Tag: "diet" at medical news
Nutrition education with a food label focus helps diabetics over 65 meet treatment goals
...s can and will make the necessary changes in their diet
if they are offered appropriate support. Unfortunately, at present, Medicare will only pay for 10 hours of instruction per year which may not be enough to have a lasting effect, " Miller adds....
New research reveals that fibre can improve mood
...ed that those that regularly consumed a high-fibre diet
were less emotionally distressed; had fewer cognit...h commented, The physical benefits of a high-fibre diet
have been widely acknowledged amongst healthcare professionals for many years, however this is the f...
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer causes weight gain and increased body fat
...s. Smith says patients may be able to modify their diet
and exercise in order to offset these adverse effects of androgen deprivation therapy, but ultimately the long-term solution will be to develop better drugs for prostate cancer patients. "We need to develop improved strategies to prevent these side e...
Vitamin C reduces the odds of developing early-onset cataract
... to 73, and found that daily vitamin C intake from diet
and supplements during the previous 13-15 years ha..., a group of women nurses in the Boston area whose diet
and health information has been followed up biennially since 1976. The participants received detail...
Moderate alcohol consumption reduces cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women
...iods of 8 weeks each, consuming a typical American diet
that was prepared and served each day at the USDA ...tion Research Center in Beltsville, MD. A control diet
provided no alcohol, whereas a proportionate amount of energy in the other two diets was supplied by...
Study shows weight loss with an antidepressant medicine in combination with lifestyle intervention
... exercise regimen in addition to a reduced-calorie diet
(600 fewer calories per day than normally would be required to maintain the subjects current weight) facilitated by the use of a twice-daily meal replacement (Slim-Fast)* during the first 24 weeks, then once daily for the second 24 weeks. In additio...
Obesity growing threat to world health
... people often walked for days hunting bush food a diet
low in fat. Today their diet
consists of packaged and processed foods, imported by truck, while lifestyles of adults are sedentar...
Folic acid possibly a key factor in Alzheimers disease prevention
...ice with Alzheimers-like plaques in their brains a diet
that included normal amounts of folate, while a second group was fed a diet
deficient in this vitamin. . These mice are transgenic, meaning they were bred with mutant genes tha...
Childhood eating habits may persist into adolescence and lead to obesity
...f Nutrition. "It's being shown more and more that diet
and lifestyle in childhood and adolescence have a ... were more likely to maintain a high fat/high meat diet
suggesting that economic development in China has made expensive foods such as meat and cooking oils...
Study succeeds in closing gaps in heart attack care
...ubles the long-term risk of another heart attack) diet
counseling, with emphasis on low-fat diets; and referral for outpatient rehabilitation....
Cholesterol bad for brain too, UCSF study says
...art disease, she said. Adopting a low cholesterol diet
is the other proven and highly recommended way for people to reduce cholesterol to healthier levels, she added....
Majority of parents schedule child's first dental visit two years too late
...th appears. Early visits are crucial in assessing diet
and feeding patterns that may contribute to tooth decay, determining if such preventive measures as fluoride treatments are required and teaching parents to better understand and care for their childs teeth and gums, said John S. Rutkauskas, D.D.S., ...
As heart patients flock to alternative medicine, hazards may lurk
...one blood-thinning prescription medication and one diet
supplement that could reduce clotting. This particular statistic troubles Kline-Rogers and her colleagues most. In the study theyre now conducting, theyre asking heart patients about their use of prescription medications and CAM techniques, their int...
Hormone therapy may be most protective in women with healthiest blood vessels
... For the study, female monkeys were fed a high-fat diet
for two years to cause atherosclerosis. The researchers then measured fatty lesions in the animals blood vessels and designated the animals into three groups based on their levels of vessel disease. The ovaries of all monkeys were removed to induce m...
Effect of diet on risk of benign prostate disease in middle-aged men
...ase in risk. The authors suggest several roles for diet
in the development of BPH, including enhanced abdominal obesity due to a high calorie diet
and increased consumption of polyunsaturated fats. The associations of diet
with BPH were modest an...
High protein diet along with calcium and vitamin D increases bone mineral density
...r study of the affects on BMD of supplementation a diet
supplemented with calcium citrate and vitamin D in...promote bone health, whereas excess protein in the diet
may result in bone loss when calcium intake is low. The finding that BMD may be improved by increasi...
.... This has been blamed on everything from improved diet
to environmental contaminants. But African-American girls are developing even earlier than their white counterparts. About half of black girls in the US begin developing breasts or pubic hair by age 8, compared with just 15 per cent of white girls, o...
Fatty acid from fish oil fights arrhythmias, sudden death
... that study participants ate a Mediterranean-style diet
high in fruits, vegetables, olive oil and fish. Yet, despite the same healthy diet, those who received the n-3 PUFA supplements had fewer sudden deaths than those who did not. N-3 PUFA are essential fatty acids the body needs them to function prop...
Mammography: Does it save lives?
...re techniques, including self-exam, clinical exam, diet
The brain risks of binge drinking
... were given an alcohol-free yet calorie-equivalent diet
at the same rate. Several histological methods - such as amino cupric silver staining, fluoro-Jade B staining, hematoxylin and eosin staining, and transmission electron microscopy - were used to track the course, time points, and specific changes th...
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