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Component In Soy Products May Be Substitute For Estrogen Treatment
...howed soy protein lowered bad cholesterollevels in men
who used a similar diet were cited in the Aug. 3, 1995, issueof the New England Journal of Medicine as evidence of soy protein's healthbenefits. The new study is the first to focus on postmenopausal women. Potter's team incorporated 40 grams of isol...
Prostate Cancer May Be Predicted 10 Years Before Diagnosis
...nd total PSA levels on stored, frozen sera from 26 men
with no history of prostate disease (control), 29 men
with BPH, and 23 men
with prostate cancer. All men
in this study are participants in the BLSA, a lo...
Selenium Supplements Can Reduce Cancer Rates
... The current Dietary Guidelines now recommend that men
consume 70 micrograms of selenium a day and women 55 micrograms; Americans typically get between 100 to 160 micrograms a day in their diets, Combs said. Selenium blood levels vary widely in populations. Even Americans with the lowest selenium intake...
Prostate Cancer's Aggressiveness May Be Predicted Early By The Ratio Of Free To Total PSA
...cer is present or not. This study suggests that in men
who are diagnosed with prostate cancer, the ratio...e and total PSA levels on stored, frozen sera from men
who are participants in the BLSA, a longitudinal study of aging that was established in 1958. The s...
Low Iron Levels Cause Weakness In Women Who Are Not Anemic
...iron-deficient than men, yet low iron status among men
is fairly common in developing nations. Although the health and functional consequences of anemia -- including fatigue and impaired endurance and more health problems during and after pregnancy -- are well- documented, few researchers have looked at ...
Early Tests Indicate Motor Skills Unharmed In Consumers Of Tainted Fish
...gana neurological assessment in 1992 of a group of men
and women older thanage 50 who have consumed 24 or more pounds of sport-caught Lake Michiganfish annually since the 1960s. A comparable group from the same region whodidn't eat fish also is being studied. The fish-eaters have elevated levelsof severa...
Female Adolescents Need Calcium During 'Window Of Opportunity'
...on Americans -- nearly four times as many women as men
-- at an annual cost of $13 billion. As the average age of the U.S. population rises, the problem is expected to get worse. Weaver's study found that adding more calcium to the diet works, up to a point. "The bone mass keeps increasing along with the...
Hunt For Early Heart Attack Genes Begins
...sesthat underlie ?early? heart attacks that strike men
and women in middle age. The study is part of the ... disease that is single largest killer of American men
andwomen," says Jan L. Breslow, M.D., head of The Rockefeller University'sLaboratory of Biochemical ...
Plant-Based Therapies Examined For Colon Cancer Prevention
... For the study, the research team will recruit men
and women aged 18years and older who have a history of colon polyps. Participants may not smokeand should be healthy. People interested in enrolling as participants shouldcall Dawn Stoddard, M.S., F.N.P., at 1-212-327-7458 or write tostoddad@rockva...
Testosterone And Working Memory; Epilepsy And Schizophrenia; Toxins And Neuron Death; Oregon Researchers Present Findings At Society For Neuroscience
... OHSU scientists have discovered that older men
given supplements of themale sex hormone testoster...neuroscience at OHSU. Earlier studies showed older men
and womenbetween the ages of 60 and 75 perform worse on working memory tests than matchedgroups of p...
Reanalysis Of International Data Finds Sharp Decline In Sperm Density
...lish language studies and two others that included men
who hadconceived only after an infertility workup. While the results of their analyses also showed a significant decline insperm density, it was the rate of the decline, particularly in Westerncountries, that was most surprising. "We observed a...
Folic Acid Fortification Effective In Cereal Grains
...rice, and pasta, wasconsistently good in the seven men
and seven nonpregnant women who participated in the study,"said senior author Jesse F. Gregory III, Ph.D., Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition,Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, who was involved...
Skull Of Refrigerator-Size Ancient Armadillo Finds A Home At UF
...the Haile quarries. Six months later, when the two men
returned, a rock slide had exposed more bones, including the skull. "We were just elated," said Taylor, who also is secretary of the Florida Paleontological Society. "I probably will never see anything like it the rest of the time I'm involve...
Regulator Of Fat Thermostat Found
...the U.S. Public Health Service,involved 20 healthy men
and 32 healthy women ranging from 19 to 84 years i...would have a BMI of 28. A BMI of27.3 or higher for men
or 27.8 or higher for women was considered obese in thestudy. To test leptin levels, Dagogo-Jack, N...
UPCI Researchers Find Drug Improves Cancer-Fighting Ability Of Vitamin D
...have conducted preliminary trials of this agent in men
with advanced prostate and other cancers. However, the use of 1,25-D3 has been limited because this drug causes a potentially life-threatening increase of calcium in the blood," said Donald Trump, M.D., an investigator on the study, deputy director ...
Garlic Prevents Hardening Of Aorta, New Study Shows
... the stiffness of the aorta in more than 200German men
and women, half of whom took 300 mg or more of sta...he subjects in this study were healthy, nonsmoking men
and women rangingin age from 50 to 80 years. Both groups -- with garlic and without -- weremade up ...
Diet, Antioxidant Status, And Smoking Habits In French Men
...h adults. Food and nutrient intakes of 459 healthy men
aged 23--57 y were estimated by thediet history method and analyzed by smoking status. Plasma alpha-tocopherol, ascorbic acid, andcarotenoids were measured as antioxidants and malondialdehyde, protein Schiff bases, andautoantibodies against malondial...
Life-Saving Dr. Mueller Selected To Get Top Sports Medicine Award
.... In 1968, for example, 36 boys and young men
died from accidents on U.S.football fields, either in practice or in games. By 1990, no such deaths wereidentified, and since then fewer than a half dozen have occurred each year. Among Mueller's achievements has been discovering and document...
American Heart Association Comment: "Folate And Vitamin B6 From Diet And Supplements In Relation To Risk Of Coronary Heart Disease Among Women"
...e is 180 micrograms (mcg) for womenand 200 mcg for men
per day. For vitamin B-6, the RDA is 1.6 milligrams (mg)for women and 2 mg for men. A diet, rich in green leafy vegetables, citrusfruits, legumes, lean cuts of meat and poultry and fortified cereals couldprovide an individual with these amounts of ...
B-Vitamins Lower Homocysteine Levels In The Blood; May Reduce Vessel Damage In Stroke Patients
... B vitamins were not given. The study included 29 men
and 21women over the age of 50. Both groups received a multivitamin daily. Twenty-seven patients received five milligrams of folic acid, 100 mg of vitaminB-6 and one mg of vitamin B-12. After three months of therapy, the researchers found t...
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