Tag: "lactic" at medical news
Ice Bath by Sports Star Questioned
...recovery. They claim that the icy cold helps shift lactic
acid. The theory is that the icy cold causes the b...drains the blood along with waste products such as lactic
acid out of the legs. But on the contrary, a study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine now ...
Vaginal Bacteria Vary Among Healthy Women
...odys health. A healthy vagina is populated with lactic
acid-producing bacteria, explained Forney. The environment maintains a low pH balance that inhibits the growth of pathogens. The vagina is elegant in its simplicity, he said. A healthy vagina maintains itself and is able to self-correct when minor im...
Probiotic Drinks can Stave Off Hospital Infection
...ing potentially beneficial bacteria or yeast, with lactic
acid bacteria (LAB) as the most common microbes us...s (including lactose) and other carbohydrates into lactic
acid.Experts found that drinking Actimel, a yoghurt-type drink, reduced the chance of people over 5...
Health Authorities Fear West Nile Season Again in US
...ors (notably those which detect carbon dioxide and lactic
acid) which are used to locate hosts. DEET effectively "blinds" the insect's senses so the biting/feeding instinct is not triggered by humans or animals which produce these chemicals....
Xylitol Fights Oral Bacteria
...ia, but this did not lead to a lower production of lactic
acid in plaque. In another study it was shown t...itol. The amount of plaque and the production of lactic
acid declined dramatically during the trial period. After four weeks, the proportion of caries-produ...
Researchers Improve Soy Processing by Boosting Protein and Sugar Yields
...hey can replace an expensive compound used to grow lactic
acid bacteria, Khanal said. The bacteria produce nisin, a valuable natural food preservative that's also used in cosmetic and health care products such as mouthwash and toothpaste. "Our preliminary economic analysis showed that the proposed techno...
Lactic acid a potent energy giver if used properly!
...e body adapts by building up mitochondria to clear lactic
acid quickly. If you use it up, it doesn't accumulate." Experiments with dead frogs in the 1920s seemed to show that lactate build-up eventually causes muscles to stop working. But Brooks in the 1980s and '90s showed that in living, breathing anima...