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Do you know that a stroke can hit you silently?

Getting hit by a stroke can be rather dramatic – half your face suddenly droops, the opposite half of your body becomes weak or paralysed, and you can’t seem to speak properly. There might also be dizziness or confusion, blurring or loss of vision, problems with balance and coordination, difficulty understanding others when they speak,... View Article

Palm Tocotrienol Improves Cognitive Functions and Regulates Brain Metabolic Abnormalities in Alzheimer’s Mice Model

Supplementation of palm tocotrienol complex is able to improve exploratory activity, memory and learning abilities of AβPP/PS1 double transgenic (Tg) Alzheimer’s disease (AD) mice. These results were based on a joint-study conducted by a group of researchers from the National University of Malaysia and Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan. Five-month-old transgenic AD mice were... View Article

EVNol™ Improves Oxidative Stress Status and Neuronal Cell Damage in Neurodegeneration-Induced Rat

The effectiveness of EVNol™ natural full spectrum palm tocotrienol complex as neuroprotective and antioxidant agent in chronic cerebral hypoperfusion-induced neurodegeneration was recently demonstrated by a group of researchers from Faculty of Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia and Menoufia Medical School, Egypt. A 2-vessel occlusion (2VO) rat has neuronal cell death in the hippocampus and cerebral... View Article

Tocotrienols unable to reduce chronic pain, but may minimise ‘stabbing’ pain in diabetics

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is nerve damage induced by diabetes and chronically high blood sugar, and affects 26% to 53% of diabetes patients worldwide; 21% to 53% of DPN sufferers experience ongoing neuropathic pain, which decreases their quality of life and has been reported to cost them 4.2 times more in medical expenditure than for... View Article

Tocotrienols may help ease DPN patients’ severe pain

Daily doses of EVNol SupraBio™ – a bioenhanced full-spectrum palm tocotrienol complex sourced from Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil – may reduce severe pain (lancinating pain) in diabetic neuropathy patients, according to researchers at the University Science of Malaysia. This Vitamin E Neuroprotection Study (VENUS) was a randomized, double-blind clinical trial focusing on diabetic peripheral... View Article

(Palm Oil) An E-xcellent local oil

News source : The Star Online BANGI: They are a source of energy and nutrients for our bodies, as well as antioxidants that protect our cells against the effects of free radicals and help to reduce inflammation. These are the good oils that should form a small but essential part of our daily diet. While there... View Article

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