Tag: "grapefruit" at medical news
Study shows grapefruit extract can heal stomach ulcers
... (May 17, 2005) Extracts of the popular diet item grapefruit
have strong antioxidant properties that can have h...ted States "5-a-day" fruit intake recommendations, grapefruit
seed extract (GSE) contains nutrients with antioxidant properties that maintain digestive health. W...
Prescription drugs can interact with a variety of foods
...ions is the inhibition of CYP3A4 enzymes caused by grapefruit
or its juice. CYP3A4 enzymes are responsible for t...rally-administered drugs. Drugs that interact with grapefruit
include anti-infectives, anti-inflammatories, cardiovascular agents, central nervous system agents, ...
Daily diet of grapefruit minimizes risk factor for heart disease
Heart disease patients who eat one grapefruit
daily can significantly reduce the levels of chole...t disease is the number one killer of women. The grapefruit
study included 57 patients at Kaplan Hospital, both men and women, with hyperlipidemia (high blood c...
Hopkins study shows low-dose aspirin suppresses clumping of blood platelets in both sexes
...let activity, such as caffeine, chocolate, wine or grapefruit
juice. Physical examinations and pill counts were conducted to ensure that all participants adhered to the study protocol. Because aspirin reaches its maximal effect in the body at five days, the researchers say a longer study testing period was no...
Study identifies substances in grapefruit juice that interact dangerously with some drugs
...ll has identified and established the substance in grapefruit
juice that causes potentially dangerous interactio...een told by their doctors and pharmacists to avoid grapefruit
juice if they are being treated with certain medications, including some drugs that control blood pr...
Orange juice is better than lemonade at keeping kidney stones away
...a said. For instance, the citrate in orange and grapefruit
juice is accompanied by a potassium ion while the citrate in lemonade and cranberry juice is accompanied by a hydrogen ion. Ions of hydrogen, but not potassium, counteract the beneficial effects of the high citrate content. "There is an absolute ne...
Mayo Clinic researchers recommend embryo transfer delay for at-risk women
...hange and start to enlarge, sometimes to orange or grapefruit
size, rather than the normal walnut size. Enlargement of ovaries can be painful, as they are surrounded by a tunic that does not allow stretching. The stretched ovaries also secrete fluid into the abdomen, giving the woman a feeling of fullness, whic...
Organic is healthier: Kiwis prove that green is good
... 2007:Grapefruit diet has hearty perksCompounds in grapefruit
and oranges have been shown to lower cholesterol levels in the blood. Two flavanones, hesperidin and naringin, were extracted from citrus fruits and fed to rats split into groups with some receiving high levels of cholesterol in their diet. Shela Gor...
Northwestern chemists develop new method for synthesizing anti-cancer flavonoids
...vanones Scheidt chose to mimic? Milk thistle, soy, grapefruit
and kosam, a root used in traditional Korean medicine, to name a few. All are known for their anti-cancer properties. "Im using nature as an inspiration for the development of new anti-tumor products," said Scheidt, who now will focus on using his ...
International symposium on fruit, vegetables headed for Houston
... well as the interaction of certain medicines with grapefruit
and other foods. A general session will focus on health-based marketing of fruits and vegetables. Additionally, several global food-related organizations will have a round table discussion about future funding challenges to meet world nutrition nee...