Navigation Links
Researchers study potential health benefits of natural chemicals in muscadine grape seeds
Date:10/24/2007

t on cardiovascular risk factors, said David Herrington, M.D., M.P.H., lead investigator and a professor of cardiology.

Study participants are patients at Wake Forest Baptists Family Medicine and Internal Medicine practices and are between 18 years and 65 years old. For the first four weeks of the study, participants are randomly assigned to take either 1,300 mg. (two capsules) of the Natures Pearl Muscadine Grape Seed Supplement (grape seeds) daily or a placebo (inactive capsule).

For the next four weeks, participants do not take capsules to allow the product to wash out of their systems. Then, the groups will switch so that those who took placebo originally will take the supplement for four weeks.

Ultrasound technology is used to determine blood vessel function or reactivity. Blood flow in the brachial artery, the major vessel in the arm, is measured both before and after the arteries are constricted with a blood pressure cuff. In a healthy subject, the artery dilates after the constriction. Decreased reactivity is a sign of reduced artery function and is thought to be a precursor to atherosclerosis, the buildup of fatty deposits in the vessels that can lead to heart attack or stroke.

The test is used in the brachial arteries because the hearts arteries cannot be directly imaged with ultrasound. However, atherosclerosis is a disease that affects vessels throughout the body, and the test is considered a good indicator of overall vessel function.

The study will also measure any effects on total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein or good cholesterol, blood sugar levels and markers for inflammation, such as C-reactive protein and interleukin-6.

Patients have been recruited and the results are expected to be analyzed in early 2008.

Cardiovascular disease is a significant problem in this country so it is worthwhile to examine foods that may have
'/>"/>

Contact: Karen Richardson
krchrdsn@wfubmc.edu
336-716-4453
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
2. Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids
3. Researchers identify the early makers of Neonatal Sepsis
4. OHSU Researchers Announce New Discovery
5. Researchers Identify Gene Connected To Bipolar Disorder
6. Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.
7. Researchers trick Alzheimers Enzyme
8. Researchers find new HIV hiding place
9. Gene researchers make Malaria-resistant mosquito
10. New Hair in 15 Days Could Now Be A Possibility Say Researchers
11. Researchers developed world’s smallest toothbrus
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/14/2014)... (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Many diet plans ... a study by the School of Public Health at the ... consumption had a near-zero effect on weight loss. Now experts ... combine with some form of portion control to ... of monitoring portions and controlling how much is consumed, simply ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Sometimes, thinking “inside the box” can be revolutionary. ... product release, Joyboxx™ - The world’s only hygienic and ... Inventor and CEO, Deborah Semer began designing a safe ... for their ‘toys’ after she realized no such product ... Semer met 30-year industry veteran Phyllis Heppenstall, the legendary ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... EurekaMag.com has newly published results of 64,900 ... disease that ranges in severity from a mild ... illness that attacks the liver. An estimated 3.2 million ... virus infection of which approximately 80% of people develop ... all studies on Hepatitis C , the Life, Earth ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... "Medical devices, tests, and treatments are ... Tri-Valley is a star when it comes to innovations ... are working on amazing products and ideas that are ... according to Dale Kaye CEO of the Innovation ... the brilliant minds and businesses that are leading society ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Doctor Mike ... the launch of their new company website. The Inception ... free information on chiropractic marketing. It's also a place ... Inception has to offer. , When contacted at his ... newest version of our main website. Our site is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Increase Vegetable Consumption Has Zero Effect on Weight Loss – Portion Control is Recommended by Experts 2Health News:Increase Vegetable Consumption Has Zero Effect on Weight Loss – Portion Control is Recommended by Experts 3Health News:Passionate Playground launches Joyboxx 2Health News:Passionate Playground launches Joyboxx 3Health News:EurekaMag.com Publishes 64,900 New Studies on Hepatitis C 2Health News:Believing in the Possible – Innovation Tri-Valley’s Sixth Innovation Forum Examines the Tri-Valley’s Wealth of Innovators 2Health News:Believing in the Possible – Innovation Tri-Valley’s Sixth Innovation Forum Examines the Tri-Valley’s Wealth of Innovators 3Health News:Believing in the Possible – Innovation Tri-Valley’s Sixth Innovation Forum Examines the Tri-Valley’s Wealth of Innovators 4Health News:Doctor Mike Hamilton From Inception Chiropractic Websites Announces the Launch of Their New Website 2
... May 15 The following is a,statement from Larry ... for the Aging:, "Today,s GAO report points out ... and certification of nursing homes in this country. If,we ... residents, we need to,rethink our approach from the bottom ...
... local All China Youth Federation; sending more,aid workers, ... to help youth cope, PORTLAND, Ore., May ... Sichuan province reports that better,weather has opened up ... more than 22 truckloads of lifesaving,supplies were delivered ...
... preliminary trial , , THURSDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) ... lower risk of the heart rhythm abnormality known ... disease. , "Our finding alone doesn,t prove that ... the hypothesis that they may," said study author ...
... ingredients, lack warning labels, study finds , , THURSDAY, May ... purchase online often include ingredients that are potentially hazardous ... labels often don,t include this warning. , One of ... has been banned on the U.S. market since 2004, ...
... 15 minSURG Corporation, a,subsidiary of Orthopedic Development ... been used to treat chronic facet-oriented back,pain or ... required,to fuse each of the two facet joints ... surgical solutions to treat intractable back pain without,precluding ...
... 14 & 15 at Paris Las ... ... all-singing,all-dancing musical journey across America when Las Vegas-based HIV/AIDS,charity Golden Rainbow presents ... June 14 and 15 in Le,Theatre des Arts at Paris Las Vegas., ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mercy Corps Delivers Lifesaving Supplies to China Earthquake Survivors 2Health News:Statins May Help Older Women Control Irregular Heartbeat 2Health News:Weight-Loss Aids Bought on Internet Might Harm Your Heart 2Health News:Weight-Loss Aids Bought on Internet Might Harm Your Heart 3Health News:TruFUSE(R) Minimally Invasive Facet Fusion Procedure Tops 3,000 Spinal Levels 2Health News:Golden Rainbow Takes a Musical Journey for Its 22nd Annual 'Ribbon of Life' Production Show 2
(Date:7/14/2014)... N.Y. and LONDON , ... VSCP ) and IXICO plc (AIM: IXI) jointly announced ... will benefit both companies. Dr. Edward Ashton , ... which initially will have seven members. "The ... important initiative of the international commercial and operational alliance ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... LOS ANGELES , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ... of e-liquid, a vegetable-glycol solution for use in ... one of the active ingredients in cannabis, cannabidiol ... in personal vaporizer devices, and other vaporizer technology. ... Cannabis naturally contains 483 different compounds ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014  Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, ... company, today announced that the Food and Drug Administration ... provide comments on RCP,s Investigational New Drug ("IND") application ... trial in the US. Dr. Chris ... review and comments on our IND. When we receive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:VirtualScopics, Inc. And IXICO plc Announce The Formation Of A Scientific Advisory Board To Benefit Both Companies; Dr. Edward Ashton, Ph.D. Appointed Chairman 2VirtualScopics, Inc. And IXICO plc Announce The Formation Of A Scientific Advisory Board To Benefit Both Companies; Dr. Edward Ashton, Ph.D. Appointed Chairman 3VirtualScopics, Inc. And IXICO plc Announce The Formation Of A Scientific Advisory Board To Benefit Both Companies; Dr. Edward Ashton, Ph.D. Appointed Chairman 4VirtualScopics, Inc. And IXICO plc Announce The Formation Of A Scientific Advisory Board To Benefit Both Companies; Dr. Edward Ashton, Ph.D. Appointed Chairman 5VirtualScopics, Inc. And IXICO plc Announce The Formation Of A Scientific Advisory Board To Benefit Both Companies; Dr. Edward Ashton, Ph.D. Appointed Chairman 6VirtualScopics, Inc. And IXICO plc Announce The Formation Of A Scientific Advisory Board To Benefit Both Companies; Dr. Edward Ashton, Ph.D. Appointed Chairman 7VirtualScopics, Inc. And IXICO plc Announce The Formation Of A Scientific Advisory Board To Benefit Both Companies; Dr. Edward Ashton, Ph.D. Appointed Chairman 8VirtualScopics, Inc. And IXICO plc Announce The Formation Of A Scientific Advisory Board To Benefit Both Companies; Dr. Edward Ashton, Ph.D. Appointed Chairman 9VAPETEK Releases CBD-Infused eLiquid For The Consumer Market 2Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Issues Update On US Investigational New Drug Application 2
... NetMotion Wireless, a leading provider of mobile productivity and ... Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution, Mobility XE, has been ... of mobile workers for accessing wireless data and applications. ... medical care, improve staff productivity and increase practice profitability. ...
... and Ultrasound Systems to... -- DALLAS, September 6, 2010 ... ... ... first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the first one. for (var ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NetMotion Wireless Tapped by IDEXX Laboratories to Provide Secure Mobile Access to Field Personnel 2NetMotion Wireless Tapped by IDEXX Laboratories to Provide Secure Mobile Access to Field Personnel 3Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports 2Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports 3Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports 4Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports 5Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports 6Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports 7Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports 8
Our Wrap-Around Back Relief Apron provides front and back protection. It transfer the weight from the shoulder to the waist with the aid of a 6" wide elastic belt. Belts may be ordered in various siz...
A two piece design that provides maximum protection and versatility. Can be ordered with Velcro, buckle, or orthopedic wide belt closures....
The maternity apron is a very critical protection device for the patient and the fetus....
Wolfs unique apron and vest set distributes weight evenly between shoulders and hips. The vest comes with an attached Thyroid collar...
Medicine Products: