Tag: "green" at medical news
Green tea holds promise as new treatment for inflammatory skin diseases
...d overproduction of skin cells. Those treated with green
tea showed slower growth of skin cells and the pre...lting lesions form. Animal models treated with green
tea also showed reduced levels of proliferating cell nuclear antigen, a gene expressed when skin cel...
American Cancer Society to hold third annual Virtual Relay For Life in Second Life
...k, 365 days a year. The headquarters also features green
space and gardens to showcase user-created art that expresses the personal fight against cancer. Already we have existing peer-to-peer Second Life cancer support groups coming to us to use the facility and our resources. We are certain that going ...
Organic farming can feed the world, U-M study shows
...of synthetic fertilizers. They found that planting green
manures between growing seasons provided enough nitrogen to farm organically without synthetic fertilizers. Organic farming is important because conventional agriculture---which involves high-yielding plants, mechanized tillage, synthetic fertiliz...
Spuds that like you -- in your summer salad
...ch, such as cold boiled potatoes, legumes, grains, green
bananas, pasta and cereals About 10% of the starch eaten by human is resistant starch - starch that is not digested in the small intestine and so is shunted into the large intestine where it ferments. Starch consumption is thought to reduce the risk...
Adult brain cells rediscover their inner child
...e progenitor cells. Any freshly made nerves glowed green
and become permanently marked for later identification. "In essence, we stamped a birth date on new adult nerve cells," says Hongjun Song, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins' Institute for Cell Engineering. "The brief height...
Green tea may protect the bladder from becoming inflamed
... a preliminary study that looked at the ability of green
tea to protect bladder cells from inflammation. Th...(AUA) in Anaheim, Calif., found that components of green
tea protected bladder cells from damage in culture. The study is Abstract 299 in the AUA proceedings...
Scientists develop method to track immune system enzyme in live animals
... his colleagues created transgenic mice that had a green
fluorescent protein derived from jellyfish fused to the AID enzyme. In these transgenic animals, B cells express the tagged enzyme during the immune response. In a second mouse strain, Casellas and coworkers expressed permanently a yellow fluorescent...
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
...such as broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower and green
cabbage. Past studies have shown that consumptio...ables, (broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower and green
cabbage) from a local store and transported them to the laboratory within 30 minutes of purchasing. ...
Green tea extract protects against brain damage in new mouse model of HIV-related dementia
Tampa, FL (May 1, 2007) -- A compound derived from green
tea greatly diminished the neurotoxicity of protei...ychiatry, "These findings suggest that EGCG, the green
tea-derived compound, may represent a new and natural compound for the prevention and treatment of t...
Pistachios lower cholesterol, provide antioxidants
...nd provide the antioxidants usually found in leafy green
vegetables and brightly colored fruit, according to a team of researchers. "Pistachio amounts of 1.5 ounces and 3 ounces one to two handfuls reduced risk for cardiovascular disease by significantly reducing LDL cholesterol levels and the higher do...
Green tea compound suppresses factors causing cartilage, bone destruction in arthritis
...h-uddin Ahmed reports that a compound derived from green
tea was able to inhibit production of several immu...ocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), an active principal of green
tea extract, is a potent anti-inflammatory molecule, and also was able to inhibit production of inte...
Green tea compound may be a therapy for people with rheumatoid arthritis
...Michigan Health System suggests that a compound in green
tea may provide therapeutic benefits to people wit...t a potent anti-inflammatory compound derived from green
tea. Researchers found that the compound -- called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) -- inhibited th...
Northwestern chemists develop new method for synthesizing anti-cancer flavonoids
... plants that we enjoy in red wine, dark chocolate, green
tea and citrus fruits. Mother Nature is an ace at making them, producing different ones by the thousands, but no chemist has figured out a good way to synthesize a special class of these chemicals in the laboratory. Until now. Karl Scheidt, assista...
'Smart' sunglasses and goggles let users adjust shade and color
...n be transparent or dark, and in shades of yellow, green
or purple, all on command. A new lens with chameleon powers promises to dramatically improve sunglasses' function. Shades that can be controlled at the touch of a button would interest athletes, construction workers and anyone with sensitive eyes....
85th General Session, International Association for Dental Research
...w Orleans. (For a complete listing, please see the green
section of this Press Kit.) Featured during Meeti...h. (For more information on awards, please see the green
section of this Press Kit.) The Distinguished Lecture Series will feature presentations by two prom...
The Natural Fat-Loss Pharmacy by Dr. Harry Preuss
...and oolong tea extract: One of the antioxidants in green
tea is EGCG, which beside possibly preventing cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes, can also cut down on the creation of body fat and help destroy it through increased oxidation. Studies show that supplements containing EGCG increase calorie-bur...
New blood thinner studied for patients with leg and lung clots
...eral coagulation factors and found in abundance in green
leafy vegetables, vegetable oils, cranberries and even licorice. "It's very uncommon for a person taking warfarin to have a blood clot if his or her level is in the proper range," Dr. Gossage says. The trouble is that a big helping of collard green...
10 outstanding scientists chosen as First Environmental Health Science Fellows
...complished scientists work on topics as diverse as green
chemistry, pediatric medicine, wildlife biology, w...idate, Carnegie Mellon University, uses innovative green
chemistry principles to design novel oxidation catalysts as models for studying how oxidative enzyme...
Researchers warn milk eliminates cardiovascular health benefits of tea
...d Dr Lorenz: "It is important to bear in mind that green
tea is almost exclusively drunk without milk. So ...was now in the process of comparing the effects of green
and black tea on vascular function. "It's an ongoing question whether green
tea, with its higher cat...
BC physicists transmit visible light through miniature cable
...The researchers were able to transmit both red and green
light into the nanocoax and out the other end, indicating that the cable can carry a broad spectrum of visible light. "The beauty of our nanocoax is that it lets us squeeze visible light through very small geometric dimensions. It also allows us to ...
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