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Cancer Protection Compound Abundant In Broccoli Sprouts
...ssor of Pharmacology. Talalay's research team fed
extracts of the sprouts to groups of 20 femalerats for fivedays, and exposed them and a control group that had not received the extracts toa carcinogen,dimethylbenzanthracene. The rats that received the extracts developed fewertumors, and thosethat ...
More Bad News For Fast Food Fans
... of genetically similar rabbits. Both groups were fed
a low cholesterol diet but one group had a small amount ofoxidized cholesterol added. After only 12 weeks, the rabbits on the oxidizedcholesterol diet developed a 100 percent increase in fat deposits in theiraortas -- the major artery that carries b...
Fast Food Can Speed Up Clogging Of The Arteries
...f rabbits with similar genetic makeup. One set was fed
a higher amount of oxidized cholesterol. In study...s by 100percent in comparison to those rabbits not fed
the extra oxidized cholesterol. Co-authors include Xian-Mang Pan, Joseph H. Rapp and Kenneth...
Cereal Lessens Colon Cancer Risk
...rrant crypt cells in the colons of laboratory rats fed
a controlled diet ofextrusion-processed wheat bran, according to principal investigators WallaceYokoyama, Ph.D., of the USDA's Western Regional Research Center in Albany,Calif., and Paul Davis, Ph.D., Division of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism,Dep...
New "Body-Friendly" Fat Substitute Can Help To Transform
... Albany, Calif. conducted studies in which Nu-Trim fed
to test animals reduced their totalplasma cholesterol by 27%; and their LDL cholesterol by 36%--reductions thatexceeded those achieved in a control group in which the animals were fedunprocessed oats, he said. Dr. Yokoyama said his studies indicate ...
Fructose Consumption May Accelerate Aging: Skin's Elasticity And Softness May Be Affected
... The researchers' laboratory tests found that rats fed
fructose for a yearshowed significantly greater ag...nd Werman measured age-related alterations in rats fed
a balancedcommercial diet, water or a fructose solution for one year. They comparedthese rats to o...
New Chest Pain Evaluation Method Saves Lives, Prevents Costly HospitalizationFor Some Patients
...inic Emergency Room at SaintMarys Hospital will be fed
by satellite on Wed., Dec. 23, 1998 at 10 a.m. CST. Technical Information Wed., Dec. 23, 1998 Satellite Transmittal Information Ku-Band Satellite: Galaxy 7 Transponder: 14U (H) Channel 64 Downlink Frequency: 12005 MHz Audio: 6.2 and 6.8 MHz Long...
Insulin Resistance And Obesity Avoided In Genetically Modified Mice, As Reported In Science
...lin that characterizes type II diabetes, even when fed
an extremely highcalorie, high fat diet. The resul...robe the insulin signaling process, the scientists fed
bothnormal and knockout mice a diet extremely high in calories, 50 percent of whichwere from fat. As...
Lo-Cal Diet Slows Prostate Cancer In Animals, New Research Finds
...ird andfourth groups were fed
diets containing 20 percent and 40percent ...l,plus three other groups fed
30 percent fewer calories. The groups differed in the source of caloric res...
Inhibiting Growth Of New Blood Vessels Reduces Heart Disease Plaque In Mice
...research. The mice in this experiment were fed
a "Western diet," which is designedto mimic the cholesterol content of the typical diet eaten in the United States.The amount of plaque the mice developed was measured in the aorta, the largeartery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the...
Media Advisory: News Conference / Video And Audio Feed
... of News Conference: The news conference will be fed
viavideo and audio feed on Tuesday, May 18, 1999, ...udy's principal investigator and a patient will be fed
viavideo and audio feed on Tuesday, May 18, 1999, immediately following the newsconference. Tech...
Soy foods reduce risk of coronary heart disease
...low density lipoprotein) cholesterol. Subjectswere fed
a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet that doubled intake of soluble fibreand replaced most animal protein with vegetable protein from soy, other legumesand cereals, meat substitutes and vegetarian cold cuts. Compared to the low-fat control diet, the test ...
Weizmann Institute scientists develop a potential future treatment for myasthenia gravis
...erapeutic results with the same receptor fragments fed
to rats. "One of the major advantages of our approach is that genetically engineeredreceptor fragments appear to be safe," Fuchs says. "Besides, these fragments areeasy to manufacture, and the treatment is convenient to use." Developing immunological...
Breast fed babies are less likely to become obese children
...varia the team found that infants who were breast fed
exclusively for three to five months were more than a third (35 per cent) less likely to suffer from obesity by the time they reached school age. They conclude that the protective effect of breast feeding from obesity is more likely to be related to...
Study to test whether antibiotics can reduce heart disease risk
... animal models that would develop the disease when fed
a typical Americandiet. Wake Forest research helped pin down the role of various dietary fats andcholesterol in the development of atherosclerosis. Despite the research, scientists have only been able to explain abouthalf the heart disease wi...
UI study suggests variable effects of fetal alcohol syndrome on brain
...s, the team foundthat offspring of macaque mothers fed
170 - 270 milligrams (mg) of alcohol perdeciliter of blood (sufficient to bring blood alcohol concentrations to .17 to.27 mg percent) for several weeks or months had more axons in their corpuscallosums than did control animals. These axons conduct si...
Breast milk only for first four months helps protect against asthma and atopy
...ched this age, if they had been exclusively breast fed
for at least four months after they were born. Oddy et al speculate that the protective effect of breast feeding may operate in a number of ways. They also say that it is the age at which other milk was introduced into an infant's diet rather than th...
Alcohol researchers confirm molecular culprit of alcohol-induced liver damage
... at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) found that wild-type mice fed
alcoholcontinuously over four weeks exhibited liver pathology almost seven times assevere as that in genetically selected mice without the TNF-alpha receptor(TNF-R1). "This major increase in our understanding of the mechanisms of liver injurybrings ...
Researchers discover potential new approach to treating cystic fibrosis
...expression of the disease, large doses of DHA were fed
to the cystic fibrosismice for one week. The researchers found that administration of DHA not onlycorrected the lipid imbalance in affected organs but also reversed the signs ofcystic fibrosis in the pancreas, intestine, and lungs of the mice. ...
Media advisory: Mayo Clinic study shows increased incidence of migraines in women
...y Swanson, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist will be fed
onThursday, Oct. 21, 1999 at 11:35 a.m. EDT. The information is embargoed until 4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct.21, 1999. VIDEO AND AUDIO FEED / EMBARGOED INFORMATION ON WEBSITE TECHNICAL INFORMATION Satellite Coordinates Technic...
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