Tag: "supplement" at biology news
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...tations at the meeting are published in the August supplement
of the journal Psychophysiology, available through the SPR office. Media representatives receive complimentary registration. To register, please contact the SPR office. Founded in 1960, SPR is an international scientific society with worldwide mem...
Surgeon General's report underscores the importance of new thinking on bone health
...sity of Arizona has found that the calcium citrate supplement
Citracal, which was used in the study, combined with weight-bearing and resistance exercises, provided significant improvement in bone mineral density (BMD) of postmenopausal women at specific important skeletal sites. Increasing bone mineral density...
Researchers tracking sources of arsenic contamination in water
...so two undergraduates are being added, thanks to a supplement
NSF grant to support undergraduate researchers (REU)....
Science survey ranks top biopharma employers
...f the journal, Science , will appear in a special supplement
of the 26 November issue. Similar to a 2003 Science ranking of biopharma employers, the 2004 survey sought to identify the companies with the best reputations as employers, based on 1162 survey responses from Science readers. This year, findings ...
Study reveals developing countries with recipe for thriving health biotech industries
...e a time. The study will be published as a special supplement
Mon. Dec 6 in Nature Biotechnology. The embargoed ...Genome Canada and others and published Dec. 6 in a supplement
to Nature Biotechnology, documents the development of successful health biotechnology sectors in det...
Vitamin E in plant seeds could halt prostate, lung cancer, says Purdue scientist
...e these anticancer properties, it may be better to supplement
the diet with mixed forms of vitamin E. The study ... cancer treatment, but also will show how we might supplement
the body with the vitamin to prevent cancer from developing in the first place. These questions will...
Highlights of January Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... percent) of parents reported some form of dietary supplement
use by their chronically ill children. While many ...ibed supplements. A total of 198 different dietary supplement
products were being used including vitamins, minerals, botanicals, amino acids, prebiotics/probiotic...
Mouse brain tumors mimic those in human genetic disorder
...ariety of complications including brain cancer. To supplement
their clinical research, Gutmann's team developed a mouse model in which the animals, like humans with the disease, have one abnormal copy of the gene for NF1 in every cell in their body, while specific support cells in the brain called astrocytes ha...
Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells
... a major loss of blood, the spleen is turned on to supplement
the bone marrow in replenishing your blood supply. We may find that the spleen kicks in to help with many more biological emergencies. What has been considered a practically unnecessary organ may actually provide critical healing cells," says Faust...
Journal of Nuclear Medicine Supplement summarizes current molecular radiotherapy
RESTON, Va.--A special supplement
to the Society of Nuclear Medicine's Journal of Nu...lecules Targeting DNA and non-DNA Targets." "This supplement
offers significant information for nuclear/molecular imaging professionals and deserves a place in y...
Green tea extract boosts exercise endurance 8-24%, utilizing fat as energy source
...cult to extrapolate from mice eating GTE as a food supplement
to a major leaguer or Olympic swimmer sipping green tea, the study's lead author, Takatoshi Murase said: "We estimate that an athlete weighing 75 kilograms (165 pounds) would have to drink about four cups (0.8 liter) of green tea daily to match the e...
Melatonin shrinks bird gonads. What does the popular supplement do in humans?
...ightshift workers to keep alert. Despite claims by supplement
manufacturers, however, melatonin has shown mixed results as a treatment for disease, whether insomnia, Alzheimer's disease or cancer. It is not recommended for children, for women trying to get pregnant or breast-feeding mothers. Bentley got interes...
PCRM develops world's first cruelty-free insulin assay
...l component-free, peptide- and protein-free, media supplement
as a replacement for calf serum--basically a synthetic formula with cofactors and trace elements that promote cell growth. Then, in collaboration with Linco Research of St. Charles, Missouri, Even successfully incorporated antibodies grown in the med...
Missing micronutrients - How best to nourish a child?
...s. But the children who received the 68-gram meat supplement
(2 ounces) also performed significantly better than all the groups on a test of problem-solving ability and fluid intelligence, said Lindsay H. Allen, director of the U.S. Agricultural Research Service's Western Human Nutrition Research Center, Davi...
Introduced foxes transformed vegetation on Aleutian Islands from lush grasslands to tundra
...aders in the mid- to late-18th century as a way to supplement
the declining harvest of sea otter pelts. But the practice escalated between the 1890s and the 1930s, when the U.S. government worked to establish fox farming businesses on the islands. Mostly arctic foxes and smaller numbers of red foxes were introd...
Joslin Diabetes Center announces new nutrition guidelines
...20-35 grams per day is recommended and an external supplement
may be needed. High-fiber foods include fruits, vegetables, whole grain cereals, breads, nuts and seeds. Fat: Approximately 30 to 35 percent of a person's daily calories should come from fat. Most should come from mono- and polyunsaturated fats, su...
Highlights of the May 2005 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...pplements in the United States alone. But although supplement
use is popular, "patterns of use are not widely un...nnaires about their children's vitamin and mineral supplement
intake beginning at six weeks of age up to 2 years. Results of the study included: Use of suppleme...
Rutgers' Tabasco Sauce connection
...lic Syndrome, one of five newly funded NIH dietary supplement
research centers. Center researchers will study th... its parts. This center is one of five NIH dietary supplement
research centers, jointly funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine a...
New NSF-AAAS report highlights 'learning communities,' other STEM educational strategies
...two-hour workshops with their peers. The workshops supplement
2-3 hours of traditional lectures per week. Though educators initially were skeptical about giving student-leaders such authority, "students' passion for and eloquence about being a peer leader quickly and easily convinced us that students can indee...
'Scientists@work' gives over 1800 Flemish students the chance to work in a biotech lab
... their experimental work in the proper context and supplement
it with background information in order to submit it to VIB as a final report. The response has been enormous: in October, over 1800 young people started a project, assisted by more than 100 project supervisors. 80 teams - totaling some 800 students...
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