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Increased consumption of soy protein may help lower cholesterol
... products that provide 10 grams of soy protein per serving
and eat two to three servings per day. Studies at the UI have consistently shown that 20 grams of soy protein a day can significantly lower total cholesterol levels. Soy protein, an edible component of the soybean, is different from many other prote...
Genetic defect in sporadic cases of the lung disorder pulmonary hypertension
...rs to abnormally high blood pressure in the artery serving
the lungs. This puts a strain on the heart, which has to work harder to move adequate amounts of blood through the lungs to enable the person to breathe properly. Heart-lung transplants may be the only hope for some patients. It is twice as common in...
Increased consumption of whole grain foods associated with decreased risk of stroke
... of whole grain products at approximately one-half serving
per day. In this cohort of female nurses, whole g...nd median consumption of whole grain foods was one serving
per day. Even the women in the top quintile of whole grain intake barely approached the three servin...
Program shown to help non-alcoholics reduce drinking 66%
...wine, 1.5 oz. of liquor or 12 oz. of wine cooler - serving
sizes that are actually smaller than most people's definition of a "drink". DrinkWise candidates often are making other health-conscious choices, such as cutting cholesterol or fat intake, quitting smoking, or learning to manage stress. But they cont...
Foods puffed up with air can aid weight management
...gh energy density have lots of calories in a small serving
and are typically lower in water or air content. For example, a 100-calorie serving
of raisins, a high-energy density food, contains only one-quarter cup. A 100 calorie serving
Arctic temperatures warmest in past four centuries, study says
...bal climate change, as many suspect, the Arctic is serving
as an excellent testbed for observing and predicting environmental effects of global warming." Serreze currently serves on an NSF steering committee for a proposed program known as the Study of Environmental Arctic Change, or SEARCH, to try to better...
AIDS prevention researchers to gain premier online info-exchange forum
...nce 's NextWave http://nextwave.Sciencemag.org , serving
younger researchers; Science 's STKE http://www.stke.org , an experimental "signal transduction knowledge environment" for researchers involved in cell signaling; and EurekAlert! http://www.eurekalert.org , which brings research news to some 1,600...
UH lab identifies first gene mutations in blood vessel disease
...izen involvement in scientific research, including serving
as co-principal investigator on a major federal grant and co-authoring four papers published in peer-reviewed publications. PXE International has not only raised money for research, it has hired researchers, organized National Institutes of Healthsup...
New robotic microarray technology finds novel genes involved in cardiac hypertrophy and recovery
...o normal in these groups. Mice in a matched group, serving
as controls, were given only saline solution. To test each stage of hypertrophy and recovery, RNA was extracted from heart tissues at daily intervals, including the RNA representing all the active genes in each of the groups. To see which genes wer...
Calcium is not as readily absorbed from soy milk as from cow's milk
...ortification of 500 mg of tricalcium phosphate per serving
would result in the same amount of calcium absorbed from a serving
of soy milk as would be absorbed from a serving
of cow's milk containing 300 mg calcium. Heaney R P...
Matrisian named Vanderbilt's first chair of cancer biology
...merican Association for Cancer Research, including serving
a four-year elected term on the AACR Board of Directors. She has served on the Pathology B Study Section of the National Institutes of Health and as a member of the parent committee that reviews NCI-designated cancer centers. She also serves an assoc...
Swoap at Williams receives NSF and NIH awards
...Physiology. Swoap came to Williams in 1996 after serving
as post-doctoral fellow in the Division of Molecular Cardiology-Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas' Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He has taught at Collin County Community College and Irvine Valley College. He rece...
Too large portions encourage overeating by preschoolers
...schoolers, 3-year-olds offered a larger than usual serving
of macaroni and cheese resisted the opportunity to... on the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommended serving
size for 3- and 5-year olds. All portions were served in the same size bowl, and all food was weigh...
Is red wine just as heart-healthy without the alcohol?
...le subjects and four females consumed one moderate serving
of a "red wine" beverage which had been dealcoholized using a standardized process to preserve all of its essential flavonoids, including catechin. Half of the dealcoholized samples were reconstituted using only water, and the other half with a mixt...
A little help from below: naturally occurring microbes ready to lend a hand trapping radioactivity underground
...ows in globules around the microbes themselves. By serving
as seeds for crystal growth, the microbes might further accelerate the rate at which calcite forms. The researchers hope to begin field tests of the technique in two years. Before then, they must determine the rate at which calcite forms when the ...
Feel full on fewer calories
...gh energy density have lots of calories in a small serving
and are typically lower in water content. For example, a 100-calorie serving
of raisins, a high-energy density food, is only one-quarter cup. A 100-calorie serving
of grapes, a ...
Argonne biochips may halt tuberculosis epidemic
...s slide containing up to 10,000 tiny gelpads, each serving
as a mini test-tube. Attached to each gel pad is a shortstrand of DNA, the unique set of blueprints that determine the building blocksof every living species. The information in DNA is encoded in long sequences offour molecular units, or bases - aden...
Heart cells closely control their own oxygen supply
... the surrounding fluid that diffuse to the vessels serving
theheart and trigger them to constrict or dilate as needed to closely control theamount of oxygen-rich blood reaching the cells. The results stem from acollaborative project involving researchers at the University of PennsylvaniaMedical Center and th...
Sandia portable chemical sensor system promises new way of detecting underwater explosives
...to analyze. Ron assembled a team with Phil Rodacy serving
as the technical lead to developthe sensor system. They miniaturized the IMS, reducing it from a commerciallymade 30-pound shoebox size device to a five-pound unit that fits in a person'shand. When complete, the entire sensor system, including the IM...
Molecular muscle motor found to move backwards
... known as actin run through every cell in thebody, serving
as a kind of railroad along which another protein called myosintransports vital materials to locations throughout the cell. Until now,scientists believed that the fifteen known variants of myosin all moved in onlyone direction on the actin filaments,...
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