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Stem cell therapy for developing new trachea using Tissue engineering

...grow them in cell culture tubes, with the required nutrients and when the grafts with the engineered tissues were ready they were reconstructed on to the lambs. Four to five weeks later, the lambs were born, and all five lambs that survived to term were able to breathe spontaneously at birth, four of them with...

Vitamin filled nutrition candy for School children

...hildren. The body needs only small quantities of nutrients like iron, folic acid and vitamins, they are essential for the proper development of the body, brain and the immune system. A child daily requires 28-30 milligram of iron while the amount needed for pregnant women is 40 milligram. Anaemia in children...

Intake Of Processed Meat And Fat Associated With Pancreatic Cancer

...requency questionnaire. Associations for foods and nutrients relative to total energy intake were determined by Cox proportional hazards models stratified by gender and time on study and adjusted for age, smoking status, history of diabetes mellitus and familial pancreatic cancer, ethnicity, and energy intake....

Beta-Carotene Linked With Lower Incidence Of Deaths In Elderly

...est itself when carotene is taken along with other nutrients such as antioxidants in a diet, according to the study. The current study investigated the association of plasma carotene (alpha- and beta-carotene) and alpha-tocopherol with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in elderly people. The current stu...

A Saviour For Alzheimer’s Disease: Folate

...daily recommended allowance of folate -- B-vitamin nutrients found in oranges, //legumes, leafy green vegetable...isk than vitamin E, a noted antioxidant, and other nutrients considered for their effect as a brain-aging deterrent. Maria Corrada and Dr. Claudia Kawas of UC ...

Perfusion bioreactor could enhance stem cell research and application in the future

...fusion bioreactor allows the delivery of essential nutrients in a physiological way. Furthermore, the researchers hope to alter the fate of each stem cell by altering the nutrient flow. If this is appropriately designed, the stem cell can give rise to a blood cell, nerve cell or a skin cell depending on the ne...

Food Habits Could Change Your Genes

...s at McGill University in Montreal have found that nutrients // and supplements changed genetics by switching o...but Szyf says his study shows how important subtle nutrients and supplements can be. "Food has a dramatic effect," he says. "But it can go both ways," he cauti...

Placenta Problems In Pregnancy Linked To Early Heart Disease

...ugh which the developing fetus // eives oxygen and nutrients from the mother and gets rid of waste products. Doctor Joel Ray and his team at the University of Toronto studied over a million women who were free from cardiovascular disease before they had their first baby.. They followed what happened to the w...

Addition Of Folic Acid In Flour Proposed To Arrest Birth Defects In The UK

...foods like breakfast cereals already contain these nutrients in adequate amounts, but the best way according to the Committee would be to include it in flour, which is used on a daily basis. Sheila Bingham, the deputy director of the Dunn Nutrition Unit in Cambridge was the chairperson of the sub-committee whi...

Benzene Slick In China Highlights Water Pollution

...e 75 percent of rivers are also over-enriched with nutrients flushed into them from agricultural land, according to government estimates. This year's annual government report on water quality said some 190 million Chinese people were drinking water containing "harmful contaminants" and a total of 300 million...

Vegan(ism) not so 'in' and healthy for children

...rded, possibly permanently.'Her stand is that many nutrients can only be derived from consumption of animal foo...wo spoonfuls of meat each day is enough to provide nutrients such as vitamin B12, zinc and iron. Over two years, some of the children were given 2oz supplements ...

Radiation And Chemotherapy, A Better Option For Head And Neck Cancer

... underwent radiation were able to obtain essential nutrients orally, while only 64 percent of the laryngectomy patients were able to do so, “The overall survival rate is high for both sets of patients but those patients who respond well to the initial treatments and can avoid the surgery also avoid the social...

Imprisonment for fake “baby milk” manufacturers in Chia

...one-sixth the required amount of protein and other nutrients needed for a baby's proper development, reports said. In the words of Zhang Fangjun, a medical expert at Fuyang's Renmin Hospital,"Drinking such fake milk powder is no different from drinking water. Such so-called milk powder cannot provide any nut...

“Super Broccoli” Could Confer Better Cancer Protectin

... that genetic differences may affect how we absorb nutrients from our food," said Josephine Querido, of Cancer Research UK. "When it comes to food, there is no one particular 'super' fruit or vegetable that will protect you from cancer. Experts have proven that the best way to reduce your risk of many cancers ...

Fruitfly My Distant Cousin

...es, where food is broken down into its constituent nutrients for the body to absorb. They focused on two cell types cells that line the small and large intestines in a single layer to help break up and transport food molecules, called enterocytes; and cells that produce peptide hormones, some of whose function...

A breather for nuts in health

... potent brain booster. "Nuts are just loaded with nutrients that we don't get enough of in our typical American diets," says Cynthia Sass, spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association (ADA). "With nuts, you get a lot of bang for your buck. You get protein, you get minerals, you get healthy fat and fibe...

UK Spends £7.3 Billion Annually On Malnutrition Cost

...ition is an imbalance, excess or // deficiency of nutrients which results in the body functions being affected. At any given time, the country has over 3 million people who suffer from malnutrition, and about 10% of this population is aged over 65 years. Most cases of malnutrition in the country go undiagnos...

Proper Diet Can Counter Macular Degeneration

...hose who already consumed high quantities of these nutrients made no difference. The less than the average consumption of these nutrients resulted in the risk factor rising by 20%. Vegetables like kale, carrots, and spinach contain beta c...

Overeating Caused By Consuming Too Many Flavors All At Once

...ood. It takes a variety of foods to provide all of nutrients we need. But the survival advantage this trait offered our ancestors is now a disadvantage because we are perpetually exposed to an unprecedented variety of foods. The result is an over-stimulated appetite center, too much eating and weight gain. An...

Diet Can Influence Your Mental Health As Well

...and how the brain as an organ is influenced by the nutrients it derives from the foods we eat and how diets hav...rfect balance of minerals, vitamins and other such nutrients over the recent years. The widespread use of pesticides and insecticides has been accounted for an a...

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