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Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...s to be part of an all-round healthy lifestyle and diet
with plenty of vegetables and other healthy foods. Regular consumption of supplements and fortified foods may help to obtain adequate amounts of lycopene and vitamin E, which may otherwise be difficult to obtain while maintaining a balanced diet."...
Females may be more susceptible to overindulge 'sweet tooth' cravings than males
...ts overate when given access to a highly palatable diet
containing a greater portion of sugar than their normal diet
when a sweet diet
is freely available, female rats consumed more calories per day than male rats ...
A fishy change in diet
...some freshwater fish are opting out of their usual diet
of insects and crustaceans and dining instead on invasive European quagga mussels: the River's junk food. This change may have negative effects on fish growth and may also affect other freshwater animals. Although this research is focused on the St. ...
Certain genes boost fish oils' protection against breast cancer
...inese Health Study, a prospective investigation of diet
and cancer risk in more than 63,000 Chinese men and women in Singapore. "Through this study, we have identified a novel gene-environmental interaction between certain genotypes and omega-3 fatty acids on breast cancer development," says Mimi C. Yu, ...
Research suggests new avenue for stopping, preventing colon cancer
... the animals to run "marathons" and eat a high-fat diet
without gaining weight. A drug that turns on PPARdelta is being tested in patients with fat metabolism disorders. However, when the drug was given to a strain of mice with a genetic mutation that makes them susceptible to developing pre-cancerous in...
Folic acid vitamin use by women reaches all-time high, March of Dimes survey finds
... of Dimes urges all women to eat a varied, healthy diet
before and during pregnancy. Of women who were n...y beginning before pregnancy, as part of a healthy diet
containing foods fortified with folic acid and foods that naturally contain folic acid, such as leaf...
Blue marlin in gulf have high mercury levels, A&M study shows
... anticipated. What we need to look at now are the diet
patterns of these fishes and the exact locations they've been found. Is there an undeniable link to petrochemicals that is causing these higher mercury levels? We need to find the mechanism that is triggering all of this."...
New research suggests early diet may play key role in protecting against childhood leukaemia
...er evidence that this may be due to differences in diet
pattern. The incidence of childhood leukaemia in ...c - and its colouring principle, curcumin - in the diet
mitigate the effects of some of these risk factors." In a long-running series of studies, Nagabhusa...
Bacteria use 'molecular lasso' to cop copper
... to 90 percent of it. That translates to a methane diet
of close to 43 billion tons a year. Playing a pivotal role in this drama is the methanobactin molecule, a tiny, pyramid-shaped compound with a cleft that holds a single atom of copper in place. The bacteria churn out methanobactin molecules in large...
New research suggests link between maternal diet and childhood leukemia risk
...rs have conducted a systematic survey of a woman's diet
and linked it to the risk of childhood leukemia," ...e few studies that have been conducted on maternal diet
and childhood cancer risk looked only at specific foods or supplements, and results have been mixed....
Rising childhood leukaemia incidence prompts conference
...new research findings. These include, for example, diet
in early childhood, light pollution, melatonin and circadian rhythms, placental transfer to the foetus of damaging agents, medicines in pregnancy and delayed transgenerational susceptibility through the germline.(ends) Notes to Newsdesk: The conferen...
Research suggests unborn children may be at risk from environmental pollution
... also be highlighted. These include, for example, diet
in early life, melatonin and circadian rhythms, light pollution and medicines in pregnancy. It is hoped that out of the conference will be born an agenda for future research and CHILDREN with LEUKAEMIA will be launching a 1m fund to support research...
Chernobyl study: Risk of thyroid cancer rises with radiation dose
...radiation dose based on in-person interviews about diet
and other lifestyle factors, said Davis, a member of Fred Hutchinson's Public Health Sciences Division. "After all these years, many efforts have been made by various research groups around the world to study the health effects of Chernobyl, and hun...
DHA-rich diet protects brain from Alzheimer's damage, UCLA study shows
...uroscientists have shown for the first time that a diet
high in the omega-3 fatty acid DHA helps protect t...isease. The new research suggests that a DHA-rich diet
may lower one's risk of Alzheimer's disease and may help slow progression of the disorder in its lat...
Other highlights in the September 1 JNCI
...ts of Diet and Exercise Changes in patterns of diet
and exercise are needed to reverse the obesity epi...hey can provide the public with reliable advice on diet
and exercise. Contact: Kristen Woodward, Fred Hutchinson Media Relations, 206-667-5095, kwoodwa...
Diabetics face fewer healthy food choices in some urban areas
...ealthy food choices such as whole-grain breads and diet
soda. The researchers surveyed five specific foods recommended for diabetics: diet
soda, one percent fat or fat-free milk, high-fiber and/or low-carbohydrate bread, fresh fruits and f...
2nd media alert First Scientific Conference on Childhood Leukaemia
...ate received little or no attention, These include diet
in early childhood, light pollution, melatonin and circadian rhythms, placental transfer to the foetus of damaging agents, delayed transgenerational susceptibility through the germline, the presence of pre-leukaemic cells in babies that make them vul...
Genetically-engineered 'marathon mouse' keeps on running
...esistance to weight gain, even when fed a high-fat diet
that caused normal mice to become obese. According to the researchers, their finding will offer important insights into the machinery that powers muscle development and the physiological changes produced by exercise. The finding also suggests a rout...
Nevada researcher re-ignites mammal reproduction debate
...were more likely have male offspring. Body fat and diet
can affect levels of glucose circulating in a mamm...g the sex of the animal's offspring. "A high-fat diet
can result in higher levels of glucose, thereby supporting the hypothesis that glucose may be contri...
International symposium on nutritional genomics
...symposium will present the latest findings linking diet
and genes to heart disease, diabetes, asthma and s...cancers. Nutritional genomics is the study of how diet
and genes interact to influence health and disease. It's well known that diet
choices are linked to ...
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