Tag: "eggs" at medical news
Fertilization Protein Structure To AID in Leukemia Treatment
...usly unknown relationship between a protein in the eggs
of a marine mollusk and a protein on the outside of human white blood cells. The work is published in the November issue of Nature Structural Biology. The egg protein is from the California sea snail, Aplysia californica , an animal us...
Compound In Meat Prevents Diabetes, Study Suggests
...s, and in lesser amounts in milk, yogurt, poultry, eggs
and cooking oil. "It looks just like corn oil, but maybe just a little clearer," she says. "It is in foods that are normally associated with saturated fats, but those foods can contain things that are good for you, too. The lesson here is that we sti...
Fast Food Can Speed Up Clogging Of The Arteries
...esterol -- cooked, fried or processedfoods, meats, eggs
and dairy products chief among them -- add to the overalloxidant load and can speed atherosclerosis. "With the popularity of fried foods and the widespread fast-foodindustry, oxidized fats are common in the Western diet and could contribute t...
Transmitting infertility from father to son
...que involves injectingsingle sperm into individual eggs
and transferring the resulting embryos intothe fallopian tube. ICSI is ideal for men with Y chromosome deletions becauseit requires only a few sperm, which usually can be retrieved from the patient'ssemen or testes. "Once only an experimental proced...
UCSF Center for Health and Community receives over $11 million for infertility treatment research
...best known of these technologies, involvesremoving eggs
from the ovary and attempting to fertilize them in the laboratory. The resulting embryo(s) are transferred into the uterus. Some couples use eggsor sperm from a donor. The grant, one of largest awarded by the National Institute of Child Health andH...
You have to break a few (hundred) eggs to make a good crystal
...Judge andhis team purified lysozyme extracted from eggs
obtained from a local egg farm.While one experiment run required only five dozen eggs, the full series ofexperiment consumed about 200 eggs. Judge and his team grew the crystals in trays with small plastic wells filledwith solutions containing a tra...
Raise eggs' vitamin D3 content sevenfold by adding more vitamin D to chicken feed
... D Washington, D.C. -- The vitamin D3 content of eggs
can be raised sevenfold bytripling the vitamin D i...s, the possibility of producing vitamin D-enriched eggs
is worthy ofconsideration," said Pirjo Mattila, Ph.D., senior researcher at the AgriculturalResearch...
Traditional Chinese diet helps ward off heart disease
... a small amount of meat, steamed fish or tofu. If eggs
are served, typically two are scrambled and four people will share them. In contrast, Chinese in mainland cities are consuming more meat and dairy products, and even enjoy ice cream -- a particular favorite of the younger generation. "It is our gr...
Scientists develop transgenic mouse that models Parkinson's, related disorders
...was inserted into fertilized mouse egg cells. The eggs
were then implanted into mice, which produced offspring expressing the gene in neurons. Among the offspring were animals with high levels of protein in the brain; these animals have been used to develop a colony of transgenic mice that consistently ...
Government asks UNC to develop school program about alcohol and birth defects
...ne day, students can observe how incubating shrimp eggs
in alcohol affects their development. We also plan to make the curriculum Web-based to allow students and teachers to access it off the Internet." The Carolina team will develop the curriculum over the next year with the help of local science teache...
Nutritional value of enriched egg yolks as a weaning food for infants
...o dietary intervention (control), regular eggs, or eggs
that had been enriched by feeding hens diets rich in n-3 fatty acids. At 6 months and 12 months of age, infant blood samples were obtained for measurement of DHA in red blood cells, iron status, and plasma cholesterol. In both breast-fed and formula...
Irregular periods in young women could be warning sign for later osteoporosis
...ian failure occurs when the ovaries stop producing eggs
and reproductive hormones well in advance of natural menopause. An estimated one percent of American women develop the condition by age 40. Most of the women who took part in the study reported a history of amenorrhea-absence of a menstrual period...
First pregnancies reported using a new, needle-free device for administering hormones to IVF women
...e-free device which is called a J-Tip. To retrieve eggs
from the ovary of a woman undergoing IVF treatment...researchers were able to retrieve an average of 12 eggs
each from 16 of the 20 women. The treatment of one patient was cancelled due to poor response, one w...
Grant of 20 million to establish the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative
... and defecation. In heavy infections, thousands of eggs
escape from the body daily, but do so by rupturing...ary blood vessels causing heavy blood loss. Those eggs
which do not escape become trapped in the liver, causing a blockage and extreme damage, eventually l...
Food irradiation is focus of two-day symposium, Aug. 19-20
...an chemical insecticides to kill insects and their eggs
in stored products, like grains. Chemical insecticides can leave the eggs
unharmed and allow them to mature inside your cereal box or flour canister. (The paper on this rese...
Dietary fat not linked to risk of stroke
...luding red meat, high fat dairy products, nuts and eggs
and found no significant link with stroke. "These findings do not support associations between intake of total fat, cholesterol, or specific types of fat and risk of stroke in men," conclude the authors....
No link between fat and stroke risk, Northwestern researcher finds
...luding red meat, high-fat dairy products, nuts and eggs
and found no significant link with stroke. In 725 documented new cases of strokes during the follow-up among the men in the study, including 455 ischemic strokes, 125 hemorrhagic strokes and 145 strokes of unknown type, there was no association foun...
Use eggs, not embryos, to derive stem cells, say researchers
...ation programmes discard hundreds of healthy human eggs
each year because they are immature or do not fert... to create embryos specifically for this work from eggs
that are currently discarded, rather than ask infertile couples to provide normal embryos that could...
OHSU study shows four daily servings of fruits & vegetables reduce breast cancer risk by half
...ighest fruit consumers. Consumption of six or more eggs
a week was also associated with a reduced risk of breast cancer. However, this finding has not been supported by other research studies. No association was seen between intake of soy or soy products and breast cancer risk. Botanical groupings were ...
Five more African countries to benefit from Schistosomiasis Control Initiative
...tine, feeding off the blood. Female worms lay many eggs
per day, which escape from the body back to the wa...and defecation. In heavy infections, thousands of eggs
escape from the body daily, but in doing so rupture capillary blood vessels causing heavy blood loss...