyps is lower in people with higher dietary intakes of vitamins B6, C, D and folate, French researchers say.
• Low levels of selenium in the body could be a risk factor for osteoarthritis.
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