Tag: "supplements" at biology news
NIH told regular and moderate exposure to sunlight is the key to preventing chronic disease
... possible should be a top priority. "Taking diet supplements
or drinking foods that have been fortified with Vitamin D is too often inadequate since a patient would have to drink the equivalent of 10 days of fortified milk or orange juice every day. Only regular and moderate exposure to sunlight fulfills the ...
Researchers urge caution over using ginseng in early pregnancy
...xtract of ginseng are placed on the market as food supplements
and are available over the counter. Manufacturers are not required to submit proof of safety and efficacy before marketing. He said that their study showed that the reduction in morphological score was dependent on the dose. It was therefore possibl...
Asthma patients cautioned about melatonin
... patients with asthma should avoid using melatonin supplements
until more is known about their safety." Melatonin...person with asthma should be cautious about taking supplements
that would further raise their melatonin blood levels."...
Sex-based and women's health research gain $150,000
...scitalopram treatment of women with PPD. Estrogen supplements
may expedite the clinical recovery of women receiving escitalopram. "Between 10 and 15 percent of women suffer from PPD, and although these women respond well to pharmacological treatments, the latency of treatment response could have a deleterious e...
Common nutrients fed to pregnant mice altered their offspring's coat color
...y by feeding their mothers four common nutritional supplements
before and during pregnancy and lactation. Moreover, these four supplements
lowered the offspring's susceptibility to obesity, diabetes and cancer. Results of the study are pub...
Genetic clue links selenium to breast cancer prevention
...ng what version of the gene a person has, selenium supplements
may someday be prescribed accordingly. "By having a 'fingerprint' in the gene that allows one to distinguish between genes that may be associated with a greater risk of cancer, we naturally start thinking about the potential for diagnosis," Diamond ...
Eat your whey: It may protect against prostate cancer
...and eggs. While whey protein supplements
have become popular among body builders, Bomser and his colleagues say that most people living in the United States already get plenty of protein in their diet, so adding an additional pr...
Pro-vitamin supplement may increase cancer risk in smokers and drinkers
...R, NH Smokers and drinkers who take beta-carotene supplements
to help prevent cancer may actually increase their...d a placebo. "The key point of the study was the supplements
had different effects, depending on the smoking and drinking habits of the subjects," Baron said. "...
IUPAC report- Natural and synthetic substances
...compounds are raised in topics ranging from herbal supplements
and medicinal agents to chemical warfare. Natural compounds typically have complex structures not easily obtained by synthetic chemistry. Often however, the natural compound needs to be modified synthetically to enhance its desirable medicinal prope...
Adolescent girls who consume more calcium weigh less
... she ate and drank and any calcium or multivitamin supplements
she took. A researcher recorded the girl's weight and the amount of fat at the iliac, just above the hipbone near the belly button. This skin fold thickness is a measure of abdominal fat. As expected, girls who consumed more total calories and exe...
Virginia Tech inventions, creations can improve lives
...re application. TASCO-EXTM and TASCO-14TM are feed supplements
fed directly to livestock....
Folic acid-iron supplements reduce risk of low birth weight
Multiple vitamin supplements
during pregnancy may not be any more effective than folic acid-iron supplements
in reducing the risk of low birth weight babies, according to the results of a study by researchers ...
Supplements that increase the effects of resistance exercise identified
...eir medicine cabinets. A new study has identified supplements
that increase the benefits of resistance exercise,...supplements. The compiled list contained about 250 supplements
and was used to search the literature. The search was confined to clinical trials only. Titles were...
Why we are what we eat: New links between our biology and food choices
...nt this type of damage. The popularity of dietary supplements
in modern western cultures seems to be part of an ancient and widespread practice, according to Johns. "Everybody sort of looks at using natural health products as really unusual, but from the point of view of someone who has worked with traditional ...
Folic acid supplements not linked to multiple births
...ide strong evidence that women who take folic acid supplements
during pregnancy do not have an increased likelihood of having a multiple birth. Folic acid supplements
are recommended for women of childbearing age to prevent neural tube defects--such as spina bifida a...
NIH to host conference on dietary supplement use in the elderly
...r on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Dietary supplements
encompass a wide range of products, including vita...c data available on safety and efficacy of dietary supplements
varies enormously, ranging from folklore to facts. For some supplements, recommended levels for the ...
Wetlands clean selenium from agricultural runoff
...rmers there actually feed their livestock selenium supplements
to keep them healthy." Terry noted that the air in the northern hemisphere already contains about 10,000 metric tons of volatile selenium from volcanoes, soil and plants. "The amount of dimethyl selenide released by wetlands would be negligible in c...
Identification of genes causing defects in vitamin B12 metabolism
...patients can be treated with high dose vitamin B12 supplements
and a diet that is low in protein. "This research will lead to better understanding of the disorder and provides hope to those families living with this disease," adds Kathy Stagni, Executive Director of the Organic Acidemia Association, a nonprofit ...
Study of menopausal women finds no benefit from hormone therapy and antioxidant vitamins
...f vitamins have suggested that antioxidant vitamin supplements
might not be helpful, the trend toward more deaths found in WAVE was unexpected.," said David Waters, M.D., WAVE principal investigator, chief of cardiology at San Francisco General Hospital and professor of medicine at the University of California, ...
Council for Responsible Nutrition questions WAVE study conclusions
...t there is broad scientific consensus that dietary supplements
of vitamins E and C are safe in the general popula...dietary supplement form, either in single nutrient supplements
or in multivitamins....
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10