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Underweight women at greater risk of miscarriage
...isk significantly by taking supplements and eating fresh
fruit and vegetables, according to study findings ...ron and multivitamins, which contain these. Eating fresh
fruit and vegetables daily or on most days was also found to halve the odds of miscarriage and, in a...
The future of federally funded food programs -- Can they also fight obesity?
... to supermarkets with a wide variety of foods like fresh
fruits and vegetables. To attract more food providers into areas that are largely low-income, more states can offer tax incentives and financing options, suggest Kennedy and colleagues. Other state initiatives to improve access of healthful foods ...
New research brings initial find of Alois Alzheimer to fore once again
...e in Alzheimer's has not been explored. "This is fresh
and exciting work," said Miano, an expert on smooth muscle and associate professor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Research Institute. "For many vascular biologists, blood flow in the brain is an afterthought, if that." All this activity takes pl...
Aging population is causing major increase in the cancer burden warn experts
...ecting a lower level of affluence, a diet lower in fresh
fruits and vegetables and higher rates of Helicobacter pylori infection," said Prof Boyle. Significant differences in the chances of surviving other cancers existed between the Eastern and Baltic European countries and other European countries. In ...
Updated guidelines advise focusing on women's lifetime heart risk
...ion, sodium restriction, and an emphasis on eating fresh
fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. Besides advising women to quit smoking, the 2007 guidelines recommend counseling, nicotine replacement or other forms of smoking cessation therapy. Physical activity recommendations for women who need ...
Opening windows effective way of preventing transmission of TB
..., along the design principles of TB sanatoria when fresh
air was part of the treatment for TB in the pre-antibiotic era. "We concluded that opening windows and doors provides high rates of ventilation and may therefore provide the most effective protection against airborne infection in low resource sett...
A year of added life more valuable for the young, study suggests
... of public health. "As a nation, we must take a fresh
look at how we measure the benefit of interventions focused on children. Likely, they represent the best investment we can make in our country's health now and in the future." The paper does not suggest that society should divert health care from ...
Place more than race tied to heart disease risk
...ents to rely on corner stores that don't have many fresh
food selections at reasonable prices. Homko and her fellow researchers presented their findings at the American Heart Association's Cardiovascular Disease and Epidemiology meeting in Orlando, Fla. (Feb. 28 March 3), and the American College of Ca...
OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts
...lt of these unique efforts, the national leader in fresh
allograft cartilage preparation, AlloSource of Cen...ross the country to receive priority allocation of fresh
cartilage allografts for transplantation. "Live or fresh
tissue transplants are difficult to obta...
Study of US restaurants shows no healthier foods without healthier profits
...terest in providing low-fat, low calorie foods and fresh
fruits and vegetables on their menus. The study, r...tices and in particular, barriers to offering more fresh
produce. It was initiated by the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), a non-profit educationa...
Diet and lifestyle -- In the cancer fight, eating well is the best revenge
... One serving equals approximately one medium sized fresh
fruit, one half cup of cut fruit, six ounces fruit juice, one cup leafy vegetables, or one half cup of other vegetables. "Increasing consumption by just one serving of fruit or vegetables per 1000 calories per day was associated with a six percent ...
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
.... However the researchers found that storage of fresh
vegetables at much lower temperatures such as −85 C (much higher than for storage in a refrigerator at 48 C) may cause significant loss of glucosinolates up to 33% by fracture of vegetable material during thawing. The researchers found that p...
Decorated professor adds Farfel Award to his long list of honors
... think outside the box, provoking them to think in fresh
ways about turbulence. "The satisfaction is in the quality of the results and publications students achieve," Hussain said. "I'm thrilled if they get a good job, learn to give good talks and get significant awards. Inspiring them as future facu...
System to pinpoint airline passengers who contaminate cabins
...user" environmental control system, which supplies fresh
and recirculated air for passengers. Boxy devices located on several seats reproduce body heat, and each has a tube that expels a gas to simulate passengers exhaling. Recreating body heat is important because it affects airflow inside airliners, Chen...
Adult brain cells rediscover their inner child
...fine-tuning system, allowing adults to incorporate fresh
information without altering our basic brain circuitry. When they looked at brains from these mice, the researchers noticed that hippocampal nerves that were between 1 and 2 months old could dramatically increase or decrease the amount of signali...
Old memory traces in brain may trigger chronic pain
...e brain seems to remember the injury as if it were fresh
and cant forget it. With new understanding of the pain source, Vania Apkarian, professor of physiology, and of anesthesiology, at Northwesterns Feinberg School of Medicine, has identified a drug that controls persistent nerve pain by ta...
STAMP system can help professionals to identify potentially violent individuals
...btain feedback from them while the event was still fresh
in their minds. They were able to tell me how they perceived the event and how they tried to handle it. Many more episodes were observed during the study period and I was keen to note how staff managed to defuse potentially violent episodes. Key...
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...studies, the researchers believe they have found a fresh
way to help the average reader assess common health risks. Their findings are described in a new book published by Springer and titled "The Illusion of Certainty: Health Benefits and Risks." Bouwer is a professor and chair of the Department of Geog...
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