Tag: "fatty" at medical news
Mayo Clinic study links gene to heart disease marker
...herosclerosis disease process, the accumulation of fatty
plaques in arteries that can lead to heart attack or stroke. CRP, a protein marker of inflammation, has recently been recognized as a significant factor in understanding cardiovascular disease. IL-1, a primary regulator of inflammation, wound healing...
Heart health should be the front line of diabetes care
...or people with diabetes should be low in saturated fatty
acids and cholesterol to keep LDL cholesterol levels down. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) notes that there is no diabetic diet but the ADA offers a series of principals that should be followed, which include reduced protein intake in those...
Calcification of breast blood vessels may predict stroke risk
...um. Although attention has tended to focus on the fatty
buildup, recent studies have begun to explore a possible relationship between the amount of calcification and the risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke. Besides assessing stroke risk, the researchers also sought to determ...
Mercury ups heart disease risk
...ase, systolic blood pressure, weight and intake of fatty
acids and antioxidants. The men who scored in the ...of the group. Atherosclerosis is the build-up of fatty
plaque in arteries and is the underlying process that causes cardiovascular disease. Previous studi...
Choline prevents liver failure in patients on IV nutrition
Research has shown that fatty
liver, a condition associated with obesity, diabet...dicine at Northwestern University, have shown that fatty
liver can be prevented with the addition of the nutrient choline, a component of lecithin. The conn...
Fatty acid from fish oil fights arrhythmias, sudden death
DALLAS, April 9 Daily supplements of a fatty
acid found in fish oil halves the risk of sudden d...udy found that 1 gram daily of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty
acids (PUFA) found in fish oil and known also as omega-3 fatty
acids significantly reduced the ris...
Hormone therapy may be most protective in women with healthiest blood vessels
...earliest stages of atherosclerosis, the buildup of fatty
deposits in the vessels, showed the most benefit f...use atherosclerosis. The researchers then measured fatty
lesions in the animals blood vessels and designated the animals into three groups based on their lev...
Science backs Cod Liver Oil as cure for arthritis
...tion. Professor Caterson explains that the Omega-3 fatty
acids in Cod Liver Oil work by switching off the a...sity reported findings suggesting that the Omega-3 fatty
acids in Cod Liver Oil can reduce cartilage degradation and inflammation in arthritic disease. Our ...
Study: quality of neighborhood tied to coronary heart disease
... might also occur between stress, for example, and fatty
foods, automobile exhaust emissions or other factors. Dr. Gerardo Heiss, professor of epidemiology at UNC, is principal investigator for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County site. Chambless serves as director of the ARIC studys coordinating and data mana...
New pilot study suggests flaxseed and low-fat diet can be protective against prostate cancer
... and is the richest source of plant-based, omega-3 fatty
acids.Studies suggest that dietary fiber reduces cancer risk, and omega-3 fatty
acids also have shown aprotective benefit against cancer. Flaxseed is also a rich source of lignan, ...
The nations leading liver researchers to reveal findings in hepatitis C, liver transplantation, toxicity in AIDS patients
...d to discontinue their drug regimens. Nonalcoholic fatty
liver disease affects nearly 1 in 4 in the United ...ent scientific evidence suggests that nonalcoholic fatty
liver disease (NAFLD) can progress to liver fibrosis and eventually to cirrhosis. In Europe and Asia...
DDT, PCBs not linked to higher rates of breast cancer, an analysis of five Northeast studies concludes
...tates until the 1970s and accumulate in the body's fatty
tissues and thus can be found in human blood and breast milk many years after exposures. The principal author of the analysis, Francine Laden, Sc.D of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, said, "We found that the combined results from these five s...
NCEP issues major new cholesterol guidelines
...total cholesterol, HDL, and triglycerides, another fatty
substance in the blood. The prior recommendation called for initial screening with a test for only total cholesterol and HDL. The guidelines advise healthy adults to have a lipoprotein analysis once every 5 years. A new level at which low HDL be...
Enzyme could provide continual fat burning
...cing malonyl-CoA, which is key to the formation of fatty
acids and to fat burning. Wakil, chairman of Baylo...he formation of the long carbon chain component of fatty
acids. The other pool associated with ACC2 regulates the transfer of fatty
acids to the mitochondria...
Bad habits, non-cholesterol risk factors in youth linked to fatty plaques
...moking, high blood pressure or obesity already had fatty
streaks and artery-clogging plaques in the abdomin... cells in the inner lining of the artery, called a fatty
streak. The second stage is a thickened plaque covering a fatty
core that gradually blocks the arte...
Sleepyheads, snorers face risk of stroke
...presence of carotid artery stenosis, a build-up of fatty
material leading to narrowing of the principal arteries to the neck and head. Carotid artery stenosis is itself an indicator of a higher risk of stroke. After adjusting for the other variables, the researchers found no association between caroti...
Widely used anti-bacterial inhibits parasites that cause malaria and toxoplasmosis
...n as "FabI," that bacteria need to manufacture the fatty
acids used in cell membranes. Because animals pos...nzyme inhibitors they are investigating to disrupt fatty
acid synthesis at multiple points, a strategy that could prevent or delay the development of resista...
Encouraging one year results in vessel growth factor trial
...the heart in people whose arteries are narrowed by fatty
deposits. Such deposits reduce the flow of blood ...es, these new vessels might speed up the growth of fatty
deposits or make them more likely to rupture and cause a heart attack. That scenario also failed to...
First human studies promising for popular nutritional supplement
...tritional supplement, CLA is a naturally occurring fatty
acid. Found in many dairy products and in beef, its biological activity has been studied intensively since it was discovered more than a decade ago. In animal studies, CLA has been found effective in fighting several types of cancer, atherosclerosis ...
In initial gene therapy trial, Jefferson scientists report successful gene transfer in Canavan disease
...erve fibers in the brain. The myelin sheath is the fatty
covering surrounding the nerve cells that acts as an insulator. The disease is caused by a genetic flaw in which an enzyme fails to be produced. Symptoms of Canavan disease, which appear in early infancy and progress quickly, may include mental retar...
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