Tag: "consumption" at medical news
Liver donors can thrive after transplant
...ith livers damaged by hepatitis C, cancer, alcohol consumption
or primary biliary cirrhosis, a disease of the liver and bile ducts. Potential liver donors are generally limited to family members, spouses or close friends. While an exact genetic match between donor and recipient isn't required, blood type must be...
Eat greens to have a ever green heart
...ce of heart disease. Increased fruit and vegetable consumption
also protects the diabetics against heart attack as well. Dr. Kaumudi J. Joshipura, Harvard University, the cheif investigator of the first study found that just one additional daily serving of fruit or vegetable lowered risk of heart diseases by 4%....
Alcohol shrinks brain
"Heavy alcohol consumption
might exaggerate brain shrinkage in social drinkers. Chronic heavy alcohol consumption
should be avoided," according to Dr. Motoo Kubota and colleagues from Chiba University in Japan repo...
Beer vitamin protects heart
...may contribute to the protective effect of alcohol consumption
on cardiovascular disease in population(s) with ge...ighest blood levels of folate. Hence moderate beer consumption
helps to maintain the blood levels of homocysteine to be in the normal range. Drinking beer regular...
Risk of Cancer can be reduced to 40% with a High Fiber Diet
...who were divided into five sets according to their consumption
of fiber and presented at an International Conference in France. This study showed that fiber was particularly important in reducing cancer of the colon and rectum. Medical experts believe up to 30% of all cancers in the developed world are assoc...
Maternal alcohol consumption linked to behavioral problems in children
Even small amounts of alcohol consumption
is linked with deliquent behaviour of the chilren ... were made to answer questions about their alcohol consumption
during their pregnancy.These women were contacted again when their children were between 6 and 7 yea...
Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.
... decade or two and with the increased incidence of consumption
of drugs in teens.Researchers at a conference sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse said that the drug known as ecstasy has a negative impact on blood flow to parts of the brain and that the effect can persist for weeks. ECSTASY is the n...
Antioxidants found in chocolates
...althy diet. The main reason for limiting chocolate consumption
is that it is high in fat and sugar. The darker types of chocolate are best, since they have less sugar....
Drink grape juice for health
...ardiovascular health through increased antioxidant consumption
might prefer a glass of purple grape juice in the morning to orange juice," says Joe A. Vinson, professor of chemistry at The University of Scranton and lead author of the study. "In our tests, we saw dramatically superior antioxidant performance by ...
Less drinking less stroke
...dical Center in Boston found that moderate alcohol consumption
among elderly patients appeared to protect against...s silent stroke and white matter disease. However, consumption
of alcohol, at any level, was also associated with some brain atrophy.// The research team studied...
Poor diet among smokers
...ng with smokers, intake of fat was up, while fibre consumption
and folic acid were down. These women also drink less water and use more table sweeteners than women who live with non-smokers....
Drink milk right now
...egian investigators have found that childhood milk consumption
is associated with a lower risk of breast cancer b... asked to complete questionnaires about their milk consumption
during both childhood and their adult life. Six years later, at follow-up, 317 of the women had brea...
Fish for the lungs
...nst lung cancer. Experts repeatedly warn that fish consumption
may only have a moderating effect and smokers should not assume that it is safe to carry on smoking as long as they eat fish. // Eating large amounts of fresh fish may cut the risk of a type of lung cancer called adenocarcinoma; eating dried or sal...
Fructose cause digestive problems
...known as lactose intolerance, which is linked with consumption
of dairy produce.// The researchers carried out a fructose breath test on 190 patients with unexplained gas, bloating and pain, 80 per cent of whom met criteria for IBS. In 70 per cent, methane and hydrogen were found in the breath analysis - both ...
Look out for gout
...for no specific reason. It is not always linked to consumption
of rich food and wine, and women can be affected too, especially after the menopause. However, the condition does tend to affect middle-aged men and some people find an attack follows eating foods such as anchovies, sardines or liver. Typically gout ...
Quit coffee and help your heart
...y coffee drinker you should consider reducing your consumption
of coffee.// In the study, the researchers evalua...esearchers report.Dr.Right, speculates that coffee consumption
may interfere with the body's ability to keep homocysteine levels in check, possibly by inhibiting t...
Arterial stiffness prevented by light drinking
...nother of those U-shaped relationships for alcohol consumption
and health. In the U-shaped relationship, light to...age. But there was no relationship between alcohol consumption
and arterial thickening, another heart disease risk factor....
Cirrhosis linked to genes
...eam has identified an antibody response to alcohol consumption
which is linked to polymorphisms - genetic variants found in at least 2% of the population. The response was found in half of those with liver cirrhosis and was present in one third of those who did not have liver disease. People who possess these ...
Drink alcohol for intelligence
...there are other factors linked to moderate alcohol consumption
which could also be linked to improved IQ. The researchers, at the National Institute for Longevity Sciences in Aichi Prefecture, near Tokyo, tested the IQs of 2000 people between 40 and 80 years old. Men who drank less than 540 millilitres of sake...
Too much coffee is too bad
...ty of women in high and low categories of caffeine consumption
to examine th interaction between caffeine intake, genetic type, and osteoporosis.They found that women with high caffeine intakes had significantly higher rates of bone loss at the spine, and that women who were homozygous for a mutation in the vita...
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