Tag: "calcium" at medical news
Researchers provide dose of education to lower blood pressure
...ewer, more expensive drugs such as ACE inhibitors, calcium
channel blockers, or beta-blockers should be preferred as a first therapy for most patients with high blood pressure. "The key is to get the results out to the medical community and to patients with high blood pressure, so both can understand and ap...
High blood pressure and kidney disease increase risk for heart disease and stroke in older Americans
...renal failure, such as anemia or abnormalities of calcium
or phosphorus metabolism, for example. We are participating in other ongoing studies to establish the connections," he said. The study also confirmed other earlier findings that diuretics are as effective as or better for preventing cardiovascular d...
Low-fat diet's benefits for women less than expected, Stanford researcher says
...enopausal women. The third study on the effects of calcium
and Vitamin D on bone fractures and colorectal cancer will be released later this month....
National study finds no effect from reducing total dietary fat
...rials evaluated hormone therapy and the effects of calcium
and vitamin D on prevention of osteoporosis-related bone fractures and colon cancer. Nationally, the WHI enrolled 157,000 women between 50 and 79 years old at 40 clinical centers, making it the largest clinical trial ever undertaken in the United Sta...
Vitamin D inhibits progression of some prostate cancers
... has some side effects, including increasing blood calcium
levels and causing kidney problems" said Edward M. Messing, M.D., chair of Urology at the Medical Center. "It should not be taken without prescription and a physician monitoring the side effects." Lee is investigating whether there are medicines or o...
Findings advance use of adult stem cells for replacement bone
...d coax bone cells into produce up to 75 times more calcium
but also because the study was conducted by an un...te. The researchers also found up to 75 times more calcium
in the bone created by tissues in the pre-treated cultures. "To me, the most important element of th...
Stanford researcher says new data confirms they help women avoid hip fractures
and Vitamin D slightly decreased the risk of hip f...men over age 50 should consume 1,200 milligrams of calcium
and 400-600 international units of Vitamin D each day to maintain their bone health. However, Marcia...
Calcium plus vitamin-D supplementation does an older body good
...oman, the more likely it is that consistent use of calcium
and vitamin-D supplements will play a role in redu...al involving more than 36,000 participants suggest calcium
and vitamin-D supplementation provides an overall public health benefit to postmenopausal women. Th...
Progeria progress: Studies show how mutant protein hurts hearts
...lts. It prompts the build-up of fats, cholesterol, calcium
and other substances in arteries. These plaques reduce blood flow and can cause clots that block blood vessels to the heart or brain, triggering a heart attack or stroke. To better understand progeria, and find a cure, the foundation runs a medical a...
Mayo Clinic noninvasive test for heart disease risk
...arteries also had a greater presence and amount of calcium
in the coronary arteries, an indicator of coronary...ociation of aPWV and the amount of coronary artery calcium
(CAC) in the general population has been unknown, Dr. Kullo says. The association between artery st...
Study shows that soda consumption increases among adolescent girls as they get older
... such as milk, which is an important source of the calcium
needed for good bone health. Also, girls who cons...ents in choosing healthier beverages to help avoid calcium
deficiencies and weight gain. In an accompanying editorial, Dr. William Dietz supports this suggesti...
Einstein scientists discover cause and possible treatments for hereditary movement disorder
...type-2. It results from gene mutations that affect calcium
channels, which are involved in releasing neurotra...cerebellum called Purkinje cells,which are rich in calcium
channels. Purkinje cells help coordinate movement by acting as information clearinghouses: They take...
Effect of diabetes on heart may differ by ethnicity, study finds
...symptoms through CT scans measuring the amount of calcium
in the coronary arteries and ultrasound measuring the wall thickness of the carotid artery in the neck. Both are indications of atherosclerosis. "Every ethnic group seems to have a set of abnormalities related to diabetes. While we think those with d...
New study reveals promising osteoporosis treatment
...ity College of Dentistry professor has developed a calcium
phosphate-based supplement that -- even at low concentrations -- significantly improves bone strength and thickness without the side effects of many current drug treatments. Dr. Racquel Z. LeGeros, a Professor of Biomaterials and Biomimetics and of I...
Major WHO study concludes calcium supplements can reduce complications during pregnancy
...e is no therapy to prevent preeclampsia, a link to calcium
deficiency has been suggested. In a study publishe... Health Organization (WHO), investigated whether a calcium
supplement could reduce the complications and mortality from this condition. Over 8300 women with lo...
Yale researchers identify gene depth protects against kidney stones
... most common type of kidney stones are composed of calcium
oxalate. The transporter, known as SLC26A6, normally secretes oxalate into the intestine and prevents absorption of too much of the oxalate from the diet. "When this gene is knocked out in the mouse, more oxalate from the diet is absorbed, the plasma...
Scientists discover how coffee can reduce risk of pancreatitis
...low. Under these conditions, excessive amounts of calcium
are released from stores within the cells of the p... cannot produce the energiser that normally allows calcium
to be pumped out of the cells. The excess calcium
then activates protein breakdown, destroying the ...
Cosmetic plastic surgery patients chose needle over knife
...lane, Hylaform), polylactic acid (SculptraTM), and calcium
hydroxylapatite (RadiesseTM) fillers. This can be attributed to the fact that collagen and fat injections can be time consuming with allergy tests and harvesting procedures, and the newer fillers can achieve similar, if not better, results. To obtai...
Researchers reveal possibility of separating anticancer properties of vitamin D
...icancer properties can lead to a toxic overdose of calcium
in the blood. Now, research done at Georgetown Un...ot allow vitamin D to promote bone development and calcium
transport but do permit it to regulate an oncogenic protein known as beta catenin. Some modified fo...
A new metal detector to study human disease
...r levels of other metals present in cells, such as calcium
or magnesium. Because proper zinc levels are so important in health and disease, scientists have been seeking ways of measuring zinc inside and outside of cells for more than a decade. This is an important discovery, said Sarah B. Tegen, Ph.D., man...
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