Tag: "calcium" at medical news
Added sugar displaces food groups lowering quality of preschooler diets
...ortion of children receiving an adequate intake of calcium
were low even at added sugar levels of less than 10 percent of calories." "These results suggest that the new National Academy of Sciences Dietary Reference Intake which sets a cut-point of 25 percent or less of calories from added sugar are reason ...
Substance in urine predicts development of preeclampsia
...er their chances of getting preeclampsia by taking calcium
supplements. In the current study, urinary levels of PlGF were significantly lower for the women who subsequently developed preeclampsia than they were for the 118 women who did not develop the condition. For the women who developed preeclampsia, ...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for January 2005 (first issue)
... precursor molecule of calcitonin, which regulates calcium
concentrations in the blood. Procalcitonin levels rise during bacterial infections but not during either viral infections or inflammatory reactions of a non-infectious origin. Serum levels of procalcitonin are very low in healthy individuals.) Oth...
UT Southwestern researchers find calcium intake contributing factor in formation of kidney stones
DALLAS Dec. 28, 2004 Individuals with either calcium
oxalate or calcium
phosphate kidney stones should not take extra calcium
on their own as suggested by previous research...
Certain high blood pressure combination therapies elevate risk for death from cardiovascular disease
Patients with high blood pressure who take calcium
channel blockers and diuretics have an increased r...angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and calcium
channel blockers. While previous research has indicated that diuretics are equal or superior to oth...
Silent risk of osteoporosis in men with prostate cancer
...e of therapies. Common prevention measures include calcium
and vitamin D supplements, regular exercise. Screening test such as the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan is also available. But, even now, there is no established national consensus guiding doctors of when and what to prescribe. Treatment ...
Success of new treatment halts international blood pressure drug trial
...compared with a newer treatment strategy using the calcium
channel blocker, amlodipine, and the angiotensin c... of cardiovascular benefits in favour of the newer calcium
channel blocker plus angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor treatment when compared with the beta-b...
Colon cancer screening with CT may also identify heart attack risk
...nt, we hoped that we could use the scan to measure calcium
deposit levels within the aorta and its branching ...ds showed a direct correlation between high aortic calcium
scores measured during the procedure and the nine patients who experienced heart attacks subsequent ...
Jefferson scientists use gene therapy to rescue failing hearts in animals
... a larger family of proteins called S100, binds to calcium
and is primarily found at high levels in muscle, p...rotein may be a link between energy production and calcium
signaling in the heart cell a crucial part of the process that makes the heart beat....
Researchers show the BEST way to reduce osteoporosis risk
...r bone mineral density (BMD) using two essentials: calcium
and weight-bearing exercise. Specially-trained Bal... (BEST) Study showed that a regimen of twice-a-day calcium
citrate supplementation (Citracal) and three-times weekly resistance training improved bone density...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...tion of transmitter release occurs with successive calcium
channel openings, but the molecules mediating the ... week, two papers examine the roles of presynaptic calcium
channels in facilitation. Voltage-dependent relief of G-protein-mediated channel inhibition of Cav2....
Chemoprevention backgrounder: Working for a future of cancer chemoprevention
...ds, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), calcium
compounds and selective estrogen receptor modulato...he effect of taking a combination of vitamin D and calcium
on the development of polyps in people who are an average risk for developing colon cancer. Previous...
Calcium channel blocker reduces adverse cardiovascular events in certain patients
channel blocker amlodipine decreases the risk of c...il 1999-April 2002). Patients received either the calcium
channel blocker amlodipine (10 mg); the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor enalapril (20 ...
The effect of osteoporosis drugs on osteoarthritis of the knee
...ore likely to be white, to be thinner, and to take calcium
supplements. The researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), one of the most sensitive techniques available for detecting soft tissue and bone changes, to assess the prevalence of bone abnormalities associated with knee OA. In addition...
Genetics testing saves health care dollars
...e thyroid and adrenals as well as abnormalities in calcium
control. As a result of initial genetic testing, which involved analysing DNA from seven people, another 40 family members did not require further genetic testing. That resulted in one-time savings of $4,800. Overall, 54 family members were e...
FOSRENOL (R) maintains bone health status of end-stage renal disease patients
...sphorus levels. Because FOSRENOL does not contain calcium
or aluminum, it meets the K/DOQI recommendations a...ed with secondary hyperparathyroidism and elevated calcium
phosphate product. Elevated calcium
phosphate product increases the risk of ectopic calcification. ...
New finding could make addiction treatment more effective
...ry generators of spindle waves are proteins called calcium
channels that are involved with cell communication...sumption has been shown to disturb the function of calcium
channels in the thalamus, a brain region involved in sleep. In the current study, Godwin and colleag...
New understanding of neural circuits may help development of thought-controlled prosthetic devices
...al activity in a nerve cell causes tiny amounts of calcium
ions to flow into the cell, and optical techniques...mount of light they give off depending on how much calcium
is around," says Fee. "So if we put some of this dye inside a nerve cell, we can see the cell flash ...
A controlled study of peripheral neuropathy after bariatric surgery
...h maximum weight loss, and taking multivitamin and calcium
supplements, to determine which factors were correlated with neurological complications. "People who had had bariatric surgery were significantly more likely to have PN than the people in the control group," Dr. Dyck said. "The most common PNs were c...
Research news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
...a significant increase in the use of vitamin D and calcium
supplements, and an increase in the consumption of...orosis medication and by increasing vitamin D and calcium
in their diets. These patients just need a bit of counsel." "In conclusion, the occurrence of a fra...
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