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Fasting Makes Women Talk Less

...t can make women stop talking - except perhaps for fasting . A new study by Lebanese speech researchers has...he other most common symptom that one-fifth of the fasting women reported was a lowering of the voice, with a few also showing a harshening of their voices. ...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...ectin levels in the brain normally increase during fasting and decrease after refeeding, suggesting that adip...acking adiponectin lost more fat after 12 hours of fasting than normal mice did. Blood levels of another fat hormone, leptin, are regulated inversely in rela...

High Nonfasting Triglyceride Levels Linked With Cardiovascular Risks

...dy finding that triglyceride levels measured after fasting does not show this association. Triglyceride levels are usually measured in the fasting state, which could exclude certain types of lipoprotein particles (remnant lipoproteins), a possible...

Take a Break Inbetween Exercise

...performed each trial at the same time of day after fasting overnight. They exercised on a single ergometer (cycling machine) at the commonly recommended exercise prescription of 60% maximum oxygen intake. The recovery and rest periods were conducted while the subjects sat in chairs. Blood samples were tak...

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

...ed low GI bread had better diabetic control (their fasting blood sugar was low the following day too). The compilation of data will be difficult as across the country people have multiplicity of cuisine and different ways of cooking, Sudha Vasudevan, research nutritionist, MDRF, said this giving an example...

Even Pre-diabetes can Kill, Australian Study Says

...es and was 2.5 times higher in those with impaired fasting glucose,'' wrote lead author and epidemiologist Elizabeth Barr. "This study confirms the clinical importance of pre-diabetes, and suggests the need to target glucose abnormalities with lifestyle interventions.'' Studies have shown that diet and exe...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...ical calorie reduction can extend life. Dieting or fasting mice live longer and lowering the glucose that yeast grow on extends their lifespan, according to Dr. Charles Brenner, associate professor of genetics and of biochemistry, who led the research. If we could do this in humans -- give people a drug or...

Effects of 'starvation Hormone'-Newly Identified in Low-carb Diets

... metabolic shift seen in animals after a period of fasting and in those fed an Atkins-like diet. That shift...erator-activated receptor) in liver in response to fasting in mice. Scientists have known that PPAR controls fats use as an energy source during starvation. I...

Blood Test Reveals Colon Cancer Proteins

...ll for a baseline colonoscopy - colonic cleansing, fasting and heavy sedation followed by the insertion of a flexible, optical-scanning scope through the rectum into the colon -- at age 50, followed by re-screening at least every five to 10 years. Colonoscopy is not foolproof; cancers can develop between scr...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...ical calorie reduction can extend life. Dieting or fasting mice live longer and lowering the glucose that yeast grow on extends their lifespan, according to Dr. Charles Brenner, associate professor of genetics and of biochemistry, who led the research. “If we could do this in humans -- give people a drug o...

Intake of Cherries Could Cut the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Disease

...tal cholesterol levels, triglycerides, insulin and fasting glucose levels after 90 days. All of these measures are factors that are linked to metabolic syndrome. The study also showed the cherry-fed groups had lower levels of a plasma marker of oxidative damage and increased blood antioxidant capacity – not ...

Researchers Identify New Genetic Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

...ple who had impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose. Source-Eurekalert/...

New Guidelines to Address Growing Obesity Epidemic

...ening that would include tests measuring levels of fasting glucose, HDL (the good) and LDL (the bad) cholesterol, and triglycerides (a form of fat in the blood) levels. Furthermore, they should be monitored at regular intervals; Patients participating in weight management programs should be provided with e...

Higher Trans Fat Levels in Blood Associated With Elevated Risk of Heart Disease

...matched with 327 controls for age, smoking status, fasting status and date of blood drawing. After adjusting for age, smoking status and other dietary and lifestyle cardiovascular risk factors, the researchers found that a higher level of trans fatty acids in red blood cells was associated with an elevated...

Sedentary Lives Equal Shorter ‘sweeter’ Livs

...n viewing and blood glucose levels, measured after fasting and after a glucose test-drink, in 3781 men and 4576 women. All of the subjects were free of diabetes at the time. It was found that after accounting for physical activity time and for factors that can affect blood glucose, the more time women spe...

Women – watch Your Fat and Sugar Intakes to Keep Cancer at Ba

... (WCRF), put the participants to test by measuring fasting glucose levels as well as sugar levels after gluco...n the top 25 per cent for blood sugar levels after fasting were 26 per cent more likely to develop a cancer than those in the bottom 25 per cent. In women und...

Women More Prone to Cancer from Increased Blood Sugar Levels

... was 26 per cent higher for women with the highest fasting blood sugar compared with women with the lowest fasting blood sugar. However, there was no significant association between total cancer risk and blood su...

Beware of High Sugar Levels Even If You are Not Diabetic

...r was 26 percent higher for women with the highest fasting blood sugar compared with women with the lowest fasting blood sugar. For both men and women, high fasting glucose was significantly associated with an inc...

Phthalate Exposure Affects Testosterone Levels and Fertility in Men

...nd waist circumference. Of these men, 651 also had fasting glucose and insulin levels required to calculate insulin resistance. The analysis found that, as expected, several phthalate metabolites showed a positive correlation with abdominal obesity. Indeed, men with the highest levels of phthalates in thei...

Diabetes Risk Factors Develop Earlier in Women Than Men

... plus blood samples to determine concentrations of fasting glucose and insulin, specific proinflammatory markers, C-reactive protein and markers of dysfunction in the endothelial tissue, the tissue lining blood vessels. Results showed that 52 women and 39 men had progressed from normal blood glucose levels...

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