Navigation Links
Selenium Could Shield Against Diabetes
Date:3/18/2010

High levels in men appear to be beneficial, study finds

THURSDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have found evidence that older men with higher levels of selenium are less likely to suffer from dysglycemia, or improper blood-sugar metabolism.

Tasnime Akbaraly, from the University of Montpellier in France, and colleagues studied 1,162 French adults for nine years, checking their levels of selenium and monitoring whether they developed blood-sugar problems.

According to their report, published online in the journal Nutrition & Metabolism, elderly men whose selenium concentrations were in the top one-third had a significantly lower risk.

"The reason we observed a protective effect of selenium in men but not in women is not completely clear, but might be attributed to women being healthier at baseline, having better antioxidant status in general and possible differences in how men and women process selenium," Akbaraly said in a news release from the journal's publisher.

More information

The U.S. National Library of Medicine has more on selenium.



-- Randy Dotinga



SOURCE: BioMed Central, news release, March 17, 2010


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Selenium, Omega-3s May Stave Off Colorectal Cancer
2. Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Wont Prevent Prostate Cancer
3. Selenium, Vitamins E and C Wont Prevent Prostate Cancer
4. Study finds selenium, vitamin E do not prevent prostate cancer
5. Selenium may slow march of AIDS
6. Store-bought freshwater fish contain elevated levels of mercury, arsenic and selenium
7. Could Lowering Blood Pressure Help Stop Dementia?
8. Public Health Reports Will Host A Meet the Author! Webcast Entitled How Healthy Could a State Be
9. Cellular pathway could provide evidence of how cancer and obesity are linked
10. Papaya Could Be a Cancer Fighter
11. Medicines Future Could Lie in Each Patients Genome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... The evolving healthcare landscape presents ... At ThoughtSpot 2014, AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ... resources to enhance patient care and profitability. At ... issues to give independent pharmacists the tools they ... ThoughtSpot show attendance experienced a nearly 70% increase ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 The American ... Gregg Harper (R-MS), and Peter Welch (D-VT), for ... Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014, which improves ... this effort to improve healthcare access and affordability ... officer of ATA. "These cost-saving provisions are critical ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 On Monday, ... California NextGen User Symposium in San Francisco, CA. Now ... at the JW Marriott Union Square hotel. , “We ... get up to speed with ACA compliance issues,” Quirk ... month. The symposium provides attendees guidance with NextGen implementation ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Although many parents worry about their children choking on small ... Such was the case for 15-month-old Landon Jones ... of nuts. "At the time, Landon had a cold ... to his illness or choking," recalled his mother, Ula Jones. ... lodged in his windpipe and had to be removed via ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Over ... have benefited from innovative technologies that have enabled ... a patient's tooth color. Moreover, the burgeoning elderly ... to age-related tooth ailments. Due to long-term use ... elderly individuals have demanded dental fillings, veneers and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 2Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 3Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 4Health News:ThoughtSpot 2014 Inspires as General Session Concludes 5Health News:ATA Applauds Bill on Medicare Telemedicine Improvements 2Health News:Quirk Healthcare Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual California NextGen User Symposium and Launches First Annual Florida NextGen User Symposium 2Health News:Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says 2Health News:Cosmetic Dentists in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Cosmetic Dentists in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3
... , , , WASHINGTON, Aug. ... of the health community in mourning the loss of Senator Edward ... causes, particularly the medically underserved. His work in advancing medical innovation ... America,s ability to invest in cures for illnesses that affect patients ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Two new European ... use for diagnosing possible heart attacks in emergency room patients, ... 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine ... damaged heart cells. Standard practice in most hospitals now calls ...
... the growth of human colon cancer cells, preventing the disease ... The research, published today in EMBO Molecular Medicine , ... growth of tumours, metastatic lesions and cancer stem cells, the ... Colon cancer often begins in a treatable form when ...
... , , NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. ... for the Community" campaign as Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, HCA CEO ... attended the 2009 kickoff event for the corporate office,s employee giving ... (Logo: http://www.ne w s com.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050825/CLTH069LOGO ...
... , , , ... Health Record Association (EHR Association) responded with enthusiasm to the ... nearly $1.2 billion to help hospitals and health care providers ... of the continued implementation of the healthcare IT provisions of ...
... ... Generation and Gender Impact Physician Engagement", , ... Charlotte, NC (Vocus) August 26, 2009 -- Morehead , the human capital ... Engagement." The free hour-long webinar will be broadcast on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Council for American Medical Innovation Honors Health Champion Senator Edward M. Kennedy 2Health News:Council for American Medical Innovation Honors Health Champion Senator Edward M. Kennedy 3Health News:Newer, Better Tests for Heart Attacks 2Health News:Newer, Better Tests for Heart Attacks 3Health News:'Hedgehog' pathway may hold key to anti-cancer therapy 2Health News:HCA Kicks Off 2009 'Caring for the Community' Campaign 2Health News:HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Applauds Federal Support of EHR Implementation for Hospitals and Physician Practices 2Health News:HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association Applauds Federal Support of EHR Implementation for Hospitals and Physician Practices 3Health News:Morehead Presents Webinar on 'He Said…She Said: How Gender Differences Impact Physician Engagement' 2
(Date:8/1/2014)... -- In the latest call for gender equity in ... 60 doctors and leading medical experts from across the ... and Drug Administration,s (FDA) decision to approve 26 drugs ... dysfunction compared with ZERO for women,s most common complaint, ... by approving the first-ever drug to treat Hypoactive Sexual ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... , August 1, 2014 ... Market by Type (Traditional Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic ... (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, ... MarketsandMarkets, the global Wound Care Market is expected to ... in 2014, growing at a CAGR of 3.2% ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. , Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... that it will host a conference call to report ... 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM ET. CEO Dr. ... will discuss second quarter earnings, provide a corporate ... The update will include clinical development plans for VGX-3100, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:60+ Doctors and Leading Medical Experts Sign an Open Letter Urging the FDA to Approve First-Ever Drug to Treat Women's Most Common Form of Sexual Dysfunction, notes Even the Score 260+ Doctors and Leading Medical Experts Sign an Open Letter Urging the FDA to Approve First-Ever Drug to Treat Women's Most Common Form of Sexual Dysfunction, notes Even the Score 3Wound Care Market Worth $18.3 Billion by 2019 2Wound Care Market Worth $18.3 Billion by 2019 3Inovio Pharmaceuticals to Host Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Call on August 11, 2014 2Inovio Pharmaceuticals to Host Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Call on August 11, 2014 3
... EAU study conducted with University of Pennsylvania shows ... different approaches,are being used to increase milk production ... at the University of Pennsylvania School of,Veterinary Medicine ... technology created by EAU Technologies, has the potential ...
... study to commence late this year, ... (ASX:,CYT) has selected CYT387, a selective and ... treat myeloproliferative disorders (MPDs). This,follows extensive laboratory ... in an in-vivo model of myeloproliferative,disease., ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Increasing Dairy Milk Production with Electrolyzed Drinking Water 2Increasing Dairy Milk Production with Electrolyzed Drinking Water 3Increasing Dairy Milk Production with Electrolyzed Drinking Water 4Increasing Dairy Milk Production with Electrolyzed Drinking Water 5Cytopia Nominates JAK2 Clinical Candidate for Myeloproliferative Disorders 2Cytopia Nominates JAK2 Clinical Candidate for Myeloproliferative Disorders 3
A budget-priced microscope designed for ENT and neuro surgery....
The OPMI Neuro/NC4 System is the system of choice for integration with every major Image Guided Surgery (IGS). It can be mounted on NC4 floorstand or ceiling mount....
... microscope system has been designed ... fatigue. The maneuverability of this ... provides fatigue-free viewing even at ... as in posterior fossa, cerebral ...
... The XL Advantage delivers higher magnification ... a crisp, true image, even at the ... to edge clarity and precise color rendition ... treated with an anti-reflective coating produce a ...
Medicine Products: