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Duke Study Suggests New Class Of Drugs Could Bypass Leptin Loop
...the hypothalamus, a brain structure that regulates food
intake and metabolism,among other functions. When ... neurons, it sends asignal to the body to decrease food
intake. In addition, the Duke team showed that leptin alsostimulates the sympathetic nervous system ...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
...s such as modest exercise or changing the kinds of food
we eat from having an average of 34 percent of total calories from fat to an average of 25 percent of calories from fat can easily produce a deficit equal to or greater than the amount of weight lost by chronically taking diet pills. We also know the...
Common Carbohydrates May Prove To Be Substitute For Dietary Fiber
...tter things, because they select for-- they become food
for -- the same bifidobacteria and lactobacilli, whichare good bacteria in the bowel. You get the same preventable substrate tothe large bowel. The foods with oligosaccharides also are more pleasing,and you don't have to eat as much to get the same d...
New Approach To Multidrug Resistance
... example, those involved in cellstructure or basic food
metabolism -- are less vulnerable to damage than genesinduced in response to external signals -- such as hormone fluctuations or anincursion of foreign chemicals. Because the gene for P-glycoprotein isinducible, activated by cues from its environmen...
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory collaborates with USDA in development of pasteurization process
...ut heating liquid foods to temperatures that cause food
deterioration. The ERRC is collaborating with PPPL because of the Laboratory's extensive experience in the application of RF and microwave radiation to the study of plasmas. The Laboratory has particular expertise in optimizing the absorption of RF ...
Poor Heart Disease Patients Pay More For Medications, Get Less Preventative Care
...es down toa choice between paying the rent, buying food
or taking medications, themedication is going to g...," Tung said. "Noone should have to choose between food
and medication." Duke researchers Lai Choi Lam, Nancy Clapp-Channing, Barbara Lytle, Drs.Re...
Acceptability Of Alternative Health Care Growing In U.S.
...ions and form associations with natural and health food
stores. While metropolitan areas contain the highest number of alternative practitioners,nonmetropolitan, urbanized areas have the highest number of alternative practitioners per capita.That finding from Alan Osborne's research in California...
Some Young Children May Grow Out Of Peanut Allergy
...peanut allergy should be evaluated by a specialist food
allergy unit, as the allergy may not be as severe as initially assumed. Hourihane et al cite previous research which suggests that changes in the dietary habits of the British population towards vegetarianism and the increasing use of peanut butte...
Emerging Pathogens And Safety Of Fresh Produce Key Issues Facing Food IndustryAnd Scientists
...ify, prevent, and control viruses and parasites in food
and water. Included will be an overview of the mos...ssed. Viruses and parasites may be transmitted to food
viacontaminated water where seafood is harvested, drinking water, water used for irrigation, or wate...
Effective Obesity Treatment Likely To Require Targeting Of Multiple Weight
...uthors focus on the molecular signals that control food
intake.The research review shows that the body has numerous integrated and redundantsystems for regulating weight, and that many pathways in the central nervoussystem participate in responding to signals informing the brain about the fatcontent of th...
Products For Weight Loss Or Increased Energy Can Be Deadly, Warn Poison Control Experts
... dietary supplementproducts are considered neither food
nor drugs from a legal standpoint. "Therefore, they are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Manufacturers are solely responsible for product quality, and toxicity may berelated to product impurities, contaminants, or high levels of act...
More Bad News For Fast Food Fans
...essed foods, which constitutethe bulk of many fast food
menus. The results of the study, which appears in ...popularity of fried foods and the wide-spread fast food
industry,oxidized fats are common in the Western diet and could contribute to heartdisease," says St...
A Change In Climate May Mean More Than Creaky Joints: Symposium At ESA Annual Meeting Will Examine Linkages Between Ecological Change And Human Health
... about the mice. - Exactly. Rain means more mouse food
and more mice means another Hantavirusoutbreak. F...atural History will discuss theeffect of disrupted food
production systems on populations susceptible todisease and malnourishment. The implication is: ma...
New "Body-Friendly" Fat Substitute Can Help To Transform
... U.S. Food andDrug Administration requirements for food
products that can be advertised asgood for the hea...s, Oatrim and Z-Trim. Oatrim iswidely used in the food
industry, and Z-Trim is in the process of beinglicensed. But neither of these products qualify for ...
New 'Body-Friendly' Fat Substitute
...Products, which produces cookies for several major food
marketers. Who George E. Inglett, Ph.D, Lead Scientist National Center forAgricultural Utilization Research, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) U.S.Department of Agriculture (USDA), Peoria, Ill. Kathleen Warner, Ph.D., Research Leader Nati...
Jefferson Physician Warns Further Study Of DHEA's Safety Needed
...llege cautions that a natural hormone and popular food
supplement believed by many to have anti-aging pro...te cells. DHEA is a popular item sold in health food
stores for its purported protective properties against such age-related diseases as cancer, heart d...
Electronic Nose Inspects Cheese, Hints At Human Sense Of Smell
... of this technology for the food
industry, this research may one day help scientist... W. James Harper, professor of food
science and technology at Ohio State, explained that most companies employ hu...
Penn State Chemist Identifies New Lime Aroma Component
...esult from complexinteractions, Chisholm adds. A food
odor can often become significantlydifferent if just one constituent is changed or absent. Chisholm notes that 7-methoxycoumarin had been reported in lime oilpreviously but only as one of several solid components of the peel, not as anodorant...
6,000 Pharmaceutical Scientists Convene November 15-19 In San Francisco
... recently made its way into mainstream health food
stores and is being marketed as a naturally occurring "Fountain of Youth." The problem: The natural drug is converted to testosterone and can have unsightly, even dangerous side effects. The latest research s...
Restaurant Meats Higher In Suspected Carcinogens
may be better for your health than steak from a re...ompounds in restaurant-prepared meats than in fast food
meats. Suspected cancer-causing compounds known as heterocyclic amines, oftenformed during c...
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