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Colon cancer risk linked to genes causing Hemochromatosis

...nes - C282Y and H63D, which are linked to the iron overload disorder hemochromatosis may also lead to an increased risk of developing colon cancer. For the research, the genes of more than 1,300 subjects were studied, out// of which, more than 400 already had colon cancer, and were matched with healthy contro...

Vitamin D May Aid Breast Cancer Treatment

...Sundaram says. Those side effects would include an overload of calcium, a condition known as hypercalcaemia. Adding the vitamin D to the treatment regimen is thought to enhance the ability of the radiation to bring about apoptosis -- or cell death. It also reduces the proliferation, or growth of cancer cells...

Fortified iron in diets may increase the risk of cancer

...cancer in people. Transferrin saturation or iron overload is the opposite of iron deficiency and may cause s... health problems. This is the first time that iron overload is being linked with cancer risk. The study found that when compared with individuals who had a low...

Initiation Of New Study To Help Children With Sickle Cell Anaemia

...r nightly injections with a drug that reduces iron overload in these patients has been planned. The study named Stroke With Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea (SWiTCH ) has been designed to determine if hydroxyurea can replace blood transfusions and if monthly blood withdrawal can substitute for daily i...

Oral Medicine Found To Remove Excess Iron in the Body

...r this study because complications of chronic iron overload have been best studied in those with this disease. All participants continued receiving regular blood transfusions to treat beta-thalassemia throughout the year-long study. Participants were divided into two groups. In one group 290 patients receiv...

Good News For The Obese People

...g-term weight management. Such diets may adversely overload the kidneys with protein and lead dieters to consume more artery-clogging saturated fats and cholesterol, he said. The USF study followed 30 overweight patients for three months. Half followed a strict low carbohydrate diet – consuming less than 2...

Low Carbohydrate Diet Packs No Bone Loss

...loss, because it may for any reasons significantly overload the kidneys with protein and its derivatives, resulting the dieters to consume a heavy artery-clogging saturated fats and cholesterol (bad cholesterol), Dr. Carter explained. A three months study, by USF with 30 overweight patients described - Hal...

Health Ministry’s Interference in AIIMS Could Prove Deleteriou

...ars has seen AIIMS a few steps behind with patient overload and resource crunch. In addition increased politicization and interference has caused AIIMS to lose its former glory. Ramadoss’s current intrusion is a perfect exmple....

Definite Connection Between Receptor Levels and Cocaine Abuse Reveals PET Imaging

...e space between the cells. It is thought that this overload of dopamine gives the user the cocaine "high." But this dopamine overload also overwhelms the D2 receptors on the receiving cells, and those cells eventually react by reducin...

Endometriosis Could be Treated with Iron Therapy

... have concluded from their study with mice that an overload of iron in the pelvic cavity may help cause these ... (lining) cells. The study revealed that this iron overload does not actually cause endometriosis. In addition the researchers found that treatment with an 'i...

New Iron Regulation Discovery by Children's Hospital

...earchers design medications for patients with iron overload that occurs in hemochromotosis, Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia. "Currently, there are medications available that are based on DNA structures such as anti-cancer drugs. Unfortunately, the problem with targeting DNA is that both healthy and canc...

Structure of Iron Regulatory Protein-RNA Complex Solved

...d metabolism that result in either deficiencies or overload of iron cause a variety of diseases and disorders, including heart disease, arthritis and cancer. The iron regulating protein, called IRP1, has two structural forms, each with important functions within the cell. When serving as one of two regula...

Probing the Effect of Endurance Exercise on Athletes' Hearts

...es that suggest that endurance exercise and volume overload subject the thin-walled RV to a greater increase in workload than the thick-walled left ventricle, with subsequent changes to the structure of the RV." Prof Heidbüchel said that athletes who undertake endurance sports should not worry too much. Ve...

Drug For Iron Overload Cleared

...that aids patients who suffer from persistent iron overload has been cleared. This was approved by// Scottish Medicines Consortium. Patients suffering from a rare genetic condition or conditions of anemia like sickle cell disease need regular blood transfusions. Generally these people are given a painful in...

Now Fight Iron Disorders With a Drug Against Hypertension

...used to treat high blood pressure can reverse iron overload in mouse models and has the potential to treat sim...n of toxic radicals leading to tissue damage. Iron overload is the consequence of one of the most common genetic disorders in Europe, hereditary hemochromatosis...

Banned Additives Found in Children’s Medicine

...n. Sulphite preservatives are said to increase the overload of immune system. Tixylix, the infant’s night cough syrup has both benzoate and suplhite preservatives. Four different sweeteners were found in Morrisons junior paracetamol and Superdrug junior paracetamol suspension which can have a laxative effect....

Food Preparation may Play a Bigger Role in Chronic Disease

...ve intake of fried, broiled, and grilled foods can overload the body’s natural capacity to remove AGEs," Dr. Vlassara notes, "so they accumulate in our tissues, and take over the body’s own built-in defenses, pushing them toward a state of inflammation. Over time, this can precipitate disease or early aging."...

Resident Bacteria May Help Clean Phosphorous From Lakes

..., odoriferous blue-green algae blooms caused by an overload of phosphorus within area lakes. In reality, those problems began in the city more than a century ago. They originated in an era when 'wastewater treatment' meant dumping largely untreated sewage back into the lakes, says Katherine McMahon, a Unive...

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