Navigation Links
Gene-Tweaked Tomatoes, Probiotics Aim to Lower Your Cholesterol
Date:11/5/2012

by the fall."

One heart expert said that products such as Cardioviva might help reduce cholesterol, but they should be seen as just one added weapon in the battle against heart disease.

"As a well-tolerated substance, and easily taken at a lower dose than other supplements, Lactobacillus may be a beneficial supplement in reducing cholesterol," said Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, a preventive cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

However, she said that any effective attempt to lower cholesterol should always involve healthy diet and exercise.

A second study looked at a genetically engineered tomato that produces a peptide (a type of protein) that mimics the effect of HDL "good" cholesterol when eaten.

The study involved mice that were specially bred to have uncontrolled LDL "bad" cholesterol. The mice were fed a high-calorie, fatty "Western"-style diet plus a freeze-dried, ground version of the genetically tweaked tomato for two weeks. The tomato powder made up 2.2 percent of the rodents' total diet.

The researchers, led by Dr. Alan Fogelman, chair of the department of medicine at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine in Los Angeles, said that mice given the powder displayed lower blood levels of inflammation, higher levels of good cholesterol and less signs of atherosclerotic plaques ("hardening of the arteries"), among other signs of improving cardiovascular health.

"We have found a new and practical way to make a peptide that acts like the main protein in good cholesterol, but is many times more effective and can be delivered by eating the plant," Fogelman, who is also director of the Atherosclerosis Research Unit at UCLA, said in an AHA news release.

The study was funded by the U.S. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Reviewing the data, cardiologist Steinbaum said, "Although interesting, a mice trial like this cannot necessarily be extrapolated to the choices that human beings make, i
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Lower GI problems plague many with rheumatoid arthritis, Mayo Clinic study finds
2. Tree nut consumption associated with lower body weight and lower prevalence of health risks
3. Diagnostic yield of colonoscopy for melena after nondiagnostic upper endoscopy is lower than previously reported
4. Everyday Activities Might Lower Alzheimers Risk
5. Modest alcohol consumption lowers risk and severity of liver disease
6. Lower Risk for Bowel Obstruction With Less Invasive Surgery: Study
7. CAM therapy combined with conventional medical care may improve treatment of lower back pain
8. Blood pressure drugs linked with lower PTSD symptoms
9. Lower-Dose Radioiodine Effective Against Thyroid Cancer
10. Eating More Foods Rich in Omega-3s May Lower Alzheimers Risk: Study
11. Presence of fetal cells in women lowers risk of breast cancer but raises risk of colon cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Gene-Tweaked Tomatoes, Probiotics Aim to Lower Your Cholesterol
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... Bunion Bootie, ... Customers purchasing two or more Bunion Booties directly from their website, ... Bootie temporarily corrects misaligned toes and its ultra thin properties allow for protection ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership ... chief nursing officer recruitment for Capital Health in Pennington, N.J. ... E. Smith has recently placed more than 1,000 healthcare executives into organizations. , ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... ... Who doesn’t want a life filled with thriving positivity and high-life satisfaction? ... and life, and positive friendships and relationships? , Dr. Marsha W. Snyder explains ... Doctors. , With a focus on solving the epidemic of ill-being in the medical ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... METTLER TOLEDO is ... larger-than-average weighing pans, ML-T balances give operators the room they need to carry ... real estate makes ML-T balances a perfect choice for day-to-day weighing in nearly ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... ... The executive team from Nutritional Products International, a ... and beauty products, announced the company was successful in forging some important new ... in Tampa, Florida. This specific ECRM trade show gives companies in the nutritional, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bunion Bootie, the #1 Non-Surgical Treatment for Bunion Pain, Announces Their Big Summer Sale 2Health News:Capital Health Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nursing Officer 2Health News:Capital Health Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nursing Officer 3Health News:Medical Doctor Explains The Healthy Effects of a Positive Outlook in New Book 2Health News:METTLER TOLEDO Launches Compact ML-T Balances: Larger Pan Offers Greater Weighing Flexibility in Tight Spaces 2Health News:NPI Executives Report Great Success at ECRM Conference 2
... University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have been selected ... project is a national consortium of cutting-edge hospitals and ... patients with a kind of malignant brain tumor called ... UAB will serve as the only research site in ...
... Colo., July 9 If your eye ... inside!, would you use it? Probably not. ... commonly-used chemicals Dimethicone,Glyceryl Sterate, DMDM Hydantoin and ... and skin irritating emulsifiers and,preservatives., Most ...
... GCI Health meets global needs for the increasingly complex healthcare ... ... 9 Cohn & Wolfe has announced the,formation of GCI Health, ... the healthcare industry. GCI Health, which,will be led by Jill Dosik ...
... vote soon on legislation that would cut $39 ... July 9 Seniors across,Mississippi are speaking out ... legislation being considered in the U.S. Senate. The,legislation ... Medicare Advantage,program in Mississippi alone and severely cut ...
... Governor Edward G.,Rendell today signed House Bill 1150 ... protections for children and young,adults with Autism Spectrum ... medically necessary treatments,for individuals with autism up to ... essential services and treatments by building a stronger ...
... MONICA, Calif., July 9 Cord Blood,America, ... cord blood stem,cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ... of stem cells to families nationwide and,internationally, ... interviewed,about the Company,s achievements and future strategies ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UAB joins elite brain cancer research group 2Health News:Clean, Chemical-Free Eye Cream Evening Primrose Oil: The Puffy-Eye Cure 2Health News:Cohn & Wolfe Launches GCI Health, One of the World's Largest Healthcare Public Relations Firms 2Health News:Mississippi Seniors Speak Out Against Medicare Advantage Cuts 2Health News:Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Signs Bill Ensuring Continuity of Care for Children, Young Adults with Autism 2Health News:Cord Blood America CEO Matthew Schissler Details Aggressive Expansion Strategies in U.S. and Europe 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... 2015  AVACEN, Inc. announced today the issue by the ... medical technology platform supporting its unique Dry Heat Therapy AVACEN ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150630/227364LOGO ... 9,066,781 - Methods And Apparatus For Therapeutic Application of Thermal ... methods of use, referred to by the company as the ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... 1, 2015 Radiant Insights announce ... Oxygen Concentrators Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, ... continuing growth as the aging population worldwide needs homecare ... conditions where oxygen is able to improve the quality ... have become affordable and support a mobile lifestyle even ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015 ... is expected to reach USD 49,119.2 million by 2020, ... Inc. Monitoring services is expected to remain the dominant ... USD 1,227.5 million in 2012, and an estimated CAGR ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150105/723757 ) , Browse full ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AVACEN Medical Patent Issued 2Stationary Oxygen Concentrators Market to Reach $2 Billion by 2021: Radiant Insights, Inc. 2Stationary Oxygen Concentrators Market to Reach $2 Billion by 2021: Radiant Insights, Inc. 3Stationary Oxygen Concentrators Market to Reach $2 Billion by 2021: Radiant Insights, Inc. 4mHealth Market Worth $ 49,119.2 Million By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2mHealth Market Worth $ 49,119.2 Million By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3mHealth Market Worth $ 49,119.2 Million By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 4mHealth Market Worth $ 49,119.2 Million By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 5
... following statement,by Andrea Kavanagh, Director of the Pure Salmon ... publish a study tomorrow that,shows sea lice from open ... wild fish stocks., "This study confirms what we ... havoc on wild salmon populations. If outbreaks of these,parasites ...
... Results, SOUTH SAN FRANCICSO, Calif., Dec. 13 ... announced that its oral syk,kinase inhibitor, R788 (tamatinib ... Arthritis (RA) patients in a,recently completed Phase 2 ... 150mg po bid (orally, twice daily), showed higher ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Rigel's R788 Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2 Clinical Study 2Rigel's R788 Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2 Clinical Study 3Rigel's R788 Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2 Clinical Study 4Rigel's R788 Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2 Clinical Study 5Rigel's R788 Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2 Clinical Study 6
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: