Tag: "omega" at biology news
Biomedicines presents promising results from phase II trials of omega interferon for the treatment of hepatitis C
...wo Phase II clinical trials employing the companys omega
interferon for the treatment of patients chronical...nterferon treatment, patients appeared to tolerate omega
interferon quite well. As a result, we were able to continue raising the dose level, producing pro...
A unique hemoglobin may help the baby kangaroo's journey to the mothers pouch
... during development. This clearly happens when the omega
chain is produced just a few days before birth; an...rth canal up to the pouch. It is possible that the omega
globin, the ancient molecule preserved in marsupials after 300 million years, plays an important rol...
Mercury associated with risk of heart attack
...y found in fish may counteract the benefits of the omega
3 fatty acids, also present in fish." Mercury, a highly reactive heavy metal, exists in several forms, but fish intake is the main source of exposure to methylmercury. Fish with relatively high methylmercury content include swordfish, shark, tilefish...
Novel COX-2 combination treatment may reduce colon cancer risk
...th those of 20 percent levels of fish oil (high in omega
3 fatty acids), and found that the animals treated with fish oil developed 70 to 80 percent fewer tumors. It is noteworthy that even with a brief exposure to a fish oil diet, there was a significant suppression of precursor lesions of colon cancer. ...
Gene transfer allows mammals to produce heart-healthy fats
...like trout and salmon, which are naturally high in omega
3s. "Correction of the usually omega-3-deficient ...ic for fat-1 and see if their tissues also contain omega
3s," says Kang, who is an associate professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. "This mouse mod...
Genetic modification of linseed produces healthier omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
...ly-unsaturated fats, in particular very long chain omega
3- and omega
6-poly-unsaturated fats, the production of these oils in plants may reduce environmentally and econo...