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Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...d blood cell, it must get many nutrients-proteins, sugars and precursors for DNA-to survive and grow. While it obtains some of these by digesting the red blood cell's hemoglobin, it must get the rest from outside the cell. The parasite creates tiny channels in the red blood cell membrane, through which it c...

Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

...her foods into energy for cells. Lacking insulin, sugars build up in the blood rather than entering cells to fuel them. The result is that the body's cells literally can starve to death, causing the complications. In what can come as welcome news to millions of diabetics around the world. Vitamin E, acc...

Bacterial discovery may help CF patients

...reates a biofilm, a soup rich in proteins, complex sugars and DNA. This biofilm plays a vital role in establishing bacterial colonies that are also resistant to antibiotics and the host's immune response," Mattick said. Scientists have known for a while the biofilm of this pathogen has a high DNA content b...

Diabetes cases could double in developing countries in next 30 years

...nts, and we eat food with higher concentrations of sugars and fats, often with the result that we are putting on weight, and increasing the risk of diabetes. Add to this the fact that populations are ageing, and it is easy to see why diseases such as diabetes are on the increase.” China provides a graphic...

Breast cancer risk not increased by acrylamide

...ormed as a result of a reaction to amino acids and sugars found in foods heated to high temperatures. However, it is important to examine the risk associated with other cancers as well as neurological conditions. So far, dietary levels of acrylamide do not increase the risk of bladder, large bowel, and kid...

Breast cancer is associated to consuming food with high glycemic index

... found in foods that have simple carbohydrates and sugars like refined flour, sugar and lot of other foods, which are less in fibers, and thus takes less time for the body to digest. For quite some time researchers have encouraged people to consume more of food which are low in glycemic index and avoid foo...

New food guide for people fighting excess weight

...iry, vegetables, fruits, meat and beans, and fats, sugars and salt. Depending on the need of each individual the website may suggest the proportion of each of these ingredients the person should take daily in order to reach the normal weight category. Even the vegetables are categorized as dark green veggie...

Raisins for your gum care

...not contain sucrose that can damage the teeth. The sugars in raisins are fructose and glucose that contains the phytochemicals. The researchers also feel that their study proves that foods that are sweet are not necessarily bad for the teeth but it’s the added sugar in the food that causes the maximum damag...

Mango: the cancer combater

...itionally mango is a rich source of beta-carotene, sugars and fibres. Now research conducted at Indian Toxicology Research Institute (ITRC), Lucknow based on experiments conducted in the USA scientists believe that mango inhibits pancreatic cancer and regulated a number of processes involved in cancer dev...

Weighty problem: Protein is the solution?

...cholesterol levels. "It is preferable to replace sugars from soft drinks with protein from low fat milk, high-fat milk and dairy products with the lean versions, and possibly white bread and pasta with lean meat, without reducing the intakes of fruit, vegetables and whole-grain products," said Astrup. "...

Consumers Becoming More Health Conscious Than Calorie Conscious

... which ranks foods based on the speed at which the sugars are broken down and released into the body, is emerging as the basis for a healthy diet, and as a means of losing weight. This is because the consumers are moving away from the deprivation model and becoming more interested in stabilizing blood su...

Finding The Key To Weight Loss!

... Hence researchers say it is preferable to replace sugars from soft drinks with protein from low fat milk, high-fat milk and dairy products with the lean versions, and possibly white bread and pasta with lean meat, without reducing the intakes of fruit, vegetables and whole-grain products. According to a ...

Digoxin Pill To Fight Against Both Heart Diseases And Cancer

...(sugar)-randomisation, which works by changing the sugars attached to the drug. By changing the way the sugars are grouped on a drug, it changes the way how the drug works. By switching the sugars in digitalis i...

Human Diseases May Have Clue In Human-Chimp Genome Difference

...e as binding receptors for sialic acids, which are sugars found on the surface of all higher animal cells. Comparing human and chimpanzee genome sequences, the researchers noted that a human gene they had recently discovered called Siglec-11, was actually human-specific. The gene was generated by a mechanis...

Water fluoridation and tooth decay

...at are released as a result of the fermentation of sugars including glucose, sucrose and lactose. In fact dentists recommend that kids should be given fluoride therapy at certain ages when molars are erupting into the oral cavity. Fluoride toothpastes are also recommended. Dental caries is caused as a resul...

Sugars Could Contain Key Cancer Inhibiting Compounds

...ly stage and it will be essential to develop these sugars further and test their actions in patients," she commented....

A Warning For Western Diet Followers!

...ish, and poultry and with reduced fats and refined sugars are healthy for the heart. Physical exercise also helps....

Start the New year with news on intelligent weight loss!!

... ? Don’t crash diet. ? Cut back on fats, refined sugars and increase your fruit, vegetable and wholegrain carbohydrate intake. Beware of fast food. ? Watch what you drink. Soft drinks and alcohol contain a lot of hidden calories. ? Exercise for 30 minutes a day. <br...

The weight loss reality check – Do Fad diets and short-cut methods actually work

...t, vegetables and whole grain. Avoid fats, refined sugars and fast food. · Avoid soft drinks and alcohol as they have hidden calorie....

Gene Linked To Type 2 Diabetes Identified

...version of the gene TCF7L2 can control their blood sugars with other supportive therapies like weight reduction programs and indulging in regular exercises. ...

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