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Dark skin protects

...a melanin in the warm, damp tropics where food was abundant and pathogens were rampant....

How to prevent wrinkles?

... Since antioxidants like vitamins A, C and E are abundant in fruits and vegetables . they help to protect the skin from age and sun-related damage which otherwise lead to wrinkling.In general a healthy diet helps in maintaining the skin....

Broccoli's role against cancer

...Academy of Sciences. Sulphoraphane is particularly abundant in three-day-old broccoli sprouts. <br...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

... herbs, in addition to making food tastier, are an abundant source of antioxidants and could provide potential anticancer benefits when supplementing a balanced diet.Herbs have higher antioxidant activity than frutis, vegetables and some spice,s including garlic, the researchers say. Their findings appear in ...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

... herbs, in addition to making food tastier, are an abundant source of antioxidants and could provide potential anticancer benefits when supplementing a balanced diet.Herbs have higher antioxidant activity than frutis, vegetables and some spice,s including garlic, the researchers say. Their findings appear in ...

Processed Meat, Diabetes connection Found

...ese adjustments, he said, it was clear that eating abundant hot dogs and other processed meats was an independent risk factor for diabetes. He feels that eating processed meats five times or more per week is where we saw the major difference. The effect is dose-related: The more you eat of these foods, the h...

Problematic Use of smallpox vaccine

The USA is accumulating an abundant supply of smallpox vaccine, but health officials say they are not recommending that it be widely used- yet. The vaccine currently on hand, 16.8 million doses in a government stockpile// and more than 80 million doses that drug maker Aventis Pasteur s...

Changing stem cells to liver cells

...hentic liver cells. They produce albumin, the most abundant protein made by liver, urea, which is specific to kidney and liver, and P450, the liver's detoxifying enzyme. It's an exciting development, for liver cells have a range of potential applications. They could be used to help patients with genetic liv...

Stem cells - New and richer source found

...can be obtained in the non-invasive manner from an abundant source of tissue that is typically discarded. Researchers point out that Wharton's jelly might be a reservoir of the primitive stem cells that form soon after the egg is fertilized. Wharton’s jelly is the gelatinous connective tissue only found in th...

Elderly Women Remain At Risk From Hypertension

...erhaps, to poor selection of drug classes. Despite abundant evidence suggesting that thiazide diuretics are the most cost-effective drugs for blood pressure reduction, and that they are especially effective in the elderly, the researchers found overall low rates of thiazide use, particularly among men. Among...

Elderly Women Remain At Risk From Hypertension

...erhaps, to poor selection of drug classes. Despite abundant evidence suggesting that thiazide diuretics are the most cost-effective drugs for blood pressure reduction, and that they are especially effective in the elderly, the researchers found overall low rates of thiazide use, particularly among men. Among...

Vitamin Supplements During Pregnancy to Boost Fetal Development

...nd maintain new cells. It is a B vitamin and found abundant in green leafy vegetables, cereals and liver. Women are usually prescribed folic acid supplements, a synthetic compound of folate, before conceiving and during the early months of pregnancy, to reduce the risk of birth defects involving the nervous...

Arsenic in drinking water

...valent arsenate (As (V)). Organic arsenic species, abundant in seafood, are very much less harmful to health, and are readily eliminated by the body. Drinking-water poses the greatest threat to public health from arsenic. Exposure at work and mining and industrial emissions may also be significant locally. ...

Chocolate To Combat Cancer: So Indulge!

... of flavonoids, or natural antioxidants, which are abundant in cacao beans and thought to protect cells against free radicals. Scientists treated breast cancer cells with a preparation of pentamer, the strongest type of procyanidin. Researchers believe their results will be relevant to the treatment of other ...

Mushrooms can help fight chronic disease

...ounteract the free radicals. // Anti-oxidants are abundant in fruits and vegetables. It has now been found that mushrooms have plenty of these, which could help fight chronic disease. Numerous studies have shown that consuming fruit and vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, may reduce the risk of deve...

Early Awareness About Weight Management Needed To Tackle Lifelong Obesity

...t children that's incompatible with a natural diet abundant in fruit and vegetables. If that was the case, the human species would have died out years ago," said Dr. David Ludwig, a Children's Hospital Boston obesity specialist. Still, obesity and nutrition specialists acknowledged, in a world of epicurean t...

Commercial grape juices and vinegars found rich in antioxidants

...n because it deals with peroxyl radicals, the most abundant radicals in biological systems. In a recent study, published in the November issue of Food Chemistry, the oxygen radical scavenging activity, i.e. the antioxidant activity of commercial red and white grape juices and wine vinegars, which are known t...

Implantable devices to be powered by organosilicon compounds in the future

..., it makes use of Silicon, one of the Earth's most abundant elements. In addition to implantable devices for medicine, lithium batteries are used in scores of applications, from spacecraft to iPods. We will have to watch and wait for some time before the power of these batteries can be exploited to the maxi...

Need for concerted action for prevention of chronic diseases

...e next ten years seems to be realistic. There is abundant scientific evidence that preventive action is effective in terms both of mortality and morbidity and of health economic gains.However as it is a societal problem, all possible pressure and encouragement should be used to help them to actively accept ...

Stem cell therapy for developing new trachea using Tissue engineering

...descend directly from embryonic stem cells and are abundant in the amniotic fluid. They specialize in making connective tissues, including muscle, bone, cartilage, fat and tendon. Babies born with incomplete, malformed or missing tracheas cannot breathe and must immediately go on heart-lung bypass, which can...

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