Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #239

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On Monday, we discussed a new vegetarian compliant egg-derived version of immunoglobulins.

On Wednesday, we spoke with Eric Trexler and discussed fine-tuning your diet for improved body composition.

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Mouse model study concludes that even excessive UVA radiation from solariums (tanning beds) may increase the risk of developing melanoma even in the absence of UVB radiation. However, these animal and cell culture studies are controversial and the debate is not closed whether moderate solarium use increases melanoma risk in humans.


The studies of the effects of UV radiation and melanoma are in refinement as cell culture and animal models are still in development. “Unhealthy lifestyle” (e.g. extensive sunbathing, alcohol, smoking) is associated with sunbed use as “sun worshippers” and individuals with unhealthy lifestyles use tanning salons more often.


In this study, the concentrations of selenium, barium, and radium were measured in Brazil nuts grown in four regions: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and an unknown locality assigned to northern South America.

The greatest concentrations of these elements were measured as follows: barium in Bolivia, radium in Brazil, and selenium in northern South America


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