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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,...

2011-02-15 07:10:00

PARK RIDGE, Ill., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New data issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports the cholesterol content of eggs has dropped significantly since levels previously measured in 2002. The USDA recently reviewed the nutrient composition of standard large eggs and results show the average amount of cholesterol in one large egg - or its 50-gram equivalent within the further processed egg ingredient category - is 185 mg, or 12 percent lower than...

2011-02-01 02:05:06

Findings point to digestive bacterial influence on choline metabolism The more we learn about biology, the closer we get to being able to treat disease "“ and the more complicated our understanding of disease itself becomes. A new research finding showing a strong relationship between complex microbial ecologies in human intestines and the common but serious medical condition known as fatty liver illustrates this paradox. From past genomic studies, we have learned that a mind-boggling...

2010-10-04 13:36:00

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neuro-Biotech Corporation (PINKSHEET: MRES) (OTCQB: MRES) introduces a Neuro-biomarker which is linked to a series of Neuro-Bio tests. This will permit to understand the science behind them and how they each will contribute to a progressive clinical investigation involving the input and output of the brain.  All Neuro-biomarkers are expressed with a numeric value to ensure that doctors can...

2010-09-09 06:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The end of summer inevitably means back-to-school and with the new school year comes new concerns and stresses. For many moms and dads, packing a healthy lunch is at the top of the worry list. It can be hard to strike a balance that makes both parent and child happy when it comes to lunchtime. But ensuring children actually eat what's in the lunchbox, instead of trading it, may be easier than many parents think. That's what Dr. Alan Greene,...

2010-06-03 16:28:12

A nutrient found in egg yolks, liver and cauliflower taken by mothers during pregnancy and nursing may offer lifelong "dramatic" health benefits to people with Down syndrome. A new study done at Cornell University and published June 2 in the peer-reviewed journal Behavioral Neuroscience found that more choline during pregnancy and nursing could provide lasting cognitive and emotional benefits to people with Down syndrome. The work indicated greater maternal levels of the essential nutrient...

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2010-05-27 09:14:52

The dietary supplement CDP-choline, sold as a brain-boosting agent and under study for stroke and traumatic brain injury, may block skull and brain damage that can result from alcohol consumption early in pregnancy, Medical College of Georgia researchers report. Alcohol consumption in early pregnancy increases levels of a little-known lipid called ceramide, significantly increasing suicide among cells critical to skull and brain formation, Dr. Erhard Bieberich, biochemist in the MCG Schools...


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