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Q This time of year, I always find that my cold sores flare up. Suncreams help, but I often end up relying on strong over-the-counter remedies like Zovirax because the pain is too unbearable.
Summer’s here, and with many of you heading to some far-flung corner of the world, the Food and Drug Administration, America’s drugs regulator, has conveniently issued a special warning about Lariam, the antimalarial drug.
Arginine is a versatile amino acid in animal cells, serving as a precursor for the making not only of proteins but also of ...
Arginine is usually synthesized by adults in amounts sufficient to maintain the body proteins, but additional dietary arginine is needed during periods of growth, as in childhood or during pregnancy, and possibly during times of stress.
Lysine is found in most protein food sources but is not as readily available from the grain cereals or peanuts. Lysine is particularly high in fish, meats, and dairy products and higher than most other amino acids in wheat germ, legumes, and many...