Statins Might Stave Off Alzheimer's
In animal study, drug blocks cell death characteristic of the disease
TUESDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment with a cholesterol-lowering drug might protect against Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.
Scientists have long known that nerve cells in people with Alzheim...
Drinking Milk in the Morning May Help Stave off Lunchtime Hunger
MIAMI, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Now there's a new reason for the
weight-conscious to drink fat free milk at breakfast time, suggests a new
study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Clinical
Nutrition. Researchers in Australia found that drinking fat free milk in the
Early Bedtime May Help Stave Off Teen Depression
Extra sleep quells suicidal thoughts as well, study finds
TUESDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- Teens whose parents pack them off to bed at 10 p.m. are less apt to become depressed or have suicidal thoughts than their peers who stay up much later, recent research shows.
"This study bo...
Caffeine Could Stave Off Multiple Sclerosis
Finding may help scientists develop drug to treat autoimmune disease, researcher says
MONDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- Caffeine just might prevent multiple sclerosis, a new animal study suggests.
Giving mice the equivalent of 6 to 8 cups of coffee a day prevented mice from gettin...
Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Stave Off Heart Disease
Study shows link between the breathing disorder, arterial trouble
FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Using a mask to deliver continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to treat people with obstructive sleep apnea dramatically reduces early indications of atherosclerosis -- hardening of the arte...
Probiotic Drinks can Stave Off Hospital Infection
For the UK authorities harried by the super bug Clostridium difficile (C diff), good news at hand.
A probiotic drink can stave
of the hospital infection, researchers say.
Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is a bacterium that is present naturally in the gut of around 3% of adults and 66% o...
Bread enriched with lupin may help stave off calories
A novel study from down under has indicated the benefits of the lupin plant//, whose seeds could instill a feeling of satisfaction, ultimately resulting in reduced calorie intake. The researchers have found that adding lupin kernel flour to various foods may help in controlling appetite. Lupin is a...
Milk: Does It Do A Body Good?
...dy in the July issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests drinking fat-free milk in the morning may be better than drinking juice to stave
off morning hunger.
However, the study only looks at feeling full, not weight loss or, more importantly, body composition (fat to muscle rati...
Lighter Meals May Bring Longer Life
...th ways to mimic those processes with drugs or other interventions.
Previous research had shown that calorie restriction can increase survival and stave
off many diseases in yeast, worms, flies and, as Sierra pointed out, in some strains of mice.
The new, two-decade-long study ultimately involved ...
Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
...he largest studies on bariatric surgery find the procedure to be as safe as other routine surgeries, two other studies confirm that it also appears to stave
off diabetes for the long term.
Researchers from Duke University Medical Center analyzed data from nearly 58,000 patients included in the Bariatric...
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Drinking milk in the morning may help stave off lunchtime hunger
Now there's a new reason for the weight-conscious to drink fat free milk
at breakfast time, suggests a new study published in the July issue of
the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition . Researchers in Australia
found that drinking fat free milk in the morning helped increase
satiety, or a feel...
When it comes to brain damage, blankets take the place of drugs
... Have you ever covered yourself with a blanket to stave
off the shivers? A new study shows that a blanket can also help alleviate shivering in patients who have been cooled to prevent brain damage.
Researchers explore new driver of transplant rejection: Platelets
...venting fatal bleeding, they also dump out granules that "talk to" immune system white blood cells, Morrell says, recruiting them from far and wide to stave
off potential infections.
These are on the whole very good things for platelets to do, Morrell says, but in the context of organ transplants, their...
CSHL researchers identify gene that helps plant cells keep communication channels open
...'ve found now is probably the mechanism that normally prevents blockages from occurring in these stem cells."
Jackson's team has found that plants stave
off callose accumulation and keep the channels open by turning on the GAT1 gene in their stem cells. Seeds in which this gene failed to work were obse...
Shades of 1918? New study compares avian flu with a notorious killer from the past
...ike this happen."
Continuing studies of host-pathogen responses at the tissue, cellular and molecular level may provide the understanding needed to stave
off a viral pandemic, whether from H5N1 or some other emergent strain. Time is critical. Currently, the anti-viral known as Tamiflu, taken before or i...
Evolution in action: Our antibodies take 'evolutionary leaps' to fight microbes
...entists from Wayne State University in Detroit describe how multiple genes can be modified simultaneously to make the "evolutionary leap" necessary to stave
off infection. The basic setup of the experiment treated DNA responsible for making antibody molecules with an enzyme, called activation-induced deami...
Grape-seed extract kills laboratory leukemia cells, proving value of natural compounds
Shi adds, however, that the research is not far enough along to suggest that people should eat grapes, grape seeds, or grape skin in excess to stave
off cancer. "This is very promising research, but it is too early to say this is chemo-protective."
Hematological cancers leukemia, lymphoma and m...
Vitamin D found to fight placental infection
...ty can be enhanced if pregnant women supplement their diets with vitamin D.
Induction of cathelicidin production by vitamin D may help the placenta stave
off infection by a variety of pathogenic organisms, including staphylococcus, streptococcus, and E. coli bacteria. Vitamin D may also enhance and sust...
Climate change expert to discuss grim global warming predictions
...d that the warming will continue. His argument includes discussion of the long lead time for carbon emission policies, saying action is needed now to stave
off devastating consequences in the coming decades.
"Adaptation to the coming changes must occur," Trenberth said. "Our planet is potentially cha...
Swamping bad cells with good in ALS animal models helps sustain breathing
"While the added cells, in the long run, didn't save all of the nerves to the diaphragm, they did maintain its nerve's ability to function and stave
off death significantly longer," says neuroscientist Nicholas Maragakis, M.D., an associate professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins who led the resea...
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