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Research Notes

Glucosamine increases hyaluronic acid.

Glucosamine increases hyaluronic acid production in human osteoarthritic synovium explants. EJ Uitterlinden1*, JLM Koevoet1,2, CF Verkoelen3, SMA Bierma-Zeinstra4, H Jahr1, H Weinans1, JAN Verhaar1 and GJVM van Osch1,2 Abstract Background Glucosamine (GlcN) used by...

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Hyaluronic acid (HA) promotes tumor metastasis.

Hyaluronic Acid Synthase-1 Expression Regulates Bladder Cancer Growth, Invasion, and Angiogenesis through CD44 Roozbeh Golshani, Luis Lopez, Veronica Estrella, Mario Kramer, Naoko Iida, Vinata B. Lokeshwar DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-07-2140 Published 15 January 2008...

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Tumor-associated Hyaluronic Acid

Tumor-associated Hyaluronic Acid: A New Sensitive and Specific Urine Marker for Bladder Cancer Vinata B. Lokeshwar, Can Öbek, Mark S. Soloway, Norman L. Block Published 15 February 1997 Abstract Hyaluronic acid (HA), a glycosaminoglycan, is known to promote tumor cell...

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Benefits of LA (Linoleic) Omega 6 Fatty Acid

Benefits of LA (Linoleic) Omega 6 Fatty Acid Note: This paper is pertinent to the Dr. Maggie Supplement for Skin and Coat which contains therapeutic amounts of LA Omega 6 derived from soy oil. June 17, 2011 Omega-6 fatty acids Overview: Omega-6 fatty acids are...

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Omega 9 Fatty Acids and their Benefits

Omega-9 fatty acids are from a family of unsaturated fats that commonly are found in vegetable oils, including Soy oil.  This monounsaturated fat is described as omega-9 because the double bond is in the ninth position from the omega end. These fatty acids are also...

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Vitamin D is a Powerful Anti-Inflammatory

Last Reviewed: 23 March, 2016 Several new studies demonstrate the power of vitamin D to reduce inflammation and pain, operating at the DNA level to regulate genes to reduce inflammation.  This information expands our understanding of vitamin D in relation to the...

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Benefits of Lecithin

In addition to more effective utilization of fatty acids in DR.MAGGIE™ are also important in liver, brain and nervous system function, digestion and regulating fat metabolism. DR.MAGGIE™is rich in the chief phospholipid found in bile and is important in keeping the...

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Dr. Maggie Supplement for Skin and Coat Reduces Shedding

During clinical trials for the Dr. Maggie Skin and Coat, the product was administered to dozens of dogs and cats over a six week period during the months of May through July, when seasonal shedding was expected to be at a minimum.  Most of the study animals were being...

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Common Causes of Joint Pain and Natural Solutions

The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, sometimes referred to as “wear-and-tear arthritis” because it is characterized by the wearing away of cartilage. Cartilage is the spongy tissue that cushions bone ends and facilitates smooth, pain-free movement of...

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The Link Between Diet and Disease

Commercial Processed Pet Foods – Good or Bad? There are many benefits to feeding a balanced processed food to your pet. Controlled amounts of protein, fat and calcium can have a positive effect on overall growth, development, weight maintenance and other aspects...

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