Tag: "diet" at medical news
Study reveals hormone can reduce food intake, body weight
...seful in combination with other therapies, or with diet
and exercise, to prevent weight regain." To conduct the research, scientists studied nine rhesus macaque monkeys fed high-fat diets and given infusions of PYY at differing intervals throughout a two-week period. During that time, scientists measured...
Broccoli sprouts, cabbage, ginkgo biloba and garlic: A grocery list for cancer prevention
...t shows adding certain vegetables and herbs to the diet
can prevent or, in some cases, halt the growth of ...mechanical prevention, such as adding fiber to the diet
to maintain digestive health. This research deals with the chemical interactions between compounds f...
Pedialyte and Gatorade equally effective in alleviating effects of viral gastroenteritis in children
...assium for 48 hours. The children also received a diet
of yogurt and rice. Of the 61 children between ages 5 and 12 who completed the study, stool frequency, stool consistency and body weight improved in children taking all three of the solutions, and there was no difference among the solutions. The re...
ACTOplus met (pioglitazone HCl and metformin HCl)
...l and metformin HCl) is indicated as an adjunct to diet
and exercise to improve glycemic control in patien...; (pioglitazone HCl) is indicated as an adjunct to diet
and exercise to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. ACTOS may be used alone ...
Family meals cut teenage fatness
...g a healthy maternal attitude to family eating and diet
was more important than the frequency of shared meals. Even though most mothers said they had a family meal at least once a day, only 43 percent of them said eating together was very or quite important. The findings have been drawn from the world's...
Studies find no evidence that estrogens in soy increase uterine cancer risk
...uggest that unlike traditional estrogen therapy, a diet
high in the natural plant estrogens found in soy d... for cancer risk. Monkeys on the soy plus estrogen diet
had increased levels of all markers, while monkeys that ate soy with isoflavones did not. In a shor...
Tryptophan no turkey in boosting immune system, Stanford study shows
...and appears safe. "The bigger message here is that diet
and immunity are inextricably linked," said Steinman. The intersection between diet
and the immune system has not been well-studied, he said, "but now all of a sudden we have this real...
A recipe for overeating: Studies outline dangers of mixing stress, deprivation and tempting foods
...rats who either had eaten freely or been put on a diet
-- ran down an alley to a bowl of either chow or Choc and Crisp, a German-brand cereal. The animals ran faster when they were either food-deprived or presented with the chocolate cereal. However, when the food-sated animals were presented with Choc...
Aspirin & similar drugs may cut risk of esophageal cancer in people with Barrett's esophagus
...ants were interviewed about their medical history, diet
and medication use, and they gave a blood sample. The participants were then closely monitored for signs of disease progression through regular endoscopies. Frequency of endoscopic surveillance was determined by the stage of the condition. The study ...
Phenolic compounds may explain Mediterranean diet benefits
...be that the beneficial effect of the Mediterranean diet
on cardiovascular disease and arteriosclerosis dep...udy, noted that health benefits of a Mediterranean diet
were described over 50 years ago. "This study demonstrates one possible mechanism by which olive oil...
No link found between caffeine intake and development of hypertension in women
...ation was found with the consumption of sugared or diet
colas, according to a study in the November 9 issu...rtension, independent of whether it was sugared or diet
cola. "In this study with more than 1.4 million person-years of follow-up [the number of women in th...
Urban Britain is a recipe for heart disease
...opulation they should strive to maintain a healthy diet
high in fruit and vegetables, whole grains, fish and poultry and low in fats and refined sugars. Specific efforts by both men and crucially women to take more exercise are also needed." Dr Prabhakaran, the clinical scientist running the study from A...
The burden of food related ill health in the UK
...r, and diabetes account for most of this. Clearly, diet
is not responsible for all cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, which account for 28% of health service costs, amounting to an annual 18 billion in 2002. But the authors calculate that food accounts for around a third, accounting for 10% of ...
Penn researcher wins awards from two major cardiovascular research organizations
...e last two decades, including as a spokesperson on diet
and related health issues, as chair of the Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, and as a member of the national Board of Directors....
Physicians slower to incorporate newer heart drug treatments
...vioral modifications such as smoking cessation and diet
control, said the researchers. The overall adherence to recommended medications rose from 71 percent at the beginning of the analysis in 2002 to 81.5 percent by the end of 2004, found the researchers. The use of the older drug aspirin, for example, w...
Eating out often may add to kids' cardiovascular risk
...luded 759 participants, but only 621 completed the diet
and exercise surveys. Researchers examined these ...ustrating portion sizes, asked about their typical diet
and what they ate during the last week. Compared with the average consumption in the total group of...
OHSU study reveals each persons' activity level appears intrinsic, possibly tied to genetics
... -- for example, the most effective combination of diet
and exercise, or the most effective type of exercise." Future research may help reveal specifically how and when an individual's adult activity level develops. The scientists also hope to determine how genetic makeup impacts activity level, the rol...
Replacing some carbohydrates with protein and unsaturated fat may enhance heart health benefits
...tension) eating plan with some modifications. One diet
emphasized carbohydrates, another diet
emphasized protein, and the third emphasized monounsaturated fat. They reported that while all three...
Healthy diets rich in protein and good fat, and lower in carbs linked to better heart health
A healthy diet
that replaces some carbohydrates with either prote...as the Atkins diet, which he says is not a healthy diet
plan. The study, called the Optimal Macronutrient Intake Trial to Prevent Heart Disease (OmniHeart),...
Substituting carbohydrates in diet with protein or unsaturated fats may reduce cardiovascular risk
...ets: a carbohydrate-rich diet, similar to the DASH diet
(Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension); a diet
rich in protein, approximately half from plant sources; and a diet
rich in unsaturated fat, predomin...
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