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Fresh approach to TB treatment

...tain this drug target which is associated with the sterol bio-synthesis pathway. Laboratory tests have alre...nces at University of Wales Aberystwyth, said:“The sterol biosynthesis pathways are commonly found in fungi, animals and plants but this was the first that th...

Plant sterols found to be effective in Type 2 diabetic patients

...h included toast with margarine containing a plant sterol or a placebo powder. For 21 days, participants got...sts showed drops in "bad" LDL cholesterol with the sterol mix. The diabetes patients had a greater reduction, but significant improvements were also seen in n...

Cholesterol can be lowered using combination of Soy Proteins and Sterols

... it has not tested the effect of a soy protein and sterol combination on cholesterol or other heart health markers so it is not yet clear how much extra benefit a product containing both ingredients could offer. Currently cereal products make up 46 per cent of the foods carrying heart health claims in the...

Try a consortia of cholesterol-lowering foods for best results

...erol-lowering foods as soy protein, almonds, plant sterol margarines, oats and barley. //Since these may red... in viscous fibres, soy protein, almonds and plant sterol margarine was administered to 66 people -- 31 men and 35 women with an average age of 59.3 and withi...

Sterol Containing Pills, Good For The Heart

...at minimizes weight gain. However, for plant-based sterol to be absorbed, it should be a soluble state. The researchers analyzed the effects of sterol consumption in those under a heart-healthy diet and those who took statin drugs to lower blood chole...

Plants have ability to significantly lower LDL cholesterol through sterol pills

... control cholesterol. They were asked to add plant sterol pill to the diet. Over six weeks, half were random...to take inactive placebo pills while the rest took sterol tablets. All patients ingested four tablets, twice daily with meals, while continuing to take statin...

Good Diet Can Be An Alternate To Drugs In Lowering Cholesterol

... in viscous fibres, soy protein, almonds and plant sterol margarine -- all thought to help lower cholesterol, reported the health portal Health Day News. The participants, including 66 women and men, averaging just over 59 years of age, were told to follow the diet for a year and keep records of what they...

A Major Break Through in Treatment for Metabolic Syndrome

...on. This family of proteins is known as SREBPs, or sterol regulatory element binding proteins. Between meals, the production of cholesterol and lipids should be turned off, however, excess intake of foods, coupled with lack of exercise, appear to disturb the normal checks and balances that control SREBPs, r...

New Health Drink—Coffe

...s the amount of cholesterol, bile acid and natural sterol secretion in the colon, speeding up the passage of stool through the colon (and thus cutting exposure of the lining of the intestine to potential carcinogens in food), and via other mechanisms as well. People who drank four to six cups of coffee a...

New Health DrinkCoffee

...s the amount of cholesterol, bile acid and natural sterol secretion in the colon, speeding up the passage of stool through the colon (and thus cutting exposure of the lining of the intestine to potential carcinogens in food), and via other mechanisms as well. People who drank four to six cups of coffee a...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... OH, July 10, 2014 -- The World Health Organization ... minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) each ... of their MVPA during school hours. Therefore, it ... hours would increase MVPA. In a new study ... , researchers confirmed that time spent outdoors after school ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... TORONTO, July 10, 2014 For the first time, ... urban Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A ... database to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by ... at St. Michael,s Hospital. , The findings, published ... between urban First Nations individuals and the general population. ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of ... have received an $8 million grant from the National ... light therapy (PDT) in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, ... manifests itself in the lining of the lungs and ... grant will fund a clinical trial and additional studies ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... A network of signals active in almost all types ... into overdrive, and may help fuel a tumour,s uncontrolled ... of Cancer Research, London, identified a molecular trigger responsible ... the cellular factory that makes the building blocks ... in the TOR signalling pathway, called SREBP, controls the ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Studying the most common type of lung cancer, researchers ... a role in forming tumors. The new knowledge may ... these genetic changes already are available or are in ... , investigators from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), including ... Louis, Harvard Medical School and other institutions, studied tumors ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Calif. Jason Stajich , an associate professor ... University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the 2014 ... America, a scientific society dedicated to advancing the science ... kinds including mushrooms, molds, truffles, yeasts, lichens, plant pathogens, ... and each year recognizes an outstanding early-career mycologist. Stajich ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... species, selection for traits that are attractive to the ... opportunities to mate, the tail of male peacocks being ... California, Riverside have now found that sexual selection and ... linked. Describing the life histories of more than 150 ... found that species with placentas tend to have males ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... studying critically ill children with traumatic injuries have ... are likely to develop a hospital-acquired infection. The ... and published online in June in the journal ... efforts that could lead to the clinical implementation ... prevent or reverse immune system damage following critical ...
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