An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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In additional, here are health articles with full text available on the web. Further below are health articles with abstracts available through PubMed.
Jiang Q, Wong J, Fyrst H, Saba JD, Ames BN. gamma-Tocopherol or combinations of vitamin E forms induce cell death in human prostate cancer cells by interrupting sphingolipid synthesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Dec 21;101(51):17825-30.
Cordain L, Eaton SB, Sebastian A, Mann N, Lindeberg S, Watkins BA, O'Keefe JH, Brand-Miller J. Origins and evolution of the Western diet: health implications for the 21st century. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Feb;81(2):341-54.
Gluten Sensitivity / Celiac disease
Abenavoli L, Leggio L Ferrulli A, Vonghia L, Gasbarrini G, Addolorato G, Proietti I, Capizzi R, Rotoli M, Amerio PL. Cutaneous manifestations in celiac disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2006 Feb 14;12(6):843-52.
Lindqvist U, Rudsander A, Bostrom A, Nilsson B, Michaelsson G. IgA antibodies to gliadin and coeliac disease in psoriatic arthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2002 Jan;41(1):31-7.
Courtemanche C, Elson-Schwab I, Mashiyama ST, Kerry N, Ames BN. Folate deficiency inhibits the proliferation of primary human CD8+ T lymphocytes in vitro. J Immunol. 2004 Sep 1;173(5):3186-92.
Nicklas BJ, You T, Pahor M. Behavioural treatments for chronic systemic inflammation: effects of dietary weight loss and exercise training. CMAJ. 2005 Apr 26;172(9):1199-209.
Ames BN. Supplements and tuning up metabolism. J Nutr. 2004 Nov;134(11):3164S-3168S.
McCann JC, Ames BN. Is docosahexaenoic acid, an n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid, required for development of normal brain function? An overview of evidence from cognitive and behavioral tests in humans and animals. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Aug;82(2):281-95.
The following articles usually have full text accessible through a medical school library such as Lane Medical Library at Stanford University.
Fontani G, Corradeschi F, Felici A, Alfatti F, Migliorini S, Lodi L. Cognitive and physiological effects of Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in healthy subjects. Eur J Clin Invest. 2005 Nov;35(11):691-9.
Ames BN, Atamna H, Killilea DW. Mineral and vitamin deficiencies can accelerate the mitochondrial decay of aging. Mol Aspects Med. 2005 Aug-Oct;26(4-5):363-78.
Liu J, Ames BN. Reducing mitochondrial decay with mitochondrial nutrients to delay and treat cognitive dysfunction, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease. Nutr Neurosci. 2005 Apr;8(2):67-89.
Ames BN. Increasing longevity by tuning up metabolism. To maximize human health and lifespan, scientists must abandon outdated models of micronutrients. EMBO Rep. 2005 Jul;6 Spec No:S20-4.
Ames BN, Liu J. Delaying the mitochondrial decay of aging with acetylcarnitine. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004 Nov;1033:108-16.
Frank B, Gupta S. A review of antioxidants and Alzheimer's disease. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2005 Oct-Dec;17(4):269-86.
Jiang Q, Wong J, Ames BN. Gamma-tocopherol induces apoptosis in androgen-responsive LNCaP prostate cancer cells via caspase-dependent and independent mechanisms. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004 Dec;1031:399-400.
Chronic Illness Prevention
Fairfield KM, Fletcher RH. Vitamins for chronic disease prevention in adults: clinical applications. JAMA. 2002 Jun 19;287(23):3127-9.
S. Boyd Eaton. The ancestral human diet: what was it and should it be a paradigm for contemporary nutrition? Proc Nutr Soc. 2006 Feb;65(1):1-6.
Eaton SB, Eaton SB. An evolutionary perspective on human physical activity: implications for health. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2003 Sep;136(1):153-9. Review.
Gluten Sensitivity / Celiac Disease
Addolorato G, Parente A, de Lorenzi G, Di Paola ME, Abenavoli L, Leggio L, Capristo E, De Simone C, Rotoli M, Rapaccini GL, Gasbarrini G. Rapid regression of psoriasis in a coeliac patient after gluten-free diet. A case report and review of the literature. Digestion. 2003;68(1):9-12. Epub 2003 Aug 29.
Abenavoli L, Leggio L, Ferrulli A, Vonghia L, Gasbarrini G, Addolorato G. Association between psoriasis and coeliac disease. Br J Dermatol. 2005 Jun;152(6):1393-4.
Ojetti V, Aguilar Sanchez J, Guerriero C, Fossati B, Capizzi R, De Simone C, Migneco A, Amerio P, Gasbarrini G, Gasbarrini A. High prevalence of celiac disease in psoriasis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Nov;98(11):2574-5.
Wolters M. [The significance of diet and associated factors in psoriasis.] Hautarzt. 2006 Jun 7; [Epub ahead of print] Article in German.
Seaman DR. The diet-induced proinflammatory state: a cause of chronic pain and other degenerative diseases? J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2002 Mar-Apr;25(3):168-79.
Mazur A, Maier JA, Rock E, Gueux E, Nowacki W, Rayssiguier Y. Magnesium and the inflammatory response: Potential physiopathological implications. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2006 Apr 19.
Mansson J, Johansson G, Wiklund M, Baigi A, Marklund B. Symptom panorama in upper secondary school students and symptoms related to iron deficiency. Screening with laboratory tests, questionnaire and interventional treatment with iron. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2005 Mar;23(1):28-33.
Horvath R, Schneiderat P, Schoser BGH, Gempel K, Neuen-Jacob E, Ploger H, Muller-Hocker J, Pongratz DE, Naini A, DiMauro S, Lochmuller H. Coenzyme Q10 deficiency and isolated myopathy. Neurology. 2006 Jan 24;66(2):253-5.
Dhanasekaran M, Ren J. The emerging role of coenzyme Q-10 in aging, neurodegeneration, cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes mellitus. Curr Neurovasc Res. 2005 Dec;2(5):447-59.
Grant WB, Holick MF. Benefits and requirements of vitamin D for optimal health: A review. Altern Med Rev. 2005 Jun;10(2):94-111. Review.
Mares-Perlman JA, et al. Vitamin supplement use and incident cataracts in a population-based study. Arch Ophthalmol. 2000 Nov;118(11):1556-63.
Ames BN. A role for supplements in optimizing health: the metabolic tune-up. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2004 Mar 1;423(1):227-34.
Seaman D. Health care for our bones: a practical nutritional approach to preventing osteoporosis. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2004 Nov-Dec;27(9):591-5.
Sahota O, Mundey MK, San P, Godber IM, Hosking DJ. Vitamin D insufficiency and the blunted PTH response in established osteoporosis: the role of magnesium deficiency. Osteoporos Int. 2006 Jul;17(7):1013-21. Epub 2006 Apr 5.
Sahota O, Mundey MK, San P, Godber IM, Lawson N, Hosking DJ. The relationship between vitamin D and parathyroid hormone: calcium homeostasis, bone turnover, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with established osteoporosis. Bone. 2004 Jul;35(1):312-9.
Miller MD, Crotty M, Whitehead C, Bannerman E, Daniels LA. Nutritional supplementation and resistance training in nutritionally at risk older adults following lower limb fracture: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Rehabil. 2006