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Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

... Like exercise, the excess UCP3 causes the mice to burn more fat but without the pain, sweat and hard work."In a research study published in the science journal Nature, Clapham and his team showed that even though the transgenic mice ate 15-54 percent more food than normal mice, their fat-tissue mass was ...

How much can exercise improve health?

...at least the minimal guidelines, which can help to burn 1,000 calories a week, reduces all-cause mortality by 20 to 30 percent. After making a thorough analysis of the benefits of exercise on specific diseases, the evidence we have for physical activity and cardiovascular disease is probably th...

Wound healing made faster

...ile initial trials will focus on skin grafting for burn and accident victims, the researchers also hope to use the wound-healing complex in treating chronic ulcers and to help speed the recovery of joint replacement patients....

High-protein diets may pose health risks

...nally sound diet and increase physical activity to burn more calories than they consume, says Eckel, professor of medicine at the University of Colorado Health Science Centre in Denver. Foods emphasised in some of these high-protein and similar diets are from animal sources that are rich in both protein...

Air pollution may raise risk of lung cancer

...evolves, around huge power plants that continue to burn coal, and sometimes diesel fuel, to provide low-cost electricity for many suburban areas....

Gene block keeps mice from increasing weight

...h would put them at risk of diabetes. Instead, the burn the fatty acids which would normally be laid down in fat. The mice were compared to a group of normal mice eating the same high fat diet. The control group became obese and diabetic - just as humans would under the same conditions. The discovery op...

Reduce watching TV to prevent Obesity and Diabetes

...al activity and reduces the amount of time used to burn energy. People tend to eat while watching TV despite their low physical activity levels, resulting in increased food and total energy intake. TV watching burns less energy compared to other sedentary activities like sewing, reading, writing, and driv...

Use of sunbed is harmful

...vision. People who have very fair skin, People who burn easily or tan poorly or People who have had skin cancer should never use sunbeds. Sunbeds are linked to two types of skin cancer, called basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma. However the Sunbed Association said they are providing a controlled envir...

Childhood Sunburn Can Lead to Skin Cancer Later

...ge, your risk of skin cancer goes up. But get that burn before the age of 18, and your risks go up dramati...starts -- which can happen with a tan as well as a burn -- the more likely your child is to reach the level of cellular damage that translates into skin can...

How to Save Your Skin From Sunburn

...isk for sunburn -- it's also possible to get a bad burn on cloudy days, experts say. A sunburn is even possible in winter, and those participating in snow sports are particularly at risk. The reason: Snow reflects up to 80 percent of the sun's rays and higher altitudes only increase that UV exposure. Su...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...mone, glucagon, which ordinarily tells the body to burn its stored fuel. Blood sugar plunges. So much is stored so fast that within two or three hours, levels may be lower than they were before the meal. Suddenly, the body needs more fuel. But because glucagon is still in short supply, the body does not ...

Stem Cells Found To Offer Promise For Hair Growth

...mplications not only for hair growth, but also for burn treatments. The cells that have been isolated not...e to isolate and use stem cells in skin grafts for burn patients, generating better grafts with hairs....

Counting Calories Might Be The Ideal Way To Stay Healthy

...references, brief sessions of intense activity can burn the same number of calories as longer or more frequent sessions of a less intense activity. For an inexpensive and accessible option, researchers suggest walking as a good exercise. Apart form burning calories researchers say that walking is a weigh...

Understanding The Link Between Movement And Metabolism

...rganized exercise. Researchers say calories people burn during everyday activities are more important than...t, on average, about 150 minutes more each day and burn 350 fewer calories than lean people do. 20 participants were followed 24 hours a day with a movemen...

Air pollution to affect diabetes patients’ cardiovascular risks

...sed by heavy flow of traffic and power plants that burn heavy amounts of coal. They had used the technique of brachial artery ultrasound to detect the response of the blood vessels of the participant patients. The researchers feel there is a requirement of more intensive study to find out why diabetic pa...

Toxin from the sea to relieve pain

...tive pain, which comes from outside the body, like burn or injury. Neuropathetic pain is difficult to treat as it responds badly to conventional painkillers.,...

Leisure walks with low cardiovascular exercises work best for weight loss

... found that slow paced walks can help obese people burn more calories than past faced walks they do to get into shape and lose some weight. The amounts of calories that get burned per pound of body weights remain same for obese people as for people with normal body weights. However, obese people walk diff...

A New Product Offering protection against anthrax

...were based on the research of Dr. John Heggers, a burn specialist at the UT Medical Branch in Galveston. Heggers published the only scientific article on Bio-Germ in an obscure online journal run by two of his former medical residents. However the journal was forced to retract the study after two scienti...

New Supplement Found To Be Effective Against Sunburn

...ased the levels of exposure to UV rays required to burn skin. Researchers claim that SOD has a different m...y in Besan?on, France, researchers induced UV skin burn on the inner-forearms of 50 healthy subjects once a week over a four-week period. The participants w...

Death Of Singaporean Woman After Mysterious Illness

...ther. "Doctors told us she was suffering from skin burn caused by a drug allergy". Wong's condition deteriorated in the Intensive Care Unit where her family maintained a vigil at her bedside while the patient writhed in pain despite painkillers. She died this week, five days after pulling out her brea...

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