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- Osteoporosis and zinc
... likely to have osteoporosis of the hip and spine. Other researchers have observed correlations between a low zinc intake and an increase risk of inflammation, liver disease, cancer, kidney stones, and rheumatoid arthritis. Hyun, TH, et al. Zinc intakes and plasma concentrations in men with osteoporosis
01/09/05, 3778 bytes
- Helicobacter pylori and vitamin B12 deficiency
... countries are infected with the Helicobacter pylori bacterium. H pylori has been implicated in stomach ulcers, indigestion (dyspepsia), gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining), stomach cancer, and MALT lymphoma. About 10-15 per cent of adults over 60 years of age are affected by a vitamin-B12
03/02/04, 3988 bytes
- Risk factors for gout
- Risk factors for gout TAIPEI, TAIWAN. Gout is a painful illness that, like arthritis, causes joint inflammation with acute pain, swelling, redness, and heat. The main joint on the large toe is the most likely target, but the knee, elbow, and thumb joints can also be involved. Gout is caused by uric
03/02/04, 4120 bytes
- NEWSBRIEF – JULY/AUGUST 2004
... a day. The members of the CR group were found to have significantly lower levels of triglycerides, cholesterol and C-reactive protein (a marker for inflammation of the arteries) and also significantly lower blood pressure and no atherosclerotic plaque in their arteries. The researchers believe that
09/06/04, 3619 bytes
- Hormone replacement therapy and risk of surgery
... levothyroxine (a thyroid medication), another dihydropyridine calcium-channel antagonists (DCCA) and the third HRT. Estrogen is known to activate inflammation and pain responses while the other two medications have no such effects. After 18 months of follow- up the researchers concluded that women on
03/02/04, 4354 bytes
- Beta-carotene benefits cystic fibrosis patients
- Beta-carotene benefits cystic fibrosis patients VIENNA, AUSTRIA. Cystic fibrosis is characterized by abnormal mucus secretion and chronic lung inflammation. It is postulated that the increased free radical generation from activated neutrophils (killer cells) creates an oxidant/antioxidant imbalance
03/02/04, 5106 bytes
- Is PSA testing obsolete?
... , elevated PSA values are also closely associated with the size (weight) of the prostate itself as well as with the presence of prostatitis (prostate inflammation) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement). The PSA test was developed and validated by Dr. Thomas Stamey and colleagues at
01/09/05, 5755 bytes
- NEWSBRIEF – SEPTEMBER 2001
... to have asthma than children who consume less of these polyunsaturated fats. The researchers believe that omega-6 fatty acids, which metabolize into inflammation-causing prostaglandins, are the culprits. They estimate that as many as 17 per cent of all childhood asthma cases may be related to a high
03/02/04, 2871 bytes
- Fish oils in cancer prevention
... of cell growth, differentiation apoptosis, angiogenesis and metastasis. * They suppress excessive production of nitrogen oxide (NO) during chronic inflammation and thereby help prevent DNA damage and impaired DNA repair. * They decrease estrogen production and thus reduce the estrogen-stimulated growth
01/09/05, 6819 bytes
- Colostrum research intensifies
... acid, and high-dose chemotherapy. It also contains many hormones affecting the thyroid and sexual glands and is rich in cytokines which help combat inflammation. The researchers conclude that defatted bovine colostrum preparations may be useful in the treatment of short bowel syndrome, inflammatory
03/02/04, 4109 bytes