Tag: "fats" at medical news
Breakthrough findings by Ume researchers link obesity to diabetes
...uses increased levels of insulin, sugar, and blood fats
leading to diseases like type-2 diabetes and liver...ances in blood levels of insulin, sugar, and blood fats
that lead to high blood pressure, type-2 (adult onset) diabetes, and fatty liver, which in turn cons...
Study is first to implicate dietary fat in 'fatty liver'
...nd her colleagues fed the subjects food containing fats
labeled with deuterium, a rare but stable form of hydrogen that can be used to trace fats
as they move through the body. The subjects were already scheduled for liver biopsies, and Parks' te...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 3, 2005
...r than Low-Fat Diet Alone A diet low in saturated fats
and cholesterol and high in plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains was better at lowering LDL cholesterol levels ('bad' cholesterol) than a similar diet without the veggies, a new study finds (Article, p. 725). In the fo...
New fat is needed to clear old fat from the system
...rnes-Jewish Hospital. "But we've never known which fats
or where they come from. This study suggests that ...blems. The research team is now trying to identify fats
that could be given in small amounts to activate the PPAR-alpha pathway. They also are studying live...
Genes may influence nutritional composition of breast milk
...earchers then analyzed the amount of DHA and other fats
in their blood and breast milk, and determined which women carried variants of ApoA4, a gene involved in dietary fat absorption. The results showed that women who carried the 347S variant, which is present in about one-third of the U.S. population, h...
Fish oil does not lower risk of heart problems for patients with implantable defibrillators
...imos eating a diet high in omega-3 polyunsaturated fats
(PUFAs) from sea mammals and fish had an unexpectedly low risk of cardiac death, multiple lines of evidence have suggested that omega-3 PUFAs have antiarrhythmic properties, according to background information in the article. Several clinical trials ...
Genetically modified cells migrate to brain and treat neurodegeneration in St. Jude model
... are the cell's recycling centers, where proteins, fats
and other molecules are broken down into their basic building blocks, which are then reused to make new molecules. LSDs occur when lysosomes lack the enzymes they need to perform their recycling tasks, leading to abnormal accumulation of the molecule...
Poly/mono balance important to cholesterol-lowering diet
In the search for the best fats
for a heart healthy diet, trans- and saturated fats
have long been recognized as undesirable and those that contain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) ...
New study shows use of Lorenzo's oil prevents onset of pediatric neurological disorder
... oral doses of Lorenzo's Oil, a combination of two fats
extracted from olive oil and rapeseed oil, and moderately restricted their dietary fat. All patients had a normal brain MRI and showed no neurological signs and symptoms of X-ALD prior to the study. At the completion of the study, nearly three-four...
Despite conflicting studies on obesity, most Americans think the problem remains serious
... Health. Counting calories, carbohydrates, and fats
The poll also finds approximately the same number of Americans in 2005 as in 2004 reporting that they are keeping track of the amount of calories (32% 2005, 35% 2004), fat content (47%, 46%) and the amount of carbohydrates (36%, 36%) in their daily ...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 3
...the rest of the body. It also reduces the level of fats
in blood and helps people stabilise or reduce their weight. Taken together, these help reduce damage to blood vessels throughout the body. By looking at data contained in 29 separate trials, the Cochrane Review Authors concluded that metformin works ...
Government policy changes lead to dramatic drop in heart disease deaths in Poland
... the Polish government cut subsidies for saturated fats
- i.e. from dairy and animal sources. Researchers ...aturated fat, while consumption of polyunsaturated fats
had risen by 57%. The sharp drop in deaths cannot simply be explained by the effect of any polyunsat...
Chromium picolinate linked with reduced carbohydrate cravings in people with atypical depression
... to work with insulin to metabolize carbohydrates, fats
and proteins. When chromium is bound to picolinic acid to create chromium picolinate, absorption in the body is significantly improved. Recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recognized chromium picolinate as a safe nutritional supplement. ...
Primrose oil component cuts levels of cancer-causing gene Her-2/neu
...z said. GLA is one of two essential fatty acids fats
that are necessary for maintaining normal functioning and growth of cells, nerves, muscles and organs. Besides evening primrose oil, other sources of GLAs include borage oil and black current seed oil. Besides Menendez, other authors on the study ...
Urban Britain is a recipe for heart disease
...etables, 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 AIIMS in Delhi added: "Clearly, people in what was rural India are at increasi...
Replacing some carbohydrates with protein and unsaturated fat may enhance heart health benefits
...he diet emphasizing unsaturated fat used primarily fats
and oils rich in monounsaturated fat, like olive oil, to increase unsaturated fat to 31 percent of calories. Like the carbohydrate diet, it contained 15 percent of calories from protein. "Our results emphasize the impact that diet can have on blood...
Drug may fight lupus and atherosclerosis simultaneously
...m oil, one of the more dangerous dietary vegetable fats
since it is high in saturated fat. Among the atherosclerosis researchers were John S. Parks, Ph.D., professor of comparative medicine, and Richard St. Clair, Ph.D., professor of pathology and head of the Section on Comparative Medicine. For 12 weeks,...
Blockade of fat hormone helps halt and heal multiple sclerosis
...the hormone leptin, which is primarily produced in fats
cells, has beneficial effects on the induction and progression of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) in mice the animal model of human multiple sclerosis (MS). In their study appearing online on January 12 in advance of print publicatio...
Researchers study multi-purpose drug
...eight, improve abnormal levels of blood sugars and fats
(cholesterol) and to help willing patients quit smoking. Now researchers hope to add coronary artery disease (CAD), atherosclerosis within the arteries of the heart, to the list of maladies addressed. A decision on whether rimonabant is safe and effe...
Diabetic hearts make unhealthy switch to high-fat diet
... heart needs to use much more oxygen to metabolize fats
than glucose, making the diabetic heart more sensi...mption mechanism and encourage the accumulation of fats
in the muscle cells. This can lead to increased inflammation, cell death and heart dysfunction. The...
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