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Role of Diet in Oral Cancer

...ith mouth cancer. Cereals and starchy foods, added lipids (such as those found in olive oil), fruits, and milk and dairy products were all shown to reduce the occurrence of mouth cancer. On the other hand, meat and meat products seem to contribute to the disease. Researchers say their findings are supporte...

Better diabetes treatment promises Vanadium

...o act,// resulting in raised levels of glucose and lipids in the blood. A team comprising Urmila A Shinde, Anita A Mehta and Ramesh K Goyal of the Department of Pharmacology, L M College of Pharmacy (Ahmedabad, India) studied the effect of Bis(maltolato)oxovanadium (IV) (BMOV), an organic complex of Vanadiu...

Unfavourable Lipid-Lipoprotein profiles in older adults has been linked to abdominal visceral fat

...ociated with unfavourable plasma concentrations of lipids and lipoproteins. Abdominal fat was also found to ...e individuals. The investigators assessed// plasma lipids and lipoproteins and their relationships to abdominal visceral fat, fat mass, growth hormone release...

Genetic Pills A Future Thought

... around DNA, to do the// same job as a virus. The lipids protect the DNA and help it get into the target ce...lled the endosome. A key step here, is to engineer lipids that can get the DNA out of the endosome and into the cell nucleus where most of the genetic materia...

New Guidelines Found To Benefit Cardiovascular Treatment

...t very high-risk people set a goal of low-density lipids (the “bad” cholesterol) level less than 70 milligrams per deciliter.The updated guidelines suggest if drug therapy is used in people at high or moderately high risk, it should be aimed toward achieving a 30- to 40-percent reduction in LDL. For those...

Oily Fish Is Set To Cure Arthritis

...o other diseases. Their study found out a class of lipids called resolvins that are synthesized from the aspirin induced bioactive lipids. The main bioactive part of this resolvins are called resolving E1 and these are potent regulator of inflammatory conditions in mice. When human beings were tested for ...

Inflammation reduced by consuming oily fish

...ation. A new class of aspirin-triggered bioactive lipids called resolvins was identified, which may in part explain why omega-3 fatty acids have beneficial effects. Resolvins are made from the omega-3 fatty acids by cellular enzymes and can reduce inflammation in mice. Resolvins were also identified in hu...

Socializing is good for your heart

...e of the blood vessels. This makes it easy for the lipids to be deposited on the blood vessels easily, causing atherosclerosis...

Size Of The Waist In Children Linked To Diabetes

...2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high levels of lipids (fat) in the blood, that place a person at high risk for heart disease. Researchers from Durand Hospital of Buenos Aires, Argentina had measured the waist circumference of children aged six to 13 years and compared waist circumference to measureme...

Children's Waistlines A Predictor Of Future Heart Disease

...e components, such as obesity, insulin resistance, lipids (blood fats including cholesterol and triglycerides) and blood pressure. The analysis showed that waist circumference was an independent indicator of metabolic syndrome and visceral obesity is regarded as an important risk factor for insulin resist...

Soy, Omega 3s convalesce artery health

...eaturing low isoflavone levels. Body weight, blood lipids and blood pressure were measured before and after ...results showed no significant differences in blood lipids and blood pressure between the high- and low-isoflavone soy protein diets. Low-density lipoprotein, ...

New anti-aging molecule could be coming up in way

...eral biologically important molecules such as DNA, lipids and proteins and destroy them. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) is the collective term for oxygen derived free radicals. Free radicals have been held responsible in the cellular processes associated with aging. Furthermore, the existence of free radi...

Regular light exercise slows down aging of the brain

...of oxidative stress in their brains. Fats known as lipids that help stabilisestabilize cell membranes, and DNA, the molecule that contains our the genetic blueprint, both better withstood the rigoursrigors of time. "The DNA for of these animals after two years looked as if it were from their younger coun...

Patients with HIV-1 can predict plasma lipids level based on race

...shows that race/ethnicity is a predictor of plasma lipids in patients with HIV-1 on HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy). The study was conducted on 626 patients participating in several ongoing AIDS Clinical Trial Group studies. The main thrust was to look at the way that race/ethnicity, genetic ...

Medical Boon in the Form of a Biofriendly Capsule

...ampaign developed an innovative strategy of mixing lipids and nanoparticles to produce new drug and agricult...e student Liangfang Zhang found a way to stabilize lipids and stop their destruction. Their findings were published in the journal Nano Letters. Initially a d...

Fat fighters’: Whole-grain foods’: under the microscoe

...Keim, "Lipoproteins are the body's means of moving lipids to muscles, where they're used for energy, or to fatty tissue, where they're stored as reserves.” It is known in health sectors that High density lipoproteins are good, while low-density lipoproteins are bad. An investigation into the effect that w...

Liquid Respiration Respirator For Premature Babies

...actant, which is a compound formed by proteins and lipids that avoids the lungs folding in on themselves before the baby gets stronger. Hospitals are equipped with ventilators now days to help by providing an artificial surfactant. But sometimes it is not always sufficient to help correct the problems. Wit...

Risk of Heart Disease Greater from Mom than Dad

...rom things such as high blood pressure or elevated lipids than someone who doesn't have a mother or both parents with heart-disease history.’ The researchers created a database using Swedish-government registries of deaths and hospital discharges. They traced all Swedish men and women born since 1932 and ...

Oxygen-Induced Damage A Leading Cause For Parkinson’s Diseas

...omponents of the cell, including proteins, DNA and lipids in cell membranes. One of the major problems of normal aging is an increased level of these free radical damaged proteins, along with damaged DNA and lipids. Bennett believes that Parkinson’s patients may benefit one day from drugs that can slow th...

Rare Genetic Disorder Could Cause Strokes In Young People

...s, reports the online edition of BBC News. These lipids build up to harmful levels in the eyes, kidneys, nervous system, and cardiovascular system. People with the disease can die prematurely because of renal, cardiac or cerebrovascular complications. The researchers at University of Rostock, Germany, l...

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