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Drink grape juice for health

...d grapefruit juice found that only the grape juice inhibited platelet activity in humans. Relatively low platelet activity (i.e. greater inhibition) is another indicator of healthy cardiovascular function....

Target for obesity treatment

...these concepts into consideration, the researchers inhibited roughly 50 percent of the production of the PPARgamma2 form....

Combination therapy to treat breast cancer

...y and then in combination. Individually, the drugs inhibited cell growth by between 30 and 55 per cent. Working together, trastuzumab and ZD1839 reduced cell proliferation by 70 per cent. The findings suggest that simultaneous inhibition of the action of both growth factor receptors exerts a greater anti-tumo...

Beehives to curb caries

...sults of the studies showed that overall, propolis inhibited 70-92 percent of Gtf activity in solution. There was a 45-95 percent inhibition in activity on the hydroxyapatite surfaces. The researchers tested propolis gathered from Minas Gerais in Southeastern Brazil and Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil and...

Coffee may help prevent cavities

... different countries. “All of the tested samples inhibited S. mutans adsorption and showed inhibitory activity ranging from 40.5 pr cent to 98.1 per cent,” according to findings. However, it is also said that “all green (unroasted beans) coffee samples were significantly found to be less active than the corr...

New treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

... nutrients and oxygen to growing tumors and can be inhibited //by a substance called endostatin. The angiogenesis observed in tumor growth is nearly identical to that of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), in which the proliferation of new blood vessels plays an important role in the disease. Researchers...

Juices are Best! but which one?

...d white grape juices. However, iron absorption was inhibited with the red grape juice and prune juice. Researches conclude that people lacking iron should avoid or control the consumption of red grape juice or prune juice .On the contrary those who are trying to restrict their intake of iron (hemochromatiti...

Beehives to curb dental caries

...sults of the studies showed that overall, propolis inhibited 70-92 percent of Gtf activity in solution. There was a 45-95 percent inhibition in activity on the hydroxyapatite surfaces. The researchers tested propolis gathered from Minas Gerais in Southeastern Brazil and Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil and...

Best Drug for SARS

...ion of the virus, and 6-azauridine and pyrazofurin inhibited replication, but less effectively than glycyrrhizin. Researchers aren’t sure how the drug does the job, but suspect it may be related to its effect on the increased synthesis of nitric oxide, which is known to inhibit replication of several viruses. ...

Drug to Prevent the Onset of Arthritis

...roduction and activation of MMPs. Researchers then inhibited the enzyme PKR in the cells. This time they found no increase in the activation of MMPs and that the release of proteoglycan was significantly reduced. Researchers say the results of this study imply that PKR is involved in the molecular pathways t...

The Drug Tetrathiomolybdate Found To Be Useful For Various Diseases

..., and it occurred to us that that pathway might be inhibited by lowering copper. Researchers say they are now working on some of the diseases that may be benefited by lowering copper levels that are of an inflammatory nature such as psoriasis and a disease of the intestinal tract called Crohn’s disease. ...

Drug to Delay the Onset of Arthritis

...roduction and activation of MMPs. Researchers then inhibited the enzyme PKR in the cells. This time they found no increase in the activation of MMPs and that the release of proteoglycan was significantly reduced. Researchers say the results of this study imply that PKR is involved in the molecular pathways th...

Hope For Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

...nt in the two strains of mice. The TLR9 activators inhibited the severity of experimental colitis but had no effect on the other group of mice. To understand why the mice reacted differently, researchers used a variety of approaches to explore why one strain responded to therapy, and the other was resistant. ...

Pregnancy hormone to prevent breast cancer

... been called human chronic gonadotropin (hCG) have inhibited breast cancer in rats. The hormone that is found in placenta promotes full maturity of the breast cells, a process called differentiation. This hormone is successfully seen fending the breast cells against the cancerous changes that may be affected l...

Chemicals in clear plastics can cause learning difficulties

...xample Alzheimer disease, which is also related to inhibited function of the hippocampus...

Controlled Gene Expressions Can Cure Many Diseases

...arget specific genes. So far, the researchers have inhibited the expression of nine different genes in cancer cell cultures. Source: Newswise ...

Turmeric Found To Slow Down Melanoma Growth

...ents apoptosis when stimulated. Curcumin partially inhibited NF-êB and strongly inhibited its upstream stimulator and another independent inhibitor of apoptosis, IKK. However, it did not sup...

Molecule That Aids Bacterial Infections Identified

...that removing the iagA gene from the Streptococcus inhibited bacterial interactions with the blood-brain barrier, reducing mortality rates up to 90 percent in mice. Source: Newswise ...

Slowing Cartilage Loss In Arthritis With Fruit Extracts

...ty found that a water extract of pomegranate fruit inhibited stimulation of certain enzymes in human cartilage cells affected by osteoarthritis. Production of these enzymes, matrix metalloproteases, is speeded up by the pro-inflammatory protein interleukin-1b (IL-1b) during osteoarthritis, leading to cartilage...

Omega 3 Fatty acids (fishy oil) Inhibits Breast Cancer Growth

...ts from in vitro experiments indicated DHA and EPA inhibited the growth of cultured breast cancer cells by 20 to 25 percent. Source: International Journal of Cancer...

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