Tag: "milk" at medical news
India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals
... the infected animals economically unviable as the milk
productiondrops and the animals do not gain weight and so are unfit for consumption.Their value in the meat market dips. Hence farmers find it cheaper to slaughter the infected animals rather than goin for a vaccination programme." India has a polic...
Ductal lavage may detect early breast cancer
...l lavage. Ductal lavage, involves "washing" breast milk
ducts with saline and examining cells for signs of precancerous or cancerous changes. Sukumar's team examined samples of ductal fluid from women with breast cancer and women without the disease to detect signs of a process called methylation. The p...
Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life
...rgia, who led the research team, effects of breast milk
significantly lowered the odds of being overweight...ively on formula milk. Kids fed mainly on breast milk
for the first 6 months of life were 22% less likely to be overweight by age 14. Also it was found ...
Breast milk is essential
...year-old children showed that those who had breast milk
for less than three months were not as bright//as ... report said biologically active peptides in human milk
may influence brain growth as well as the high levels of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids....
Osteoporosis in men
...gh in calcium - such as low-fat cheese, yogurt and milk
should be consumed daily....
Probiotics can help
...s.The latest study in the field shows children fed milk
boosted with probiotic bacteria suffer fewer respi...a seven month winter period. The children were fed milk
with or without Lactobacillus GG three times a day. The team found there was no difference in the nu...
Drink milk right now
Consumption of milk
as a child and during adulthood may protect agains....Norwegian investigators have found that childhood milk
consumption is associated with a lower risk of breast cancer before the menopause.Dr Annette Hjartak...
Fish for the lungs
Consumption of fish, green vegetables, fruit, and milk
may reduce the risk of lung cancer. Studies reveal...n of the most raw and green vegetables, fruit, and milk
were also significantly less likely to develop two other types of lung cancer. But experts stress th...
Emphasis on eating pattern
... of ten for servings of grains, vegetables, fruit, milk
or meat, ten more possible points for dietary limitations - total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, then ten more points for dietary variety. The total possible is 100. The mean score, for a group of 340 women of average age 50, was 77.8 - ...
Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique
...ng in a nipple – is able to view the lining of the milk
ducts from the inside to determine the presence of cancerous cells before they spread beyond the ducts. Images are relayed to television screens from which doctors can evaluate cells for the presence of pre-malignant changes. If abnormalities are spo...
Animal Fat Enhances Risk Of Stomach
...als who enjoy diets rich in meat, cheese and whole milk
may be at increased risk of developing cancer of the esophagus and the stomach. The rates of two types of cancer--gastric cardia and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus--have risen rapidly over the past 30 years. To investigate potential links between th...
Research of Ritalin
...d in the experiment. One group was given sweetened milk
containing Ritalin, and their brains were compared to those of another group given just sweetened milk.According to Dr Walker, the dose used was comparable to the high end of the dose used to treat children with ADD and ADHD, after taking into accoun...
Hormones Linked To Migraines
...a hormone that rises during pregnancy to stimulate milk
production, were lower among those with migraines, the report indicates. Peak levels of prolactin were low in 53% of patients compared with 22% of those without headaches. This hormone is partially regulated by a brain chemical called dopamine. Chr...
High-protein diets may pose health risks
...as cereals, grains, fruits, vegetabled and low-fat milk
products, Eckel says.Eating large amounts of high-fat animal foods over a sustained period has been shown to increase the risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, stroke and several types of cancer, he adds. A diet high in complex carbohydrates tha...
Lecithin lowers cholesterol absorption in body
...a high quality protein than protein found in meat, milk
or fish.Furthermore, egg is a significant source of vitamins A , E, and B vitamins, B-6, B-12 and folate, which are known to lower blood levels of homocyst(e)ine, an independent risk factor for heart disease...
Dangers of Low Calcium Intake
...re non-citrus drinks than they used to; meanwhile, milk
consumption has dropped. The number of fractures among children and young adults has increased, probably due to lower intakes of calcium. Pediatricians are also seeing the emergence of rickets, a bone disease that results from low levels of vitamin D...
Weight-Loss Drinks Can Make You Gassy
...hers say that people who have difficulty digesting milk
products may experience an increase in gas if they...ea and flatulence. While eating solid foods with milk
can reduce such reactions, the researchers point out that between 11% and 21% of the Americans who d...
Importance of Fatty food In Hypercholestrolemia
...al of a ham and cheese sandwich with butter, whole milk
and ice cream (the meal delivered 50 grams of fat). Another group ate a low-fat meal of cereal with low-fat milk, bread with low-fat spreads and fruits (totalling six fat grams). Nestel relied on ultrasound imaging to track the arteries. While the b...
Role of Diet in Oral Cancer
...ds (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 supported by international literature. In addition, they say ...
Adequate intake of Vitamin D is essentia
...e even supplements to get enough vitamin D. Choose milk
and cereals fortified with the vitamin. Liver, egg yolk and fish are good sources too. A supplement of 400 international units (IU) of vitamin D may improve bone health for women in their 50s and 60s, while older women may need up to 800 IU a day. Bu...
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