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Low-fat dairy may lower risk of type 2 diabetes in men
...n. Most individual low-fat dairy products and ice cream
showed a similar inverse trend but only skim milk reached statistical significance." "In conclusion, dietary patterns characterized by higher dairy intake, especially low-fat dairy intake, may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes," the authors state. (A...
TV confuses children about which foods are healthy, new study finds
...s like Diet Coke vs. orange juice and fat-free ice cream
vs. cottage cheese, they were more likely to pick ...de girl who chose cottage cheese over fat-free ice cream
said she did so because "it has less calories." "Although her answer was correct, her reasoning refl...
Adults and children use over-the-counter hydrocortisone creams in safe amounts
... these conditions over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream
(HC) in safe and appropriate amounts. Charles N. ...hat people who use over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream
generally do so in a way that is likely to be safe," he says. Adults were found to be compliant with...
Only transplant center that developed comprehensive protocol for liver transplants in kids with MSUD
...ear of metabolic crisis and to eat foods, like ice cream
and chicken nuggets, that normal children enjoy. All of the seven patients with MSUD who have been transplanted at Children's are showing excellent results. Jakob Jasin, now 5, son of Chris and Susan Jasin of Fairfax, Va., became the first patient wi...
Reducing pain in children receiving intravenous cannulation
...aluate the effectiveness of liposomal lidocaine 4% cream
in reducing the pain, duration and failure rate of intravenous cannulation in children. Liposomal lidocaine improved the success rate of cannulation and reduced pain and procedure time. The authors suggest that liposomal lidocaine can be recommended...
New topical pain cream reduces pain
... insertion received either the liposomal lidocaine cream
or a placebo before the procedure. IVs were successfully inserted on first attempt in 74 per cent of the children who received the liposomal lidocaine, and in 55 per cent of those who received the placebo. Lower pain scores were also reported for the...
Bad cholesterol: Genes make the difference
... does it seem like some people can eat all the ice cream
they want without increasing their cholesterol or gaining much weight, while others with high cholesterol have to watch their diets like a hawk? Because no matter what their lifestyle, people's genes play an overriding role in their cholesterol respo...
'Orphan medication' in Europe
... of life of the patient. Scleroderma and p144 in cream
form Scleroderma is a chronic illness that is cha... This is why Digna Biotech is developing p144 in a cream
form for the treatment of cutaneous lesions resulting from local and systemic scleroderma. Simultan...
More is not always better
...e evaluation that item receives. For example, ice cream
lovers would always be willing to pay more for mor...le do not base their judgment on the amount of ice cream
available, which is difficult to evaluate in isolation. Instead, they rely on an easy-to-evaluate c...
World-first test of sun-damaged skin launched
...s the sun protection factor and star rating of sun cream
patients should buy, and further advice on how to apply it. We also tell patients about behaviour changes they should make to increase their sun protection that would allow them to enjoy the sun but to enjoy it more safely. They can then come back ...
Thanksgiving gluttony misaligned with 'intuitive eating' approach examined in new study
... all the time in our culture, we go out to eat ice cream
if we break up with our boyfriend, we eat to celebrate, we eat when we're lonely, we eat when we're sad, we eat when we're stressed out," said Hawks. "Being able to recognize all the emotional, environmental and cultural relationships we have with fo...
Food subsidies are damaging health
...which turns it into energy dense foods such as ice cream
and cakes, fuelling the obesity epidemic in many developed nations. The World Health Organisation has noted this problem. Its global strategy on diet, physical activity, and health advises member states "to take healthy nutrition into account in thei...
Physicians: Simple 'instrument' allows medical staff to check patients' literacy
... a simple, six-question assessment based on an ice cream
nutrition label, Pignone said. It enables health w...ressure, are measured. "Patients are given the ice cream
nutrition label by the nurse or physician and asked a series of questions about it," Pignone said. "...
Pregnancy cravings can harm your oral health
Pregnant women may often make ice cream
runs to calm their cravings as they wait for their baby's arrival. Other women suffering from an eating disorder called pica, will have cravings for ice, freezer frost, or even soil. Pica combined with bulimia can have adverse effects on an individu...
Compound in dairy products targets diabetes
...hat enrich foods such as butter, margarine and ice cream
with CLA. "Adult-onset diabetes is fast becoming an epidemic and is largely associated with poor diet and nutrition and other lifestyle issues," Vanden Heuvel says. The reason for the increase in diabetes may have to do with the ratio of so-called...
Deadly latex evading lax food labelling laws
...he highest levels in packaging was detected in ice cream
wrappers, with over 370ng/ml found in one sample. The ice cream
itself contained around 14ng/ml. One company admitted spraying whole wrappers with latex adhesive, s...
'Senseless' turf battles between health development and relief agencies
...n? A topical microbicide is a product (such as a cream
or gel) that can be used vaginally or rectally by a woman or a man to reduce the risk of acquiring HIV-1 infection during sexual intercourse. An effective microbicide could make a significant contribution to reducing the global spread of HIV. But w...
HIV drug could be used to prevent cervical cancer, say University of Manchester researchers
...y year. Instead they may be able to apply a simple cream
or pessary to the affected area. The discovery may be even more significant in developing countries which lack surgical facilities and where HPV related cervical cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women. Drs Ian and Lynne Hampson a...
Short-term topical corticosteroid use may offer relief for patients with acute form of psoriasis
...tamethasone and the vehicle (a similarly appearing cream
with no active drug) in the treatment of IP with a four-week treatment period and a six-week follow-up without therapy. A total of 80 adult patients with the clinical diagnosis of IP were included, 20 patients in each of the four treatment groups. ...
The 'Freakonomics of food'
...boards and containers. Consider your holiday ice cream
bowl. If you spoon 3 ounces of ice cream
onto a small bowl, it will look like a lot more than if you had spooned it into a large bowl. Even i...