Tag: "carrot" at medical news
Developing Antimetastasis Therapy- An Early Stage of Tumor Control.
...and the tumor cell follows it, like the proverbial carrot
on a stick. Near the vessel, concentrations of the signaling molecule are reinforced by the lymphatics own secretions, fine tuning the tumor cells migration and guaranteeing that they will home in on the lymphatic. To demonstrate this new concept,...
Diet Holds the Key for Men's Health
...to maintain a healthy artery. The beta carotene in carrot
triggers an active immunity and stops the formation of free radicals. Besides, potassium in carrots helps to bring down blood pressure. Garlic is one of the vegetables rich in anti oxidant. It also has anti-cancer properties which augments resistance...
A treat for nurses who chip in with tender loving care!
...ure and patient care, introduced this scheme of ‘a carrot
at the end of the stick’ in an attempt to motivate all nurses to be kind and considerate to all patients mindful not to discuss them as mere ‘cases’ and to have a very positive attitude when dealing with patients at their bedside in an attempt to mak...
Salmonella Outbreak under Investigation
...ade headlines. Certain brands of packaged spinach, carrot
juice, lettuce, beef and unpasteurized milk were recently recalled when found to be tainted with illness-causing bacteria. Statistics show that over 1.4 million cases of salmonellosis occur in the U.S. each year with about 1.3 million of those case...
Still Another Case of Carrot juice-linked botulism in Canada
The third case of carrot
juice-linked botulism has been reported in Canada ... paralysis when the two people drank U.S.-produced carrot
juice earlier// this month. According to reports by the local media the latest victim is from Queb...
Botulism Toxin in Carrot Juice Paralyses Two Canadians
...alth Officials have alerted the public about toxic carrot
juice supplied by Bolthouse Farms, which has caused paralysis in 2 Canadians// due to the contamination caused by the botulism toxin. Despite the recall of the product by Bolthouse Farms, nearly 10 Toronto Businesses continued to house the product ...
Botulism cases trigger warning to keep carrot juice chilled
juice (including pasteurized) should be refrigerat...emind consumers that it is critical to refrigerate carrot
juice for safety. Consumers should not keep carrot
juice unrefrigerated.""Consumers should look be a...
Study Shows That The Quality Of HDL Produced Depends On The Food Consumed
...tion of just one meal high in saturated fat like a carrot
cake and a milkshake could quickly prevent// the ‘good cholesterol’, HDL, from protecting the body against clogged arteries. The researchers had also explained that not only does the ability of high-density lipoproteins (HDLs), prevented, which is ...
Obesity Tackled at School Level
...ould be launching a pilot project this fall, where carrot
sticks, apples and other fresh fruit and vegetables would be supplied to children in elementary schools in Northern Ontario. "My ultimate goal is, if successful, I'd like to see it stretched throughout the province of Ontario," Mr. Watson said. T...
Superfoods make super healthy humans??
...eart disease, cancer and cataracts. Chewing on a carrot
a day like Mr. Bunny provides a potent dose of alpha and beta ' carotene which collects in the fat ' layers of our skin and reflect harmful ultraviolet radiation. The result is a glowing skin which has extra protection from skin cancer and from remat...
Colourful vegetables lower asthma risk
...hma than women with the lowest intakes. Similarly, carrot
lovers had a 20 percent lower risk of the disease, while tomato fans had an 18 percent lower risk. However, the researchers point out, they cannot rule out the possibility that higher intakes of carrots, tomatoes and leafy greens are simply a sign ...
No need to hassel with children at meal time, just eat when pregnant!
...were not. Dr Mennella tested the theory by giving carrot
juice to expectant mothers. The basis was a French study which revealed the children of mothers given anise-flavoured drinks while breast-feeding later liked the flavour of aniseed more than other babies. In the words of Dr. Mennella, 'Although the...
Keep fit with salads
...main dish. Many people prefer munching cucumber or carrot
sticks along with their drinks instead of fried snacks. You can serve a healthy curd dip along with the salad sticks. While choosing vegetables for a salad we have to keep in mind that they should be fresh. No amount of maneuvering can disguise an o...