Tag: "antioxidants" at medical news
Antioxidant may have adverse effects in head and neck cancer patients
...found an association between low dietary intake of antioxidants
and an increased risk of cancer, but trials that h...in Houston, review the current state of the use of antioxidants
for cancer chemoprevention. "The field of chemoprevention still remains an exciting area of research...
Nutritional supplement reduces need for traditional ulcerative colitis treatment
...pplement enriched with fish oil, soluble fiber and antioxidants
reduces reliance on traditional therapies for peop...plement which combines fish oil, soluble fiber and antioxidants
is safer and causes fewer side effects than many of the medications currently available to treat ulc...
Hemodialysis causes antioxidant loss leading to long-term complications
...gen species (ROS), or toxic compounds, and lack of antioxidants
to fight these toxins. In fact, the hemodialysis process can cause loss of these necessary antioxidants. Many ESRD and hemodialysis patients are in a state of chronic inflammation induced by the dialysis process which further enhances oxidative stres...
Researchers find that chocolate compound stops cancer cell cycle in lab experiments
..., and, like some other plants, are rich in natural antioxidants
known as flavonoids. These antioxidants
may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals, which are tho...
OHSU study finds ginkgo beneficial for MS symptoms
...medy for a variety of ailments. It contains potent antioxidants
called flavoglycosides that have been shown to have neuroprotective effects in animal models of spinal cord injury. It also has terpene-lactones that block a substance known as platelet activitating factor, which is important in regulating blood vess...
Can rice bran oil melt away cholesterol?
... the minimum dose of TRF that provided the maximum antioxidants
and effectively lowered cholesterol. The results: The most effective dose in rats was 8 IU kg/day. Extrapolated to humans, a person with an average body weight of 154 pounds would get around 560 IU, which is close to the 400 IU of Vitamin E nor...
Red delicious, Northern Spy apples have most antioxidants, chemists find
...hey say, pack a greater wallop of disease-fighting antioxidants
than other apples studied. The researchers, led by...ls that act like astringents are major sources of antioxidants
in apples, but which polyphenols are most active in the fruit has perplexed scientists. Tsao and his...
Baseball food and drink: Healthy chemistry scores a surprise hit
...howed decreased cholesterol levels, an increase in antioxidants
and reduced levels of fibrinogen, a clot-producing protein, according to the researchers. Anti-cancer compounds found in sauerkraut You might want to add a little more sauerkraut to your hot dog: The tangy topping, made from fermented cabbage, con...
Coffee is number one source of antioxidants
...aming cup of java is also the number one source of antioxidants
in the U.S. diet, according to a new study by rese... scientific society. "Americans get more of their antioxidants
from coffee than any other dietary source. Nothing else comes close," says study leader Joe Vinson, ...
Options for Parkinson's patients abundant
... the potency of dopamine in the brain and serve as antioxidants
to clean out neurotoxins resulting from other treatments. But while they have fewer side effects, they provide only modest relief from many symptoms. Support and education are critical when informing patients of a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, th...
Prevent prostate cancer with antioxidants? Gene pathway may reveal more clues
..., Pten, correlated with additional deregulation of antioxidants
and more profound accumulations of oxidative damag...uable tool for preclinical studies to test whether antioxidants
might be useful for prostate cancer prevention," Abate-Shen says and continuing studies will test an...
New nutritional challenges emerge for HIV care providers
...pacity to quench them, either with its own natural antioxidants
or with those obtained from the diet. The potentia...hat is the mechanism? Will dietary or supplemental antioxidants
help?" asks Tang. Another area of active research underway at Tufts and elsewhere relates to what T...
NASH clinical research network launches trial for treatment of liver disease in children
...esults from small pilot studies using metformin or antioxidants
for children with NAFLD appear to improve liver enzyme levels and may delay or possibly prevent the progression of NASH. The children participating in the TONIC trial will receive metformin as a treatment option because extensive safety and efficacy ...
Food for thought for winter, holidays
...Ida Red, pack a greater wallop of disease-fighting antioxidants
than other apples studied, reports a Canadian stud...have found that coffee is the number one source of antioxidants
in the U.S. diet; hot cocoa contains more antioxidants
per cup than tea or red wine, which provide s...
Health benefits of a Christmas brandy
...the greater the benefit. The key to its benefit is antioxidants
contained in the brandy that come mainly from copp...to the daily recommended intake of vitamin C. "The antioxidants
only make up only a small percentage of substances found in brandy, but they are a very important pa...
A few squares of dark chocolate a day may stave off artery hardening in smokers
...ts, or antioxidant levels. Dark chocolate has more antioxidants
per gram than other foods laden with the substances, such as red wine, green tea, and berry fruits, say the authors, who suggest that the beneficial effects of dark chocolate lie in its antioxidant content. "Only a small daily treat of dark chocolate...
Dietary intake of antioxidants associated with reduced risk of age-related macular degeneration
...tional data suggest that a high intake of specific antioxidants
from a regular diet may delay the development of AMD," the authors conclude....
Researchers discover new way to stimulate brain to release antioxidants
...ells in the brain and the spine to release natural antioxidants
that protect nerve cells from stress and free radi...rs were unable to induce release of these specific antioxidants
directly in nerve cells, at the site where damage and degeneration occurs. In stroke and various neu...
Daily diet of grapefruit minimizes risk factor for heart disease
...at the red variety generally has a higher level of antioxidants
than the white. But it's also possible that red grapefruit may contain currently unknown chemicals that are responsible for the observed triglyceride-lowering effect, she says. Additional studies are planned. Both the fresh fruit and the juice are b...
Understanding and nourishing the roots of food quality
...ease the concentrations of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants
in food through organic farming practices. Signif...ded by consumers to select foods naturally high in antioxidants
and vitamins will be summarized, emphasizing the need to also increase the number of daily servings ...
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