Tag: "fresh" at medical news
Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program
...rticipants should be given vouchers or coupons for fresh
produce totaling $10 per month for each woman and ...gs of fruits and vegetables a day. When access to fresh
produce is limited, WIC state agencies can specify that participating women may choose processed ite...
Human eggs can develop from ovarian surface cells in vitro
...r females may be preserved for later production of fresh
eggs. This may prevent the occurrence of fetal genetic alterations, which are often associated with an advanced maternal age. In addition, a colonization of premenopausal ovaries with younger oocyte and granulosa stem cells may establish a new cohort...
Italian law on ART brings problems for doctors and patients
... cumulative ongoing pregnancy rate (which includes fresh
and cryopreserved embryo transfers) was substantia...cally significant reduction in pregnancy rates per fresh
embryo transfer compared to the same solar period one year before. He was sure, however, that a si...
Ten million Africans treated by international disease treatment programme
...d the age of 35. The parasite, which multiplies in fresh
water snails, enters the human body through the skin, when people come into contact with fresh
water, polluted by human sewage. After entering the body, the parasite travels to the liver, where i...
Minimally invasive solid tumor biopsy may replace surgery to get diagnostic specimens
...s in chromosomes). Obtaining sufficient amounts of fresh
specimens for study is essential for the success o...St. Jude. Having a laboratory available to process fresh
tissue for cytogenetics and molecular pathology is also a key to success, she notes. Fuller is a co-...
Coffee is number one source of antioxidants
...h and fifth, respectively. But don't forget about fresh
fruits and veggies, the researcher cautions. "Unfortunately, consumers are still not eating enough fruits and vegetables, which are better for you from an overall nutritional point of view due to their higher content of vitamins, minerals and fiber,"...
Olive oil contains natural anti-inflammatory agent
...he discovery by the serendipitous observation that fresh
extra-virgin olive oil irritates the back of the throat in a unique and unusual manner. "I had considerable experience swallowing and being stung in the throat by ibuprofen from previous studies on its sensory properties," explains Beauchamp. "So w...
Doctors survey hospital food, reveal current trends
... the wide availability of whole-grain products and fresh
fruit, there is an urgent need for improvement. The survey reveals that fewer than one-third of hospitals offer either a daily salad bar or a daily low-fat, cholesterol-free entre. Moreover, a nutritional analysis reveals that many entres described a...
Polar explorer delivers rare snow-depth data to ESA for CryoSat validation
...retches of open water, sometimes covered with very fresh
ice). This year we had a lot of 'water skies' arou... those small leads in our dry-suits. Sometimes the fresh
leads worked in our favour serving as a highway when they were headed north. How worried are you ab...
Examining how medicine is taught
...face as faculty physicians, and students can offer fresh
perspectives on them," said Debra Litzelman, M.D. "If we push information and suggestions at students as if we were preaching, we are less likely to be successful than if we let the students talk about their own experiences. The questions and though...
Pupils who eat school dinners just as healthy, if not healthier, than those who don't
...f school dinners are to be applauded the focus on fresh
ingredients is welcome as this should increase vitamin intake (including folate)" says lead author, Professor Peter Whincup. "However, to improve the diets of British children and adolescents, we need to look beyond school dinners to address overall ...
Keeping kids safe & healthy on Halloween
... and treat bags, and should carry flashlights with fresh
batteries. Jack-o'-lanterns Carving jack-o'-lanterns is a Halloween tradition that the whole family can participate in, though small children should never do the actual carving. Let them draw a face with markers, and then you can do the cutting. Un...
Broccoli sprouts, cabbage, ginkgo biloba and garlic: A grocery list for cancer prevention
...ad of broccoli sprouts. Each received 100 grams of fresh
sprouts daily for two months. "We wanted to test alfalfa spouts together with broccoli sprouts," Yanaka explained, "because the chemical constituents of the two plants are almost identical." However, the way in which they differ is significant. Bro...
People eat more stale popcorn if served in a big bucket
... in people eating 45 percent more than those given fresh
popcorn in medium-sized containers. "We're findin...arge (8.4 oz) tubs of free popcorn that was either fresh
or 14 days old. The researchers asked the moviegoers to describe the popcorn after the movie, and th...
JCI table of contents: December 8, 2005
...PHYSIOLOGY New therapy for asthma is a breath of fresh
air Glucocorticoids, the treatment of choice for many people with asthma, boost production of the molecule IL-10, which helps decrease airway inflammation. However, some asthmatic patients are resistant to glucocorticoid therapy because their T cell...
Toward the future of cancer prevention
...eighborhoods often do not have grocery stores with fresh
vegetables and fruit, but only convenience stores that primarily sell snack food, cigarettes and alcohol," Wetter says. "There are often no sidewalks, so it is not safe to walk. These factors set up conditions that promote the development of cancer a...
Research clarifies how brain replenishes memory-making molecules
... a synapse. But how and from where the brain gains fresh
supplies of these crucial receptors has remained u...ormal process by which receptors are replaced from fresh
stores that are synthesized and located inside the cell. Focusing on live neurons cultured from rats...
New generation clinical trials could save time and money, improve patient care
...era of personalized medicine, it is time to take a fresh
look at how we evaluate new medicines and treatments for cancer, according to Donald Berry, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. "We need to re...
Study shows increasing nursing staff improves safety and quality in hospitals
...research at VUSN. "We hope this study stimulates a fresh
debate on the contributions of nurses in improving the quality of hospital care." In 2002, U.S. general hospitals employed 942,000 full time RNs and 120,000 full-time licensed practical nurses. The study simulated the effect of several options that ...
Daily diet of grapefruit minimizes risk factor for heart disease
...ment groups, were given either a single serving of fresh
red grapefruit, white (blond) grapefruit or no gra...he says. Additional studies are planned. Both the fresh
fruit and the juice are believed to be equally beneficial, Dr. Gorinstein and her associates say. On...
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