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New scalpel probes into cancer

...frequency by a receiver and transmitted by optical fibre to a laptop computer. An algorithm translates the data into a graph that, changes moment by moment, and provides surgeons with easily readable peaks and valleys that clearly depict when blood pumped from the incision has been cleared of cancerous c...

Starch fights cancer

...led that resistant starch could be as important as fibre in the fight against bowel cancer. They...ow rates of bowel cancer even though they eat less fibre than Westerners.// The researchers have discovered that resistant starch which, as its name sugg...

Flaxseed fights cancer risk

...n flaxseed and cancer itself. Besides lignans, the fibre and omega-3 fatty acids in flaxseed could also be protective....

Stress can make you overweight

...like white bread, pasta, rice and potatoes. A high fibre diet, garins, fruits and vegetables is a better alternative and it also breaks the cycle that stimulates hunger....

Poor diet among smokers

...n living 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....

High-protein diets may pose health risks

...of these diets fail to provide vitamins, minerals, fibre and other nutritional elements, in addition to their high fat content. A compelling argument against following a high-protein diet, Eckel ssays, is that these diets have not been documented to deliver on their promise of sustained, long-term weight ...

Too much fibre can aggrevate cancer

Giving fibre supplements to patients with a history of growths ...ctually more likely to grow in patients given this fibre supplementation. In 456 patients with a history of polyps, roughly a third each were given extra fib...

Dietary advice for diabetes

...ow 15 per cent. There's a new emphasis on a high fibre intake, too. Dr Garg's research has shown that people who eat 50 grams of fibre in their daily diet, from fruits and vegetables, can lower blood glucose levels by ten per cent - wh...

Rumbling stomach

...veral small, easily digested meals with sufficient fibre from cereal, fruits and vegetables....

Poor diet among smokers

...n living 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....

Protein can change worn muscle fibres

...t exercise. Type I is the energy-producing type of fibre which is found more in those of exercise a lot. In the experiments, mice received PGC-10 and their type II fibres were converted to type I. The research isn't meant for a quick-fix to replace a commitment to exercise. But it could help those confin...

Do you love nuts? Then here's some good news for you!

... help people stick to diet better because of their fibre content that gives a feeling of satiety. A Harvard...f fat. Nuts are excellent sources of antioxidants, fibre and protein and also contain vitamins and minerals like magnesium, copper, folic acid and zinc that ...

Study supports vegetable diet

A vegetarian diet high in soluble fibre and low in saturated fats can lower bad cholesterol as effectively as some commonly prescribed drugs, a new study found, suggesting medication-free cholesterol control may be viable for some people. Researchers from the University of Toronto showed t...

Researchers developed world’s smallest toothbrus

...brushes, have made the base out of silicon carbide fibre with a single row of bristles. The end of the base is coated with gold that will act as a handle and will also prevent the nano tube growth in that end. The size of the bundle of nanotubes will typically be some micrometers in diameter. The brush ca...

Fibre Rich Food A Boon For Lowering Cholesterol

...onsumption of fruits, vegetables and foods high in fibre can significantly// lower cholesterol levels and e...eart disease. Western cuisines are not so high in fibre and so the study recommends including more plant foods in the diet. 10 healthy individuals were tak...

Nutrient Profiling System Launched By Food Officials in UK

...ent of the food, as well as the amount of protein, fibre and fruit and vegetables that it contains. The model thus raises attention to foods that are high in fat, salt or sugar, but at the same time recognizes the importance of fruit and vegetables, cereal, meat, and dairy-based products in the diet, say...

Discovery of World’s smallest laser

... “photographed” by the sharpened tip of an optical fibre in the microscope. By measuring the patterns of the emitted laser light, the chemists were able to determine the mechanism of the laser action and the optical properties of the nanolaser. In subsequent experiments, radiation at both one-half and on...

Mini motor for micromedical applications

...d by the motor to allow the light delivered by the fibre optic filament to illuminate a larger area of the upper digestive tract and physicians to view larger areas. “Also, because these motors are not electromagnetic, but electromechanical or piezoelectric, they are inherently non magnetic, which, with pr...

Older People Can Also Eat As Young!

...es. // Doctors at the institute advise that High fibre in the form of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and bran cereals can help fight diabetes, heart disease and diverticulosis. Folic acid (400 micrograms a day) and vitamin B6 (1.7 milligrams a day) will help lower levels of homocysteine, a known factor...

Increase Cereal Fibre To Combat Atherosclerosis

... the role of fibres further by stating that cereal fibre and whole-grain products may slow atherosclerosis ...ntakes, those with more than three grams of cereal fibre or six servings of whole grains per week were associated with a smaller decline in minimum coronary ...

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