Tag: "raw" at medical news
It's time to look at health risks in a new light, authors say
...lative risk reduction. This term compares only the raw
numbers of people who died in each instance. In the above example, because half as many people (one versus two) died in the group that took the medication, the relative risk reduction is 50 percent. By this measure, the patient can be told that his o...
The future of biofuels is not in corn
... is the least sustainable biofuel feedstock of all raw
materials commonly used. The capacity of corn ethanol to offset U.S. fossil fuel use is extremely limited. Dedicating the entire U.S. corn crop to ethanol production would only offset 15 percent of gasoline demand. Conversely, modest increases...
Spuds that like you -- in your summer salad
...rs found that growing pigs fed large quantities of raw
potato starch (RPS) had a healthier bowel. Not a s...itat Autnoma de Barcelona, Spain, said: The use of raw
potato starch in this experiment is designed to simulate the effects of a diet high in resistant sta...
Avian influenza on people's minds
...erature and preventing cross-contamination between raw
and cooked food is the key to safety. However, according to William K. Hallman, director of the Food Policy Institute, The results of the study suggest that much of the American public does not yet have the information they need to make informed c...
Drinking farm milk reduces childhood asthma and allergies but raw consumption remains unsafe
...her milk was boiled or not. However, as drinking raw
milk is not recommended, especially for young chil...milk when they didnt, indicating a higher level of raw
milk consumption. "The results of this study indicate that all children drinking farm milk have a ...
Costs of treating arthritis on the rise nationwide, study finds
...adults between the ages of 18 and 64. Nationwide, raw
earnings losses due to arthritis totalled $108 billion, up from $99 billion in 1997. ...
Research agreement to advance new imaging technology
...hnology overcomes these problems by segmenting the raw
data before it is converted into an image. This a...cular disease. Under the research agreement, the raw
data from the University's nuclear medicine gamma cameras will be run through the T.I.E.S. software ...
Study finds antibiotic resistance in poultry even when antibiotics were not used
... hands regularly and keeping other foods away from raw
chicken, for example to minimize the risk of illness. "All foods have the potential to contain pathogens all of them," Lee said. "There's no substitute for good food handling and preparation." ...
Lung cancer risk reduced in female textile workers exposed to endotoxin
...re to bacterial endotoxin-- a contaminant found in raw
cotton fiber and cotton dust -- is associated with a 40 percent decrease in lung cancer risk among female Chinese textile workers, according to a new study in the March 7 Journal of the National Cancer Institute . Since the 1970s, studies in the U....
Garlic does not appear to lower cholesterol levels
Three forms of garlicincluding raw
garlic and two types of commercial garlic suppleme...nts, many of which seek to package the benefits of raw
garlic in more palatable forms, are promoted as cholesterol-lowering agents and are among the top-se...
Honeydew honeys are better antioxidants than nectar honeys
...y depends greatly on where honeybees collect their raw
materials. There are two key types of source. First, honeybees can collect nectar from flowers, and this generates nectar honeys. Secondly they can collect fluids that exude from plants, usually after the plants have been visited by a plant-sucking i...
Worldmapper draws attention to the world's health inequalities
...ps, embed them in explanatory posters, and provide raw
data and technical notes on many of the most prominent of the world major datasets published mainly by various United Nations organizations. This information is all freely available on the Worldmapper website. "What I think matters most," says Profe...
Study offers window into human behavior, brain disease
... the brain that are in a good position to transmit raw
emotional signals to other brain centers. In addition, VENs have characteristics that suggest they play a role in analyzing sparse inputs and sending rapid output signals, further supporting the idea that they may impact behavior. It's possible, say...
Does too much protein in the diet increase cancer risk?
... people. The first ate a low-protein, low-calorie, raw
food vegetarian diet and was made up of 21 lean men and women. Another group consisted of 21 lean subjects who did regular endurance running, averaging about 48 miles per week. The runners ate a standard Western diet, consuming more calories and prot...
Structure essential for brain remodeling identified
...esearchers has discovered where the brain gets the raw
materials for such construction -- and has even taken "home movies" of the process. The discovery, made in rodents, may lead to advances in understanding Alzheimers disease, autism and age-related memory loss, and could point to potential treatment...
PhD researcher develops inexpensive, sustainable production method in just 2 years
...niversity of Technology has since patented. The raw
materials for the medicine are dissolved in ionic ...urther advantage of Kroon's method is that all the raw
materials are transposed into the end product without containing any by-products. The separation pro...
Out of REACH
... to supplies of large numbers of intermediates and raw
materials used in drug manufacture. 'While the possibility of this happening has always been on our radar, this has come as a rude awakening,' Vosvenieks said. A change in supplier would mean re-submitting a drug for evaluation by the regulatory au...
Inexpensive test detects H5N1 infections quickly and accurately
...illness and take the best steps to respond." The raw
materials for the MChip cost less than 10 dollars, Dr. Rowlen says, and discussions are under way to commercialize its manufacture....
ICON issues survey of nanotechnology practices
... the products, and who handle the nanomaterials in raw
form, face more risk of exposure. There remains little specific information about the potential harm workers face from most engineered nanomaterials. By attempting to understand how employers and workers are currently approaching the development an...
Eating walnuts with high-fat meals helps to protect arteries against short-term damage
...ck. New research shows that consuming a handful of raw
walnuts along with meals high in saturated fat app...ective abilities and whether they need to be eaten raw
in order to provide the greatest health benefit. Research for this study was conducted at Hospital ...
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