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The fruit of Euterpe oleraceae, commonly known as acai, has been demonstrated to exhibit significantly high antioxidant capacity in vitro, especially for superoxide and peroxyl scavenging, and, therefore, may have possible health benefits. In this study, the antioxidant capacities of freeze-dried acai fruit pulp/skin powder (OptiAcai) were evaluated by(More)
The otological complications of leukemia are common, but rarely are they given much consideration in discussions of the clinical aspects of leukemia. During the past several years the frequency with which deafness, tinnitus, and vertigo have developed in many of our patients has prompted us to investigate the incidence and type of involvement which occurs(More)
We explore the anti-microbial activity of urine specimens after the ingestion of a commercial cranberry preparation. Twenty subjects without urinary infection, off antibiotics and all supplements or vitamins were recruited. The study was conducted in two phases: in phase 1, subjects collected the first morning urine prior to ingesting 900 mg of cranberry(More)