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FDA finds no strong link between tomatoes and reduced cancer risk

...ific research suggests that eating one-half to one cup of tomatoes and/or tomato sauce a week may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. [The] FDA concludes that there is little scientific evidence supporting this claim. In one of the accompanying editorials, Paul Coates, Ph.D., of the National Institutes...

Research finds evidence tropical cyclones have climate-control role

...ocean," Huber said. "It is like putting sugar in a cup of coffee. The sweetened coffee is more dense and will form a layer at the bottom of the cup. It needs to be stirred or agitated somehow to bring the sweet layer up to mix with the rest. The same thing is needed to mix ocean water. Dense water hangs ...

Not so contoversial anymore -- panel says moderate coffee drinking reduces many risks

...e research in neuropharamacology suggests that one cup of coffee can halve the risk of Parkinsons disease. Other studies have found it reduces the risk of Alzheimer's disease, kidney stones, gallstones, depression and even suicide. Dr. Coughlin and two distinguished researchers discussed some of the b...

Cherries may help reduce metabolic syndrome and heart disease risk factors

...ps of whole frozen cherries or a little more than cup of dried cherries. People with metabolic syndrome characterized by abdominal obesity (or belly fat), high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol levels, high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels are at greater risk for cardiovascular disease,...

Green tea and COX-2 inhibitors combine to slow growth of prostate cancer

PHILADELPHIA -- Drinking a nice warm cup of green tea has long been touted for its healthful benefits, both real and anecdotal. But now researchers have found that a component of green tea, combined with low doses of a COX-2 inhibitor, could slow the spread of human prostate cancer. In ...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 21, 2007

... states. The findings mean that consumption of 1 cup (about 200 milliliters) of coffee per day represen...years or one packet of sugar (5 grams) in a coffee cup the size of 400 Olympic-size pools. In the article, researchers explain that existing chemotherapy...

'Electric' fish shed light on ways the brain directs movement

...lerinas to the simple everyday act of picking up a cup of coffee. Using tools from robotics and neuroscie...s control of all movements, such as reaching for a cup of coffee. Without this sort of predictive control, your hand would knock the cup off the table ever...

Simple diagnostic test detects genetic signs of lung cancer in a patient's sputum

...ers asked each of the participants to cough into a cup first thing in the morning for three days. Investigators then examined the sputum with both traditional cytology and with fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH). The FISH technique uses fluorescently labeled single-strand DNA probes to bind to the ...

Plant potential in the pipeline

...nt about what you have done so far today -- made a cup of tea, driven to work, sent an e-mail or text" Each of those activities is dependent on oil, from fuel for transport to the plastic parts of your kettle, car, keyboard and mobile. Development of our high-impact consumer lifestyles is accelerating ...

Pediatrics study shows no link between juice and children's weight

... that would otherwise not be consumed. A one-half cup of juice is equivalent to one serving of fruit. The latest information about 100 percent fruit juice and how it fits into a healthy diet for children is available at www.fruitjuicefacts.org ....

UF experts: Decaffeinated coffee is not caffeine-free

...caffeine could easily reach the level present in a cup or two of caffeinated coffee," said co-author Bruc...ams to 13.9 milligrams. In comparison, an 8-ounce cup of drip-brewed coffee typically contains 85 milligrams of caffeine. In the study's second phase, sc...

Orange juice beverage fortified with plant sterols lowers indicators of heart disease risk

...male volunteers ate their normal diet, but added a cup of the juice beverage to their breakfast and dinner. Half of the group drank a reduced-calorie, sterol-fortified orange juice beverage, while the other half drank a juice beverage without sterols. Both beverages were provided by The Coca-Cola Company...

Dairy is necessary, even for lactose-intolerant children

...muffin, sliced fruit and yogurt in a clear bowl or cup for a balanced breakfast that is pleasing not only to the eye, but to the stomach as well....

'Portion distortion' may contribute to expanding waistlines, study reports

...o decades were all served from and consumed from a cup or bowl. For example, typical portions of orange juice were more than 40 percent larger in the present day study than they were 20 years ago. In nutritional terms, this larger amount of orange juice provides 50 additional calories and could equal a ...

Coffee, black, decaf and a little llama on the side

...ntigrade) -- about the temperature of a really hot cup of coffee. A similar antibody produced from mice b...hat people could carry with them," An eight-ounce cup of regular coffee has about 80 to 280 milligrams of caffeine, and a similar-sized cup of black tea c...

Vinegar increases killing power of bleach

...ed bleach." Miner recommends first diluting one cup of household bleach in one gallon of water and then adding one cup of white vinegar....

Red grapefruit appears to lower cholesterol, fight heart disease

...beneficial, Gorinstein and her associates say. One cup of fresh grapefruit is roughly equivalent to half a cup of juice. Grapefruit is known to interact with certain medications sometimes adversely so the resea...

Experts find better way to scrub milking hardware

... set-up basically comprises a rubber-lined suction cup that milks the cow and transfers the milk to a central refrigerating tank, through a series of pipes. At day's end, the whole system is cleaned in a four-step process: first the pipes are rinsed with warm water to remove the milk. Then they are flush...

Ability to capture large prey may be origin of army ants' cooperative behavior

...behaviorist Sean O'Donnell was having an afternoon cup of coffee when a giant earthworm exploded out of the leaf litter covering the jungle floor in an Ecuadorean nature preserve. The worm, later measured at nearly 16 inches long, was pursued by a column of hundreds of raiding army ants that quickly par...

Scientists develop 'clever' artificial hand

...d know how tightly to grip an object like a coffee cup without dropping it, but not so tightly that it's crushed. It'll also have an integrated slip-sensor which will tell the hand if something is beginning to slip out of its grip so it can grip slightly harder. It'll be quite a clever system."...

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