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2012-05-23 18:44:50

Studies on kidney stones, prostate cancer among highlights Mayo Clinic researchers will present findings on prostate cancer risk, screening, treatment and other urological research at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association May 19-23 in Atlanta. Mayo Clinic urologists will also be available to provide expert comment for reporters covering the conference. Mayo Clinic studies that will be presented and their embargo dates include: No negative impact on overall...

2012-05-03 11:48:30

Pregnant women may have added incentive to bulk up on broccoli and eggs now that a Cornell University study has found increased maternal intake of the nutrient choline could decrease their children's chances of developing hypertension and diabetes later in life. In a study led by Marie Caudill, associate professor of nutritional sciences, and graduate student Xinyin Jiang, a group of third-trimester pregnant women consumed 930 milligrams of choline, more than double the recommended 450...

2012-04-12 22:29:30

What is usually seen as pathology may aid survival of the species Worrying may have evolved along with intelligence as a beneficial trait, according to a recent study by scientists at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and other institutions. Jeremy Coplan, MD, professor of psychiatry at SUNY Downstate, and colleagues found that high intelligence and worry both correlate with brain activity measured by the depletion of the nutrient choline in theGlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Sackler...

2012-01-02 10:00:00

The study suggests in two groups, one having Omega-3 Fatty Acids and the other having vitamins B (B1, B2, B6, folate, and B12), C, D, and E, brain volume and functions was higher in the elderly. Expanding on this study, Nutri-Med Logic Corp states that while this study re-affirms the role of a proper diet, more specifically, an anti-inflammatory together with an anti-oxidant and methyl group provider for elderly, but the same diet should be included in the new-year resolution diet for all...

2011-10-24 09:13:25

Recent studies have suggested that C-11 choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography (PET/CT) scans can be utilized as a staging and potentially therapeutic tool in prostate cancer. The results of three studies, released today during a meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (http://www.ncsaua.org/default.aspx), validate findings in Europe and expand the potential use of C-11 choline PET scans. One study found that C-11 choline PET/CT...

Excessive Body Odor May Be Caused By Genetic Disorder
2011-09-15 08:40:57

  Researchers from Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia are reporting that people with unexplained body odor issues may be suffering from a metabolic disorder, trimethylaminuria (TMAU) or “fish-odor syndrome”. TMAU is a genetically-transmitted disease that inhibits the ability of an enzyme to metabolize or transform trimethylamine (TMA) and is not based on lack of hygiene or personal care. Instead, the condition becomes apparent when sufferers digest foods rich...

2011-08-31 20:14:41

Scientists from the Monell Center report that approximately one third of patients with unexplained body malodor production test positive for the metabolic disorder trimethylaminuria (TMAU). A definitive diagnosis offers relief to these individuals, as symptoms of TMAU can hinder social and workplace interactions and cause psychological distress. But once the disease is identified, these debilitating symptoms can be ameliorated using changes in diet and other approaches. "Health care...

2011-08-25 03:34:40

A brain imaging scan identifies biochemical changes in the brains of normal people who might be at risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to research published in the August 24, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study of 311 people in their 70s and 80s with no cognitive problems, from the population-based Mayo Clinic Study of Aging, used an advanced brain imaging technique called proton MR spectroscopy to see if they had...

2011-08-17 00:00:30

Nutri-Med Logic Corp. states that nutritional benefits of soy, for the liver health improvement, in the cases of alcohol-induced accumulation of fat in the liver, arises from the Poly-enyl-phosphatidylcholine (PPC) portion of the soy and not the soy protein per se. PPC is a pure extract from soy and, for decades, has been recommended, at least in Europe, to improve liver and intestine health. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: The recent study in the Journal of...

2011-04-06 23:14:59

How specific digestive tract microbes react to a dietary lipid increases risk of heart attack, stroke and death A new pathway has been discovered that links a common dietary lipid and intestinal microflora with an increased risk of heart disease, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published in the latest issue of Nature. The study shows that people who eat a diet containing a common nutrient found in animal products (such as eggs, liver and other meats, cheese and other diary products,...


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