Tag: "intake" at medical news
Grandparents, older adults encouraged to seek help for a sleep disorder
...our day and night, including your medicines, fluid intake
and activities so that they will have all the information needed to decide how best to help you, says Krainson....
Diets high in choline may increase risk for colorectal polyps
...ism. Studies have shown that people with increased intake
of other nutrients required for one-carbon metabol.... The researchers had hypothesized that choline intake
would decrease the risk of colorectal polyps like folate does. But the results suggest the oppositeg...
In women, caffeine may protect memory
...s the brain before we can start promoting caffeine intake
as a way to reduce cognitive decline. But the results are interesting caffeine use is already widespread and it has fewer side effects than other treatments for cognitive decline, and it requires a relatively small amount for a beneficial effect. ...
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...meeting nutrient recommendations for fiber. Womens intake
of the important nutrients iron (23 percent meet recommendations), calcium (33 percent meet recommendations) and folate (32 percent meet recommendations) are remarkably low. Twenty-three percent of men and 34 percent of women participated in less tha...
New hope for severe heart disease patients
...na and finding that they were able to reduce their intake
of pain relief with marked improvements in some patients," Professor Graham said. "This is an incredible result, especially when you consider that many of these patients had already undergone multiple surgeries to try and correct the defects causi...
Intake of vitamin D and calcium associated with lower risk of breast cancer before menopause
...men developed breast cancer. Calcium and vitamin D intake
were moderately associated with a lower risk of br...udy the potential utility of calcium and vitamin D intake
in reducing the risk of breast cancer," the authors conclude....
Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day may help prevent gout
... associates evaluated the relationship between the intake
of coffee and the incidence of gout in this high r...factors for gout. Tea drinking and total caffeine intake
were both shown to have no effect on the incidence of gout among the subjects. On the mechanism of ...
Coffee consumption may lower blood uric acid levels -- the precursor of gout
...on responses to a food questionnaire that assessed intake
over the previous month. Researchers estimated the...n, there was no association between total caffeine intake
from beverages and uric acid levels. These results were similar to those found in the only previous ...
Study reveals aspirin's colorectal cancer prevention mechanism
...am and Womens Hospital report that regular aspirin intake
only reduced the incidence of colorectal tumors th...have previously found associations between aspirin intake
and reduced colorectal cancer risk. For the current study, the researchers focused on almost 83,0...
New prevention, treatment methods for patients with painful bowel inflammation
...icular complications, men with the highest popcorn intake
(at least two times per week) had a 28 percent dec...f diverticulitis compared with men with the lowest intake
(less than once per month). Similar statistically significant negative associations with diverticul...
Some vitamin supplements don't protect against lung cancer
..., filled out an extensive questionnaire on vitamin intake
over the previous 10 years, including how much of each supplement they took. The researchers then checked to see how many of the people in the study had lung cancer, using a government cancer registry. They found 393 cases of lung cancer. Adjusting f...
Researchers investigate impact of lifestyle on GI health
...atty soup consumed before a meal might reduce food intake
in both lean and obese subjects and whether this p...art, ECG) were recorded during each session. Food intake
was assessed by the caloric count of the consumed pizza. Several symptoms, including satiety, appeti...
Sleep apnea increases risk of heart attack or death by 30 percent
...hen it is combined with the bodys decreased oxygen intake
due to the frequent breathing stoppages during the night, Dr. Shah says. ...
Statin use linked with decreased prostate cancer mortality rates, lower PSA levels
... has indicated a possible link between dietary fat intake
and prostate cancer. Research presented today at the 102nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association explores the effect statin medications (which work to reduce low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, levels) may have on prostate-spe...
Reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors when discontinuing hormone replacement therapy
...nce, total cholesterol and LDL-C, had improved fat intake
and increased leisure physical activity, when compared to the health education group. In general, HRT discontinuation resulted in an increase in total cholesterol and LDL-C. In the health education group, HRT discontinuers averaged over 22 mg/dL ...
Calcium plus vitamin D supplements may help prevent weight gain in postmenopausal women
...percent of the women met current recommended daily intake
of 1,200 milligrams of calcium, 53.94 percent reported taking any calcium supplements and 28.95 percent reported taking supplements of 500 milligrams of calcium or more. At the end of the study, women who took the supplements weighed an average of 0....
Grain fiber and magnesium intake associated with lower risk for diabetes
Higher dietary intake
of fiber from grains and cereals and of magnesium ...a-analysis of previously published work related to intake
of fiber or magnesium and risk of diabetes. During the follow-up period, 844 individuals in the st...
Higher intake of fish and vitamin D levels linked to lower risk of age-related macular disease
Individuals who have higher dietary intake
of foods with omega-3 fatty acids and higher fish ...otal omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake
was inversely associated with neovascular AMD, as was docosahexaenoic acid," or DHA, a fatty acid th...
Mediterranean diet halves risk of progressive lung disease
...ng and exercise, diet and medical history. Dietary intake
was assessed in detail every four years. Eating patterns fell into two distinct categories: those who ate a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and fish (Mediterranean diet); and those who ate a diet rich in processed foods, refined sugars...
Estrogen is important for bone health in men as well as women
...luding smoking, alcohol consumption, daily calcium intake
and body mass index (BMI) affected bone density. Only BMI correlated with bone density: Men with higher BMI tended to have higher bone density, possibly because they also had higher levels of active estrogen metabolites. Fractures due to osteoporos...
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