Taurine

Lead Toxicity Part II: The Role of Free Radical Damage and the Use of Antioxidants

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Lead Toxicity Part II: The Role of Free Radical Damage and the Use of Antioxidants in the Pathology and Treatment of Lead Toxicity

Lead is an environmentally persistent toxin that causes neurological, hematological, gastrointestinal, reproductive, circulatory, and immunological pathologies. The propensity for lead to catalyz...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Pathogenic Mechanisms and Alternative Therapies

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Peripheral neuropathy (PN), associated with diabetes, neurotoxic chemotherapy, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/antiretroviral drugs, alcoholism, nutrient deficiencies, heavy metal toxicity, an...

Taurine and Platelet Abnormalities in Insulin-Dependent Diabetics

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Reference: Franconi F, Bennardini F, et al: Plasma and platelet taurine are reduced in subjects with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Effects of taurine supplementation. Am J Clin Nutr 61:1115-119, 1995.

Magnesium and Taurine in Vascular Protection

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Reference: McCarty MF. Complementary vascular-protective actions of magnesium and taurine: a rationale for magnesium taurate. Med Hypoth 1996; 46:89-100.

Taurine enhances treatment of iron-deficiency anemia

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Discusses the treatment of female university students with iron-deficiency anemia with slow release ferrous sulfate. Findings of low mean serum taurine concentration in anemic women; Increase of...

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