Tag: "nutritional" at medical news
Can We Prevent Hearing Loss In Elderly Women?
...ws that age-related hearing loss may be related to nutritional
status. A recent assessment of 55 women between 60...While it is too soon to know if the modificationof nutritional
factors will influence how hearing changes with age, we will continue our research with the goal of ...
Lo-Cal Diet Slows Prostate Cancer In Animals, New Research Finds
... "We now need to conduct nutritional
studies in menwith early prostate cancer to learn if dietary changes canalter the course of their disease, and if so, whether it isrelated in some way to tumor angiogenesis," ...
Preliminary Study Proves Centuries Of Herbalists Right About Echinacea
...dy of the popular herb's effects on healthy men,UF nutritional
scientist Susan Percival found that echinacea stimulatedwhite blood cells, which fight infection. "I expected to find what I found," said Percival, a researcher in UF'sInstitute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. "The literature is scarce,mostly Germ...
PAHO To Provide $1 Million For Cholera Programs In Central America
...lth services, water systems, basic sanitation, and nutritional
assistance; reduction of the emotional impact; strengthening of vector control programs; bolstering of immunization programs, and prevention and control of contagious diseases. The Pan American Health Organization, founded almost 100 years ago, works...
UCSF Study Finds DHEA Benefits Cardiovascular Function
... Though DHEA has become increasingly popular as a nutritional
supplement,there is still a lot of scientific work that needs to be done to make sure thehormone is both safe and beneficial, Zellner said.No human studies examining the cardiac effects of DHEA have been completed,which is essential before any recomm...
The Dangers Of Advertising Drugs On The Internet
...ude that the uncontrolled advertising of drugs and nutritional
supplements in electronic media such as the internet is a potential health hazard. Contact: Dr Uwe Trger, Resident in Clinical Pharmacology or Professor Frank Meyer, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Otto-von-G...
Old Drugs, New Tricks
...s as a messenger, allowing the bodyto adapt to its nutritional
environment (especially ingestion of large amountsof fat). Fibrates, synthetic compounds that bind to this receptor, stimulatePPARa activity and thereby reinforce its lipid-lowering action. The INSERM researchers showed that PPARa receptors are also...
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic Threatens Developing Countries, Global Economy
...nlife expectancy due to declines in infectious and nutritional
deficiencydiseases and the improved economic condi...lso are battling pre-industrialized infectious and nutritional
deficiencydiseases. In 1990 cardiovascular disease caused an estimated 5.3 million deaths in...
Benefits Of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks
...-a-half pounds," said David Levitsky, professor of nutritional
sciences and of psychology in the Division of Nutritional Sciences and Department of Psychology at Cornell and a nationally known expert on the control of obesity. That amount of weight lost after one year of taking the drug daily rather than a place...
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