Tag: "milk" at medical news
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
...r that regulates the storage of fat, produce toxic milk
that causes inflammation and baldness in suckling ...ical Investigator. Our finding explains why breast milk
is always clean and healthful, even when theres a lot of inflammation going on in the mothers body, ...
MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous
...ms in the cells which line the inside walls of the milk
ducts. The tumour initially remains in the milk
duct and is therefor called " intraductal cancer" or DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). Although even ...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...al other common types of iron. Fortifying powdered milk
has also been shown to benefit children in develop... anaemia decreased from 27% to 9% after a powdered milk
fortification programme. However, while fortification is common and has proven benefits, loss of ...
To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study
...rt of an ongoing study into the impact of drinking milk
after heavy weightlifting has found that milk
helps exercisers burn more fat. The study by researchers at McMaster University and published toda...
Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding
... french fries, about three ounces of 1 percent fat milk
(or apple juice for one child who was not allowed ... for french fries, 61.3 percent vs. 21 percent for milk
or apple juice and 54.1 percent vs. 23 percent for carrots). A secondary analysis found that childre...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...ch fries were all from McDonald's; the carrots and milk
were purchased from a grocery store. Robinson and ...e five foods - chicken nuggets, fries, carrots and milk
- significantly more children pegged the McDonald's product as tastier, despite the fact that the fo...
World-leading innovation in child-allergy detection
...ains Benhamou. "This allows us to set dry powdered milk
onto the patch by means of electrostatic forces. T...more reliable and standardised screening for cow's milk
protein allergy. It will also allow doctors to keep allergens in their best reactive state, the powd...
Higher intake of fish and vitamin D levels linked to lower risk of age-related macular disease
...ations regarding optimum serum vitamin D levels or milk
and fish intake to protect against AMD or its progression. The results of the present research warrant further investigation for confirmation of the vitamin D-AMD association in other population studies."...
Probiotics could prevent necrotising enterocolitis in premature babies
...f necrotising enterocolitis are feeding with human milk
and delaying preterm delivery. The overview by Patole and colleagues is an important step towards an evidence-based use of probiotics. "However, further large trials are needed before recommending these promising agents."...
Drinking farm milk reduces childhood asthma and allergies but raw consumption remains unsafe
Drinking farm milk
can protect children against asthma and hayfever, ...cal and Experimental Allergy. But consuming farm milk
that hasnt been boiled poses serious health risks and further research is needed to develop a safe p...
Mice with a migraine show signs of brain damage
...ke a pride of lion cubs fighting for their mothers milk
a few may get nudged away, go without, and will eventually die. In a brain in the midst of cortical spreading depression, brain cells closest to oxygen-rich blood vessels survive, while cells further away dont get access to the oxygen and are in jeo...
Hawaiian treasure, macadamia nuts good for the heart
...ein in the diet. For example, we could switch skim milk
for 2 percent milk
and add some macadamia nuts." Macadamia nuts are native to Australia, but were imported to Hawaii ...
National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine report calls for more dairy foods at school
...ilability of low-fat and nonfat white and flavored milk
and yogurt, with modest amounts of added sugars, f...erings provide the nutrients they need." Milk and milk
products provide more than 70 percent of the calcium consumed by Americans. The Dietary Guidelines ...
Bovine tuberculosis could spread by human-human contact
...among older people, in whom drinking unpasteurised milk
in the past is the probable source of infection. Person-to-person transmission is very rare. Jason Evans from the West Midlands Public Health Laboratory, Health Protection Agency, Birmingham, UK, and colleagues did genetic fingerprinting of all tub...
Cancer-fighting foods, supplements explored in day-long symposium, March 25
... a growing number of products including lycopene, milk
thistle extract, vitamin E and selenium that also have shown promise against prostate cancer, says Rajesh Agarwal, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. (AGFD...
Stephen receives Trendley Dean Memorial Award
...major research projects on the role of fluoridated milk
and fluoridated salt. The breadth of Dr. Stephens interests in dental public health is demonstrated by his involvement in oral cancer screening and prevention. In response to the opening of a US-based smokeless-tobacco factory in Scotland, he initiat...
Undergrad: Mothers in African study undereducated on diarrhea
.... "Many of them withheld food, fluids and breast milk
from their children during diarrheal episodes, which is contrary to the accepted guidelines for the management of diarrhea," said Mediratta, a Johns Hopkins junior from Kalamazoo, Mich. "Mothers may have the misconception that providing fluids to the...
Drug treatment improves learning in mice with Down syndrome symptoms, Stanford/Packard study shows
...h Down syndrome after being fed 17 daily doses of milk
containing a compound called pentylenetetrazole, or PTZ. Treated mice performed as well as their wild-type counterparts for up to two months after drug treatment was discontinued. "Somehow the drug treatment creates a new capacity for learning," sa...
Concentrations of certain toxins in breast milk are low, study finds
... harmful chemicals to their infants through breast milk
should be aware that the air inside their home may...alled "volatile organic compounds" (VOCs) in human milk
and in the air inside the homes of three lactating mothers in inner-city Baltimore. A nursing infa...
New report reveals African-Americans may lack key nutrients for optimal health
...on for three daily servings of low-fat or fat-free milk
products. "Researchers continue to monitor populations that are at risk for nutrient deficiencies. ...
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