Tag: "meat" at medical news
Cattle: Latest Weapon In The War On Cancer?
...le new product to Australia's$4 billion cattle and meat
industry. "Overseas scientists have demonstrated ... GAGs æ so the value-addingpotential for the meat
industry is considerable," Dr Harper says. "The real challenge is to identify which of the GAGs are...
Polish Dumpling-Like Particle Has Potential In Drug Delivery
...after a popular Polish dumpling filled either with meat
or sweets. While the Polish knedel is a sumptuous taste treat, the Washington University knedl is a synthetic nano-sized particle that its creators hope someday will be the carrier of drugs or genes for biomedical applications and therapies. Karen...
Cherry Hamburgers Lower In Suspected Carcinogens
... unusualcombination. Adding cherries to hamburger meat
retards spoilage and reduces the formation ofsuspe...ation alsocauses discoloring and texture change of meat
during storage. In the study, MSU researchers found that ground beef patties containing15 pe...
Soy foods reduce risk of coronary heart disease
...etable protein from soy, other legumesand cereals, meat
substitutes and vegetarian cold cuts. Compared to the low-fat control diet, the test diet significantly lowered totalcholesterol levels, LDL cholesterol and the ratios of good to bad cholesterollevels. "Dietary strategy needs to be broadened to inclu...
Moooooove over, chicken! Study shows lean red meat can play a role in low-fat diet
For years, physicians have avoided red meat
when designing heart-healthy dietsfor their patien...e randomly assigned to consume 80 percent of their meat
intake fromlean red meats (beef, veal or pork) for five to seven days a week for ninemonths, or to e...
National Cancer Institute to support statewide UNC-CH colon cancer study
.... Diets high in fat and thosethat include a lot of meat
-- especially grilled meats - appear to boost therisk of colon cancer, research indicates. Many volunteers for Sandler's study already have shown interestparticipating in the new work as well, Campbell said. They will be randomlyassigned to f...
New sterol spread can reduce bad cholesterol
...ters are similar to cholesterol, which is found in meat
and dairy products. But sterols are derived from plant oils. The substances are structurally similar to cholesterol so they interfere with cholesterol absorption in the intestines. The good news is that the sterol spread seems to lower LDL -- low-d...
Traditional Chinese diet helps ward off heart disease
.... In Pan Yu, villagers consumed about 13 grams of meat
protein daily per 1,000 calories, along with about...co, westernized Chinese consumed about 24 grams of meat
protein, 51 grams of dairy products, 117 grams of vegetables and 37 milliliters, or less than a quar...
Undercooked meat is chief cause of parasite infection in pregnancy
Eating undercooked, raw or cured meat
during pregnancy is the main risk factor for the c...uthors found that eating raw, undercooked or cured meat
contributed to between 30 percent and 63 percent of infections. Contact with soil contributed to up...
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory wins three R&D 100 awards
...nt approval of irradiation to kill bacteria in red meat
expands the need for an accurate, inexpensive way to measure how much radiation food and other products are getting. Licensed to Sunna Systems Inc., of Richland, Wash., this dosimeter technology offers instantaneous readings that can be repeated. T...
Environment contributes to drug tolerance
...spects," he says. Much like a butcher working in a meat
freezer who isn't affected by the cold while at work but can feel cold at home, Cepeda-Benito says, the body, over time, begins to prepare itself, through learning, for the environment it is used to consuming the drugs in, resulting in a lessening of...
New Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid helps you lose weight and keep it off!
...quals 70 calories. That is 1/3 cup beans, 3 ounces meat
or fish or 1 cup skim milk. Fats, the fourth level of the pyramid, includes heart-healthy olive oil, nuts, canola oil and avocados (3-5 servings/day). One serving of fat equals 45 calories. That is 1teaspoon oil or 1 tablespoon nuts. Sweets form the ...
Imperial statistician estimates size of French BSE epidemic
...ed animals are likely to have been slaughtered for meat
this year in France, where no age restriction for ...t tissue from the central nervous system in French meat
and bonemeal was banned in mid-1996, it is too soon to judge the effectiveness of this ban. Dr Donn...
Toward a better burger: "Where's the selenium?"
...rofitability to producers," Finley said. While red meat
has been widely implicated as a risk factor for certain cancers, including cancer of the prostate and others, researchers believe these risks could be ameliorated somewhat by the substitution of high selenium beef for low selenium beef, Finley sugges...
Science, engineering and technology news tips -- August 2001
... of human disease in England were likely caused by meat
contaminated with BSE prions. But in some cases, the prions are incompatible. For example, mouse prions can attack hamsters, but hamster prions do not thrive in mice. The UC Davis team used their model to see what would happen if incompatible, forei...
Team studies use of Sandia technology to ensure 'farm-to-fork' safety of the nation's food supply
... cream may also have the potential for sanitizing meat
cutters equipment and sanitizing cattle trucks and poultry houses. One Kansas State food scientist doing research with the foam found a complete kill of unattached cells of common food-born pathogens. The real test will come when the foam is used on ...
Childhood eating habits may persist into adolescence and lead to obesity
...ilies 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 more affordable. This also may suggest that with the rise in living standards, thos...
Primate bushmeat : Populations exposed to simian immunodeficiency viruses
...n the rainforests, and subsequently sold for their meat
on markets in Yaound, surrounding villages and logging concessions, or kept as pets were tested for hiv cross-reactive antibodies. Strong serological reaction, indicating infection by an SIV, was found in 16.6% of the monkeys sampled. Out of 16 speci...
Fatty acid from fish oil fights arrhythmias, sudden death
...tein without the high saturated fat found in fatty meat
Soy protein in the diet produces health benefits, regardless of isoflavone content
...itute. Low-fat soymilk and a variety of soy-based meat
substitutes such as soy hot dogs and tofu burgers took the place of the usual protein sources in the two soy protein-containing diets. Body weight, blood lipids, and blood pressure were measured before and after each diet. After each soy diet, total...
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