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Antioxidant Vitamin Supplementation And Lipid Peroxidation In Smokers
...dy thus indicates that an antioxidant-supplemented drink
can reduce lipid peroxidation and susceptibility of LDL to oxidation in smokers and may ameliorate the oxidative stress of cigarette smoke....
Fungus Suspect In Frog Deaths
...r on the skin surface," says Dr Berger. "As frogs drink
and breathe through their skin, the fungus may kill the frogs by disrupting these mechanisms" "The fungus is a new species of aquatic chytrid fungi, which is yet to be named. Chytrid fungi have not previously been found to parasitise vertebrat...
Peptic Ulcers: Stress Does Matter, After All
...iply. Also, people under stress often smoke more, drink
heavily, and skip meals, behaviors that make it more likely they will get ulcers. "I have a suspicion that one reason the medical establishment wiped stress off the charts so fast," Levenstein says, "was that it didn't feel comfortable with p...
After The Wine Is Made, The Rest Of The Grape May Be Good For You
Do you need to drink
red wine in order to get the potentially beneficialcompounds found in grapes that act as antioxidants? Apparently not, accordingto a new chemical report in the June 4th Web edition of the Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry, publishedby the Ame...
Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Found In Central Pa. Surface Water
...shallow well and she had just recently started to drink
lots of water to help her lose weight," Baker explains. Water examined from the well after a rain storm, when surface water contamination was likely, showed the presence of live H. pylori. The Penn State Harrisburg faculty member notes that "wh...
Dust Mite Behavior May Show New Ways To Control Pests
...entomologists discoveredthat dust mites dont drink
water, they suck molecules of it from theair. They also lose water from the surface of their hard outer shells. Thatswhy dry environments are particularly inhospitable to dust mites. During a routine examination of laboratory colonies of mites...
Fortified Drink Improves Third World Nutrition
SAN FRANCISCO -- A fortified orange-flavored drink
given to East African children for six months not ...fessor of international nutrition at Cornell. The drink
supplied 30 to 120 percent of the U.S. recommended dietary allowances. Latham presented the finding...
From The Home Front To The River Front, USGS Updates Water-Quality Information
...gethat hits close to home for rural residents that drink
water from private wells: Owners of rural wells in these two basins, part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, need to ensure their water supplies are safe to drink. The USGS studies found high levels of nitrate and high counts of bacteria in ground wa...
Wake Forest Study Shows Soy Containing A Key Ingredient Is What Lowers
...levels who were randomly assigned to receive a soy drink
containingsoy protein either with or without isofl...otal and LDL cholesterol. Thealcohol-extracted soy drink
with just the 4 milligrams of isoflavone and thecasein drink
had no effect. The study's 156...
Nitrate Reductase: A Magical Enzyme?
... nitratepolluted water, which would make it fit to drink
or use for the production offoods and beverages. "We don't have a way to make enough of it to modify the enzyme's proteinand change its amino acids," says Campbell, " and those are the kind of studieswe need to do to understand how the protein...
User-Friendly Brace Helps Paraplegics To Walk
... tomeet people, do housework, or just go out for a drink
at the pub. The new walkingbrace makes all of this much easier. When the patient is using his wheelchair, the part of the new device which supportsthe torso can be easily separated from the two lower leg braces and hung on theback of the wheelchair...
Women Can Inherit Drinking Problem Too, Study Finds
...moststriking. As increasing numbers of young women drink
heavily, rates ofalcoholism in women are likely to increase."...
Lactose-Intolerant People Should Drink More Milk, Expert Says
...t day of the study many complained about having to drink
the milk -- they said they didn't like the milk and that they were intolerant. When we tested them they had only a very modest level of symptoms, though -- almost incidental. Two weeks later, after they had been consuming a dairy-based, high-calcium ...
USC Holds 2nd Annual Medical Genetics Symposium; Nations Leading Geneticists Discuss The Future Of Genomic Research
...Campus at 2250Alcazar St., where visitors may eat, drink
and think genomic. Interviews can bearranged. Please find a full schedule of speakers and times enclosed...
First Salmonella Vaccine For Poultry To Be On The Market Soon
... and nares (nostrils). "Sometimes the chicks don't drink
anything for a day or two after hatching because they still have lots of fluids from the egg yolk to subsist on," Curtiss says. "Delivering the vaccine as a spray can eliminate the time and cost involved with handling every newly hatched chick."...
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